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 supporting your continuous professional development 
  • 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

Examination and PRI Officer
Examination and PRI Officer - Candidate Pack

Are you an experienced administrator who prides themselves on their attention to detail and organisational skills?

As Examination and PRI Officer, you’ll support the Examination and PRI Team in everything from processing applications and production of exam papers, to issuing results and producing statistics. It will be your responsibility, along with your team, to ensure that all exams run smoothly and that our members receive the best service possible. You should be comfortable working in an everchanging environment and using your initiative when following a process to complete the task at hand.

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Membership Applications Supervisor
Membership Applications Supervisor - Candidate Pack

Do you have experience managing others to ensure deadlines are met and tasks are completed? Are you experienced in reviewing procedures ensuring they are effective and followed by the team?

The role of the Memberships Applications Supervisor will be to undertake the line management of the Membership Qualifications Officers; ensuring that objectives are met and supporting them in their work. This is a dynamic role that is looking for someone who is innovative to implement and develop processes, ensuring that they are effective in meeting the Institutions goals.

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Membership Recruitment and Engagement Manager
Membership Recruitment and Engagement Manager - Candidate Pack

Do you have experience delivering strategy and managing a team?

As Recruitment and Engagement Manager, you will work closely with the Head of Membership and Education to support continued membership growth and oversee the operational activities of the Membership and Engagement team. You will ensure that targets are met, processes are followed and strategies are implemented.

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Accountant - Candidate Pack

Do you have a strong understanding and working knowledge of accounting and a high level of accuracy and attention to detail? Would you like to support and be a part of a Finance team during an exciting time of development?

You will support the Finance Manager in all areas of financial management during a very exciting time of change and development for the team. You will be taking on some of the operational responsibilities to enable a general review of processes and efficiencies, whilst also using your experience to be involved with aspects of the review and provide support to inform the ultimate changes.

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