Graduate Economic Planning

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DEADLINE 10th February 2024
United Kingdom

Arup's considerable experience in designing, realising and evaluating development and infrastructure worldwide means that we know first-hand how economics influences the success of a project and the community it serves.

We help clients understand the economic potential or impact of proposals as well as the relevant policy, and to frame their strategies in response to both. We work closely with our in-house technical and financial experts to deliver comprehensive solutions and area plans across the built environment.

We work throughout the regeneration sphere, with the private sector, governments and their agencies, and voluntary and community organisations to advise on strategic decisions that have implications for local, regional and national economic growth.

Teams available within Economic Planning include


Cities are the world's engines for growth and will drive future prosperity; nearly seventy percent of the world's population will be living in them by 2030. Cities are the places which address global issues, provide the innovations of the future and fuel the global economy. Arup is at the forefront of thinking on many of the issues that will shape cities' development. 

As part of Arup's Cities, Planning and Design portfolio, the Economic Planning team provides strategy, planning, and economic consulting services to a range of high-profile clients. 

We're looking for the following qualifications, attributes, and skills

An undergraduate (achieved/predicted minimum of 2:1, or equivalent) or Master's degree in economics, public policy/administration, geography, business, or a numerate discipline. 

Is the role right for you?

We're looking for people who are curious and ready to evolve how you think and work.  Our strength comes from how we respect, share and connect our diverse experiences, perspectives and ideas. At Arup, you belong to an extraordinary collective – in which we encourage individuality to thrive. If you can share your knowledge and ideas and encourage others to do the same; whilst having a desire to deliver excellent services for clients – we'd like to hear from you. 

You should be able to start this opportunity in September 2024.

DEADLINE 10th February 2024