What is Steer Davies Gleave?

We are a consultancy that combines commercial, economic, technical and planning expertise to find powerful answers to our clients’ complex challenges. Answers that help people, places and economies thrive.

Who owns Steer Davies Gleave?

We are independent and employee-owned. This ownership structure enables us to focus on our own twin objectives:

  • establishing and maintaining a strong commercial base for the company; and
  • providing a positive, nurturing environment where all our staff can develop their skills and roles.

What does it mean to be an independent and employee-owned company?

Our independence guarantees impartiality and ensures that efforts are always focused on meeting client needs. We focus on customer value and developing our skills through training programmes and knowledge sharing, and follow a disciplined planning process to ensure the company's ongoing financial strength.

What kind of people are you looking for?

The quality of our people is a vital asset and we are constantly on the lookout for high-calibre talented individuals with the ability and confidence to thrive in a dynamic, forward thinking, innovative environment.

Are there any specific requirements for applicants?

We require all applicants to have obtained a good standard degree in a relevant qualification. Previous work experience would be beneficial but not essential.

What is involved in the recruitment process?

Each candidate will have two interviews and are usually held locally by a Business Unit Head, Director and/or Human Resources. We endeavour to make decisions promptly and contact candidates as soon as possible thereafter.

What happens when I join you?

You will receive an induction pack when you join. You will also have a week of inductions with the main departments within the office.

What training do you provide?

We take the personal development of our staff very seriously, and have a range of training courses, coaching and seminars to ensure we are doing what we can to assist you in your personal and professional development. We also run an internal technical training programme with the added benefit of having the industry experts in their field as trainers.

What opportunities are there to travel?

As an international company with 18 offices worldwide, opportunities for travel can come up from time to time. We encourage our employees to apply for vacancies if they are interested and have the language skills.

Is there a good social side to life at Steer Davies Gleave?

We have social activities ranging from Friday night social drinks to our summer party. Steer Davies Gleave also sponsors the company cricket, football and netball teams.

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