King Sturge is a leading supplier of property and related services in the commercial market including the industrial, office and retail & leisure sectors. These services include agency, asset management, building consultancy, business recovery, corporate real estate, development, financial services, investment, landlord & tenant and valuation. The firm’s expanding residential agency & consultancy services arm has an emphasis on development, new homes sales, residential lettings, key worker housing and investment properties including housing associations. In Europe, King Sturge operates in major UK commercial centers and principal mainland European cities. In North America, King Sturge has business partners in the USA and Canada through King Sturge CORFAC International. In Asia Pacific, King Sturge has associations in Australia, Indonesia, Malaysia and New Zealand. In the Americas, King Sturge has business partners in North, Central and South America through King Sturge CORFAC International and ChainLinks Retail Advisors.
If you ask any KS employee what it is about the firm that makes it stand out from its competitors the response will be unequivocal … the culture and the people. This is because we understand that the employees are quite simply our most prized asset and to that end we pride ourselves in creating and maintaining a work ethic and a culture that is envied and admired. The culture The culture of the firm can be defined as warm, friendly, adaptable, dynamic, approachable and sociable. Of course every employee works hard to meet the demands of a growing and diverse business, but many of our employees frequently participate in the firm’s strong and friendly social life, and become extensively involved in both sporting and cultural activities. Indeed ‘fellowship’ is one of the core values of the firm allowing employees to enjoy what they do through a positive and supportive working environment. Training and Development The firm places great emphasis on the provision of the opportunities, facilities and financial assistance to ensure that all employees are in possession of the knowledge, skills and experience which are necessary to perform their jobs to the highest possible standards. In conjunction with this, the firm is committed to enabling and empowering employees to develop their careers to their full potential and all training and career development will be planned to remain consistent with the business goals and objectives of the firm. Appropriate training and development opportunities will be planned for and made available to employees at all levels within the firm. The rewards As well as offering exceptional training and development opportunities for all employees at all levels, we also provide an excellent reward programme and merit based career progression to ensure that our people are well recognised for both their individual and team contribution. APC Training The Graduate Training Programme is geared to guiding you to the successful completion of the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC). The programme is structured around providing you with sufficient breadth and depth of professional knowledge and experience during the minimum two-year period. This is achieved by way of the following courses: An effective 4-day Induction programme incorporating speakers from all areas of the firm Rotation between departments / disciplines normally on a 6-9 monthly basis Allocation of a nominated APC Supervisor and Counsellor for the duration of the training programme Invitation to attend core Business Skills training courses Structured Training Agreement between candidate and employer In-house programme of Professional Development seminars Financial assistance to attend external CPD seminars External APC Preparatory Course at Kingston University or other recognised University as appropriate Round of APC mock interviews In-house APC revision day In-house seminars throughout the training Advice and support from Training Manager as required In addition to the training and support outlined above, your progress is monitored throughout their training through: 6-monthly Question & Answer sessions to assess competencies achieved and to provide practice throughout on questioning techniques End of Rotation Monitoring – each time a graduate rotates through departments, managers will be asked to provide feedback on general performance.
King Sturge recruits more than 70 graduates annually to work in its UK locations and also in many of its International offices throughout Europe. Our recruitment ethos is the same wherever you wish to work. We look for graduates who are academically strong, have outstanding analytical and interpersonal skills and above all a real desire to work for King Sturge. The King Sturge graduate training programme has been consistently successful over the years, enjoying an average success rate of 95%. At King Sturge you will be provided with a structured education programme which will help you to qualify as a Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS) and prepare you for a successful career in the property industry and the commercial business world. As a graduate at King Sturge, you will enjoy a varied training programme - both formal and on-the-job - as you work towards taking your Assessment of Professional Competency (APC) and qualifying as MRICS.
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