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DYNAMIC CULTURE
High-performance and entrepreneurial culture, reflective of our business strategy where innovation and creativity are promoted across the business. To find out more about our People, please click here.

AT CAPCO WE HIRE TALENTED INDIVIDUALS WITH AN ENTREPRENEURIAL MINDSET
Capital and Counties Properties PLC (“Capco”) is one of the largest listed investment and development property companies in the UK, specialising in central London real estate. With our portfolio valued at £2.5 Bn, our team is small in comparison with less than 70 employees.

We aim to recruit the best people with entrepreneurial flair, and our high-performing staff deliver Capco’s demanding business plan.  Typically, we accelerate career development for individuals by giving them significant responsibility early in their careers.

We are always interested in hearing from bright and ambitious individuals, if you are interested in working at Capco in the future, please submit your CV to recruitment@capitalandcounties.com. We will contact you if any suitable vacancies arise.

Whether you're an experienced professional or a newly qualified graduate, we are always interested in hearing from highly skilled surveyors, asset, leasing, investment and property specialists.

We are committed to a diverse workforce providing equal opportunities for all. Approximately12% of our employees are from BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) backgrounds and our gender split comprise of 61% female and 39% male. We are proud that our Executive leadership has both BAME and female representation. To find out more about Diversity please click here. To find out more about our Board Diversity please click here.

VACANCIES

Sustainability Manager

We are looking to grow our sustainability function in order to implement our overall sustainable strategy.

Purpose - The purpose of this role is to support the Director of Sustainability and Technology whilst working with the wider business in helping to deliver sustainability/responsibility/net zero programmes across the business. You will support delivery of our Environment, Sustainability & Community Strategy. The role will involve a mixture of elements from high quality data reporting to delivering on the overall net zero target to engaging stakeholders in all areas and driving the overall awareness throughout the business. Your role will really come into fruition as you champion and embed sustainability data across internal teams and within the group’s external statutory and sustainability reporting.

Key experience

  • Prior knowledge of real estate specific relevant data, electricity, gas, water and waste is necessary
  • Knowledge of relevant sustainability compliance (GRESB, CDP) and methodologies (MEES, SECR, ESOS) would be an advantage
  • 3-5 years demonstrable experience in the Sustainability sector or relevant qualifications
  • Prior experience of application of carbon reduction strategies in commercial or domestic real estate, particularly in heritage environment
  • Experience in liaising across multiple departments building new; procedures / processes and providing applicable documentation.

This role will be challenging but exciting. If you are interested in applying please submit your CV to recruitment@capitalandcounties.com

MEET OUR GRADUATES

Russell Townsend
Russell Townsend, Graduate Surveyor, Covent Garden, joined August 2019.

I started my Business BA (Hons) undergraduate degree in Manchester in 2015. Throughout my degree I undertook internships with Lambert Smith Hampton and CBRE in their Manchester and London offices. I graduated in 2018 with First Class Honours in Business with Industrial Experience. I continued my studies in Sheffield studying Real Estate MSc whilst I continued my internship with CBRE in London.

Since joining Capco I have sat within the Asset Management team but also gaining exposure to the Property Management and Leasing team. The team have been very supportive whilst encouraging me to take the lead on various projects such as tenant fit outs, lease renewals, asset plans and new lettings.

I enjoy the demanding environment at Capco, no two days are the same and the work always poses new challenges which allow me to learn and further my knowledge. Due to the nature of the business I am forced to think laterally and be innovative in my thought process whilst engaging daily with external clients. I have enjoyed the networking element of the job and expanding my contacts be it via meetings or even the occasional football match.

STUDENT PROGRAMMES

GRADUATE PROGRAMME 2021

Applications for our September 2021 programme has now closed.

WORK PLACEMENT OPPORTUNITIES

To help students find out more about a career in property and our company, we offer a number of work placement opportunities.

SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME

To help students find out more about a career in property and our company, we run a Summer Internship Programme in July of each year. We offer a one month placement based in our office at Covent Garden.
We would like to hear from students who are in their penultimate year of university or who have a place on a Masters Programme. 

Our 2021 Summer Internship programme is now closed and we are no longer accepting applications.

WORK EXPERIENCE

We offer full time paid work experience for students who may be finishing sixth form education, or about to start university or currently in their first year of university. Our placement opportunities will be based across the company in our Covent Garden office.
We welcome applications from students from all backgrounds and disciplines, however if you are not studying a property related course you must be able to demonstrate your interest in a career in property.
Applications can be submitted throughout the year. All applicants must be at least 17 years of age at the time of your work experience.

If you are interesting in applying for a work experience placement, please submit your CV and cover letter to recruitment@capitalandcounties.com.

 

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