Redrow: Commercial Apprentice-Colindale – NW9 4BQ - Redrow Homes West London

Commercial Apprentice-Colindale – NW9 4BQ

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Redrow Homes West London
Colindale – NW9 4BQ
Permanent
Competitive salary

Closing Date: 15/07/2022

This vacancy has now expired, and is not accepting any new applications.

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Summary

The Commercial Apprentice will undertake a two-year development programme; studying for a Level 3 Construction Contracting Operations qualification, as well as gaining a wealth of experience from all aspects of the Commercial function in a Redrow divisional office.

The Commercial team is responsible for the separate functions of ‘Purchasing’ and ‘Surveying’ and also provides information on local land acquisition as well as ensuring that all Group Commercial policies and procedures are adhered to within the division. They ensure that money spent when costing up new homes is spent wisely, and the apprentice will learn the tasks and responsibilities of roles within this function, such as Quantity Surveyors and Buyers.

To join our industry-leading programme, you’ll need at least 5 GCSEs at A* - C ( 9 - 4) including Maths and English as a preference.

What we are looking for

 

  • Keen to learn and develop within the construction industry

  • Willing to undertake an additional qualification alongside work

  • Flexible and has a ‘can do’ attitude

  • 5 GCSEs including Maths and English at grade 4 or above (Grade C+) or an equivalent

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Computer literate

  • Ability to take on instructions

  • Able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise workload

  • Able to work in teams as well as using own initiative

  • Previous experience of working within / knowledge of the construction sector

  • Good maths/quantitative skills

  • Driving license

What we can do for you

We’ve been building a proud reputation for beautiful high quality homes across England and Wales for over 40 years. Key to our success are the many talented people working in every department across the business who are committed to excellence. We encourage them all to grow and maximise their potential by working with like-minded people who share their vision and values.

At Redrow we are committed to continuously promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) throughout the business to build a culture that is inclusive to all, actively values difference and ensures everyone is treated fairly.

Supporting the physical, emotional and financial wellbeing of our people really matters and it’s something we take very seriously. The health and wellbeing of our employees and sub-contractors is embedded at the heart of our culture and as part of this, we offer a wide range of wellbeing programmes, initiatives and education to support our colleagues both in work and in their personal lives.

We promote a culture of development and believe in investing in each individual to help them fulfil their personal goals, excel in their current role and support their future career progression.

Application tips

It’s not just about the placements we offer; Redrow want the right people working for us. As we expect a lot of applications, we need our successful candidates to stand out from the rest. We like our people to be different – so what sets you apart? What can you offer us? Why do you want to work at Redrow?

Be clear and concise, and make sure that everything that goes into your application represents your qualities.

What next? Our recruitment and selection process is designed specifically to get the best from you and demonstrate your personal qualities. So be yourself, take initiative, get involved and enjoy it!

Good luck!

Redrow is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified candidates, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation, or age.  

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