About The Role

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

To continue with our growth plans for 2022 and beyond we are searching for Planning Graduates to join our Professional Development Programme for our autumn 2022 intake, based in Peterborough for our @one Alliance.  

The @one Alliance is a collaborative organisation of consultants and contractors working together to deliver more than half of Anglian Waters capital investment programme.

As our new Planning Graduate, you’ll work under the direct guidance of an experienced Planner in an integrated project delivery team and gain experience of developing and maintaining accurate and robust project plans. Working cross- functionally, you’ll learn to take ownership of the project plan, drive the project team to deliver to the plan and challenge any delay and deviation.

With an established training programme geared towards you becoming a Senior Planner, you’ll succeed in this role by being enthusiastic, visible and eager to learn and make a difference!

Key responsibilities:

  • Assist with collaboratively developing and maintaining robust detailed project plans for the Delivery Team in accordance with @one requirements
  • Liaise with Delivery Teams to ensure consistency of key assumptions on methodology and outputs etc
  • Assist with ensuring project plans capture the full project scope and the resource plan is maintained
  • Assist with pro-actively ensuring project plans are up to date and identifying opportunities and risks in the plan and monitor the critical path and key milestones, advising the delivery team on any potential changes
  • Assist with developing 4D animations of the project plan to aid digital rehearsal of the project construction
  • Learn to communicate the effects of progress on key dates and challenge team to deliver on time
  • Ensure planning standards are maintained across @one and published processes are adhered to
  • Complete and comply with all operational site H&S requirements to ensure safe working practices


We know our continuing success and development depends on yours, so we go all the way when it comes to giving you the support you need to be the very best. In return you can expect the following;

  • A committed and structured learning programme, with regular assessments.
  • A mentor dedicated to you to support and guide your development.
  • Opportunity to work on diverse projects where you can make a real difference to the world, we live in.
  • Continuous improvement and professional development.
  • Practical, on the job training within your team of industry experts.
  • Responsibility for your own achievements.
  • The tools and support you need to realise your ambitions including achieving professional status with the relevant professional institution.

What MWH offer

At MWH Treatment we believe that people matter. We know that to build successful, creative teams we need a diverse workforce that can deliver new innovative ways of thinking. We provide an environment where you will have the freedom to develop and grow to your full potential.

Packages include -

  • A competitive salary
  • Car/car allowance (subject to role and level of position)
  • 25 days holiday + Bank Holidays (with an additional 5 days available to buy)
  • Contribution Pension scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Private medical Insurance

And many more benefits including – cycle to work scheme, discounts and savings Hub, kids pass etc

About You

To be considered for this fantastic developmental opportunity, you’ll be educated to degree level in water/wastewater process science/engineering related subject. You’ll own strong communication, collaboration, and stakeholder management skills to complement your computer literacy.

Whilst the ability to optimise digital platforms, use planning software and interrogate / take information from drawings would be beneficial, we are more focussed on your behaviours and potential to grow. 

Passionate about pursuing a career in planning, you’ll have a proactive and can-do attitude whilst demonstrating the ability to think logically and creatively. Able to work to tight deadlines and prioritise accordingly, you’ll be flexible as you adapt to challenges to meet customer requirements.

About Us

MWH Treatment is an integrated design and build solution provider operating in the water sector. We have over 1,000 staff working across eight regional centres, primarily supporting six long term water sector frameworks operating both as MWH Treatment and increasingly in joint ventures and alliances.

At MWH Treatment we create opportunity by inviting, embracing and celebrating difference.

Our goal as an employer is to recruit, motivate, and develop our employees with diverse ranges of talents and perspectives to ensure that we have the breadth of viewpoints, experiences, and skills needed to succeed.

Embracing diversity of all kinds enables MWH Treatment to provide a work environment and culture that play a key role in attracting and retaining the right people with the right skills. 

Living these values and committing to diversity and inclusion supports and enhances our employees and acts as a key differentiator in the market.

We are signed up to the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant in making a promise to support our forces. We are working with CTP to help ex veterans find work in the civilian world. We also support Mates in Mind which is a charitable programme to improve and promote positive mental health in the workplace.

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