Royal HaskoningDHV

An independent, international engineering and project management consultancy offering a myriad of career opportunities.

Head office

Rightwell House, Bretton, Peterborough, PE3 8DW
01733 336547
UK turnover: 
£55 million (2015)

Employer profile

Number of employees in UK: 

Human resources

Jo Hill (Senior Recruitment Specialist UK)
01733 373568 —

What makes us special

We pride ourselves on providing fulfilling, stimulating careers for all those who work for Royal HaskoningDHV. When people join Royal HaskoningDHV, whether straight from university or from another company, they are always struck by the friendly atmosphere. This is cited time and time again as something which makes Royal HaskoningDHV stand out from the crowd. We truly are a people’s business. 

Overseas work opportunities

Our staff have immense opportunities to be involved in major projects that have worldwide recognition for their grand scale, innovation, and success. With our global network of experts, contributing to these international projects really does enhance our employees’ CVs. 

Accredited training programmes

Trained employees are absolutely paramount to our success; without our experts Royal HaskoningDHV would not be the company it is today. Thus commitment to training and development is a key responsibility and one that Royal HaskoningDHV takes very seriously. Informal conferences and forums covering a broad range of topics are available internally, with external structured schemes and mentoring in place to encourage employees to work towards their relevant Chartership.

In addition to courses by expert external trainers covering specialist technical training, IT skills and soft skills we also run specific programmes targeted at different stages of our employees’ careers which are set to identify the talent and leaders in our business; International Programmes include

LAUNCH (our Graduate programme) Accelerated Talent Development (ADP) and Management Development (MDP). As a knowledge business delivering high quality services to our clients, investing in learning and development is key.

Employee benefits

Royal HaskoningDHV is a flexible, fun and caring company. Our dedicated workforce is the key to our success and is by far our most valuable asset. For this reason and many others, Royal HaskoningDHV actively seeks to offer increased benefits to thank its team for their continued motivation, enthusiasm and hard work. Profit sharing bonus, 25 days holiday, childcare vouchers, competitive salaries, professional membership subscriptions, medical & dental care, bike and company car schemes, flexible working hours and special treats for long service all show appreciation to our employees for their continued support.

CSR, charity and social activities

We have a commitment to supporting charities and the communities we work in. Our employees are involved in a wide range of charities and fund raising activities and these are often supported by the company. We also support a number of social projects and work with schools and colleges.

Our very active sports and social club provides exceptional internal networking and team building opportunities; an invaluable tool for both new and longstanding employees. From small office events such as quizzes, bowling and theatre trips, to large UK events such as the prestigious annual dinner dance - the Royal HaskoningDHV Sports & Social Club really does offer something for everyone.

Inclusion and diversity

Our employees make our work possible and are the ultimate shareholders of our non-listed company. We treat each other with fairness and respect worldwide. Team spirit is one of the company’s four core values, with diversity in teams being an important aspect underpinning this core value. As an equal opportunities employer we wholeheartedly support the principle of equal opportunities in the workplace.

Company profile

Royal HaskoningDHV is an independent, international engineering and project management consultancy with more than 130 years of experience. Its head office is in the Netherlands, other principal offices are in the United Kingdom, South Africa, India and Southeast Asia.

Backed by the expertise and experience of 7,000 colleagues all over the world, our professionals combine global expertise with local knowledge to deliver a multidisciplinary range of professional engineering and project management consultancy services for the entire living environment from 100 offices in 35 countries.

By showing leadership in sustainable development and innovation, together with our clients, we are working to become part of the solution to a more sustainable society now and into the future.

Our Markets


Wherever your passengers are travelling, chances are our aviation engineers have already made their journey a little smoother. With a portfolio spanning 65 years across 700 airports, we develop innovative solutions and provide project management services for airport and airline developers.


Whether office, factory, school or hospital, the spaces your staff, pupils or patients occupy need to be fit for purpose and cost effective to run and maintain. Using innovative technologies, we focus on ensuring the best use of space, materials and energy.


Securing the world’s energy supply is one of today’s biggest challenges. Whether you are harnessing the wind, waves or tides, or if anaerobic, biofossil and biomass, thermal or nuclear power is your strategy – innovative engineering and environment solutions for the energy sector is our expertise. 


If your industry is food & beverage, oil & gas, petro chemical or production and assembly lines, innovation in industrial engineering is our forte. Delivering all project phases from feasibility to full EPCM services, we have the skills you need to bring your project to life.


We understand the value society places on world-class infrastructure and traffic management; therefore we provide sustainable solutions to urban mobility, and work with you to design and deliver innovative projects that transport people and goods via roads, railways, bridges, and tunnels.


Name your maritime challenge and we will take it on board. Understanding the complete transit challenges and providing fully integrated multidisciplinary solutions for the entire logistics chain, from source to port and onwards, whatever the nature of the ports.


Whatever your commodity, wherever your project, we deliver design and engineering solutions across the entire mining logistics chain; from feasibility studies to detailed design and due diligence to operational support. We deliver multi-commodity solutions worldwide.

Rural Areas

Rural areas are the lifeblood of our cities and towns, providing the resources we need to sustain our everyday lives. We combine your concept with our technical expertise and funding insight to develop rural areas that deliver multiple benefits to society.

Urban Areas

As cities become more populated and societies become more sophisticated, we emphasise quality, liveability and sustainability. We align the interests of stakeholders with proven methodologies combining our design, (master) planning and engineering expertise in helping cities deliver their ambitions.


Our world’s growing demand for water’s edge development and need for flood resilience drives our agenda. Working together we can make the most of your investments to solve your water challenges sustainably and effectively - whether you have too much - or not enough.