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IT Graduate Scheme 2019 - Birmingham
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Recruiter: Taylor Wimpey
Listed on: 18th February
Location: Birmingham
Salary Notes: Competitive Plus Benefits
Type: Permanent
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Taylor Wimpey is now recruiting for our 2019 IT Graduate Programme beginning in September 2019. The scheme aims to provide the successful applicant with a strong commercial grounding and an introduction to Information Technology within a FTSE 100 business. The IT Graduate Programme (ITGP) runs for a period of two years in which the graduate will receive a mixture of both operational and IT experiences working in the IT department, whilst actively working closely with our 5,000 business colleagues.

The graduate will also gain professional development for both soft and hard skills through attending internal and external training programmes, for example, IT Infrastructure Library (ITIL) and Managing Successful Programmes (MSP).

In addition, we will also support the graduate to maintain their continuous professional development record with the BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT.

The aim of the scheme is to place graduates into permanent management positions at the end of a 2 year programme and for those outstanding individuals fast track your development to a leadership role within 5 years.

The Role:

The programme is broken into three rotations:

  • IT Partnering: 4 months
  • IT Business Change: 8 months
  • IT Service Management: 12 months

In summary, the graduate will commence in the IT Partnering teams where they will learn about the business as a whole, subsequently, they will undertake a role on project delivery and conclude with providing a Business as Usual IT service to the business. You will spend each rotation within the IT department but working in collaboration with our head office and regional business units. The timings of the rotations will have some flexibility, to allow for holidays and business demands.

You will also have the opportunity to undertake more general commercial projects to widen your business breadth throughout the programme. Included but not limited to:

  • Corporate Social Responsibility project
  • Graduate Business Case challenge
  • Graduate networking events

The Person:

  • 1st or 2:1 degree - Required
  • Full driving license and access to a car - Required
  • Eligible to work in the UK - Required
  • IT related degree - Preferred
  • Commercial experience or placement within a bluechip organisation - Preferred
  • The ability to find innovative and creative solutions to solve problems - Required
  • The willingness to challenge the norm - Required
  • The ability to focus on the customer at all times - Required

 In order to be successful in this role you must be able to prove eligibility to work in the UK.

The Company:

Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales.

Our vision is to become the UK's leading residential developer for creating value and delivering quality. We build over 10,000 homes each year, from one-bedroom apartments to six-bedroom houses all across the country.

Our people are passionate about the house building industry and about our customers. Culturally we pride ourselves in having a diverse work force with an opportunity to grow a career in a variety of environments. We look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in so if you are looking to join a thriving company going through an exciting period then please get in touch.