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Cost Management and Project Management Graduate Opportunities 2021/2022

Company Background

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realise their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

We are an independent professional services company specialising in programme management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. 

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects in over 111 offices and 45 countries worldwide. Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused, supported by an inclusive and fun company culture. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result, our people get to enjoy working on some of the most exciting projects in the world.

The opportunity

Have a passion for the construction industry? Turner & Townsend are seeking graduates across Australia to join a highly successful, globally recognised company to pursue an exciting career in Cost Management or Project Management. 

Hear from our graduates: https://au.gradconnection.com/employers/turner-townsend/#our-graduates 

Job Description

Turner & Townsend Graduates

Turner & Townsend will give you the opportunity to work with world class clients on cutting edge projects; to work all over the world; to build a successful career with a company that will offer the highest levels of support and reward at every stage. The role of a graduate will give you a combination of formal training and practical experience in order to develop all the skills required to enable you to become a rounded and successful professional in your chosen pathway, which include: 

Project Management

We work on projects of all sizes from one-off developments to mega-programmes, from planning the future development of international airports to site based construction of individual buildings. We cover everything from leading teams, planning works, tracking progress and business case delivery to bringing assets into use. What this means for your development is the breadth of experience you will receive - from working as part of a large team to learn our methodologies, to managing your own project independently with accountability for delivery and generating income. You will receive accredited training to develop your skills alongside on the job learning. 

Cost Management (Quantity Surveying)

Our cost management team work on some of the most iconic projects in the world for industry leaders, driving the commercial agenda to meet our client's expectations. As a cost manager you will be driven to create the best possible commercial outcome for your client. We do this by working as one with the wider client team including designers, architects, engineers, specialist advisors, contractors and specialist suppliers. In addition to core cost management services our teams also provide strategic delivery and operational advice. 

Your career in cost management will create a foundation for success in the future, learning about the key commercial principles, procurement and buying strategies, commercial mechanisms and contracting arrangements. You will learn how to intelligently engage with suppliers and deliver success for our clients. You will receive leading, recognised training to become chartered with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) plus wider training in behaviours to become a true leader.

Qualifications

What we look for

The graduates we recruit are strategic, analytical thinkers who see solutions where others see challenges. They come from diverse backgrounds, but usually have a strong degree, a genuine enthusiasm for how the world works, and a love for learning on the job. 

Some of the qualities we look for are: 

  • Strong communicator 
  • Committed to making a difference 
  • Quality driven 
  • Exceeds expectations 
  • Team player 
  • Commercial thinker

Eligibility criteria:

  • Undergraduate degree 
  • Right to live and work in Australia 
  • Clear motivation for the construction industry 
  • Clear motivation for joining Turner & Townsend and pursuing a career in the discipline you are applying for 

*Please include a covering letter to confirm your interest in Cost or Project Management and the region you are interested in applying for. 

Additional information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

At Turner & Townsend we firmly believe that our people are at the heart of our success and we continually strive to create a great place to work.

We promote integrity in everything that we do and apply our expertise to shape a better environment for future generations and, ultimately, generate value for our communities.

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people from all sectors of the community. 

Please find out more about us at www.turnerandtownsend.com/

Closed 5 months ago
Closed 5 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Construction, Engineering Civil Structural, Project Management,

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  • Work rights:

    Australian Permanent Resident, New Zealand

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  • Locations:

    Sydney, Darwin, Brisbane,

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  • Program Duration

    24 Months

  • Closing Date:23rd Apr 2021, 1:59 pm

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