AECOM Regional Director - Building Services in Bristol, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 136643BR

Position Title Regional Director - Building Services

Job Category Engineering - Mechanical

Business Line Building Engineering

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Wiltshire

City Bristol

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

Building Engineering

We deliver creative solutions for building projects for industry, government, commercial and leisure sectors. Our building engineering specialists have expertise in structural and building services engineering, fire engineering, acoustics, facades and seismic design. We embed sustainability principles in every design.

Job Summary

Aecom are currently recruiting for a Regional Director to manage a full scope of our Building Engineering division (Civil, Structural, Electrical, Mechanical & Sustainabilty) from our Bristol office.

The Bristol office is a large new multidisciplinary office, situated opposite the gothic St Mary Redcliffe, one of the largest churches in England. With its central location, it is only 10 minutes from the national rail station, and 10 minute walk away from the city centre and vibrant harbourside. Along with its thriving sports and social club it is a friendly, busy and motivated office, who’s Buildings team get involved in local and national projects. In terms of Building Engineering, it is a UK centre of excellence for education, healthcare, defence and rail buildings as well as sustainability.

The office itself has a core Building Engineering group of 20+ and is a growth area for our Building Engineering divisiono at Aecom. The successful Regional Director will work in a multi-disciplinary office numbering 70+ staff and in addition to Building Engineering the office also looks after disciplines including Project Management, Quantity Surveying & Transportation Consultancy.

Some recent & flagship projects include;

o Bae Baglan School, Neath: A new build £30m Primary / Secondary School (3 to 19). (AECOM: Services MEP)

o Llandysul School, Cardiff: A new build £18m Secondary School. (AECOM: Services MEP / C&S / PM / QS)

o Cardiff & Vale College: A new build £40m FE College Campus. (Services MEP)

o Gwent SCCC: A new build £200m acute hospital which we’re delivering through the Design for Life Framework. (AECOM: Services MEP)

o Midland Metropolitan Hospital, Birmingham: A new build £300m acute hospital. (AECOM: Services MEP)

The role itself will be to manage all aspects of the Building Engineering team in Bristol with a primary focus to be external marketing in the local market to maintain repeat business from local clients and increase local profile and workload. In addition to this you will coordinate with PCC leadership & business area's to grow the Buildings & Places division in Bristol. Finally you will participate in coordination of wider Building Engineering in the Business Unit and beyond to share workload, resources and best practice. Whilst the above will be the main objectives of the role, the Regional Director can expect to be involved in a various workload to help support the growth of Aecom in the South West region.

Minimum Requirements

Proven track record in managing a large group of people

Experience in profitable financial management of a business

Proven sales/marketing skills; self starting (able to make cold calls, seek out leads), respected by piers in the industry, good local contacts, proven record in writing submissions/bids

Ability to generate a strategy for growth of the business including a detailed sector based plan with hard delivery targets.

Preferred Qualifications

Degree and chartership ideal but not essentail

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.