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Project Manager - Highways

Programme and Project Management

Job Title: Project Manager – Highways                      
Location: London        
Closing Date: 12/05/2021   

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical specialists offering a broad range of professional services. Through our work, we make a positive difference in the world.

The role

To take an active part in the delivery of project and programme management commissions in the Highways sector, working across infrastructure and business transformation projects and programmes. The role will involve:

•    Working as a Project Manager, or as part of a consultancy team, on a £10-20m project; or supporting the delivery of part of a £50m programme.
•    Working as part of a team to deliver commissions, in full compliance with Arup Management System requirements.
•    Delivering work to a high standard of client satisfaction and profitably for Arup.
•    Supporting prospecting for new work with current and new clients, developing client relationships and working on bids.
•    Develop own skills to ensure on-going flexibility and value to clients.
•    Supporting the development of new service offerings.

Requirements and skills

•    Minimum of a good first Degree in relevant subject and working towards a professional qualification in Project and Programme Management, such as MAPM, or equivalent.  
•    Demonstrable project management experience having worked as part of a team on Infrastructure projects, particularly in the Highways sector.
•    Knowledge of developments and drivers in the UK Infrastructure sector.
•    Knowledge and understanding of asset management in a UK infrastructure context.
•    Knowledge of infrastructure market regulation.
•    Experience of administering contracts and commercial management.
•    Experience of introducing and using innovative technologies for business improvement.
•    Some knowledge and experience of at least one area of programme management disciplines, such as benefits management, PMO, stakeholder management an advantage.

Rewards and benefits

We offer a competitive salary at all levels, and one of the best benefits packages in our sector.

Core benefits include cover under the UK Healthcare Plan (private medical insurance), Life Assurance, Accident Insurance, and Income Protection (long term disability) cover. Core benefits are funded by us and made available to all permanent staff in order to support and safeguard your financial, physical, and mental wellbeing. You will also have access to Choice Benefits to help with your work/life balance and financial security.

In addition, all permanent employees are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme. Subject to scheme rules employees can receive two Profit Share payments per year, which are dependent on the firm’s financial performance.

Shape your time with us

Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a phenomenal place to work for everyone. If we want to solve problems for people around the world, we must seek and attract the best people from the widest talent pool and create an environment that supports and includes them. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution. This includes people with disabilities, so please discuss any adjustments that you may require throughout the selection and assessment process with your recruitment contact.

At Arup, you’ll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community (e.g. as a STEM ambassador) or by joining one of our staff networks for women, culture or LGBT+ people. You’ll have access to a range of flexible working options – whether you’re a parent, a carer, a student, or just have a busy lifestyle - we recognise it’s not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible working, please let us know when you apply, and we'll discuss how this could work in your role.

Join us in shaping a better world.

We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and welcome all qualified applicants. You will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to sex, race, religion, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally protected status. We recognise that not all disabilities are visible and will make reasonable adjustments to cater for diverse applicants in the selection and assessment process.

What happens next?

If this could be the next step in your journey, please apply online. All applications will be considered, and we will try our very best to respond to you within 72 hours of receiving your application.

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