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Graduate Scheme

About the Programme

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Raising the bar for when it counts. Count on us to kickstart your career

Our Graduate Scheme embodies our values from day one. We will trust and empower you and your fellow graduate colleagues to make an impact. We will be professional in our approach, and result orientated in your development by focusing on harnessing your ambition.

You will be enrolled onto a 24-month programme, with structured on the job learning and a tailored development plan.

We will make the very most of your talent and potential with opportunities in a global business, and an unforgettable experience, as you are welcomed into the KAEFER UK & Ireland family.

During the programme you will be visible across our UK & Ireland locations and visit our HQ in Bremen, giving a truly diverse experience.

KAEFER Graduate Scheme Label

You will attend workshops as a group throughout the 24 months, giving you bespoke KAEFER training to maximise your learnings and skill set. 



KAEFER Graduate Scheme Projects for Success

You will make a difference. 

As a network of graduates you will be assigned a project in year 1 as a group, linking directly to business goals and strategic improvements.

In year 2 you will undertake an individual project which reinforces and enhances your learning.


KAEFER Graduate - Inclusive from Day one

We are in it together.

From day one you will meet your fellow graduates to build a support network.

You will be assigned a mentor who will support you through your journey and growth. 

KAEFER Graduate Scheme - Who are we looking for

We are raising the bar. 

We want ambitious graduates who are looking to thrive in a fast-paced environment, where every day brings a new and exciting opportunity.

You will need a 2.2 degree or higher, a driving licence and a right to work in the UK.


Count on us for


During the programme you will complete on the job learning with a structured development plan. All of our graduates will be become immersed in the KAEFER culture with training in LEAN, Project Governance and HSE.

  • Salary starting from £26k
  • Holidays 25 days + bank holidays
  • Pension Scheme
  • Training and development
  • Global business

Professional qualification


Some of our programmes will require professional development and further study, we will fund and support you through your professional qualifications and memberships including, but not limited to:

  • Association for Project Managers
  • Institution of Civil Engineers
  • Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors

Application Process

We believe in a thorough recruitment process where we both can find out if KAEFER is the right fit for you to thrive. Our efficient process will aim to be concluded within a month of your application.

We live our values daily so expect to be asked questions on how you exhibit these, and how you could bring that into your future career with us:

  • Colleagueship
  • Result Orientation
  • Respect for the individual
  • Professionalism
  • Reliability
  • Trust
  • Modesty
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