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Overbury plc
Vacancy title
Early Careers Manager
Contract type
Full time permanent

OVERBURY is looking for an Early Careers Manager

Location – London West End

Reporting to The Head of People


About us

We are a construction management company — we build and refurbish the facilities that other people work in. We operate in a variety of sectors including financial, education, retail, media, health and leisure, undertaking projects which range in value from £10k to over £200m.

Our success is founded on a set of open, honest beliefs that focus on our clients, their goals and what constitutes a successful project for them. Our long-term attitude underlines our business - 75% of projects are from repeat clients.

We have a culture of promoting from within, encouraging career development and being open to the fresh ideas and opinions of our team, however long they have been with us and whatever their position.

The role details

Lead and own Overbury’s and Morgan Lovell’s Early Careers programmes, by being instrumental in the design and delivery of our portfolio of programmes.

Front and organise assessment days and presentations to ensure we are attracting diverse, creative, high performing talent into Overbury and Morgan Lovell.

Work with Operational, Commercial and Design leads to review current and future needs. This will require you building a deep understanding of our business and our current offering throughout the Early Careers offering, make recommendations and gain sign off for new initiatives.

Identification of the most suitable formal qualifications / training with levy approved universities and further education establishments.

Ensure current and future programmes enable our Early Career cohorts to learn develop and gain the required exposure within the business to be as successful as possible.

Own and lead on-boarding phase for each programme, gaining support and engagement from business representative.

Constantly challenge the status quo on early career development by creating development strategies for each Early Career programme.

Maintain and evolve the current Apprenticeship Levy professional qualification offering.

A bit about you

Driven to deliver – understands business needs and challenges.

Challenge and question the status quo.

Highly motivated, engaging a positive thinker.

Hard working and conscientious with inherent need to be inquisitive.

Establish relationships quickly with candidates, managers and team members.

Expert knowledge of graduate and apprentice schemes from source to qualification/placement.

Strong presentation & project management skills.

Some more about you

We are looking for someone creative, keen, helpful, curious, with an eye for detail, someone who thrives on engaging with people.  We are open and willing to explore new ideas, especially if they enhance our approach so if you feel confident in identifying opportunities and communicating them to a wide and diverse audience this might be the role you’ve been holding out for.

Overbury/Morgan Lovell operates an Equal Opportunities Policy and are committed to building an organisation which actively promotes a culture that is free from discrimination. We welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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