University: University of Manchester
Course: Early Years Education with QTS
What do you like about working at Turner & Townsend?
I enjoy managing and working with people. I like contributing towards business generation as part of my additional roles as local government champion and Your Professional Future (YPF) regional lead. The YPF is an internal initiative offering staff a chance to contribute to business areas outside their core discipline.
What's the culture like at Turner & Townsend?
We have a supportive culture focusing on opportunities to knowledge share and identity lessons learnt for future commissions.
How are you finding the graduate scheme?
I am having a positive graduate experience with plenty of opportunities to enhance my career and gain professional development.
What does the programme offer you?
Project experience, training and opportunities to contribute towards business development.
What training and development opportunities are available to you?
Regular training and awareness sessions held in the Manchester office. In January, I will begin training for my APMP.
What project are you currently working on?
I am currently working as a project manager for a UK city council. My role is to implement the new car parking system. I have recently been given a new role to manage the procurement of new project for the council.
This week I...
Am organising and promoting YPF Central North, contributing towards the national school engagement programme, participating in operational management meeting and managing the delivery of my projects.
Any other information you would like to share?
I regularly present in the North West office meetings to provide an update to all employees within the office regarding Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and YPF.
I am having a positive graduate experience so far with plenty of opportunities to enhance my career and gain professional development."