Graduate Officer

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Lancaster circus
£20,903 - £27,041
23 Sep 2020
25 Oct 2020
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Fixed term contracts - 2 years  

Birmingham is changing….and fast! The city is booming as it sees billions of pounds of investment in major development and infrastructure projects. Are you interested in helping to shape the future of our city?  

We are looking to appoint a high number of passionate, hardworking, dynamic team players with a positive attitude to work within Highways & Infrastructure, Planning & Development and Transportation & Connectivity teams and be part of one of the country’s most exciting local authorities.  

You will help deliver the City Council’s ambitious growth plans, which include the development of 50,000 new homes including a 5,000 dwelling sustainable urban extension; major retail, office and leisure schemes and over £5bn of infrastructure projects. There may be opportunities to work on some of the most transformational major upcoming projects in the country including High Speed Rail 2 (HS2), the expanded City Centre Enterprise Zone, and the award winning Birmingham Municipal Housing Trust.  

You will be given the opportunity to gain practical work experience and help to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to develop your career and work towards membership of a relevant professional body.  

We are looking for highly motivated individuals ranging from newly qualified graduates to people who have previously gained a professional qualification in the built environment and are keen to take their first step into one of these sectors; Conservation, Ecology, Enforcement, Financial Analysis, Highways Operations and Management, Planning, Planning Development, Planning Management, Policy (Planning, Economic or Transport), Project Management, Transport Planning, Traffic Management or Highway/Traffic Design and Engineering.  

As well as an attractive salary and flexible working, you will also receive 29 days holiday allowance per year, the opportunity to join the pension scheme and enjoy an impressive package of health and wellbeing benefits, as well as discounts with some of the UKs top retailers, fashion and tech brands.  

We will also give you paid leave to complete your studies if you wish to progress to gain a professional qualification as long as you do not already hold an accredited Master’s Degree.  



Interviews for this post will take place virtually via video conferencing. Shortlisted candidates will be provided with further information.


For informal enquiries please contact: Cheryl Smylie – Lead Officer for the Graduate Programme Email:


Ref: BCC001641

Closing date: Sunday 25 October 2020

Interview Dates: November 2020

Start date: January 2021  

We welcome applications from people with caring responsibilities and flexible working options will be considered.

Right to work in the UK documentation will be fully checked for all applicants. All non UK and non EU applicants are required to apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship from Birmingham City Council and must be approved by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) before any employment offer can be confirmed.

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Graduate Officer JD - November 2020.doc

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