Andy File Associates Limited are working on behalf of their client as a Recruitment Agency with regards this permanent vacancy.

About us

Our client is a specialist sports turf contractor who offer expertise to many sports clubs and leading sporting organisations throughout the UK and Europe.  Their client list includes many of the biggest names in professional sport and their team has the experience and knowledge to ensure that their customers receive the best possible project results.  Our client’s passion is to create the perfect playing surface means that they constantly surpass the ever increasing expectations of groundsmen, players and spectators.

The company was started more than 15 years ago and has grown steadily to their current position as one of the UK and Europe’s leading sports turf contractors.

Alongside standard pitch reconstruction and renovation, our client specialises in the renovation and construction of reinforced sports pitches and they have an extensive range of modern machinery and equipment associated with the management of these pitches.

Our client’s key personnel are highly experienced and all come from a grounds-management or green keeping background and as such they are well informed and able to understand the needs of modern sports turf managers.

Our client prides themselves on their quality, efficiency and flexibility.


About the role

By joining the graduate development programme, you will work closely with the senior management team who are responsible for driving the business forward. The scheme will support the development of your skills, knowledge and experience.

Over the 18 month – two year development programme, you will work within different areas of the business to give you a greater understanding of how each area of the business operates and interlinks to create and sustain an industry leading business. You will have real responsibility and receive the support to get your career off to a great start.

You will have the opportunity to work on live projects/contracts and to learn from a host of experienced managers. You will be based at our client’s office near Sheffield, but will also work on projects at internationally recognised sporting venues for some of the biggest names in sport. Our client’s development programme recognises the importance of giving meaningful and challenging work, so you can expect to be immersed in real activities and given responsibilities from the outset. At the end of the scheme, there will be the opportunity to move into a permanent role. You and our client’s senior management team will select an area of the business in which you will undertake your next phase of your career, depending on your skill sets and the business requirements.

The aim of our client’s graduate development programme is to equip you with the skills, knowledge and confidence needed to become a business leader of the future.

Who our client is looking for

To be considered for our client’s graduate programme, you will have:

  • a degree ideally 2:2 or above, preference will be given to business or industry related subjects
  • Ideally, experience in a sports turf/farming/construction/engineering environment

What our client is looking for

  • A flexible approach to work (you may be required to work on short term projects in various location around the UK and Europe)
  • A team-focus with the ability to interact with a wide variety of people at all levels
  • A driven, self-motivated attitude, with the ability to work on your own initiative

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