Closed: South of England- Willmott Dixon Management Careers Virtual Work Experience - Future Leaders Wanted

Willmott Dixon

Available Between

This opportunity is primarily aimed at students in the South of England, focussing in Swindon, Oxford, Crawley and Worthing. Please contact us if you are outside this area and interested in joining other opportunities available.

Are you looking for a career in management?

Willmott Dixon’s Virtual Work Experience Week introduces you to management careers in construction.

· develop your employability skills

· work with other participants on a group project

· learn how to pitch, and present your project Dragon’s Den style by the end of the week

· live and pre-recorded sessions provide insight into Willmott Dixon

· engage with our people and hear about their career journey

· receive top tips from our recruitment team to improve your CV and interview skills

· make and deliver a short presentation about yourself

We are looking for our future leaders. Come along and see if that’s you!

Willmott Dixon is a privately-owned contracting and interior fit-out group. Founded in 1852, we are dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in our communities and environment. In 2018 we were one of only six companies to receive a Queen`s Awards for Enterprise in the promoting opportunity through social mobility category. We followed this in 2019 by winning another Queen’s Awards for Enterprise for sustainable development, our third award in total. We create value for customers, stakeholders and communities by working in a sustainable and responsible way to shape the built environment and make a positive impact to society`s wellbeing. In 2020 we were named the fifth best company to work for by the Sunday Times.

Skills/Experiences You Will Gain:

Career Development Workshop
Decision Making
Communication Skills
Problem solving
Interpersonal skills
Professional Etiquette
Time management
Giving presentations
Team work
CV Writing
Project work

Great For Students Who Are:

Team Player
Hard Working
Able to learn quickly
Willing to learn
Keen to try new things
Interested in problem solving

Candidate Questions

Below are a number of questions which you will need to answer to apply for this opportunity.
•Please explain in your own words what you are looking to gain from your work experience?

•Which area of construction management are you most interested in?

•Why would you like to complete work experience at Willmott Dixon?