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Downer Group

4.3
  • #2 in Construction & property services
  • 50,000 - 100,000 employees

Downer Group 2019 Finance Graduate Program

Sydney, Darwin, Brisbane, Melbourne, Canning Vale, North Ryde

Downer offers exciting and diverse career opportunities for graduates across all parts of its business. Whether you are looking to working at a divisional finance role or to work in our corporate office Downer has a role for you.​

Opportunity details

Opportunity Type
Graduate Job

Application dates

Applications Open
9 Apr 2018
Applications Close
31 May 2018

Minimum requirements

Minimum Prior Qualification
Bachelor
Graduation Results
65 - 74% WAM (Credit)
Accepting International Applications
No
Qualifications Accepted
B
Actuarial Studies
Business Administration & Management
Human Resources
Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations

About Us

Voted as the 12th most desirable employer where Australians would like to work, Downer is a leading provider of services to customers in markets including Transport, Telecommunications, Utilities, Renewables, Engineering, Construction, Industrial Services, Mining, Rail and a leading Facilities Management service provider in health, catering, and education.

We employ approximately 56,000 people across more than 300 sites in Australia and New Zealand, where we build strong relationships with our customers delivering world-leading solutions and outcomes.

Downer offers exciting and diverse career opportunities for graduates across all parts of its business. Whether you are looking to working at a divisional finance role or to work in our corporate office Downer has a role for you.

About the Downer Graduate Program

The graduate program is a two-year program providing exposure to different areas of the business through four, six months structured rotations. Downer Graduates are a diverse workforce of thought leaders who are supported to deliver on our purpose, promise, and pillars for our customers. If you are interested in building a long-term career with Downer as a future leader, are a high achiever and would like to be a key enabler in building and sustaining our innovative environment, the Downer Graduate Program is for you. As a Downer graduate, you will be supported to Be
Your BEST.

Be Your BEST at Downer

As part of the Downer Graduate Program, from day one, you will either contribute in a key revenue-generating operational role or contribute to the important functional support services that uphold the business. As a Downer graduate, you will be challenged and supported to achieve your career goals through:

  • Structured quarterly formal development workshops to build your interpersonal and intrapersonal skills.
  • Half yearly national Graduate Business Conference to understand emerging trends and challenges and be exposed to significant leaders, customers and guest speakers;
  • Extensive network of support consisting of a buddy, mentor, and an executive sponsor so that you can be challenged, reflect, and grow;
  • Opportunity to work across a multitude of different business units every six months to gain a better understanding of the diversity of roles, divisional functions, and expedite your experience.

Downer Graduates are

For our 2019 graduate intake, we are looking for future leaders who are committed to delivering on Downer's purpose, promise, and pillars. We are looking for bright and courageous minds to join Downer and flourish in this pivotal industry. We offer a range of graduate opportunities in all streams.

To be considered for this opportunity, you must:

  • Be a recent graduate (within the past five years) or a penultimate year student graduating in early 2019;
  • Have a university degree in finance, accounting, or commerce stream with a minimum credit average;
  • Be mobile (able to work and live in any state of Australia);
  • Be tenacious and seeking an opportunity to make a significant contribution;
  • Have the courage to challenge yourself, challenge your surroundings and try new things;
  • Be achievement oriented and outcomes focused.

To apply, please click on "Apply" and submit your resume or head to our Downer Careers page and quote job number 550039.

We do not accept applications by email but for more information, please email tiffany.khoo@downergroup.com

Downer does not accept any unsolicited resume referrals from Recruitment Agencies. Please do not submit any resumes or associated profiles to the Downer careers portal or to any Downer employees. Downer will not pay any placement fees relating to unsolicited resume referrals.

Graduate Success Stories


  • Graduate stories
The graduate program encourages a rotation of roles every 3 - 6 months to gain a wide understanding and a range of experiences to take forward on my career as an engineer.

Colin Harkness

  • Graduate stories
The graduate program encourages a rotation of roles every 3 - 6 months to gain a wide understanding and a range of experiences to take forward on my career as an engineer.

Colin Harkness

  • Graduate stories
My current rotation has me developing and implementing the technical maintenance plan for two fleets, taking it them from development through to delivery.

James Mansell

  • Graduate stories
My current rotation has me developing and implementing the technical maintenance plan for two fleets, taking it them from development through to delivery.

James Mansell

  • Graduate stories
The graduate program encourages a rotation of roles every 3 - 6 months to gain a wide understanding and a range of experiences to take forward on my career as an engineer.

Colin Harkness

  • Graduate stories
The graduate program encourages a rotation of roles every 3 - 6 months to gain a wide understanding and a range of experiences to take forward on my career as an engineer.

Colin Harkness

  • Graduate stories
My current rotation has me developing and implementing the technical maintenance plan for two fleets, taking it them from development through to delivery.

James Mansell

  • Graduate stories
My current rotation has me developing and implementing the technical maintenance plan for two fleets, taking it them from development through to delivery.

James Mansell