Graduate Programme

  • Job Reference: 00001210-1
  • Date Posted: 17 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Lawsons (Colney Heath)
  • Location: Bedfordshire / Cambridgeshire / Hertfordshire
  • Salary: £28,000
  • Sector: Building / Construction, Sales & Marketing, Transport & Logistics, Apprenticeships / Graduate Programmes
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Lawsons Graduate Academy

About Lawsons:

Lawsons is the UK’s largest independent fencing, timber and builders’ merchants and now boasts 31 branches, 740 employees and £150 million turnover, founded in 1921 and operates across London and the South East of England.

The Role:

We are proud to offer a Graduate Academy for sales focused graduates with a desire to develop a successful career in a dynamic organisation. The Lawsons Graduate Academy is a 24 month rotational programme where you will be fully immersed into the business through job shadowing, hands on experience and external training.

What you will be doing:

  • Learning about the fundamental operations of the business
  • Shadowing key roles within the operation – such as Internal Sales & External Sales Representative
  • Leading a project designed to explore ways we can drive change within the business
  • Participate in some amazing training courses that will support your understanding of the industry and also further strengthen your leadership abilities
  • Act as an Assistant Branch Manager working in partnership with a Branch Manager to support the operation in one of our Branches.
  • Regular sessions with your Area Manager and assigned mentor to discuss your future career progression opportunities
  • Work across all of our Brands- Lawsons/ AVS/ Herts Timber & Southill Sawmill to gain exposure in all areas of the business

    We would love to meet someone with…

  • A 2:2 or above degree
  • Passion for people and a desire to lead
  • Professionalism and who will promote and adhere to the company's value’s
  • Good interpersonal skills, confidence and ability to approach customers

What is in it for you?

  • £28,000 Salary
  • 22 Days Holiday + Bank Holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Death In Service Scheme
  • Employee Assisted Programme

So  If you are a commercially aware graduate with a passion for taking responsibility, making decisions, using your own initiative and ready to start in October 2021, then this will be the Graduate scheme for you!

Interested? Then please click the apply button now!