We believe that everybody at WSP Opus has a valuable contribution to make. We strive to provide a collaborative workplace that embraces diversity, where our people feel included, comfortable and motivated in their careers.
We are pioneers who are constantly looking to the future and challenging the status quo to keep New Zealand at the forefront of change that matters. Our collective strength allows us to think globally while acting locally to deliver iconic projects. It is our people who make this possible.
WSP Opus recognises the provision of flexible working plays an important role in making it possible to attract and retain the best people. WSP Opus acknowledges that individuals, at all stages of their lives, work best when they can achieve an appropriate balance between their work life and personal life.
We enjoy our work and work hard to create great teams. We organise many social and sporting events to allow us to have fun, connect with our colleagues and engage with our communities.
WSP Opus Guiding Principles
We value our people and our reputation
We make extraordinary efforts to attract, develop, engage and retain the best professionals in our fields of expertise because this is what makes us great. We put the highest ethical standards at the centre of all we do. Professionalism is inherent in our offering. We are humble and act with moral and intellectual integrity, keep our word, treat everyone with respect, support our colleagues, and embrace diversity. We care about individuals and their progress and offer the most fulfilling career development for our professionals. We promote our young recruits because we believe fresh perspectives bring great ideas and new energy.
We are locally dedicated with international scale
Our strength is our ability to adapt to our client culture and local markets. We provide our clients with the same personalised services as a specialist firm while at the same time leveraging our worldwide expertise to undertake the most complex projects and assist our clients to realize their ambitions. We achieve this by remaining agile, with a common-sense approach, and by keeping our structure and business model simple and lean. Our focus on growth also allows us to better serve our clients by expanding our offering, expertise and geographical reach.
We are future-focused and challenge the status quo
We anticipate trends in order to propose innovative ideas for our clients to meet their business objectives. We ask questions, look at complex problems from different angles and find solutions that break paradigms. We are problem-solvers who evolve, improve, modernise and excel. We know our solutions will shape the communities of tomorrow and help societies thrive sustainably. We embrace change and have an uncompromising determination to achieve excellence.
We foster collaboration in everything we do
Our international agility is founded on our collaborative working environment. Our devotion to teamwork creates unique international networks of outstanding professionals who understand that great achievements come from collaboration. We embrace and support a high-performing culture, always strive to learn from others, and foster a stimulating work environment. We put the interest of our team ahead of our own and joining us is the best way to fully understand the collegiality that defines our firm.
We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable
We are empowered to turn challenges into opportunities while being held accountable to standards beyond the norm. Our proactive leadership empowers us to be client-focused, agile and responsive, while at the same time being accountable to our clients, our peers and our shareholders. The profitability of our firm is essential to our future and this is why we manage our business responsibly as if it were our own.
WSP Opus Office Locations
We have 40 offices across New Zealand from top to bottom of both islands. Check out our interactive map under the ‘Find an office’ section of our Contact page.
WSP Opus Projects
Each year WSP Opus completes hundreds of projects, including Transport, Water, Property & Buildings, Power and Environment. We have several exciting projects currently underway.
We are the design partner on the C7 workstream of the City Rail Link, the largest infrastructure project ever to be undertaken in New Zealand. We are also delivering the structural and geotechnical design for 65 Federal Street, a building that will redefine Auckland’s skyline. We are leading partners for the 2020 Peacockes Strategic Wastewater Package, connecting the developing Hamilton suburb to existing wastewater systems.