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Work for us

Working for the Institution of Structural Engineers is an opportunity for you to learn, develop and make a difference.

Join our team of approximately 65 employees and help support Institution members.

We offer a wide range of roles. Apply now to play a part in keeping our prestigious Institution at the forefront of the structural engineering profession.


What we can offer you

The world of work is constantly changing. We pride ourselves on the flexibility we can provide and offer a wide variety of benefits to enhance your work life balance and wellbeing:

A great location

  • Our office is only a short walk from Barbican, Old Street and Farringdon
  • ​A bright, modern and open-plan space supports a collaborative environment

Work/life balance

  • Our flexible working system enables some freedom from the rigid 9-5 work pattern, with core hours of 10-4, and where additional hours worked may be accrued and taken as flexi-leave
  • Full-time roles are 35 hours a week
  • Generous holiday allowance; 23 days rising with service, plus bank holidays

Financial benefits

  • A competitive salary
  • Life insurance of 4x death in service benefit
  • Competitive pension scheme; we contribute up to 8% of salary depending on your level of contribution
  • Access to occupational pension advice via our broker
  • Interest free season ticket loan
  • Income protection insurance: you may be eligible for this support if you become unwell for a long period of time
  • Professional membership subscription to an appropriate body of your choice
  • Generous family-friendly polices such as enhanced maternity/paternity leave

Health and wellbeing provision

  • Health cash plan offering financial support with medical treatment i.e. dental, physio, etc.
  • Private medical insurance
  • Eye care: eye test, lenses and frames contribution
  • Generous welfare package including employee assistance helplines and face-to-face confidential counselling service

Learning and development opportunities

  • A commitment to three days relevant learning activity a year
  • Access to a variety of training solutions; e-learning, seminars, face-to-face and other CPD


To thrive with us, bring:

  • An open-minded and flexible approach. Enhance our diverse and inclusive team.
  • A creative attitude to work. Help us strengthen and improve in a workplace where you are encouraged to innovate and share new ideas.
  • Enthusiasm and commitment. Provide our members with the best service possible to maintain our worldwide respected status.
  • A friendly and communicative approach. Fit in to our small organisation where staff know each other well and strive to work collaboratively.
  • The ambition to take on new challenges. We always look to the future to embrace change, so we continue to evolve.


Take the next step to a fulfilling and rewarding future.

Our candidate packs for each role give you a greater understanding of the vacancy and provide details of how to apply.

If you require more information contact our HR team.

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Current Vacancies

Registration Schemes Executive

Registration Schemes Executive - candidate pack

Further your administrative career within our SER team. Contribute by supporting with secretarial activities required for three different boards. Lead financial processes for the team; ensuring budget are accurate. Bring your experience of delivering first class administrative support to provide the best service possible to current and future members of our registration schemes.

Professional Development Manager

Professional Development Manager - candidate pack

Take the lead on and be responsible for the development, management and delivery of our successful CPD course programme. Work closely with colleagues and sector experts to scope new courses that improve the Institution's reputation as an international knowledge hub.

Professional Review and CPD Executive

Professional Review and CPD Executive - candidate pack

Contribute to the Institution by managing the formal training and development processes and activities that our members engage in. Be instrumental in planning and coordinating our CPD audit process, reviewing and improving it as required. 

Digital Communications Executive

Digital Communications Executive - Candidate pack

Partner with our membership, technical secretariat and professional conduct teams, providing advice on product development, marketing and communications. Plan, manage and deliver communications projects through the entire lifecycle to help grow and further engage our global membership.

Digital Marketing Executive

Digital Marketing Executive - Candidate pack

Partner with teams from our learning and development directorate, providing advice on product development, marketing and communications with the aim being to increase our commercial revenue. Think creatively to identify and develop new markets and opportunities and grow our audience outside of the Institution's global membership.