Graduate Project Manager

About us

Arup is one of the world’s leading building design consultancies with a project portfolio that is second to none.  We design and deliver ground-breaking icons through our work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services.

We operate in an environment where collaboration and innovation go hand-in-hand to deliver cutting-edge solutions to problems and world-class projects.

 
The role

Our 500 project & programme managers are based in 24 countries across the global Arup network and come from a variety of backgrounds with a range of professional qualifications across engineering, design, construction management and cost control.  Our multi-disciplinary approach to project management and programme management ensures we consistently deliver a high-calibre, tailored service to each of our clients.

Arup Programme & Project Management (PPM) teams provide professional services across a wide range of strategic and complex projects and programmes. These services include, but are not limited to the following and are supported by the rest of Arup:

  • Strategic Advice
  • Project Delivery
  • Specialist Skills 

Our PPM team is currently active in many sectors including Energy, Education, Science, Healthcare, Commercial, Industrial, Rail, Highways and Water.

Our project managers are inspired to innovate on our projects and in the services we deliver – this aligns to our ethos of striving to be the best that we can be and seeking innovative solutions.  Please follow this link to read more about our thoughts on the Future of Project Management.

 

What you’ll be doing
We are looking for Graduate Project Managers to join our team of bright professionals. From your first day, you will join an unrivalled community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards a professional qualification, whilst maintaining control and drive of their own career.

You will help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. You will have a great deal of responsibility from day one, which will involve working in high performing teams and delivering client facing tasks. As you progress in your role at Arup, we envisage you will develop your skills and progress in the levels of responsibility and challenging projects you are involved with.

Covering the spectrum of project & programme management, you will have the opportunity to be involved in all stages of the project life-cycle from project inception, feasibility, concept design, design coordination, procurement, and contract administration through to delivery and handover.  It is likely you will work on a variety of projects as a graduate, which will provide a diverse working environment.

 

What we look for

We are looking for graduates with curiosity, personal drive and technical know-how. If you can combine these skills with a thorough understanding of (or willingness to learn about) the role of a Project Manager and a desire to deliver excellent services for clients, we would like to hear from you.


What we offer

There are infinite possibilities when you join Arup. You’ll receive all the opportunities that come with a challenging, fulfilling career, including:

  • The opportunity to work on some of the world’s greatest projects with technical challenges that will stretch and challenge your skills
  • Training and support towards professional accreditation and career development opportunities
  • A competitive salary and welcome bonus
  • Profit share scheme
  • A comprehensive package, including a flexible benefits fund and a generous pension
  • Opportunities to work on international projects
  • An interesting and varied workload where you’ll make a tangible difference to the world
  • A collaborative, intelligent and friendly team in an excellent working environment
  • Various sports and social activities in all our locations

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