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Berkeley Group Graduate Scheme

Job Description

Our Graduate Scheme is a two year programme that will equip you with the tools needed to have a successful career at the Berkeley Group and will give you exposure to all areas of the business. From day one you will gain the real hands on experience on cutting edge projects while being supported and nurtured by market leading experts.

You start your career with a two week induction designed to give you a dynamic and informative experience ahead of your start date. We offer graduates the opportunity to be involved in roles at all stages of the Development Cycle.

You will gain experience and exposure in all core areas of the business by integrating yourself into them in 4-6 week cycles all of which are completed months 1-6. For months 6-24 you will be back in your business learning about your department and if applicable starting your professional accreditation.

Key Responsibilities

Construction Department

The construction department manages the build process from receipt of working drawings through to the delivery of homes and commercial property to the end user. There will be plenty of time out of the office on site, coordinating all contractors working on our sites and taking responsibility for health and safety and sustainability issues.

Common Routeways:
  • Construction Management
  • Construction Project Management
  • Construction Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
Technical Department

The Technical department focuses on managing the design process of the development once planning consent is granted. As a technical graduate, you will be liaising closely with the land, commercial and construction departments to ensure a seamless transition from design through procurement and construction. You will be managing the entire design process and ensuring the requirements stipulated at planning are adhered to.

Common Routeways:
  • Architecture
  • Architectural Technology
  • Civil Engineering
Commercial Department

The Commercial department is responsible for the procurement of materials and contractors used in the construction process, for on-going costs and contractual management for the development. The team works closely with the technical and construction departments to ensure that what is being built is accurate, on time and to budget.

Common Routeways:
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Finance
  • Maths
  • Accounting
Land & Planning Department

The Land and Planning department is focused on identifying and sourcing development opportunities and acquiring new sites across London, Birmingham and the South of England. As a land graduate you will be involved in preparing and submitting an application, negotiate purchases and have continued involvement throughout the life of a development; from development appraisals to the drafting of legal agreements and the continuous evolution of existing planning consents.

Common Routeways:
  • Real Estate
  • Planning and Property Development
  • Urban Design
  • Spatial Planning
Finance Department

As a finance graduate you will be responsible for assisting with the provision of a professional and timely accounting service in respect of payments of invoices and expenses, and the production of accurate reporting and management of company accounts, while completing an accredited accountancy qualification.

Common Routeways:
  • Finance and Accounting
  • Maths
  • Economics


About Berkeley Group

Berkeley Group builds homes and neighbourhoods across London, Birmingham and the South of England. We revive underused land, creating welcoming, sustainable and nature-rich places where communities thrive and where people of all ages and backgrounds enjoy a great quality of life.

We specialise in long-term brownfield regeneration, focusing on challenging and complex sites that are beyond the scope of conventional homebuilders. We are highly collaborative, working with councils and communities to create a shared vision and to unlock a mix of social, environmental, economic and commercial value that benefits all of our stakeholders.
Our passion for quality and design underpins everything we do. All Berkeley homes are created with care, expertise and relentless attention to detail.


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