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Planning & Advisory – Graduate Opportunities available & degree backgrounds considered.
One of the success factors of project delivery is planning. This critical stage offers an opportunity to collaborate with clients and help them make the right choices for their needs and find effective and sustainable strategies that also improve quality of life.
We recruit the following degree backgrounds for the disciplines listed below.
We are solving some of the world’s biggest challenges; cleaning up past legacies, creating new developments that preserve and improve our environment, and finding ways to use and re-use resources. We build safe and future-ready infrastructure to support places where communities can thrive. Within this area we are looking to hire graduates interested in:
Ground & Water
We have one of the largest teams of infrastructure planners and environmental professionals in the UK, enabling us to respond flexibly to the demands of the pre-application, application, and statutory process stages of applications. Through careful programme and resource management, and with offices throughout the UK, we can respond quickly to the most challenging programme. Within this area we are looking to hire graduates interested in:
Through smart planning and collaboration, we work with our clients to make the right choices for their needs, finding effective and sustainable strategies that also improve quality of life. Within this area we are looking to hire graduates interested in:
Please note behavioural assessment results at WSP are valid for a period of 12 months, if you have completed an assessment within this timeframe and been unsuccessful, we will not be able to consider your application.
Early applications are recommended, and we reserve the right to close this vacancy prior to the advertised closing date.
We care about individuals and their progress and offer the most fulfilling career development for our professionals. Professional accreditation is an important milestone to reach. After years of study in your field and hard work on the job, you’ll want the recognition that you are at the top of your game. Our two-year graduate development programme will support you to achieve your goals.
We have established relationships with professional institutions including ICE, IStructE, IET, CIBSE, CIHT, CILT, IMechE, IChemE, IED,TPS, CIWEM, GSL, RGD, RICS, RTPI, SocEnv, or APM and we’ll provide a technical mentor to help you on your journey, and reward you for your efforts as well (when you reach certain professional milestones you’ll even get a bonus as a thank you and well done for your hard work).
We are also able to support professional development with many other approved professional institutions.
The programme is a blended learning experience and includes cohort events, core behavioural training modules, professional registration mentoring and on-the-job experience. The structured training programme includes but is not limited to training in: -
We also offer our Professional Growth Network (PGN) which is a networking group run by early career professionals for early career professionals. It helps to grow your network of contacts across the UK business as well as providing you with opportunities for extra experience to support you in achieving chartered status or other professional accreditations.
We want our people to achieve rewarding careers. At work we celebrate integrity and treat people with respect. We support each other and embrace diversity to create a place where people come together and do great things.
Our VIBE (LGBT + employee), Women in Leadership, CREED (Championing Racial Equality and Ethnic Diversity), WSP Connect (visible and non-visible disabilities) and our Gender Balance Group help us promote the right environment for you to reach your full potential. Belonging@WSP.
Apply now and be the future of WSP!
You'll receive an email acknowledging receipt of your application within 48 hours of submission. We work hard to match you to the most suitable roles in our business based on your preferences.
The recruitment process can vary depending on the role and team you are matched to. Most applications complete initial behavioural screening assessments and are progressed to an assessment centre if we have a role and location match within 2 months.
We will aim to keep you informed throughout the time that your application is being considered however, due to the volume of applications received, we are not able to respond to individual requests for status updates.
WSP recognises that work is only one part of your life and making time for other things is important – be that your families, friends, or yourself.
We are committed to supporting our people, giving you the tools to make improvements to your health and wellbeing through our Thrive programme. Med24 gives you and your family unrestricted telephone access to an NHS doctor. You can call day or night or have a face-to-face video consultation.
For improved work life balance, WSP offers the “WSP Hour” which enables you to take one hour per day to do as you wish and make up the time earlier or later that day. We can also offer part time working, where required.
Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria, please let us know if you require any workplace adjustments in support of your application.
Please note WSP reserves the right to close the vacancy before the advertised closing date.
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