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Your career built differently

People are the key to our success. Throughout your career with us, we offer opportunities for personal growth and professional development, in a culture where you can thrive. You are not just an employee; you are our future, and we commit to investing in you. Together, we will make a positive impact.

Ward Williams' Futures

Grow your career

We made history as the 1st Chartered Surveyors in the world to become a B Corporation, and our forward-thinking training, development and benefits packages were recognised as a ‘Best for the World – Workers’ by B Lab in 2021 and 2022.

Our award-winning Futures programme is both a sought-after point of entry for young people embarking upon their career, and a retention incentive for seasoned professionals.

Futures programme

Our unique Futures programme provides life-long learning and professional development for people at every stage of their career in the Consult, Construct and Innovate streams of our partnership.

Professional growth

We will support you financially to complete relevant professional qualifications including RICS, APM, CIOB, AAT, CIPD and CIM. Senior team members will guide and mentor you and build study time into your working week.

Personal growth

The opportunity to experience working in different sectors and with different people is key to your development. We will encourage you to broaden your horizons, with opportunities like the Duke of Edinburgh Award Scheme.

CPD learning

CPD is essential to adapt to new challenges, technologies and standards. CPD sessions are held frequently, targeted at filling any gaps in your knowledge (identified in your Performance Development Review) or expanding areas of interest.


Each year, we have placements for university students studying a relevant cost management or project management degree. If you have completed the first two years of your degree and are looking for an inspiring paid placement for your third year, please get in touch.

Apprentice and T-levels

We provide a range of apprentice and chartership programmes, designed to help individuals from different backgrounds achieve Chartered Surveyor (MRICS) status, whether straight from school/college, or as part of a career change for mature candidates.

What's it like to work here

“Becoming part of the B Corp community has been so inspiring. There is so much potential to make a positive impact through our work.”

Josh Heath

Associate Partner

“Whilst working for Ward Williams, I've completed a degree, achieved my RICS chartership, and been promoted twice - I couldn't have been better supported throughout.”

Rosie Fenton

Senior Project Manager

“I’ve never worked anywhere else where you are given your birthday off, entitled to well-being days and encouraged to undertake charity work. ”

Matt Lawson

Associate Partner

“Ward Williams is nothing short of amazing!  I'm pursuing my MSC while balancing work, and I'm incredibly supported and motivated by my peers.”

Holly Stonebridge

Project Manager

“Ward Williams really do walk the talk when it comes to wellbeing and supporting work-life balance. I truly can fit work around life, and not the other way around.”

Andrew White

Associate Partner

“Ward Williams genuinely cares about each employee, and this doesn’t stop when they leave the office at the end of the day.”

Louise Griffin

Office Manager

“Ward Williams lets their employees' personalities shine through their work, which gives clients that extra personal touch from us.”

Harrison Leigh

Trainee Project Manager

“The wide variety of projects, with training and mentoring from senior surveyors has enabled me to develop the knowledge and skills to progress in the industry. ”

Sam Easterbrook

Trainee Quantity Surveyor

“Delivering and coordinating a team event, focused on sustainability and the future of Ward Williams, has been the most rewarding aspect so far. ”

Yasmine Knox

Culture Assistant

“Ward Williams has its people at the centre of the business, understanding that supporting the people will support the company’s growth.”

Laura Varga

Office Manager

“The team is just as ready to offer support when it gets tough as they are to celebrate a win. ”

Alice Coppen

Project Manager

“Feeling trusted and supported has enabled me to gain invaluable experience and has been a huge confidence booster.”

Emma Brown

Assistant Quantity Surveyor

“The mentors I have had along the way have moulded me into the Quantity Surveyor I am today, and I'm forever grateful for this experience.”

Sam Hooper

Associate Partner

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

We recognise the importance of creating a safe and valued environment for all team members all year-round. Our inclusive culture celebrates diversity, fosters creativity and innovation, and drives new perspectives. By championing inclusivity, we ensure discrimination has no place here, allowing everyone to reach their full potential and thrive.

This is our Partnership Model

This image embodies our philosophy of steadfast custodianship, bound together by our values and service delivery: through these we make positive impact.

These principles drive all aspects of our partnership and are aligned with our B Corp ambitions for people, places and planet – working together we give a shit and make a difference!

We are built differently.

Your Career Built Differently

Get in touch to discuss opportunities for you