2024 Graduate Programme (UK) - Planning & Development


WSP
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

Job Highlights
  • We care about individuals and their progress and offer the most fulfilling career development for our professionals.
  • We are currently recruiting for the remaining roles in Planning & Development for our 2024 Graduate Development Programme.
  • We also offer our Professional Growth Network (PGN) which is a networking group run by early career professionals for early career professionals.
Job Requirements/Description

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 are currently recruiting for the remaining roles in Planning & Development for our 2024 Graduate Development Programme.

  • Development Infrastructure - Bristol or Cardiff (BEng/MEng Civil Engineering).
  • Planning Consultancy - Leeds (RTPI accredited degrees).
  • Infrastructure Planning & Engagement - Birmingham (RTPI accredited degrees).

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: -

  • Project Management.
  • Team specific technical skills.
  • Client and Customer Care.
  • Collaborative working with your clients and team.
  • Commercial Concepts.
  • Developing your Personal Brand.
  • Career Development…and lots more!

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.

Responsibilities

Opportunity to join a large town planning team who advise across the private and public sectors. Planning adds value, enables regeneration, revitalises our town and city centres, meets housing needs and drives sustainable development and carbon reduction. Through working in PC you will be involved in a wide variety and scale of projects spanning residential, commercial, retail, leisure, industry and logistics, heritage, energy, defense and local government sectors. Planning work is collaborative, engaging, diverse and exciting. Our work makes a difference to the communities and geographies we work in, providing legacy, economic, social and environmental impacts.     

Qualifications

  • You’ll be graduating in 2024 or you may have recently graduated with at least a 2:2 in a Master’s or Bachelor’s. degree in a relevant subject (listed above).
  • You'll be looking to start work in September 2024.
  • You’ll ideally have less than 1.5 years relevant experience.
  • You’ll be passionate with the curiosity and creativity to solve problems.
  • You’ll want to stretch and inspire us, speaking up about any new ideas you have.
  • You’ll want to throw yourself in from day one and put your studies into practice.
  • You’ll have excellent communication skills.
  • You’ll enjoy working in a team environment, sharing ideas and collaborating with colleagues.
  • You’ll have confidence to work under pressure with the ability to prioritise and plan effective.

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.

WSP
Company 
Location 

Bristol

Employment Hours 

Full Time

Employment Type 

Permanent

Salary 

Competitive

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