Graduate - Property Management

Market related
08 Jun 2017
08 Jul 2017
Sara-Jane Winch
Job Function
Property Management
Job position
New Graduate
Contract Type
Full Time

Graduate Trainee in Property Management

12 month programme to progress into a permanent Property Manager role

Starting in September 2017

Applicants must be able to attend Graduate Assessment Day on 22nd June

Have you graduated with at least a 2:2 Bachelor’s Degree?

Do you have a full driving license or obtaining one within the next 12 months?

Are you interested in Property Management?

If you answered yes to the questions above, we have an exciting opportunity for you to join us as a Graduate Trainee in Property Management. The appointed candidates will complete a 12-month programme, gaining knowledge and experience on all aspects by A mix of on-the-job training, mini rotations and formal training support. Once you complete the programme, you will be encouraged to apply for one of our vacancies.   

The Trainee role will be based within our Luton office. You will gain a broad insight into the profession of Property Management with our Locations nationwide – graduates are expected to commute throughout the programme and occasionally stay overnight.

About Us and our Graduate Program:

FirstPort is one of the largest and most experienced property managers in the UK, employing more than 3,300 people, of which 2,500 work at the developments we manage.  We work across the residential property services market and provide a range of services through our diverse range of FirstPort brands.  We manage over 3,700 developments, with national scale to set us apart for delivering genuine value-for-money services.

We also know that great property management is about more than just bricks and mortar.  Many people rely on us so they can enjoy their homes, safe in the knowledge that we will be there if they need us.  Caring about people is at the core of what we stand for as a business.

Our graduate programme gets you started; giving you the tools, knowledge and experience to kick start your career in Property management. We'll support and develop you but how far you go is entirely up to you.

We want you to run multiple property developments, manage on site teams. We're looking for enthusiastic, passionate and ambitious people. But we know that honesty, integrity and respect make the best management... Does that sound like you?

If you have a Lower Second Class Bachelor’s degree or a higher-level qualification in a related field look forward to travelling around the UK and are passionate about people and property management; we're interested.

The programme includes valuable hands-on work in lots of different departments throughout the UK. Typically it involves placements in a variety of different roles, lasting between 2 weeks to 3 month. It's the best way to get to know the business inside out and the only way to help you achieve your potential. You will also be mentored by one of our executive board members throughout your 12 month placement.

Qualifications/Experience required

  • Lower Second Class Bachelor’s degree or a higher-level qualification in a related field

  • Clear and genuine passion for Property Management
  • Experience in a customer facing environment is preferred
  • Full UK driving licence with no more than six points
  • Flexible with commuting to our different sites whilst in your 12 month program

Working at FirstPort

To continually deliver the service expected from us by our customers, we rely on a professional, experienced and motivated team.  We recognise and value the contribution our people make to our business and we are committed to ensuring they are skilled and equipped to do the best job they can and that they have the opportunity to realise their potential.  We have a high performing, ‘can do’ culture and encourage learning and development, working with individuals to identify progression opportunities. 

We have high standards at FirstPort and we reward our employees for their dedication and hard work with great benefits, performance-related salary increases and awards when we see people going above and beyond. Our employees are as important to us as our customers.

Assessment Day: Tuesday 30th May 2017, Thursday 22nd June & Wednesday 19th July