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Do you want to be part of the leading company to deliver beautiful, high quality homes for our customers across the North West of the UK, based at our Wigan office?

Yes? We now have an exciting opportunity to join the team, as a Land & Partnerships Graduate Trainee, in MCI, a wholly owned subsidiary of national homebuilder Keepmoat Homes.

MCI Developments (MCI) are an award winning residential development company with a track record of delivering quality affordable housing for Registered Providers. We have extensive experience in sourcing, gaining planning permission and then entering into a Build contract with an established network of Registered Provider partners, effectively offering a specialist one-stop solution for affordable housing.

A ground-breaking graduate programme

2-year rotational programme

No two days are the same at Keepmoat. Hit the ground running in land, technical, commercial, construction, sales, legal and finance. Broaden your knowledge. And get a wall to wall insight into the Keepmoat business.

A sustainable homebuilding masterclass

Sustainability is the future. So, from day one, we’ll make sure you play a key role in helping to deliver low and zero carbon homes, minimise waste and promote bio-diversity.

A role at the heart of regeneration

Turning brownfield sites into fresh new communities is our bricks and mortar. And you’ll have a chance to make a real difference to areas in need of regeneration, change lives for the better and help breathe new life into local communities.

The skills to support the wider community

We believe in building prosperity, not just property. As part of our team, you’ll help to deliver employment and education opportunities, organise health and wellbeing programmes and plan high profile community initiatives.

A fast-moving rewards package

We’ll keep your career moving in the right direction with your own company car, a competitive £25,000 salary, 25 days annual leave (plus Bank Holidays), a pension, healthcare benefits and a stack of chances to gain industry-relevant professional qualifications.

A concrete commitment to your future

At the end of the programme, subject to satisfactory completion, you'll then be given the opportunity to take your expertise to the next level at Keepmoat Homes.

Investors in people and your development

We’re people people and it shows. Our Investors in People accreditation speaks volumes about our approach to your training, your wellbeing, your ongoing development and your work-life balance.


A blueprint for better.

Our 2-year rotational programme at a glance




Year 1

An invaluable, hands-on overview designed to bring you experience of a wide range of skills and services, including: Land, Legal, Technical, Sales, Commercial, Construction, Finance.

  • Fast-moving four-week rotations will bring you a broad understanding of the Keepmoat Homes business, develop your understanding of the operational model and allow you to build your network.
  • You’ll attend a variety of weekly regional meetings: Build & Sales, Land meetings, Management meetings, Board meetings and CTC meetings.
  • You’ll also have the opportunity to spend time on site to understand Construction and Sales.

Year 2

A rewarding 12-month placement in the Land & Partnerships team will bring you all the benefits of regional and central mentoring, plus unique opportunities to get involved in social, environmental and community projects

  • This personalised graduate training programme focusses on developing your technical, professional, personal and leadership skills
  • With a mix of practical day-to-day training and skill nurturing, you’ll hone your skills in a fast-moving, frontline role with non-stop support
  • You’ll also have exclusive opportunities to be involved in landmark sustainability projects, delivering impressive social and community benefits in the areas that need it most

Where will I be located?

We have a vacancy in our North West regional office. Needless to say, we’re looking for people who are flexible and willing to travel between our locations.

Got what it takes?

Are you looking to build your career in a fast paced business, in an industry that is a cornerstone of the economy? If you are, a career in the Land team with a top 10 UK homebuilder could be right for you so read on.

  • Are you self-motivated, ambitious, determined to succeed and enjoy nothing more than getting your teeth into a project and seeing it through from start to finish?
  • Are you excited by the prospect of working to challenging deadlines and sourcing and pursuing opportunities in a highly competitive market place?
  • Do you relish the prospect of being part of a commercially focussed team that plays a vital role in the future success of the business?
  • Can you build strong relationships with external stakeholders who are key to the success of your role?
  • Are you committed to delivering quality and determined to be the very best you can be, every day?
  • Do you want to be a highly-valued member of a close knit team and reap the rewards of your and their success?
  • Do you enjoy taking the initiative, and bringing forward great opportunities for the business and your team?
  • Do you see yourself as a future director or business leader - early in your career?

If this sounds like you, don’t miss this great opportunity to work with a progressive Sunday Times Top Track 250 business. Get your application in today.

We are looking for graduates that can demonstrate the following:

  • Minimum 2:1 degree (essential)
  • Relevant degree e.g. Urban Planning, Property, Law
  • Driving licence (essential)
  • Flexible location / willingness to travel

We are looking for graduates who have a genuine interest in the homebuilding sector and offer the following characteristics and behaviours:

  • Entrepreneurial approach
  • Commercial drive
  • Agile thinking and problem-solving
  • People and relationship focused
  • Resourcefulness
  • Responsibility
  • Adaptability
  • Perseverance and resilience
  • Strong verbal and numeracy skills
  • Empathy and self-awareness

Our culture and values are important to us so we are also looking for someone who is motivated by a broad social purpose and the right approach, attitude and desire to make a positive difference.

The deadline for applications is the 29th August 2021.

Our People

At Keepmoat Homes, people feel valued. They represent the business on a daily basis, and with their creative, collaborative and straightforward approach, underpinned by a real passion for success,  our people enable the business to achieve profitable long term growth.

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What makes Keepmoat such a rewarding place to work?

Our culture

Imagine a straightforward, passionate, creative and highly collaborative working environment that puts people at the heart of everything. It’s a fast-paced, friendly world where you’re encouraged to ask questions, challenge conventions and above all, develop and grow.

Our vision

There’s only one thing better than knowing your career is on the right path: knowing that you’re helping the people and places around you to prosper, too. In the last year alone, we raised over £80,000 for good causes, supported and mentored thousands of young people and added over £27million in social value to local communities. Join us and you’ll be building communities and transforming lives, too.

Our mission

Forget traditional homebuilding. We’re on a mission to drive change, shake things up and make homes affordable for everyone. With the help of our partners in the public and private sector, we build attractive, high-quality homes and communities where people want to live, work and play.

Ready to apply?

We’re looking for graduates with real enthusiasm, commercial drive and a desire to make a positive difference to join Keepmoat Homes and become the future of our business. Think that could be you? A bright future awaits you at Keepmoat.

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