Strategy Graduate - 12 Month FTC
British Land
London, Strategy
4d ago

At British Land we manage, develop and finance a portfolio of high quality properties. We are a FTSE100 company structured as a Real Estate Investment Trust.

Places People Prefer is at the heart of what we do, we create outstanding places that make a positive difference to people’s everyday lives.

We are proud of the scale of our portfolio : Nearly 100,000 people live or work in our properties. They are visited around 350 million times each year and over 1,000 different organisations have chosen of our properties as their home.

We have £14.8bn assets under management of which we own £11.2bn; our portfolio includes UK retail, Central London offices and prime residential.

We have a small head office of around 250 people and outsource many aspects of our business; the size of our team encourages increased responsibility and entrepreneurialism.

Role Description

Role Title Strategy Graduate

Location Marble Arch, London

Division Strategy

Reporting to Strategy Executive

Start Date December 2020

Duration 12 Month Fixed Term Contract

At British Land, Places People Prefer is at the heart of everything we do. We are inspired by how places can affect people’s lives, whether they live, work, shop or are part of the wider community.

As part of our £14.8bn assets under management, our portfolio includes UK-wide Retail multi-let Centres, Central London campuses and prime residential developments.

We design, build and manage places that reflect the way people want to live, work and shop today and into the future. Nearly 100,000 people live or work in our properties, they’re visited around 350 million times each year and over 1,000 different organisations have chosen our places as their home.

Our places will shape the lives of millions of people across the UK for years to come.

We are a diverse, curious team that believes in shared success and enabling people to be themselves and work in ways they work best.

Our small expert team works alongside other expert people on some of the most ambitious, innovative projects in the country, and we are committed to offering our people a rewarding career journey where you can shape how you grow.

If you want to feel listened to and understood in an environment where your opinions count and your ideas are encouraged, you’ve come to the right place!

Our Places and People have a commitment to treat everyone equally, irrespective of your age, sex, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, religious or other philosophical belief, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, or pregnancy or maternity.

If you want to feel listened to and understood in an environment where your opinions count and your ideas are encouraged, you’ve come to the right place!

Strategy :

As a Strategy Graduate you will run a wide range of analysis and primary research for a variety of strategy, investment and financing projects which are used to support the decision making at Executive Committee and Board level.

These projects which cover a range of disciplines will allow you to work with peers across the business in various departments, providing you with the opportunity to enhance both your real estate and strategic knowledge.

Within the role you will work alongside a high calibre of peers (ex-Bain, BCG and McKinsey) who are passionate to help you learn and progress.

Key Responsibilities

  • Contribute to the development of strategy including the identification and development of new market opportunities and evaluation of key trends impacting the real estate industry
  • The role is broad and could include financial and property analysis, strategic presentation and messaging, project management and other activities
  • The Strategy Team frequently present work to the CEO and Executive Committee, offering the highest level of exposure to key strategic discussions
  • Prior graduates have gone on to secure top-tier full-time positions both inside and outside British Land
  • Requirements

  • We are looking for excellent written and oral communicators, as well as being analytical, creative, hardworking, well-rounded and good problem solvers
  • In addition, we are looking for outstanding academics, strong interest in Real Estate, a sound financial understanding and good knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint
  • Proven strong analytical skills with experience in handling business and market data from multiple sources to deliver insight clearly efficiently and effectively
  • Expected Behaviours

    British Land employees are committed to living our values and promoting an inclusive, positive and collaborative culture.

    Bring your whole self

  • Confident, pro-active, hardworking and highly professional individual
  • Treats everyone equally irrespective of age, sex, sexual orientation, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, religious or other philosophical belief, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, or pregnancy or maternity.
  • Listen & Understand

  • Seeks out, accepts and acts on feedback
  • Awareness of and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Smarter together

  • Good team player, with positive attitude and eagerness to get involved
  • Self-starter who uses own initiative
  • Flexibility - able to deal with different levels of workload, remaining calm under pressure
  • Build for the future

  • Willing to learn new skills and tools
  • Works to a high standard and always strives to improve
  • Please note that we endeavour to get back to all applicants within 28 days. If you haven’t heard from us within this period, please assume that you have been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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