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Working for us

People are at the heart of our activities and we pride ourselves on being an attractive and responsible employer.

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We see the recruitment, development and retention of high-calibre personnel as an investment for the future and we continue to commit significant resources to this key corporate activity. At VolkerHighways we strive to attract, retain and develop the potential in everyone.

We know that our future success lies in the hands of our employees, and our training and mentoring schemes are essential parts of our succession planning. Developing a highly trained and experienced workforce means that we maintain a breadth of knowledge across all sectors and drive value for our clients. Individuals' technical and development skills are continually reviewed, ensuring we have the available skills needed, across our workforce, for sustainable and continued growth.

What can you expect from us?

  • We offer an exciting working environment, where you will contribute to exceptional projects that have social, economic and environmental significance
  • Extensive opportunities in which to further develop and broaden your knowledge and skills
  • A performance and development review process that promotes regular discussions based on your own career aspirations and that of your manager for you. The review provides a platform for on-going feedback on performance, development and opportunities for learning and progression
  • An in-house training academy which offers training and education programmes to all of our employees across all the business units, including technical, professional and management training courses
  • Yearly employee engagement survey, where views and opinions are gathered anonymously from all staff relating to involvement, communication and the working environment

Equal opportunities

We are an equal opportunities employer and committed to equality of opportunity and value a diverse workforce. We do not discriminate either directly or indirectly on the grounds of race, nationality, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, pregnancy, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, ethnicity, cultural or religious beliefs. Our policies and procedures reflect our commitment to achieving and maintaining equal opportunities within the workplace.

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