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Higher Apprenticeship - Information Manager - Consulting

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    3 January 2022
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Launch your career with Arup:   

Arup is an independent firm of designers, planners, engineers, architects, consultants and technical specialists, working across every aspect of today's built environment. Together we help our clients solve their most complex challenges – turning exciting ideas into tangible reality as we strive to find a better way and shape a better world. 


Overview of role  

Right now we're looking for an Information Management Apprentice to join our team in London. From your first day, you'll join an unrivalled community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards an accredited qualification. 

You'll work within the specialist Information Management team that is part of the Programme & Project Management (PPM) practice in London, to support programme and project management commissions won by PPM and engineering services commissions won by other parts of Arup. 

The Information Management team is a centre of excellence within Arup for Information Management services for a diverse range of programmes and projects. Particular focus of the person sought for this role is to support senior Information Managers and Project Managers   with collaborative production, management, sharing and exchange of all information during the delivery phases of projects.   

As an Apprentice, Arup will develop your competencies in the following areas: 

  • Receiving, validating, managing and storing information, both digital and hard copy throughout all stages of a project or asset 
  • Delivering effective control of all digital and hard copy information recorded in the scope of a project 
  • Distributing information accurately and securely to required internal and external recipients within a project team 
  • Ensuring the security, including cyber security of all information disseminated and stored 
  • Producing timely reports on the project information, which is being managed, including appropriate metrics and forecasts in required formats 
  • Establishing and implementing systems for the management, sharing and storage of project information according to required protocols throughout the lifecycle of the project 
  • Ensuring all relevant parties are compliant with information management protocols and procedures and address any non-compliance 
  • Collaborating with IT to ensure the simplification of systems and work methods that are fit for purpose and efficient 
  • Line managing and leading staff assigned according to required policies and procedures 
  • Providing training on all aspects of information management to all stakeholders across the project 
  • Managing delegated budgets within agreed project tolerances 
  • Preparing and providing future resource planning for the information management requirements of a project 
  • Delivering continuous quality improvement for the safe and secure management of project information 
  • Closing projects and handing over information to the client in a manner that supports the future management of the asset, in line with project timescales and quality requirements 
  • Preparing and providing reports, analysis and forecasting as required 
  • Awareness of Industry Standards such as BS EN ISO19650, CIC “Role of the Information Manager”, other relevant Records and Asset Management standards and their implications for projects. 
  • Assessing supply chains for BIM competencies 
  • Awareness of Risk Management theory and practice. 

These skills will be developed through practical on-the-job training, working with experienced Information and Project Managers across the business and classroom-based training. 

You will be assigned a mentor within your team who you will work and liaise closely with you in your day-to-day work. 


What are we looking for?  

We're looking for committed individuals to join us as apprentices. If you are keen to build a fulfilling career in Project Management and deliver excellent services for our clients, we'd like to hear from you. 

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills: 

  • A minimum of 5 A*–C GCSE qualifications including English, Science and Maths, and 48 UCAS points or equivalent qualifications. 
  • Enthusiasm for learning and a willingness to achieve professional qualification 
  • Good numerical skills when working with numbers, spreadsheets and graphical information 
  • Ability to work well with other people 
  • Excellent communication skills within a team and external clients 
  • Adaptability 
  • Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects 
  • Interest in using computers for planning & design work, analysis, calculations and testing 
  • The ability to organise your own work and always be on time 

You must be available to start this opportunity in August 2022. 


What we offer you:  

Beyond a great salary and stimulating, technically challenging work, Arup offers a range of additional benefits to its people.  

As a membership organisation, everyone shares in our success through a global profit share scheme. Our people also have access to a range of broader wellbeing benefits.  

You'll have access to lots of learning opportunities including a structured induction and ongoing training through Arup university.  

Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to utilise your technical expertise to improve the lives of the most vulnerable in the communities in which we live and work through Arup's community engagement programme.  


Next steps:  

Complete the application form, attaching any required documents. We'll be reviewing applications on a rolling basis. You are therefore strongly encouraged to apply in advance of the application deadline. Our assessment centres for this opportunity will take place from January 2022.  


Different people, shared values:  

At Arup we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome all backgrounds.  

Arup is committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. We strongly encourage you to share any adjustments that will support your participation in our recruitment process. Please contact: uk.recruitment@arup.com.  

At Arup, we appreciate that everyone's circumstances are different and having the freedom to flex the way we work is essential to our wellbeing. If flexibility matters to you let us know when you apply and we will discuss how this could work in your role.


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