AECOM Nature Based Solutions Design Lead, Water Engineering in Exeter, United Kingdom
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What the role will entail;
We are looking for a Nature Based Solutions Design Lead with proven technical capacity and business acumen to join our water team.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to develop a pipeline of projects linking wastewater treatment to reuse in a sustainable way. Specific work includes outline and detailed design of projects within a collaborative capital delivery environment and feasibility/optioneering/scoping studies.
If you are interested in working in a thriving business as part of a dynamic and growing team, driving innovation and sustainable solutions then we are interested in hearing from you.
Take the role of technical lead on nature-based solution projects, or programmes of smaller projects, where appropriate.
Champion Nature Based Solutions to UK&I Water Clients externally, and AECOM stakeholders internally.
Mentor Design Engineers to promote their technical and professional development.
Manage a team of Design Engineers to complete design aspects of project delivery.
Carry out the technical checking of work.
Assist in preparation of proposals to clients.
Here's what we will need from you;
Experience delivering nature-based wastewater designs.
Experience of working with a combination of natural capital, systems, nature-based solutions, infrastructure, resilience, sustainability, social and other related multi-benefit approaches.
Experience of preparing client proposals, leading on presentations to prospective clients, bidding/tendering for internal and external opportunities and strong commercial awareness
Familiar with UK water and environmental regulation
Project management, client liaison and consulting skills.
A working knowledge of project & programme management
A working knowledge of contract and commercial management
Chartered status with relevant professional body
Have a university degree (or equivalent) in relevant field.
Here's what you will get from us!
Freedom to grow
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Flexible working options
We offer flexible, hybrid work options through our freedom to grow philosophy, which supports you in finding the balance you need to thrive and deliver your best for your team and clients. With us having flexible working arrangements in place, we are more than happy to discuss how we can accommodate your requirements.
Equity, diversity & inclusion
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Compensation & Benefits
We provide a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. Whether you’re looking for Private Healthcare cover for you and your family, a competitive Employers Pension, Dental Cover or Income Protection cover, we have got you covered!
From our Global Employee Assistance Program & Help@hand, for your health and wellbeing, through to our learning platform Degreed where you will have the opportunity to enhance your skills, we’re here to support you.
Bring your bold ideas and big dreams.
You can learn more about us here: 2023 AECOM Candidate Brochure (adobe.com)
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Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity
You will have 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.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Business Line: Water
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India
Career Area: Engineering
Work Location Model: Hybrid