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People development

In Skanska we have people development at heart – when you grow as a person, we develop as a company.

Our belief is that you grow a lot through real experience – having the right position, supported by an excellent leader providing you with challenging tasks and regular feedback.

At Skanska, no matter if you are a specialist or a leader, you will be encouraged to grow by exploring new positions. Thanks to our presence in several home markets and operations in several areas, you can broaden your experience by pursuing a variety of different careers that meet your personal interest and strengths. Go explore a whole new country or take on a new role in your current office.

You will also learn from collaborating with your colleagues – potentially having a mentor, taking part of a network or proactively asking for feedback and advice. Last but not least, training will provide you with important building blocks on which learning is built.  

Development programs

Skanska offers a number of local and international development programs targeting the needs of different groups. There are three international programs where you can acquire global leadership skills and experience.

Skanska Unlimited – for all employees

Skanska Unlimited is the global employee exchange program aimed at providing 3-6 months hands-on experience in another unit or function, in your country or internationally.

Skanska Stretch – for top talent early in their careers

Skanska Stretch is the international development program for Skanska's top talent early in their careers. In this program we develop great leaders with a good understanding and management of Skanska's business in an international context. It includes 6-12 months international assignment.

Skanska Top Executive Program (STEP) – for top managers

STEP is a tailor made program for Skanska's top Managers. This program further develops knowledge and leadership competencies to maximize contribution to our business and to create network for knowledge sharing and strategy implementation. The program is developed in cooperation with IMD, one of the world's leading business schools.

Last updated: 7/10/2017