See what help is available for you to find built environment work, learning and/or support opportunities.
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Employer opportunities in one place making it easy to find what you're looking for.
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The Building People Network of Networks bring together organisation and initiatives that provide career support across the built environment to diverseaudiences. Current communities consist of:
"UCEM is proud to be a founding partner of Building People. Connecting the multitude of opportunities across the built environment is key to widening participation in industry".
Principal, University College of Estate Management
"CBRE are proud to be supporting Building People which provides the much-needed collaboration platform to join the dots in bringing that talent to education and employers".
Head of Strategic Advisory, CBRE Ltd.
"The Building People plan to create one ‘repository of opportunities’ that underpins existing websites is so simple and yet so needed".
Founder and Director, BAME in Property
"The Chartered Surveyors’ Company regards Building People as a catalyst for change. We are proud to be a Founding Partner and to be leading on the development of a holistic solution to address the diversity, social value and skills challenges facing the built environment industry".
Master, The Chartered Surveyors' Company
"Building People is a pathfinder, a road map, a lexicon; making sense of a mass of information that might otherwise be lost to the people who most need it".
Chief Executive, Construction Industry Council (CIC)
"Building Heroes has supported Building People from Day One because we can’t imagine a better and more collegiate solution".
Chief Executive, Building Heroes
"Class of Your Own is passionate about industry collaboration, believing it to be the most important cultural change required by our industry. That’s why we support Building People".
Progression and Data Manager, Class of Your Own Ltd.
"We fully support Building People as it seeks to connect the multitude of providers that work with diverse communities, add value to what already exists, and work in the background to improve connections between supply and demand".
Head of Policy, Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management
"We are pleased to be supporting Building People as they attempt to make important information more accessible in the industry".
Communications Director, Chartered Institute of Architectural Technologists
"The Built Environment is suffering skills crises on many fronts. Any initiative looking at all this and working to join up individuals and the whole of the industry needs to be supported. Building People gives me a sense of excitement as its mission is to do exactly that".
Lead Researcher Skills and Training, BRE
"Building People is a beacon of common sense and common purpose".
Chief Executive, Chartered Surveyors Training Trust (CSTT)
"Building People is an obvious solution to a fragmented industry with its holistic 'built environment' approach and its commitment to collaborate, not reinvent, and to underpin and connect existing diversity, careers and people activity, rather than creating something new".
Chief Executive, Considerate Constructors Scheme
"The holistic approach of Building People is vitally important to bringing together our fragmented Built Environment industry. We need to adopt a much more collaborative and innovative approach to workforce planning that will deliver better outcomes and Building People is clearly facilitating this".
Founding Director and CEO, Cast Consultancy
"The importance of creating a strong and diverse workforce cannot be overstated. By making it easier to find what is available Building People will help our industry to become stronger and more diverse".
Chair, CCATF (Cross-industry Construction Apprenticeship Task Force)
"We fully support the Building People aim of aggregating and connecting existing industry-wide activity, making it easier for supply and demand to meet, and are proud to be one of the early supporters of Building People".
President, Chartered Institution of Civil Engineering Surveyors
Building People is a free-to-use web platform that aggregates and connects people, knowledge, resources, opportunities and needs across the built environment industry.
Building People enables you to find employers, opportunities and resources, and employers to engage with a more diverse range of talent.
Introducing the second adopter of the Building People integrator model - sharing content through one platform so that more people can access information in one place.
The Construction Industry Council 'Roadmap for Change' is the digital platform connecting you to the great work being undertaken by our industry to help you do it too.
The aim of the Roadmap for Change is that we share best practice in our industry to showcase what is already being done and 'join the dots' so we can all learn from and support each other along the way.
We need your help to build this roadmap. Please get involved to share your best practice and case studies to help us showcase the change that you want to see in our industry.
Estimated £1bn a year new investment in public housing
Potential total expenditure on infrastructure projects (public and private) between 2018 - 2021
Potential total expenditure post 2021
Construction jobs created between 2019 and 2023
Construction employment forecast to reach 2.79 million in 2023
Per cent of construction businesses struggling to recruit staff
of the construction workforce is female (2% working on site)
of the construction workforce is BAME
of those working in construction are aged between 16 and 24
of the current workforce is over 50 and 15% are in their 60s
of 16-18 year-olds see construction as their first career choice
of companies that focus on diversity gain success in new markets