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Part 2 Architectural Assistant (Property, Science, Industry, Technology and Social Infrastructure)

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    23 June 2023
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Interested In This Role?

Please note that we are unable to offer Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship for this role. Therefore you must ensure that you are eligible to work in the UK without our sponsorship in order for your application to be considered. 


If you decide to apply, please upload your portfolio, and a CV containing the details of your educational qualifications and previous professional experience as a part of the ‘Supporting Documents' section of your application. We ask that you remove all personal details, including your name and university from the portfolio (including any header and/or footers).  Personal information must not be provided in portfolio, all personal information to be contained in CV.


Introduction to Property, Science, Industry, Technology and Social Infrastructure

Our Property, Science, Industry, Technology and Social Infrastructure (PSITSI) group provides market leading advisory and technical delivery solutions to the built environment, by partnering with our clients to transform their portfolios, estates, and single assets to net zero by 2050.   


With sustainable development at the heart of every project delivered, we pride ourselves on balancing private and public sector investment returns with the delivery of long-term social outcomes for people, place and society.    


To reach a decision on which Arup Part 2 Architecture opportunity is your preference, please refer to the below links which will give you a flavour of the projects:-





Bring Your Vision to shape a better world  

Architecture has been an integral part of Arup for over 50 years. Our reputation was built on designing buildings that were at the forefront of innovation, sustainability and people-centred design.  As part of the global firm of 16,000 designers, planners, engineers, consultants, and technical experts in more than 90 offices around the world, we have unrivalled access to the skills and expertise needed to create ‘Total Architecture'. We have architectural practices in the UK, Europe, the Americas, Australasia and East Asia and we are growing.  


We are looking for people who would like to join our community of Architects in a mission to Shape a Better World. We continue to design buildings that are simple, purposeful, efficient and beautiful, that are technologically advanced and sensitive to environmental and human needs in line with Ove Arup's vision for ‘Total Architecture'.  Our projects span various sectors, including transport, sport, science and industry, commercial buildings, and social infrastructure and we work closely with Arup's unparalleled range of engineers and specialists to create the most beneficial outcome for our clients, for society and for the planet.   


We offer our staff the opportunity to undertake short or long-term assignments to other regions and research is central to our culture. Arup University and our Foresight and Innovation team allow us to differentiate our services and encourage individuals to follow their passions in their work. Our teams have access to state-of-the-art digital tools, and the flexibility to work from home for up to 3 days each week – we are committed to providing the highest quality services to our clients whilst also championing wellbeing for all members of our team. 


Job Description 

You will join a vibrant, diverse, multidisciplinary office. Working directly with the Architecture Leader, you will provide strong design and project leadership through all stages of project development in a range of “Total Architecture”, multidisciplinary projects and support the growth and development of the team. 


The following is expected for the Part 2 Graduate: 

  • Degree in Architecture and courses which are RIBA Part 2 and ARB accredited
  • Demonstrates design flair with both creative and analytical skills, 3d thinking and ability to draw by hand alongside knowledge of relevant design and visualisation software applications  
  • Highly motivated, proactive with a passion for learning new skills in a fast-paced multi-disciplinary environment. Communicative, Curious, Collaborative, Conceptual Thinker, Collegiate with excellent planning and organization skills
  • Interested in sustainability and climate change resilience 
  • English speaking 
  • Experience of using Revit is desirable


What to expect at Arup?  

We offer a diverse, multicultural and informal international working environment where you can develop professionally by being part of a team of professionals who enjoy what they do: 

  • Be part of a company with a strong corporate culture committed to its values and aims; quality of work, holistic approach, humane organization, straight and honourable dealings, social usefulness and sustainability focused.  
  • Be part of A supportive and friendly team, based in an excellent working environment 
  • Interesting and varied, technically demanding projects across all sectors, scales and geographies that will stretch and challenge your skills 
  • Continuous innovation, training and professional development via Arup University that will allow you to develop your skills and career
  • We offer competitive performance-based salary growth. Employees at Arup are eligible for the Global Profit Share scheme, dependent on the firm's financial performance
  • Arup is committed to supporting our staff and enabling them to work flexibly 


Our goal is to shape a better world and to do that, we make Arup a great place to work for everyone and seek to attract the best people from the widest talent pool to create a supportive and inclusive environment. We aim to encourage a culture where people can be themselves and be valued for their contribution.  


Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless. This is your opportunity to shine.  
Arup is an equal opportunities employer and has a comprehensive Equality and Diversity program. 


Shape your time with us 

At Arup, you'll be a welcomed member of the team with opportunities to participate in cultural and social events with the local community or by joining one of our industry networks for women, culture, or LGBT+ people. You'll have access to a range of flexible working options, flexible start, and finish times, working from home or working part-time.


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 as fast as possible. If your initial application is successful, you will be considered for an interview. 


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