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AECOM Associate Director Safety, Health & Environment in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

SHE B&P Lead (50%) - providing competent health and safety advice to AECOM's Buildings and Places UK & I business.

H&S Consulting (50% - providing competent H&S advice and CDM-A/Principal Designer Services to AECOM and its clients.

  • Understand the B+P UKI business, how and where it operates, and it’s SH&E needs and challenges to drive beneficial outcomes.

  • Develop and implement B+P UKI SH&E strategy and initiatives to drive positive change in SHE risk management

  • Forge effective relationships with Discipline Leads to become the trusted advisor, coach, and thought leader on SHE matters and lead the Safety Leadership Team to drive effective SH&E risk management in B+P UKI.

  • Participate in key business decision making forums/processes to ensure project SH&E risks are adequately assessed and managed (Go/NoGo, Healthy Starts, Safety in Design Reviews, project plan reviews, etc.)

  • Conduct regular project reviews, audits, inspections and investigations to help drive effective SHE risk management execution

  • Implement effective SHE development and training programs to promote staff competence and capability

  • Communicate effectively to share best practices, lessons learnt, alerts and engage staff in local and corporate initiatives

  • Proactively monitor, manage and report SH&E performance (CVM’s, Business Line SH&E KPI’s, Incident reporting (IS and RIDDOR), legal compliance, etc.)

  • Engage with EMEA Core SHE Team to implement UK&I/EMEA/Corporate SH&E initiatives, requirements and strategy

Associate Director (H&S)

  • Providing Health & Safety consultancy services and CDM-Advisor & Principal Designer services to clients and AECOM staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Prior experience providing competent H&S advice, and at least 5 years experience delivering CDM advisory and/or principal designer role preferably in both infrastructure and property sectors.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Membership of Association for Project Safety

  • CMIOSH plus NEBOSH Diploma or equivalent

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW way of working. 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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Safety / Health

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 272989BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza

Virtual: 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.