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10 top reasons to work for Lendlease

Category: Blogger's Corner

Lendlease combines core principals of development, construction and investment to offer integrated solutions for clients. The company sets world leading standards in the property and infrastructure industry, standards that are delivered by a diverse workforce. Lendlease is proud to be the first property group to achieve the National Equality Standard (NES).

Committed to building careers, developing skills and investing in people, Lendlease recruits from a wide range of backgrounds. Check out these 10 reasons why you should start a career with Lendlease.

1. Lendlease Foundation

The Lendlease Foundation’s regional and global programmes are designed to address health and wellbeing, personal development, and community volunteering. The goal is to create a unified community with a common focus.

2. Health and Wellbeing Framework

The company provides access to private medical benefits, free health check services and preventative screening programmes. Lendlease is certified as a Global Healthy Workplace in recognition of this.

3. Employee cover

Employees are able to take advantage of critical illness cover, life assurance, travel insurance, dental insurance and pension schemes.

4. Graduate careers

Graduate programmes span two years and provide opportunities across all business areas. By working on a variety of projects, graduates are encouraged to develop into highly skilled individuals.

5. Flexible working

With 89% of British workers believing that flexible working boosts productivity, Lendlease wants its employees to benefit from working flexibly. Employees can work from home, work flexible hours, job share and take career breaks. According to the 2015 Global Engagement Survey, 41% of Lendlease’s employees work flexibly.

6. Career development

The company’s talent programmes aim to accelerate careers and provide job learning opportunities. Aspire is a programme aimed at future leaders, while Inspire is a similar programme aimed at senior executive roles. Empower is designed for women while Navigator aims to help men realise their full potential.

7. Inclusion network

The inclusion network consists of Gender Equity, LGBT, and All Abilities. These groups advocate and advise on diversity matters across the company.

8. Cycle2Work

The company aims to promote the health and wellbeing of its staff and the environment by offering cycle to work incentives.

9. Returners Guide

As more than 80% of new mums return to work, it can often be a tricky transition. To support employees who are taking family leave or managing someone who is, the company has introduced the Returners Guide. This is an online booklet giving step-by-step information about the process to make the transition as smooth as possible.

10. Buy or sell holiday

The company offers employees the opportunity to buy or sell annual leave. 

Considering a career with Lendlease? Take a look at its current vacancies today.

 

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