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Strategic Advisory Services
Europe Region

Arup is an independent company with a team of people who specialize in different areas: engineering, architecture, design, consultancy and technical specialties, enabling us to offer a wide range of professional services.

Working with Arup gives you the opportunity to make a positive impact on the world. We are a privately-owned company that is independent in both thought and ownership and as such, we are defined by the diversity of people we attract to work on innovative projects around the world.

At Arup, our innovative spirit drives us to express our ingenuity in all our work, whether it be engineering, planning, design or consulting on many of the world's most famous construction projects. Our aim is to provide our clients with technical excellence, innovation and value enhancement while maintaining our core mission of designing a better world.

We have been present in Spain since 1993 and have a team of more than 200 people. We work for clients in the public and private sectors, providing creative and sustainable solutions based on the efficient use of resources. Our multidisciplinary teams are guided by a global vision but adapted to local needs.


Why work at Arup?

  • We offer a unique environment of creativity, innovation and continuous challenge
  • Being part of a team of professionals who have years of experience in the sector, enjoy what they do and share a unique business culture
  • Develop a career in Spain or abroad, through our international assignments
  • Continuous training and professional development will allow you to adapt to the growing needs of our clients
  • We contribute to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals, creating shared value for our customers and our communities while safeguarding our planet
  • We are committed to equal opportunities between men and women through the objectives set out in our equality plan
  • We offer a flexible working scheme. We are open to candidates seeking a more flexible working week including flexible start/finish times or planning to work from home a few days a week.
  • At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to join one of our staff networks such as Equality Diversity and Inclusion, Community Engagement or Ovagreen.


What are we looking for?

We are looking for people with high technical knowledge but who are also aware of the world around them, committed to society, oriented towards innovation and sustainability. We are a company that is fully aligned with the Sustainable Development Goals and therefore we seek people who share these concerns and interests.

If you would like to have the opportunity to participate in some of the most interesting projects in Europe, share your passion and experience in a global professional culture that believes in your infinite potential to achieve your goals.


The role

Due to continued business growth, we are currently seeking a Consultant for our PPP Advisory Team to work on a variety of engagements, primarily in the transport, social, energy and utilities international infrastructure market. The hired candidate will work from our Madrid office on consulting projects, providing advice to global developers, operators, investors, lenders and public authorities, in the development, financing and operation of infrastructure projects. Our projects are interdisciplinary in nature, and they combine the knowledge, competencies and passions of our multidisciplinary experts, which makes Arup's service unique in the global market. Our projects integrate Infrastructure Engineering and Operation, Technology and Digitization, Sustainability and Climate Change, Finance and Economics, and Business Strategy and Organization among other disciplines.


The selected candidate will participate in the following tasks:

  • Prepare detailed technical and business reports
  • Prepare and deliver presentations to clients
  • Design, prepare and participate in workshops with clients
  • Process and apply models to analyze numerical and non-numerical information
  • Review of technical reports, specifications and drawings to understand key technical and commercial risks, and collaborating closely with specialists to understand issues
  • Prepare financial and operational numerical models
  • Advise on the technical and business issues of infrastructure assets
  • Manage and coordinate projects with other internal teams and offices, with clients' teams and partners
  • Search for information on possible clients, projects and competitors
  • Prepare and present proposals


Job requirements

  • Qualified degree in engineering, economics, business, finance, telecommunications, data science, information technology
  • 3-5 years of experience working in a firm within the infrastructure sector
  • Excellent Spanish and English skills are essential (both written and spoken)
  • Any additional European language skills would be advantageous
  • Exceptional quantitative and analytical skills
  • Passion to develop technical and commercial knowledge outside of the core sector
  • This will be a client-facing role that will require someone with the confidence and interpersonal skills to represent Arup at meetings
  • Willingness to attend industry events and network
  • Willingness to travel
  • Flexibility and out-of-the-box innovative thinking
  • Self-organized and able to work on several projects at the same time
  • Prior awareness/experience of assisting in the delivery of business advisory type assignments will be valuable
  • Formal training in data analytics, financial analysis, MS Excel and modeling or project management would be advantageous



  • Start date: immediate


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