Quick facts
  • What we do:
    Global design practice
  • Year established:
    1966
  • UK locations:
    London

About Gensler


What is it like to work for Gensler

Personal Growth
Personal Growth
All employees are rewarded with twenty hours of paid time to undergo any training offered from the substantial Talent Development programme or external training. They request that these twenty hours are then matched by a further twenty hours of volunteered time annually. Other training that employees might undergo includes Gensler University, Annual 'Learning at Work Day' and Project Manager training. Over 90% of the large Talent Development programme is sourced and delivered internally. They hold an enormous amount of industry and cultural knowledge and talent from all areas of the globe their primary goal is to develop this.
Giving Something Back
Giving Something Back
Gensler lead sustainability efforts through a dedicated Sustainability Committee. This committee is made up of individuals who feel passionately about working within and promoting the issues of sustainability in the environment. New recycling or reduction schemes are communicated and promoted internally at monthly or six-monthly all staff meetings through bespoke humorous videos. Gensler’s Community Outreach programme is driven entirely on the interests and entrepreneurship of all those involved. Through a volunteered Community Outreach Committee, their support of local charitable organisations is organised and implemented. The Community Outreach programme incorporates staff from all disciplines and levels working together on a diverse range of projects that have a long lasting positive impact on the charities they support. To demonstrate their commitment to effectively manage projects, sustain and protect the environment, they identify and evaluate the environmental aspects of all projects undertaken, setting measurable and realistic environmental objectives and targets to improve the environmental performance across the business. They also source environmentally sustainable materials, reduce their waste and consumption of energy and maximise opportunities to re-use and recycle where possible.
Fair Deal
Fair Deal
Employees are rewarded by both financial and non financial ways. These include the appointment process where employees may be promoted annually to become associates, senior associates, principals or managing principals. Individuals who become ‘titled staff members’ are nominated by the peer group they may be appointed to join. It would also include financial bonus where employees benefit from six-monthly performance and profit related bonuses which are tied into the six-monthly celebration of the ‘all staff’ meeting and the annual ‘all staff’ meeting.

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Benefits:

  • Gym
    Gym

    On-site gym or subsidised gym memberships

  • Charity Activities
    Charity Activities

    10% of staff undertake charitable activities during business hours

  • Childcare
    Childcare

    On-site nursery or vouchers

  • Pensions
    Pensions

    Companies offering a final salary or non-contributory pension scheme

Company Statistics

  • UK sites:

    1

  • Number of Staff:

    165

  • Staff:

    165

  • Staff Turnover:

    22%

  • Average Age:

    36

  • Earning £35,000+:

    59%

  • Male : Female:

    59% / 41%

  • Graduate Vacancy Locations:

    Architecture, Master planning, Interior Design

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