Graduate Consultant 2021
RPS is a leading global professional services firm with over 4,600 people. We benefit from the scale of business that allows us to work on large and/or exciting projects and, at the same time, we retain the local presence in our markets which fosters positive engagement with our clients. We define, design and manage projects that create shared value in a complex, urbanising and resource-scarce world. Connecting with our global expertise we make it easy for our clients to create winning solutions for their communities and their clients. By being confidently pragmatic we solve problems that matter. We make complex easy.
The RPS Graduate scheme
We seeking to appoint a number of Graduates across the UK into a variety of divisions within our Consulting Segment: You will have the opportunity to join the scheme and grow your career within one of our successful divisions in; Design, Town Planning, Environmental, Project Management and Cost Consulting, where you will work across a variety of different sectors on many of the major flagship projects that take place throughout the UK.
How will we develop you?
The development programme forming the core of the Graduate Scheme aims to build the foundations of a consultancy career by growing skills, knowledge, attitudes and behaviours. Alongside building experience and achievements into real expertise. The development programme is more than simply going on courses and includes:
- instructional-type training and specific courses
- provision of mentors from within the business
- providing opportunities for shadowing more-senior staff to learn specific skills
- providing project opportunities that allow development in specific areas
- a self-managed study using various media
To be considered for the scheme with the Design department we require Graduates to be studying in one of the below subject areas:
- Civil engineering, Architectural design, CDM, Built environment, Mechanical engineering, Electrical engineering
To be considered for the scheme with the Town Planning department we require Graduates to be studying in one of the below subject areas:
- Town Planning (RTPI accredited)
To be considered for the scheme with the Environmental department we require Graduates to be studying in one of the below subject areas:
- Environmental Science or management, EIA, Ground Engineering, Flood Risk or hydrology, Sustainability, Acoustics, Meteorology
To be considered for the scheme with the Project Management & Cost Consulting department we require Graduates to be studying in one of the below subject areas:
- Quantity Surveying, Building Surveying, Cost management, Project Management
To be considered, please apply for the role via our careers page and selected your area of interest and tell us a bit about you and why you are interested in a career with RPS. We will then be in touch to provide some further information relating to the specific opportunities available. All selected candidates will be required to attend a virtual assessment day which will be held on the 28th April.
What we offer you
We will give you the opportunity to work with some of the best talent in this industry. We offer you a work environment that encourages collaboration and clever thinking – to drive solutions-based outputs that deliver sustainable benefit for our clients, their projects and the environment. We also actively create global mobility opportunities for our talented people, enabling us to deliver interconnected sectors and services, and make RPS a great place to do great work.
Our employees are rewarded with competitive salaries, opportunities to invest and many other benefits including: 25 days holiday + bank holidays, Option to purchase up to 5 extra days per year, Company pension scheme, Group Disability Scheme, Share Incentive Scheme, Life Assurance, Cycle to Work Scheme, Health Screening, Employee Assistance Programme, Professional Memberships and our brand new BenefitHub offering discounts, cash back offers and rewards.
Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
Mindful that a truly inclusive organization must make appropriate use of talent on a global basis and without unnecessary barriers, we are committed to embedding diversity and inclusion principles in all People processes in order to be as diverse as the communities and clients we work with, thereby securing, developing, and retaining the best available talent for the company’s future.