Ireland, Graduate Development Programme

  • Dublin, Ireland
  • Full-time
  • Department: Infrastructure

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Job Description

Turner & Townsend is recruiting for graduates who are looking to pursue an exciting career in a highly successful, globally recognised company. 

Turner & Townsend will give you the opportunity to work with world class clients on cutting edge projects; to work all over the world; to build a successful career with a company that will offer the highest levels of support and reward at every stage. The role of a graduate will give you a combination of formal training and practical experience in order to develop all the skills required to enable you to become a rounded and successful professional in your chosen pathway, which include: 

Project Management 

We work on projects of all sizes from one-off developments to mega-programmes, from planning the future development of international airports to site based construction of individual buildings. We cover everything from leading teams, planning works, tracking progress and business case delivery to bringing assets into use. What this means for your development is the breadth of experience you will receive - from working as part of a large team to learn our methodologies, to managing your own project independently with accountability for delivery and generating income. You will receive leading, recognised training to become chartered (SCSI/APM) plus wider training in behaviours to become a true leader. 

Cost Management (Quantity Surveying) 

Our cost management team work on some of the most iconic projects in the world for industry leaders, driving the commercial agenda to meet our client's expectations. As a cost manager you will be driven to create the best possible commercial outcome for your client. We do this by working as one with the wider client team including designers, architects, engineers, specialist advisors, contractors and specialist support.

Project Controls

Our Project Controls teams work with project managers, cost and planning engineers to develop work breakdown structures and robust performance baselines, establishing progress and cost monitoring methods, producing project control reports and providing performance analysis and recommendations for our clients.

We are recruiting for graduates to join a full-time opportunity allowing you to grow your career as far and fast as possible.


Our Advisory business works to improve our client outcomes in Contract Services, Technology and provision of SHQ advise to major infrastructure projects, including Fire Safety Engineering.


What We Look For....

The graduates we recruit are strategic, analytical thinkers who see solutions where others see challenges. They come from diverse backgrounds, but usually have a strong degree, a genuine enthusiasm for how the world works, and a love for learning on the job. 

Some of the qualities we look for are:

- Strong communicator 
- Committed to making a difference 
- Quality driven 
- Exceeds expectations 
- Team player 
- Commercial thinker 

Eligibility criteria: 

- Undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline (Quantity Surveying, Project Management, Construction, Civil/Structural Engineering, Fire Safety Engineering, Maths, Finance or Business)
- Right to live and work in Ireland 
- Clear motivation for the construction industry 
- Clear motivation for joining Turner & Townsend and pursuing a career in the discipline you are applying for 

*Please include a covering letter to confirm your interest in Cost Management (QS graduates only), Project Management or Project Controls and the region you are interested in applying for.

*Please include a covering letter to confirm your interest in Cost Management (QS graduates only), Project Management or Project Controls.

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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