Graduate Opportunities

GraduatesGraduates are our future leaders. We are looking for people with the right combination of skills and values to drive our vision and strategy across our diverse business. Our commitment to you is to help you achieve your personal best, enrich your career and work as a team to create positive legacies we can all be proud of. Creating a better future for our people is at the heart of our vision to create the best places.

What Can You Expect?

As a member of the Lend Lease Australia Graduate Program, you will become part of a diverse, team-based environment where you will have the opportunity to work with truly experienced professionals, in a culture that ensures you develop and grow – in fact, many of our leaders began their career as a graduate!

Learning is of paramount importance at Lend Lease. During the program you will be supported to further develop and progress your career through a variety of on the job activities, networking and social activities and a structured learning and development program.

On completion of our program we are proud to say some of our best graduates have been successful in securing sought after international opportunities across our global projects in places like London and Singapore.

Shape Your Future With Us

Our four unique programs are developed in line with our vision and business strategy and are tailored to enhance your skills, and support you for future roles and opportunities with Lend Lease.

Across all of our programs we are looking for graduates who have work experience and involvement in university, social or community life, and who are committed to our focus on safety, sustainability and diversity.

Our current intakes are; 

Property Development Graduate Program
We’re dedicated to delivering the next generation of sustainable property developments. In partnership with governments, private clients, joint venture partners and investors, and with investment in design and new technologies, we have a proven track record in invigorating places and creating and managing complex, mixed-use property developments. These range from residential apartments and shopping centres to commercial precincts and retirement living communities.

Our diverse skills allow us to manage the entire development process, from masterplanning and buying land, consulting with local authorities on planning, to project management and leasing. We can even manage the asset once it’s complete.

Through a 2-year structured program you will be exposed to the full development cycle, build on your commercial acumen, and gain exposure to functional areas such as safety, sustainability, marketing and operational excellence. 

Suitable degree qualifications; 

  • Property Economics
  • Property Development
  • Other property related degrees

We will have opportunities in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.

Applications open on Wednesday 13 May 2015. Applications close on Sunday 7th June 2015.

Click on your preferred location listed below for the 2016 Property Development Graduate Program 

- Sydney

- Melbourne

- Brisbane

- Perth 

If you have already sent in your details for our expression of interest, please check your emails for further information.

PLEASE NOTE: Applications for the 2016 intake for the Finance, Building and Engineering Graduate Programs are now closed.

Finance Graduate Program

To be the best Finance function for Lend Lease, we need the best people.

Our Finance graduate program comprises four rotations over three years designed to enhance your skills, build your experience and provide you with an in-depth understanding of Finance at Lend Lease.

We understand the importance of post-graduate study and ongoing learning. While you complete the program, you will study either the CA or CPA program, attend structured in-house and external learning and development and be offered social and networking opportunities.

To be eligible you will need:

  • Degree qualifications in Accounting, Finance and/or Commerce with a major in Accounting
  • Demonstrated leadership qualities and a desire to stretch your capabilities
  • Personal attributes for success, including alignment with the Lend Lease values, commercial acumen and excellent interpersonal skills.

All roles are based across our Sydney offices and will give you exposure to both our national and global operations.

Please note: Applications for 2016 are now closed.

Building Graduate Program

Our Building business is Australia’s largest construction company, known for our ability to deliver high-quality projects on time and budget. And most importantly, we are committed to operate ‘Incident & Injury Free’ wherever we have presence.  We have delivered some of Australia’s most iconic buildings including; Forte and The new Royal Children’s Hospital in Melbourne, Faculty of Engineering & Information Technology (UTS) and Barangaroo South in Sydney, Lady Cilento Children’s Hospital in Brisbane and the Adelaide Convention Centre. 

Our graduates work on projects throughout Australia in a variety of sectors, including commercial offices, retail, residential, government and social infrastructure projects. There are opportunities to join the program across several disciplines including site engineering, cost planning, architectural design, engineering design and health & safety.

Suitable degree qualifications;

  • Construction Management
  • Engineering
  • Architecture
  • Occupational Health & Safety

Please note: Applications for 2016 are now closed.

Engineering Graduate Program

Our Engineering business is a leader in civil infrastructure.  We create packaged solutions for the delivery of infrastructure assets, including development, financing, design and construction. Working across Australia, we offer advanced technical capabilities and significant construction resources for the creation of critical transport and infrastructure assets, under a variety of delivery models.

Participating in a competency based program, you will gain a rounded view of the engineering landscape. While key fundamentals of engineering such as safety, procurement and contract management, are essential components of the program, graduates will also be exposed to a variety of additional disciplines on sites, including survey, estimating and environmental management. The program has also been developed to align with Engineers Australia’s Chartered status.

Suitable degree qualifications;

  • Engineering: Civil/ Structural/ Mechanical/ Electrical
  • Construction Management
  • Surveying
  • Engineering and Commerce
  • Occupational Health & Safety

Please note: Applications for 2016 are now closed.

Services Graduate Program (New in 2016)

Lend Lease Services is a specialist engineering, construction and asset management contractor, connecting industries and communities with vital infrastructure.  The company is responsible for creating, operating and maintaining public and private assets serving millions of people each day.

Our Lend Lease Services business is new to our Graduate program, and for commencement in 2016 there will be a small number of opportunities for Civil, Electrical and Mechanical Graduates. 

Please refer to our careers website where updates will be communicated throughout the year.

If you have the suitable qualifications for more than one of our programs, we would encourage you to apply to all that are relevant.

Please note detailed information including the recruitment process and timeframes will be provided on application as they may vary across the various disciplines.

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Barangaroo South awarded a Six Star Green Star, Office Design version 3 certified rating in May 2014

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We’ve delivered more than 530 leisure and retail centres across the Americas, Australia, Asia and Europe (As at February 2014)

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We have circa A$16.3 billion funds under management (As at October 2014)

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Completed over 250 UK Education projects (As at May 2015)

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In Spain, we have completed more than 50 commercial office projects