Energy and Resilience Lead

Full time Full day

Why Arup?

Arup’s Energy, Water & Resources (EWR) team hosts a diverse range of experts undertaking work in the transition and zero carbon sector with access to civil, structural and geotechnical engineers; seismic, blast and fire analysts; structural analysts, security, architects and advisors. Our energy clients include Governments, regulators, new build developers and site licence companies.

The London Energy Hub includes energy specialist advisors working right across the built environment including in renewables, hydrogen, transitional fuels and city energy resilience. They provide a collaborative working environment with multi-disciplinary designers, engineers, consultants and advisors coming together to deliver projects across the energy sector.

The Opportunity

To support our growth in low / no carbon energy, Arup is seeking an Energy and Resilience Lead to join our EWR Team in London and become an integral part of the London Energy Hub, with experience of engineering project management and delivery at a senior level within the energy sector.

The successful candidate will be expected to lead on positioning for, winning and delivering work in the energy and resilience sector in their areas of expertise, including the management of multi-disciplinary teams of designers, engineers and advisors. As part of the Energy Hub and the wider expertise across EWR London, the successful candidate will also be expected to collaboratively support bidding and delivering work within their insight and expertise.

As this is a senior role in the business, the successful candidate is expected to provide influence in establishing the right culture and behaviours, and strategically position Arup externally with clients in the energy sector to establish market position and increase the breadth and range of services we supply. As Energy & Resilience lead you will provide strategic insight and understanding of client organisations and critical drivers, ideally with a background of working at a senior level within a complex client organisation. You will have a focus on working with the Energy Leadership to support continued growth in the UK and transforming the energy team, and will be the strategic integrator for complex technical projects, including governance, assurance, quality and efficient delivery.

Is this role right for you?

The successful candidate will bring in-depth knowledge from the energy sector with demonstrable leadership background in major engineering projects and programmes. You will:

  • Be appropriately qualified in steering work in the energy sector in your areas of expertise with multiple energy clients, as well as in leading energy design, engineering and /or advisory projects.

  • Bring a track record of delivering complex technical projects and programmes.

  • Be self-starting and able to operate effectively in an Arup stakeholder environment developing strong relationships with clients and partners, Arup team members and the wider Arup management.

  • Have experience in directing teams and individual technical and personal development.

  • Possess proven capability to win and deliver work in area of expertise and grow high performing teams in these area.

Rewards and Benefits

We care about you and want you to perform at your best, which is why we offer one of the most competitive benefits packages in our sector.

As a member organisation, everyone shares in our success through a global profit share scheme (payments are dependent on the firm’s financial performance).

We also provide Private medical insurance, Life assurance, Accident insurance and Income protection cover. In addition, you’ll have access to flexible benefits to help you look after all aspects of your wellbeing and give you the freedom and flexibility to find the best solutions for you, your family, and your individual needs.

Different people, shared values.

At Arup, we believe when talented people collaborate, great things are possible. Arup hires people with proven skills and open minds. We are taking deliberate action to create an inclusive culture that is grounded in our purpose to shape a better world.

At Arup, we welcome candidates from all backgrounds, regardless of age, disability, gender, gender identity, gender expression, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and any other protected characteristic. Our internal employee networks - BAME, Culture, Disability, LGBTQ+ and Women - provide a space for you to express your views and to make a positive difference - discover more about life at Arup here.

At Arup, we are committed to making all stages of our recruitment process accessible to candidates with disabilities. Please speak to our recruitment team and we will work with you to make reasonable adjustments to ensure you can perform at your best throughout your application.

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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