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
  • ‚ÄčA 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

Content and Communications Manager

Content and Communications Manager - Candidate pack

We are searching for a Content and Communications Manager who will play a pivotal role in our ongoing digital transformation. You will be the guardian of our brand and website; making sure all content is on-brand and performing well. In addition to creating and coordinating content, you will manage and develop our social media strategy and manage the Institution’s press and public relations activity.

To apply, please click here. 


Accountant Candidate Pack

A brand-new position for an Accountant has been created responsible for supporting the Finance Team on operational activities whilst a review of current systems and procedures is undertaken. The successful candidate will support the Finance Manager in all areas of financial management and be responsible for two of the trading subsidiaries of the Charity, as well as having the ability to take the lead on the financial planning and management of the Charity.

To apply, please click here.
Scheme Manager

Scheme Manager - Candidate pack

Do you have in-depth knowledge of structural engineering? Do you enjoy working and collaborating with a range of stakeholders to share learning and insights? Are you interested in making structures safer?
Part of a joint venture, with the Institution of Civil Engineers, we are looking to recruit a Scheme Manager to join the Institution of Structural Engineers. This unique and dynamic role will manage the day-to-day operations of CROSS in the UK including the acquisition and processing of CROSS reports and management of the CROSS systems including the website. You will be analysing confidential information, identifying trends, and making recommendations to Government and industry to improve structural and fire safety.

To apply, please click here.

Events Executive
Events Executive- Candidate Pack

Are you interested in managing events both online and face to face? Do you enjoy working and collaborating with a range of stakeholders to ensure an event is successful? Are you flexible and resourceful?

If this sounds like you, take your next step with us.

This is a permanent, full-time role primarily responsible for planning, managing and delivering a varied training and events programme to meet the continuing professional development (CPD) needs of structural engineers and other built environment professionals.
To apply, please click here.