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Far more than just a job

When you join the Government Property Profession, you’re embarking on a career.

Dedicated support, bespoke training, quality learning and development and programmes to help you hit the next goal in your career – whether you’re an experienced property professional or just starting out.

What opportunities can we offer you?

Find out what a career in Government Property can look like from Apprentice Chartered Surveyor,, Ghaitree Mungroo.

Career pathways tailored to you

We want people who are ambitious, people who recognise that working in Government Property is a chance to do something unique, and want to capitalise on this unrivalled opportunity to build a fascinating and fulfilling career.

We have designed a Career Framework to help you plot your career path and enable you to raise – and achieve – your aspirations in property. The framework will give you a flavour of just how varied and dynamic a career in Government Property can be, in which no two days – and no two jobs – are ever the same.

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Alex Morley. She is sitting outside at a picnic bench. The sun is shining.

“Upon qualifying, I realised there is the opportunity in Government Property to pursue a career not just as a valuation surveyor.”

Alex Morley

Programme Director

We are always looking for talented people. Search Civil Service Jobs for a full list of available roles.

Unrivalled learning and development

We have created the Government School of Property, which offers a bespoke curriculum designed to give you all the tools and specialist training you need to propel your career in the direction you choose. From online information webinars, to supported accreditation pathways, to property leadership courses, you can access amazing development opportunities.

But it doesn’t stop there – we will sponsor the qualifications you need to get full professional accreditation whilst also helping you develop the leadership and management skills you need to build a fantastic career.

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Become a leader of tomorrow

Alongside the Property Fast Stream, we run a Leadership Development Programme in partnership with Henley Business School. This programme helps our leaders of tomorrow build excellent property leadership skills.

It is open to colleagues with the aspiration to move into a property leadership role. Delivered over a twelve month period, this programme leads to a Post Graduate Certificate in Government Property Leadership.

Accessible entry routes, available to all

We have two main entry routes for those who are keen to enter the world of Government Property with no prior experience.

Property Apprenticeships 

By joining one of our apprenticeships, you will have the opportunity to gain a professional qualification (up to degree level) in a property specialism and kickstart your career in Government Property. You will also be part of a strong, supportive and inclusive community of apprentices and mentors, giving you access to fun group events, fascinating site visits, and the space to ask questions and receive high quality advice both from peers and experienced Government Property Professionals.

Property Fast Stream

Ranked the Times Number One Graduate Scheme for the past 4 years, this four-year leadership development programme is the perfect entry route for graduates or existing Civil Servants who want to experience life in different government departments whilst also ensuring rapid career progression and well-rounded development. You will receive exceptional access to training, a level 6 or 7 diploma and chartered membership with a world-renowned professional body (RICS or IWFM), whilst also being part of a cohort of like-minded and ambitious peers going through the same journey as you are.

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