YGC is the largest public sector run consultancy in Wales, working with an extensive and varied list of clients, both in the public and private sector.
a little something about YGC
YGC (Ymgynghoriaeth Gwynedd Consultancy) is a multidisciplinary consultancy, providing innovative and sustainable solutions to meet the planning, design, and project delivery needs of the infrastructure & transport, water & coastal, property & building and environment sectors.
Operating as a commercial entity within Gwynedd Council, we are the largest local authority run consultancy in Wales working with an extensive and varied list of clients in the public and private sector.
Our services range from the design, construction and maintenance of roads, structures and building to responding to the risk of flooding in coastal areas, whilst ensuring that the environment is protected at all times during construction.
Having developed a close working relationship with a number of clients across Wales, we pride ourselves on our collaborative approach of working regionally in order to deliver locally.
Our multidisciplinary teams that include engineers, architects, surveyors, flooding and environmental specialists are dedicated to finding the most innovative and appropriate solutions to meet our client’s needs.
Highly-skilled in project management for all phases of the project from its inception through to completion, our skills and expertise include; contract practice and administration, stakeholder engagement, procurement and tendering, programming and planning, project administration and value, cost & risk management.
YGC possess the required technical skills to challenge the work of other designers, allowing us to undertake the role of Client representative, thereby facilitating efficient and effective project management.
Currently employing 110 members of staff and with annual turnover of circa £5.5 million, YGC is the largest consultancy of its kind in the North and Mid Wales region. Our people consistently deliver a quality service to the region, the results of which bring social and economic benefits to all.
WORKING WITH YGC
YGC has established management systems, procedures and policies in order to safeguard:
- The quality of our work
- The natural environment
- The health and safety of our employees and everyone else affected by our activities
YGC has made a fundamental commitment to work only with those whose standards are consistent with our own.
Please view our policies:
MEET THE PEOPLE BEHIND YGC
YGC is led by its Head of Department Huw Williams. The organisation is structured into six unit teams that operate across discrete disciplines.
YGC’s management consists of:
Head of YGC
Alwynne Morris Jones
Water & Envrionment
Over the years YGC has developed a close working relationship with a broad range of clients that include:
careers with ygc
YGC has a long tradition of being able to offer career opportunities for those who wish to pursue a highly skilled career in the built environment.
Over the years, YGC has invested heavily in its people, offering those who seek it, the opportunity to gain further academic and/or professional qualifications.
YGC is passionate about sustaining local employment across a range of disciplines and currently over 80% of our staff reside in the county of Gwynedd.
This not only means that we are able to retain skilled people within the region, but we are also contributing towards creating a sustainable economic environment by ensuring that we retain local employment in rewarding and challenging sectors.
This ensures that the people we employ have a good work-life balance and can continue to contribute to making the local communities prosperous and vibrant places to live and work.
Working for YGC, you can benefit from the following:
Training and Development:
YGC recognises the importance of investing in its most important asset – its people. Every YGC employee can expect:
A formal induction process and an annual performance review
A wide range of internal and external training and development opportunities
Contribution towards the membership of professional bodies which are relevant to the work
Ensuring that staff strike a healthy balance between work and home life is very important to YGC. Staff can take advantage of the following arrangements:
Flexible working hours (where circumstances allow)
Job Share (where circumstances allow)
Maternity, paternity and adoption leave allowance
Parental leave and flexible working for parents and carers
YGC operates a Local Government Pension Scheme. Information about the scheme can be found on the Gwynedd Pension Fund website.
There are a number of additional benefits to working for YGC, including:
an opportunity to work within a Welsh language environment – Welsh is the official administrative language of YGC
child care vouchers, which are exempt from tax and NI
assisted car and bicycle purchase schemes
awareness raising events about health and wellbeing matters
free car parking facilities
free eye tests for staff who use display screens on a regular basis
MEDRA Counselling Service – free and confidential counselling for staff