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Careers in management consultancy

What does a career in management consultancy with Atkins offer?


At Atkins our management consultants cut through the complexity to transform organisations and deliver innovative solutions in the most secure environments. We’re proud of our great achievements and we’ve got some great stories to tell – we just don’t talk about them. We’re one of the industry’s best kept secrets.

Join us and you’ll take on unique challenges and work alongside the best talent to deliver beyond scope and exceed client expectations. Part of a diverse team of men and women that’s respected around the world, you’ll also enjoy flexible working and the chance to achieve great things.

Our services include: 
  • portfolio, programme and project management
  • security and information assurance services
  • strategic technology consulting
  • business consulting
  • asset management.
Fantastic projects. Complex challenges. The chance to make a big impact. Your story starts here. There’s more to us than meets the eye. So, come along and talk to our team, join us on LinkedIn or apply online. See our latest openings here.

We are particularly interested in looking for candidates who have proven experience in a consultancy background, and who are also looking for something slightly different from the traditional consultancy employers.

Management consultancy careers at Atkins

What does a typical career path look like?


At Atkins remaining an employer of choice is a prerequisite for our success.  We only succeed to the extent that we are able to attract, retain and develop the most talented professionals in their respective fields and maintain an environment in which they are able to develop and apply their skills in addressing our clients’ changing needs.

The performance and well-being of our people is critical. As a result, people performance is evaluated as a key element of business performance through our internal business review processes. We are an IIP Gold standard-accredited employer, and place real emphasis on work-life balance, early empowerment, and employee engagement. At a corporate level, we are also strongly focused on ensuring that our recruitment processes are leading-edge.

We offer our people a choice of career paths and as individuals develop we retain the flexibility to accommodate changes throughout your career. Our core career paths offer either a Technical, Project Management, Business Management or Business Development path, but our employees are offered the opportunity to work across career paths or change direction during their career if appropriate.

What can we say that will encourage applicants to consider this as a career option?


It is our people that make Atkins unique. We offer careers for talented individuals who want to make a difference. Your contribution will be recognised and you will be given every encouragement to develop as your career progresses.  We provide outstanding support and training, helping you to grow and succeed both personally and professionally. 

As a company we are as committed to diversity as we are to excellence. 

We maintain a set of corporate behaviours that act as a framework for the way we should approach our work and interact with our customers and each other.

They are:

Outstanding People:  Determined and eager to maximise the contribution of self and others. Our people have a thirst for personal growth. are collaborative team players, respecting and supporting the contribution each person makes.

Winning Performance: Focused on results, we work hard to deliver against stretching business objectives. We are prepared to go the extra mile, consistently producing high-quality work on time.

Customer Driven: Our people have internal and external customer needs at forefront of thinking and actions. We understand our customers, communicate clearly, building strong business-focused relationships. We take pride in ensuring customer satisfaction.

Innovation in Action:  We use initiative and knowledge to create workable, lasting solutions. Our people actively seek and drive process improvements. Demonstrating flexibility of thought, and an ability to adapt to changing requirements.

Fully Integrated: Our people see the bigger picture and champion the cause. We help build business networks, involve others, and overcome functional and organisational barriers to deliver the best for the customer.

Rewards and benefits


Atkins aims to attract, retain and motivate the highest quality employees by offering a total reward package, complementing a market competitive salary and core benefits package with voluntary benefits. In many cases, voluntary benefits can be tailored to suit individual needs and lifestyles, providing an element of personal choice and flexibility in addition to tax savings through the provision of salary sacrifice schemes. 

We offer unparalleled opportunities across the globe for a wide variety of talented individuals.

Our people