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Programme and Project Management
LEE0000HE Requisition #

Joining Arup

Arup’s purpose, shared values and collaborative approach has set us apart for over 75 years, guiding how we shape a better world.

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The Opportunity

Due to continued business growth and development of the Advisory sector, Arup has a new role for a Project Planner (scheduler) to join our busy group in either our Leeds or Manchester office. You will work as a Project Planner and develop programmes (schedules) in P6 and MS Project as directed by the Project Manager or the needs of the project team. You may work on one key project at a time for a long period or have multiple projects and be moved over to the next serving our business requirements, this will mean working on different project and possibly involve travel to different locations for on-site meetings.

You will be involved in projects across Arup UK which can include large public infrastructure projects relating to roads, highways and rail as well as building structures in the commercial and healthcare sectors. You will support the growth of the Project Controls team by ensuring collaborative working with the team and delivering work to the correct standards expected of this role and seniority. You will also co-ordinate and lead the project team to create a robust, logically linked, resource, cost loaded schedule from scratch for our clients. 

At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. You will have the opportunity do socially useful work that has meaning – to Arup, to your career, to our members and to the clients and communities we serve. 

Is this role right for you?

In this role you will provide project planning support to delivery teams in the following areas:

  • Design and construction management
  • Change control
  • Actions/Issues management
  • Cost management
  • Contract and procurement management 

If you have a background in reading tenders, contract and project control documentation to extract the necessary information to build a programme to client specifications, we want to hear from you. You may have diverse planning expertise and project knowledge across a range of industrials including Energy, Nuclear, Environmental, Rail and Highways. However, we also welcome applications from people with a blend of project planning and operations consultancy experience.


  • Highly skilled in Primavera P6 and Microsoft office suites.
  • Good working knowledge of NEC contracts or similar.
  • Professional Certifications relating to planning.
  • Graduate level qualifications in a relevant construction/engineering discipline or similar.

Not ready to apply just yet or have some questions? Contact Rachel Connolly at rachel.connolly@arup.com

If this role is not quite what you are looking for, but you are interested in other opportunities, please sign up to our Talent Community; https://arupwhg.avature.net/talent  where you will be kept up to date with roles suitable for you. 

What We Offer you

At Arup, we care about each member’s success, so we can grow together. 

Guided by our values, we provide an attractive total reward package that recognises the contribution of each of our members to our shared success. As well as competitive, fair and equitable pay, we offer a career in which all of our members can belong, grow and thrive – through benefits that support health and wellbeing, a wide range of learning opportunities and many possibilities to have an impact through the work they do.  

We are owned in trust on behalf of our members, giving us the freedom, with personal responsibility, to set our own direction and choose work that aligns with our purpose and adds to Arup’s legacy. Our members collaborate on ambitious projects to deliver remarkable outcomes for our clients and communities. Profit Share is a key part of our reward, enabling members to share in the results of our collective efforts. 

We also provide Private medical insurance, Life assurance, Accident insurance and Income protection cover. In addition, you’ll have access to flexible benefits to help you look after all aspects of your wellbeing and give you the freedom and flexibility to find the best solutions for you, your family, and your individual needs.


Different People, Shared Values

Arup is an equal opportunity employer that actively promotes and nurtures a diverse and inclusive workforce. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds, regardless of age (within legal limits), gender identity or expression, marital status, disability, neurotype or mental health, race or ethnicity, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. We are an open environment that embraces diverse experiences, perspectives, and ideas – this drives our excellence.  

Guided by our values and alignment with the UN Sustainable Development Goals, we create and contribute to equitable spaces and systems, while cultivating a sense of belonging for all. Our internal employee networks support our inclusive culture: from race, ethnicity and cross-cultural working to gender equity and LGBTQ+ and disability inclusion – we aim to create a space for you to express yourself and make a positive difference. Discover more about life at Arup at www.arup.com/careers/your-life-at-arup

We are committed to making our recruitment process and workplaces accessible to all candidates. Please contact Rachel Connolly at rachel.connolly@arup.com to let us know if you need any assistance or reasonable adjustments throughout your application or interview process, and/or to perform the essential functions of the role. We will do everything we can to support you.


 Our Application Process

To understand what to expect next, please visit our Application Process Page : https://www.arup.com/careers/arup-careers-uk-application-process

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Closing date: 27th of April 2024

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