Degree Apprenticeship - Project Management - Risk & Safety Management (Masters - Level 7)
Arup is a global firm of designers, planners, engineers, consultants and technical experts. We use our skills to make a positive difference in the world. This is a brilliant opportunity to build a creative career designing and delivering exciting work in infrastructure, building design and specialist technical services.
Our apprenticeships allow you to study for an academic qualification while working and learning alongside respected, technical professionals. You'll study at a local University whilst working on interesting and varied projects, combining your learning experience with real responsibilities in the workplace. A dedicated mentor and our learning and development team will guide you through your personal and professional development.
About the role
Right now we're looking for Risk, Health and Safety Management Professional Degree Apprentices 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 with Health & Safety professionals as a member of the firm's Advisory team assisting in the provision of health and safety services to both internal and external clients. This will involve developing consultancy services and carrying out a wide range of construction health & safety advice, occupational health and safety advice (such as strategy, policy development, risk assessments and audits) and risk management. You'll be working collaboratively with teams of specialists to solve complex problems, assisting with writing policies and procedures, carrying out site inspections and audits and engaging with clients on a project basis.
The projects can be very varied in size, location and complexity. For example, they may involve highways, bridges, airports, ports, rail schemes, major buildings, manufacturing, commercial services, health and safety assurance, audits, health and safety management systems development and site development projects in the UK and internationally.
As an Apprentice, Arup will develop your competencies in the following areas:
- Health & Safety risk / opportunity and issue management
- Information management and reporting
- Teamwork & collaboration
- Client focus
- Managing project scope
- Problem solving
- Project planning
These skills will be developed through practical on-the-job training, working with experienced health and safety consultants, multi-disciplinary teams, commercial 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 we look for
We're looking for committed individuals to join us as apprentices. If you are keen to build a fulfilling career in Health & Safety 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:
- Undergraduate degree at 2:1 of above
- 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
- Ability to think in a methodical way to design, plan and organise projects
- Interest in using computers for planning & strategy work, analysis, calculations and testing
- The ability to organise your own work and always be on time
What we offer
There are infinite possibilities when you join Arup. You'll receive all the opportunities that come with a challenging, fulfilling career, including:
- A competitive salary
- Profit share scheme
- A comprehensive package, including a flexible benefits fund and a generous pension
- An interesting and varied workload where you'll make a tangible difference to the world
- A collaborative and friendly team in an excellent working environment
- A challenging workload that will make the most of your skills
- The support you need to develop your career through professional accreditation and training
You must be available to commence employment no later than August 2021 to be considered for this role.
All correspondence relating to the selection process will be issued via email. Please ensure you check your emails regularly to receive up-to-date information on your application.
Please note that we are unable to offer 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.
Shape your time with us
Our goal is to shape a better world. And to do that, we need to make Arup a great 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. We therefore welcome applications from diverse candidates. 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 a welcomed 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. As a firm with an increasingly agile workforce, we're open to flexible working arrangements where appropriate.