We are performers

Early Careers

We look after the motorways and major A roads that connect communities, support businesses and keep the economy moving.


It’s a major undertaking, calling for a team of extremely talented people. So every year, we give brilliant graduates and apprentices a stage to excel – with the support to become our future leaders.

Expect excellent training and development throughout your career. Given that we’re making plans all the way through to 2050, this is the perfect place to plan for the long-term.

Whatever your interests and ambitions, you’ll be part of the most exciting and complex projects our country has seen in your lifetime. It's work that really matters, revolutionising our roads to support people, communities and businesses across the nation.

Early Careers


It matters

Our strategic road network is responsible for carrying a third of all traffic and two thirds of all our country's freight. It's why, by investing in the right projects (and in the brightest talent), we’ll build a network that makes everyone better off. Constantly innovating, we'll challenge you to stay one step ahead of changing demand and help shape the future. It takes all kinds of expertise to keep our business moving, and you can build a rewarding career here, in a wide range of specialist areas:

  • Commercial and Procurement
  • Communications
  • Finance and Business Services
  • General Counsel/Legal
  • Human Resources
  • IT
  • Major Projects
  • Operations
  • Safety, Engineering and Standards

It's an exciting time and there will be plenty of fresh challenges and fresh opportunities for decades to come. Join us and discover a long, fulfilling career with Highways England.