Dedicated to sustainable development, Arup is a collective of designers, consultants and experts working globally. Founded to be humane and excellent, we collaborate with our clients and partners using imagination, technology, and rigour to shape a better world.

Our award-winning work combines analytics, automation, digital creativity, and emerging technologies, with the multidisciplinary engineering and domain knowledge breadth of Arup.

With net zero commitments reshaping practices across our industry, innovative digital tools are enabling us to produce a sustainable future for both the built and natural environments.



Careers Website: https://www.arup.com/careers
Business Sector
: Design Services
HQ Location: London, UK
Other office Locations: Arup Offices Worldwide - Arup
Number of People: 17,000 +

·    Founder: Sir Ove Arup
·    CEO: Alan Belfield

Female Leadership:
·    Deputy Chair: Dervilla Mitchell
·    Global Sustainable Development Leader: Jo Da Silva
·    General Counsel: Margot Day
·    Director: Dr. Barbara Lane
·    Regional CIO UKIMEA: Supriti Singh
·    Head of Portfolio Management: Ros Muspratt
·    Technology Business Services Manager: Emma Taylor
·    Head of Core Capabilities (Digital Development): Liz Lane
·    Head of Design and Automation Team, North: Anna Sutherland
·    Arup Fellow, Head of Digital Development: Helen Campbell
·    Chief Data Officer: Tembi Hommes


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Arup’s shared values, like our firm’s name, are derived from the beliefs and convictions of our founder, the engineer and philosopher Sir Ove Arup. He believed that work was only valuable when it had something higher to strive for. We continue to embody that idea – that our work is truly profitable when it shapes a better world.


View of Rain Vortex and skytrains


Diversity & Inclusion

We have a healthy mix of people with very different perspectives and from many cultures, working together, learning from each other, and generously sharing knowledge and ideas. Our people are the creative force behind many of the world’s most innovative and sustainable designs.

Talented people, like you, join Arup for the opportunities that we provide to work on the world’s most exciting projects, to develop a specialism of your own and to find your niche. The chance to work with some of the world’s leading experts, the range of professional opportunities, and the

support and freedom for innovation means that we remain attractive for the world’s most skilled engineers, designers, advisors, and experts.

At Arup we are committed to recruiting, retaining and progressing our diverse talent, this includes continuing to work towards of our aspirational gender goal of 40:60, where we are committed to employing 40% women, 40% men, and 20% of any gender, at all levels of the organisation. We also have a 50/50 gender split aspiration goal at graduate level, where we are consistently hiring between 44-50% year-on-year.


Diversity & Inclusion

Recruitment and Attraction

We collect, monitor and analyse data on applicants and regularly report and review on how women are recruited and progress through our processes, identifying and addressing any barriers to ensure our attraction and recruitment processes are fair and equitable, at all stages.

Developing our diverse workforce

We regularly undertake employee consultation with our female talent to understand their development needs, which has since been used to design and develop our programme of positive action to enhance fair and equal progression. This includes our Women in Leadership Programme for those at mid-career grades to help develop our visible pipeline of women for leadership roles.

Retain our diverse workforce

We track the diversity of our promotion pools and actively require our leaders to ensure women are represented. We regularly review our approach to promotions to create greater transparency and fairness, including introducing a Promotions Review Panel to ensure that promotion recommendations represent a diverse range of our colleagues with the right skills and potential to succeed.



UK Process

  1. Apply online
  2. Introductory Call
  3. Interview 2-3 (1 hour long)
  4. Job Offer
  5. Background Checks



D&I Partnership Associations

Armed Forces Covenant
Building Equality
Chartered Institution of Highways & Transportation
Diversity & Inclusion Charter
Disability Confident Employer
Employers Network for Equality & Inclusion (ENEI)
Inclusive Employers
Minority Sector Development UK
Race at Work Charter
Stonewall’s Diversity Champions Programme
The Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers UK
The Business Disability Forum
UK Resource Centre’s (UKRC) CEO Charter for Women in Science, Engineering and Technology (SET).
United Nations Global Compact’s (UNGC) CEO Statement of Support for Women’s Empowerment Principles
Working Families





National Inclusion Standard – Silver status
Stonewall - Gold award #2 overall in the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index / #1 in the Construction, Engineering and Property industry rankings / Employee Network ‘Connect Out’ also achieved Highly Commended Network of the Year
Disability Confident Level 2 Employer
Top 10 Glassdoor Best Places to Work
Valuable 500
Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme - Silver status
Living Wage Employer – Fully Accredited


Global Profit Share
Hybrid and Flexible Working
Virtual GP
Wellbeing Resources
Medical, Life & Accident Insurance
Enhanced Maternity Leave and Support
Flexible Benefits Package
Community Engagment
Income Protection
Arup UK Retirement Plan


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