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Our graduate roles

Discover which graduate role is best for you

All our graduate roles are a blended experience of rotations, development workshops, webinars and more.

On your two-year scheme, you’ll make a positive impact, achieve a lot and learn a lot along the way – you’ll also have plenty of support from your mentor and manager.

Please apply early as we receive high numbers of applications for our graduate scheme. We may also close the application window early depending on the number of applications we receive.

Unfortunately, due to a high number of completed applications, we’ve now closed applications for the Finance Graduate Scheme. This means that your application will now not be submitted or considered.

Your day-to-day

You’ll rotate through three key areas: asset management, engineering and consultancy. This will help you understand how they work together to deliver successful engineering projects for the Welsh Government.

Our Engineering scheme is exciting and fast-paced. From contributing to multimillion-pound infrastructure projects to supporting the management of risk, scope and contracts, there’s always something to get stuck in to. Liaising with different teams, TfW’s partners and other graduates means you’ll gain great exposure too.

You’ll also complete academic studies, take part in workshops and build upon your personal development.

Your support network

You’ll receive support from of all the teams on your rotation as well as your senior sponsor.

You’ll need

  • A degree in a relevant area such as Civil Engineering or similar.
  • An ability to balance your workload with academic study.
  • A track record of delivering a team project and contributing to its success.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • An ability to follow directions and take initiative when required.
  • Welsh language skills would be great, but aren’t essential.
Location

Location

Pontypridd
Closing date

Closing date

9am, 12 February 2021
>Salary

Salary

£27,000

Unfortunately, due to a high number of completed applications, we’ve now closed applications for the Finance Graduate Scheme. This means that your application will now not be submitted or considered.

Your day-to-day

You’ll explore lots of finance areas on this scheme, rotating between central finance, finance business partnering, finance transformation and internal audit.

There’s a huge amount to get involved with, such as: processing purchases and supplier statements, preparing forecasts and budgets, testing upgrades and implementing new systems.  You’ll also study for a professional accounting qualification (ACCA), making this scheme varied, challenging and rewarding.

Planning and regular communication with TfW’s stakeholders and partners will be crucial to everyone’s success – and your experience.

Your support network

Part of our finance team, you’ll have the support of the Financial Controller.

You’ll need

  • A degree in a relevant area such as: Finance, Accounting, Business Studies or Economics.
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office software, particularly Excel.
  • Good numerical literacy and analytical skills.
  • A track record of contributing and delivering a successful team project.
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Great organisational skills to balance your schedule.
  • An ability to take initiative when required and manage priorities in a fast-paced environment.
  • Welsh language skills would be great, but aren’t essential.
Location

Location

Pontypridd
Closing date

Closing date

9am, 11 January 2021
>Salary

Salary

£27,000

Unfortunately, due to a high number of completed applications, we’ve now closed applications for the Finance Graduate Scheme. This means that your application will now not be submitted or considered.

Your day-to-day

You’ll work in a multi-disciplinary team to champion risk assessment across many projects aligned with our and the Welsh Government’s vision.

You’ll build your skills and learn while you co-ordinate Quantitative Risk Analysis (QRA) reviews and contribute to, manage and support pivotal projects across TfW. By monitoring, collating and evaluating risk reporting streams, you’ll help to keep the public safe and keep Wales moving.

You’ll also develop personal projects by combining your practical experience with academic learning.

Your support network

You’ll be part of the Risk Analysis team and have support from the Risk Manager.

You’ll need 

  • A degree in Risk Management.
  • An analytical mindset.
  • Experience of working within a team and contributing to the success of its objectives.
  • Good verbal and written communications skills.
  • An ability to follow directions and take initiative when required.
  • Welsh language skills would be great, but aren’t essential.
Location

Location

Pontypridd
Closing date

Closing date

9am, 01 February 2021
>Salary

Salary

£27,000

Unfortunately, due to a high number of completed applications, we’ve now closed applications for the Finance Graduate Scheme. This means that your application will now not be submitted or considered.

Your day-to-day

You’ll move through a variety of transport planning areas, learning how it all co-ordinates to complete technical projects on time, to budget and safely.

It’ll be your job to support and liaise with a variety of teams across TfW providing transport policy advice by curating a range a of reports. You’ll also develop relationships with TfW’s suppliers and delivery services. Your role will be important as you’ll help to shape planning services in governance, reporting technical work groups and executive steering groups.

While you’re building on your professional skills, you’ll also undertake academic study and join workshops to support your professional development.

Your support network

You’ll work with other Transport Planners and become part of the Project Management team. The Senior Project Manager will provide full support and guidance along the way.

You’ll need

  • A degree in a relevant transport planning discipline such as civil engineering, transport and planning or similar.
  • Good communication skills to discuss technical subject with clients throughout the organisation.
  • Basic understanding of business case preparation and appraisal, including knowledge of the requirements of WelTAG, the Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance.
  • Basic knowledge and understanding of health, safety, and environmental regulations in support of a strong safety culture.
  • An ability to think creatively and logically to develop innovative and timely solutions.
  • A broad knowledge and interest in the transport sector.
  • Welsh language skills would be great, but aren’t essential.
Location

Location

Pontypridd
Closing date

Closing date

9am, 01 February 2021
>Salary

Salary

£27,000

Application process

Application form

Please enter your personal details and answer some supporting questions.

Video interview

This is our opportunity to get to know you. In this online interview, we’ll discuss things in more detail and you’ll have a chance to ask us questions.

Virtual assessment

The video interview is a recorded interview where you’ll login to an online system, be presented with several questions and record your answers.