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Our accredited Professional Development Programme sets the standard for training and progression. You’ll have a chance to grow and develop as a future leader and innovator at one of the world’s most sustainable corporations that is consistently at the forefront of planning, design and delivery of infrastructure and development in the UK and Ireland.
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This role is to be based in our legacy Barton Willmore Reading office (The Blade) which is made up of approximately 80 people working in Town Planning, Architecture, Masterplanning, Landscape, Graphic Communication and Professional Services. The office is located in a modern, open-plan and high-quality premises in Central Reading, just 5 minutes’ walk from Reading train station.
You will join a supportive team environment with exciting career opportunities, have client exposure, enjoy outstanding professional development, and gain exposure to an innovative and exciting inter-disciplinary environment.
We believe that it is our people and their individual talents that make us special. We work within a friendly, inclusive, and supportive culture and one of high support and high challenge, where we are not afraid to take on new and greater responsibilities and are each individually encouraged to grow and flourish both personally and professionally, with genuine career opportunities based on merit. We create a working environment that offers flexibility, adopting a hybrid approach to agile working and offer a wide range of benefits including a generous pension scheme, life assurance, private health care and a flexi-benefits package allowing you to choose benefits that are truly valuable to you, including the opportunity to buy and sell holiday.
**To have an impact in the role you will:**
+ Work collaboratively within your team and across the Graduate cohort
+ Develop Masterplanning technical knowledge and awareness of other Stantec disciplines and services
+ Deliver a quality design service on a range of applications
+ Have good working knowledge of AutoCAD, Sketchup, Photoshop, InDesign and Revit
+ Support with the preparation of baseline site and context analysis, including photographic surveys of sites and their surrounding areas
+ Assist with preparing designs, drawings and illustrations
+ Produce early stage concept design options to a specific brief as required
+ Contribute to the design process of early stage planning applications
+ Assist with the co-ordination of project teams and project management, helping project leads to complete their tasks in delivering projects to time and budget
+ Seek opportunities to grow your own network internally and externally
**To succeed in the role, it is likely that you will:**
+ Have a relevant degree
+ Have a relevant postgraduate qualification (Urban Design Masters or PG Diploma)
+ Have relevant industry experiences and good knowledge of Masterplanning
+ Be committed to continuing your professional development with a willingness to learn and progress
+ Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
+ Be personable and professional with high levels of motivation, ambition and drive
+ Have excellent team-working skills
+ Be commercially minded and take on personal responsibility
+ Be committed and have an eye for detail
+ Have an ability to manage your own time and workload
+ Be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
**Our application Process**
There is no closing date on this vacancy. Recruitment is ongoing. We recommend applying as soon as possible as adverts may close if we have sufficient applicants.
Our graduate application process is as follows:
**Step 1** . Online Application
**Step 2** . Online Video Interview and Aptitude Tests
**Step 3** . Face to Face Interview
**Step 4** . Offer
For further details on our application process, please visit Graduate Application FAQ (stantec.com)
We are an inclusive employer and want to ensure all our applicants have the same opportunity for success. Please inform us of any support or reasonable adjustment you may need as a result of a disability, long term health condition, neurodiversity or other personal circumstances, to enable you to perform to the best of your ability during the recruitment process (for example extra assessment time, visual adjustment, special access request).
Please contact a member of our talent team if reasonable adjustments are required. Our email is Careers.UK&I@stantec.com and a member of our team will be happy to assist.
**To be considered for this role, please ensure that you attach a design portfolio under the 'Cover Letter' section.**
Stantec is a top tier global consultancy, the Stantec community unites approximately 26,000 employees working in over 400 locations across 6 continents.
We have been working with our clients and communities in the UK for over 150 years. With around 3,000 people working in integrated regional teams across the UK & Ireland. We plan, design, deliver and manage the development and infrastructure needed to support the creation of sustainable, healthy and prosperous communities.
Our teams provide effective and relevant solutions, translating our client’s vision into valued consents, deliverable plans for projects and programmes, and efficient designs for delivery, based on technical excellence and deep market insight.
We deal with today’s challenges, but also keep a fairer, better tomorrow in sight, looking at how we deliver clean growth, support radical changes in our economy and meet the needs of future communities
_Stantec provides equal employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants for future and current employment and prohibit discrimination on the grounds of race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We prohibit discrimination in decisions concerning recruitment, hiring, referral, promotion, compensation, fringe benefits, job training, terminations or any other condition of employment. Stantec is in compliance with laws and regulations and ensures equitable opportunities in all aspects of employment._
_For more information on Stantec UK Inclusion & Diversity approach please got to:_
Inclusion & Diversity (stantec.com)
Stantec has partnered with property sector charity LandAid as one of its corporate partners to join its mission to end youth homelessness.
In 2019/20, an estimated 120,000 young people asked for help from their local council because they were homeless or at risk of homelessness.
It’s a problem that LandAid are here to help tackle.
As the Property Industry Charity, LandAid unite over 200 organisations from across the sector, working together to bring an end to youth homelessness.
As a Charitable Trust, they distribute funding to frontline charities supporting the young and homeless – and primarily fund capital projects, such as renovating homes and building bedspaces.
We have seen the incredible impact that can happen when the industry unites and so Stantec are proud to be working alongside LandAid this year.
Together, we can end youth homelessness.
To find out more about LandAid and the amazing work they’re doing please visit www.landaid.org.
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