Graduates at Norse

Meet the Graduates

Tom Gowman

– Business & Management Graduate
– Started with Norse in February, 2015

– Permanently employed with Norse in April 2017 as Commercial Support Manager

“ The diversity of Norse’s Graduate Programme has provided me with numerous challenges and opportunities. Overseeing contractual mobilisations, tender submissions, IT integration projects and working alongside senior management to migrate operational services into a new £65m Joint Venture.”

Stuart Snedden

– Archaeology with International Relations Graduate
– Started with Norse in January, 2016

Being on the graduate programme has meant that I have been able to experience different areas of the business at an early stage which has helped me to understand the types of services that Norse provide. Specifically working within the grounds department has given me the opportunity to be involved in projects from day one, both within the office and on site.”


Niamh Monk

– Building Surveying Graduate
– Started with Norse in January, 2016

“Norse have been very good in helping me start the process of achieving my RICS membership. They are allowing me to again valuable experience in the field on various projects and giving me more responsibility as my experience grows. I am very glad I joined Norse as I consider that they will help and assist me in my career goals.”


Matt Goode

– Business Management Graduate
– Started with Norse in October, 2015

“As an integral part of the Grounds/Landscaping team I feel I am getting a well-rounded experience of Management. I am gaining and practicing valuable skills in Project Management, Marketing & Sales, Customer Relations and HR that will serve me well later in my career.” 


Irina Iordache

– Accounting and Finance Graduate
– Started with Norse in January, 2016

“I am extremely fortunate to be employed by Norse. My role is more than my daily duties, it is involves team work, passion and customer satisfaction. The variety of work offers you the opportunity to learn something new every day. I believe this variety is beneficial and contributes to my professional development.”

Rowan Stringer

– Graduate Bid Writer
– Started with Norse in April, 2017

“I currently work as a Bid Writer within the Sales Team here at Norse Commercial Services. The diverse nature of our company means that my workload is forever changing: each day I am kept on my toes and continuously learning. I receive close support from across the business alongside the opportunity to progress throughout my career.”



Lewis Allen

– Business Management Graduate
– Started with Norse in January, 2017

“Working within the Grounds/Landscaping department, my role is quite diverse. I am gaining an array of experiences with the opportunity to work with different members of staff across the business such as Health & Safety –  I have been working on a project, rolling out Hand Arm Vibration wear for the Grounds department. The Norse Graduate Scheme will be very helpful in developing and shaping my career.”

Oliver Tozer

– Building Surveying Graduate
– Started with Norse in May, 2017

“The Norse Graduate Programme has given me the opportunity to work in a dynamic and supportive environment. Their broad range of services initially drew me in, which has facilitated my APC training and will allow me to gain chartered status as a building surveyor. I feel the skills I’m developing will be fundamental in achieving my future career goals at Norse.”


George Wadsley

– Business Information Systems Graduate
– Started with Norse in April, 2017

“Having recently joined Norse as a Business and Systems analyst, I have been involved in several exciting projects which will see IT applications benefit many users across Norse. I am continuously improving in a variety of analytical skills, with projects consisting of Norse’s diverse business operations. The support and guidance I receive is invaluable to progressing my knowledge throughout my career.”


Ricky Abbs

– Business Management Graduate
– Started with Norse in June, 2017

“After studying I had no idea what area of business I wanted to go into and Norse’s graduate scheme offers is a little bit of freedom in order for us graduates to explore different business areas . I am confident that by the end of this graduate scheme I will know exactly what path I want to travel within Norse’s diverse business”


Rupal Thakrar

– Graduate Business Development Manager
– Started with Norse in June, 2017

“Working at one of Norse’s New joint ventures, Norse South East, has given me the opportunity to help build the business. No day has been the same since I started and I have been able to travel and experience different joint ventures, learning from employees who have years of knowledge and experience. There is a genuine culture of development and support across the whole business.”

Aamir Younus

– Graduate Commercial Analyst
– Started with Norse in June, 2017

“Since joining Norse, I have gained significant insight into the process of establishing new Joint Ventures and the approaches undertaken to mitigate operational risks. The support given has been amazing and has allowed me to contribute positively to future business development.  I am looking forward to my future with Norse.”