AECOM Head of Asset Strategy UKI in Basingstoke, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds
AECOM is seeking to hire a Head of Asset Strategy UKI. This role is flexible in location.
Our clients are increasingly managing their design, operation and maintenance using Asset Management frameworks and complex analytical approaches (optimisation, resilience etc). By developing business with an Asset Management front-end we enter our client’s delivery chain at an earlier and higher level and provide the platform for whole-life services from our established teams.
We are growing headcount significantly in this higher margin area and require a leader for this service. Further, there is an opportunity for the successful candidate to establish a UKI centre of excellence in Asset Management which service our broader business across EMIA.
The Head of Asset Strategy is a new role reporting to our Civil Infrastructure UKI board. It provides a recognised thought-leader who provides gravitas and credibility to AECOM’s position within a business consultancy environment which supports infrastructure development.
This hire will operate across the UKI end markets, opening up opportunities for staff growth and heading a larger virtual Asset Management service line with a base in our Civil Infrastructure End Market. We will focus quickly on the hire’s media profile with targeted campaigns which build on our current Asset Management roundtable series. We anticipate the successful person will become a key figure in our international network of Asset Management practitioners.
Specific Skills Required:
You are likely to be working within the engineering or related sector, either in consultancy or an infrastructure service delivery environment. The role objectives are listed below and the hire will need the skills to:
Create and lead a strategy for a defined Asset Management service line and rapid growth.
Deliver higher margins than engineering norm.
Access to clients at different levels, including corporate.
Link up our existing Asset Management services in operation and tactical.
Work cross-divisional, across AECOM’s operational boundaries.
Develop/exploit relationships in water, power, transport infra, and buildings.
Develop innovation and tools and form partnerships with software, niche consulting.
Provide thought leadership into the market.
You will be a recognized professional in the Asset Management, Business Advisory or Management Consulting space, able to demonstrate a track record of business growth and development and/or technical excellence in this area.
You will need an appetite for building and shaping our business and will be given considerable support from our management team to achieve this.
- An established profile in this market, ideally in a client or similar business environment.
- Degree qualified in a relevant discipline
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. 212937BR
Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Basingstoke, UK - Belfast, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Cardiff, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - Liverpool, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - St. Albans
Clearance Required No
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.