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Job Information

AECOM Growth and Development Lead - New Energies in Bristol, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Midlothian, Edinburgh

Job Summary

Growth and Development Lead, Renewables and New Energies, European Energy Practice.

For over 100 years, AECOM and our heritage companies have been providing innovative solutions to our client partners in the energy sector. We are proud to be on the forefront of planning and designing effective, efficient, and resilient power and energy infrastructure the world over.

Our Europe Energy Practice is now looking for an energetic, focused and consistently proactive individual to lead the continued growth of our Renewables and New Energies markets. As Growth and Development Lead, you will sit on the Leadership Team, reporting into the Business Development Director, and will be accountable for the growth of our Renewables and New Energies sector. You will be instrumental in strategic planning, client engagement, positioning, and the capturing of exciting opportunities. You will be expected to lead by example, to grow and nurture a team of likeminded individuals, work with our clients, develop new relationships and create exciting opportunities.

The successful candidate will drive growth in the Renewables and New Energies Practice, being an ambitious team player who brings demonstrable experience in creating and converting exciting opportunities; who has a sound understanding of client needs in this sector; can be proactive in their approach to work; and who wants to share in our enthusiasm and determination to lead and drive growth in our important client-base in this sector.

Further responsibilities include:

  • Lead on bid strategy development.

  • Lead and drive a customer first mindset across the business.

  • Build new, effective customer relationships with key clients to build the required pipeline of business contributing towards our growth ambitions.

  • Prepare and oversee fee bids and proposals.

  • Work closely with the business unit commercial and legal support.

  • Actively develop and promote the industry profile of AECOM’s work in this sector.

  • Lead input to team and client meetings, being prepared to own decisions and put forward alternative ideas and concepts.

  • Client Management of strategically important accounts.

  • Project Director on key strategic projects with core clients, to maintain relationships and keep an understanding of project delivery.

Minimum Requirements

We’d like you to be a creative and strategic thinker, with confidence and ability to lead and influence. We would like to see the following key experience:

  • You will have an established market reputation with a demonstrable record of winning sustainable and commercially viable projects in the Renewables and New Energies sectors.

  • You will bring existing client relationships within the Energy sector and the ability to develop new effective relationships across the sector.

  • Must be self-motivated, curious and creative – with a ‘can do’ attitude and ability to positively influence peers.

  • Strong understanding of trends within the Renewables sector in UK&I and mainland Europe and ability to develop & deliver strategy to growth

  • Strong written and verbal communication: Delivery of clear and concise technical proposals and documents, and delivery of successful commercial pitches and technical presentations to key clients.

Role Location

  • The position will be externally focused, based in the UK working from one of UK regional offices. Flexible working arrangements can be discussed.

  • The role will likely involve

Preferred Qualifications

  • A undergraduate degree in a relevant science or engineering based subject.

  • Chartered with a relevant UK professional institution

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

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252757BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place

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.