AECOM Chief Engineer, Rivers and Coastal, UK & Ireland in Altrincham, United Kingdom
Are you someone with engineering flair and the ability to shape the most complex solutions in the Water Resources Sector? Would you like to work for clients such as the Environment Agency, Network Rail, NEOM and the World Bank?
Here at AECOM we have a rare leadership opportunity for you to join our UK & Ireland Water team.
As our Chief Engineer, you will be responsible for the technical leadership of our rivers & coastal practice across UK & Ireland, supporting globally.
AECOM has substantial interests already in this sector and to further grow and develop we require dedicated focus on technical leadership and development support through an experienced and dynamic leader.
Our Chief Engineer will ensure sufficient rigour in technical delivery, client relationships, business development and team growth to meet our exacting targets.
Reports to : UK & Ireland Sector Lead for Water Resources
Accountability 1 : Lead technical decision-making and delivery strategy for our key projects in sector. Ensure solutions developed are ambitious, innovative and best value.
Accountability 2 : Maintain an active profile in sector, supported by our external communications specialists, to support work winning and to identify and gain traction in client programmes with significant potential for growth.
Accountability 3 : Support and nurture the technical development of our staff, clients and Rivers and Coastal practice through mentoring, workshops and recruitment.
Accountability 4 : Be active in the implementation of SHEW processes and principles to keep our people and communities safe.
Over ten years’ experience in rivers and/or coastal or similar engineering. Chartered with relevant institution.
Excellent interpersonal skills and relationship builder
Strong communication skills – ability to lead a room of senior stakeholders/clients
Significant experience of senior stakeholder management, ideally water sector
Ability/interest in team development or management
Proven leadership and motivational skills
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Engineering - Civil
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 252998BR
Additional Locations IE - Cork - Montrose House, IE - Dublin - 24 Lower Hatch Street, UK - Altrincham, UK - Belfast, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cambridge - Wellbrook Court, UK - Chelmsford, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Exeter, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - Glasgow Citypoint, UK - Leeds, UK - Liverpool, Merchants Court, UK - Newcastle-upon-Tyne, UK - Oxford - Avalon House, UK - Peterborough - Clarence House, UK - St. Albans, UK Glasgow - CWA
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.