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Degree Apprenticeship (Level 7) - Town Planning - London

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About us

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 Town Planning Degree Apprentices to join our team in our London office. From your first day you'll join a community of experts, where everyone is supported in their career path and encouraged to work towards an accredited qualification. You'll help us to deliver effective and professional services for a range of varied and high-profile clients. While you'll have a great deal of responsibility from day one, we'll give you the chance to take on more as you progress and broaden your skills.

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Our Town Planners guide development proposals at each stage of the development control and management process. With long-standing experience in the planning sector, we offer our clients a broad spectrum of consulting services including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Strategic advice on proposals
  • Preparation of applications for planning consent
  • Pre-application consultation and negotiation
  • Stakeholder engagement and management of the consultation process
  • Impact assessments (such as communities, socio-economics, equalities or health)
  • Support planning applications through the decision-making and post-decision processes
  • Coordinating multi-disciplinary teams to provide supporting information
  • Undertake studies to support local authority planners or development agencies
  • Preparation of planning policy and supporting documents
  • Appeal services

Our planning experts work side by side with specialists from a wide range of backgrounds, including environmental, transport planning and civil engineering. Many of our projects are boundary pushing and nationally significant.

We work hard to foster good relationships with everyone involved in the planning process – including national governments, regional partnerships or agencies, local planning authorities and developers as well the wider community and stakeholders.

What are we looking for? 

If you are keen to build a fulfilling career in the design engineering sector and deliver excellent services for clients, we'd like to hear from you. We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes and skills:

  • 3 A-levels (or equivalent qualifications) at grade C or above including Maths and Science, OR a relevant Level 3 qualification/apprenticeship
  • Enjoy working with numbers
  • Interest in using computers for design work, calculations and testing
  • The ability to organise your own work and always be on time
  • Good communication skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Lots of enthusiasm for this learning and development opportunity

What will we offer in return?

There are infinite possibilities when you join Arup. You'll receive all the opportunities that come with a 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
  • An exciting workload that will make the most of your skills
  • The support you need to develop your career through professional accreditation and training

Additional information

You must be available to commence employment no later than August 2020 in order to be considered for this role.

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.

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Opportunity Overview

  • January 26th, 2020
  • Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Year-long
  • London
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Town & Transport Planning
 

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