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WSP London Reviews

Updated April 3, 2017
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London, England (UK)

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Pros
  • Great work-life balance, fantastic opportunities to work in a range of different sectors, good IT support and clear company values (in 13 reviews)

  • Great work environment and exciting times (in 17 reviews)

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  1. "Graduate Role"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Graduate Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Graduate Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Neutral Outlook

    I worked at WSP (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good Work-life balance.
    Able to work on exciting projects

    Cons

    Low yearly bonus, unfriendly management


  2. "Assistant Engineer"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)

    I have been working at WSP full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Global Company, so there is an opportunity to transfer to a foreign office if you desire. There is a strong sense of community within teams, people in the business are mostly very friendly. The graduate scheme is slowly changing with better opportunities for graduates to get a more holistic experience of the whole company by being able to rotate to other parts of the business and also the team building exercises with other graduates from all parts of the business.

    Cons

    There seems to be a sparing amount of work within teams, where graduates especially do not get enough challenging work to do. There is poor organisational structure within the some of the teams, with seemingly uninspiring engineers. The salary is very mediocre.


  3. "WSP"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at WSP full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good benefits pension phone etc good projects v good experience and development opportunities. Co workers People friendly and helpful approachable

    Cons

    High pressure limited support demanding timescales management no time to assist in supporting staff. Offices dark and unventilated unorganised lack of man management and personal support.

    Advice to Management

    More support to junior staff


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  5. "Graduate position"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Environmental Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Environmental Consultant in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Nice environment, good benefit packet, flexible work between offices, good communication, understanding managers.

    Cons

    Lack of organisation, low salary, no overtime, low pay rise, long hours of work especially during site work, repetition of work on similar projects.

    Advice to Management

    Improve management, improve support to graduate people, improve pay rises and salary. The company needs to value more its staff


  6. "Graduate engineer"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    There are so many things to learn from the start but you get all the necessary help from your manager. The job is rewarding because you turn to be involved in lots of project.

    Cons

    It can be stressful sometimes due to the nature of construction work in general in terms of pressure to finish off projects.

    Advice to Management

    There isn't much to say to the management that is really negative except the fact that the graduate pay scale should be increased.


  7. "Facade Engineering - a good and balanced place to work"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at WSP full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Diversified and positive working environment. Flexible hours and good work/life balance. Knowledgeable engineers and managers across all disciplines. Senior managers are approachable, technically prepared and open minded. Very interesting multidisciplinary projects. Culture of `working as a team` with little internal competition.

    Cons

    Poor yearly bonus. Internal processes could be improved. Not much Company social life outside work.

    Advice to Management

    Focus on hire qualified graduates to increase delivery quality.
    Improve coordination in multidisciplinary projects with dedicated technical managers.


  8. "Technically weak"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Structural Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Senior Structural Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at WSP (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Friendly Environment, big projects, loads of lunchtime talks

    Cons

    technically weak, working long hours, any recognition for the work done. The promotion of the people doesn't reflect the knowledge of the person

    Advice to Management

    Managing the work load and the times.


  9. Helpful (3)

    "I'm thinking of leaving soon"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Principal Engineer in London, England (UK)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    I have been working at WSP full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Salary, Friendly People, Flexible Working

    Cons

    Interdisciplinary working, unfriendly management, losing its identity

    Advice to Management

    Too many layers in the structure


  10. "Great Company"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    They care about people and technical level is very good

    Cons

    Big company so hard to make quick changes

    Advice to Management

    Keep up with he good job


  11. "Good opportunities for promotion"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in London, England (UK)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at WSP full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    The company is well organised and the systems and procedures are really good. Some of the managers are quite young and so it seems that we have a chance to get promoted based on skill, so there are opportunities.

    Cons

    Salary is not market related


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