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Senior Project Manager

Programme and Project Management
Europe Region

Arup is a global engineering and consulting firm of over 15,000 creative minds. Our integrated approach to engineering and design brings together the best professionals to meet our clients’ needs.

Arup Programme and Project Management manages projects in the build environment throughout the world. Our understanding of the design, tender and construction process and our ability to bring relevant technical experience to a project gives us the capacity to deliver projects of excellence that meet client requirements on time and within budget.

Arup is currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our PPM Team.


  • Undertake day to day project management for current ongoing project commitments and future projects;
  • Be involved in interfacing clients gaining their trust and ensuring that their needs will be met by the brief through effective communication;
  • Work collaboratively within a mutually supportive team environment with a focus on team success;
  • Coordinate tasks, ensuring work quality is maintained at required standard;
  • Effectively manage the time, scope, cost, quality and performance of projects;
  • Prepare project reports for clients summarising key issues and strategically advising on best outcomes;
  • Prepare and maintain project plans, records, reports, logs and registers;
  • Assist in the preparation and delivery of tender submissions and presentations;
  • Provide input into the ongoing skill development within the project management team.
  • Visit the construction site to monitor work progress, timing to be compliant with the schedule and update on working status, issues, critical situation


  • Degree in architecture or building engineering;
  • Knowledge and experience in the field of project management and related areas across a range of projects;
  • 6+ years of experience in the Retail business;
  • Availability to travel within Europe
  • Experience on site for retail projects;
  • Attention to detail and deadline oriented;
  • Good understanding of retail fixtures detailed design;
  • Knowledge of quality standards, means, methods and materials for retail millwork;
  • Developed interest and knowledge in logistics and procurement;
  • Be able to independently undertake project analyses and report on results;
  • Experience of managing key projects as part of a team;
  • Able to quickly develop and maintain successful client and team relationships;
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines is essential;
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills;
  • Excellent communications skills (including formal and informal presentations, written communications and reports);
  • Able to demonstrate strong commercial awareness;
  • Fluency in both Italian and English language;
  • Excellent working knowledge of MS Word, Excel, Project, PowerPoint and AutoCAD

Rewards and Benefits

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

Core benefits including flexible working arrangements are made available to support and safeguard your financial, physical and mental wellbeing.

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 an encouraged 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 have a busy lifestyle - we recognise it's not always easy to commit to standard working hours so if you're interested in flexible start and finish times, working from home or working part-time, 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

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