IT Management Trainee

Are you looking for your career of a lifetime?

Willmott Dixon is one of the largest privately-owned construction businesses in the UK. Founded in 1852, we are dedicated to leaving a positive legacy in our communities and environment. We are passionate about our people and have a real focus and drive to support their continuous development. We strongly believe that this passion is what differentiates us and has allowed us to enjoy considerable success in recent years.

We have one of the most established and successful Management Trainee programmes in the industry as we have been nurturing, developing and fulfilling potential for over 36 years in this way. Some of our most talented Management Trainees now sit on the mainboard and many are now in senior managerial roles so this is a structured, fast-track route to managing in one of the most forward-thinking construction and property companies in the UK. Last year we received the following accolades:

  • 4th Best company to work for (The Times, 2019)
  • Top 50 companies for women (The Times, 2019)
  • 12th Best company for Graduates (The Job Crowd, 2019)

The role

Willmott Dixon are recruiting for driven, enthusiastic and creative individuals with experience in information technology. This exciting opportunity is within our IT Team at our head office in Letchworth Garden City. The office is a two-minute walk to the station, which is a thirty minute train journey from London.

You’ll have the opportunity to work within the following areas in the IT department:

  • Application Development
  • Business Analysis
  • Desktop Support
  • Business Intelligence
  • Infrastructure & Servers
  • Application Support
  • Database Analysis
  • Project Management
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Security

The scheme is structured to give you a wide range of opportunities to experience multiple aspects of information technology whilst contributing to the whole department. As a Management Trainee within the Willmott Dixon Group you will have the opportunity to participate in events across the business including our trainee away day, trainee challenge, trainee of the year event and other social enterprise events.

We offer a competitive salary and company car with insurance and maintenance, or car allowance in addition to a comprehensive benefits package including company pension scheme, life assurance, discounted private medical cover, incentive/bonus schemes, employee trade discounts, discounted mobile phone contracts and many more.


Essential and Desirable Criteria:


A good degree in any discipline or equivalent qualification.

Experience within in the industry is also considered.


Additional Information:


Video Interviews from November 2019
Assessment Day will take place in December 2019 or early January 2020
Start Date will be in September 2020