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Graduate Business and Investor Advisory – Nuclear

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A Future with purpose

At Arup we’re dedicated to sustainable development and to do socially useful work that has meaning. Our purpose, shared values and collaborative approach has set us apart for over 75 years, guiding how we shape a better world.

We solve the world's most complex problems and deliver what seems impossible. We explore challenges with curiosity and creativity - using technology, imagination and rigour to deliver remarkable outcomes.


The Opportunity

You will join a team of around 120 people based in London, providing financial, commercial and technical advice to a wide range of clients across multiple sectors including energy, utilities, transport and telecommunications.  

At this time, we are specifically looking for graduates to join our power and bio-energy team with a particular focus on supporting our projects in the nuclear sector where we are advising government and government bodies on the build out of the UK's nuclear power capabilities, including the development of small and medium reactors.  

There is also the opportunity to join the Energy Transition team, where you will contribute to projects across energy transition (distributed energy, hydrogen, thermal power and cogeneration, waste & bioenergy) with a focus on providing technical and commercial advice on decarbonisation strategies and ESG (environmental, social, governance) advisory services.  

You will get the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects at all stages of the project lifecycle from business case development right through to M&A (buy and sell side), involving development of strategy, , understanding and development of commercial strategy and risk, economics policy (both understanding and application and development of) and technical advisory to a range of clients, including infrastructure and private equity investors, asset owners, operators and developers, governments, and international finance institutions.  

Typical day to day tasks may include, but are not limited to, reviewing and assessing reports and technical documentation, providing inputs to business plans, supporting teams in preparing presentations and reports on findings and conclusions, helping clients make better informed investment decisions, enhancing their sustainable and climate outcomes, and supporting organisations in implementing a responsible business approach to processes.    

Is the role right for you?

We are looking for individuals with a bachelor's degree (or higher level) in a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) discipline, or similar.   

  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Excel and other Office applications 
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in writing and verbally. 
  • Great reasoning and analytical skills 
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills 
  • Interest in working within the energy sector/markets (including nuclear power) and/or sustainable development. 
  • Candidates should have a basic understanding of the current energy mix in the UK and government targets for the decarbonisation of the energy sector, including an understanding of how nuclear fits in the energy mix (including pros and cons and compatibility with other energy). 
  • Can work as part of a team that is looking to translate complex technical issues into simple concepts and recommendations for a wide range of audiences. 

We are looking for people who are curious and ready to evolve how you think and work.  Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we'd like to hear from you.

You should be able to start this opportunity in September 2024.



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 permanent members to share in the results of our collective efforts. 

We also provide for our permanent members 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. 

Next steps

Please click on the role that most interests you to find out further information and to apply. We then ask that you complete the application form, attaching any required documents. We will be reviewing applications for this position on a rolling basis. You are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in advance of the application deadline.

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 UKEarlyCareersRecruitment@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.  

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