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AECOM Associate Director - Technical Due Diligence Specialist in Leeds, United Kingdom

Company Description

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking to hire an Associate Director Technical Due Diligence Specialist who will sit within our national Building Surveying Professional Services team and help lead AECOM’s technical due diligence service line. Location is flexible but you will need to be able to travel extensively around the UK (and occasionally further afield) to carry out your job duties.

This role will suit someone who has specialised in technical due diligence for most of their professional career, and who is excited about an opportunity to help lead, grow and develop these services within AECOM. Applications from persons with the appropriate experience and skills but gained via a different professional route, eg structural engineer, architect or other, are also welcome.

Job Duties:

  • Support AECOM’s head of TDD and share responsibility for the success of the service line, including technical, commercial and best practice aspects

  • Lead and manage others on individual TDD commissions, including surveys and report writing

  • Take ownership of your TDD projects, including:

  • preparing fee proposals and working on bids

  • taking and refining client instructions

  • organising and successfully delivering programmes of surveys (including considering and planning the necessary internal and external resources)

  • tracking and managing the finances of your surveying projects

  • tracking and managing your team’s performance on your surveying projects

  • coordinating timely and accurate invoicing

  • Work with the team to develop business with existing clients as well as new work

  • Work with the team and others across building surveying and AECOM’s wider business to deliver continuous improvement to TDD and wider standards, processes and knowledge

  • Mentor and develop graduate and trainee building surveyors and other team members

  • Under minimal direction, manage the implementation of new technologies and legislation, as appropriate

  • Manage client relationships

  • Financially manage your projects, taking responsibility for all aspects of financial management

  • Are expert in the building surveying specialist practice field of TDD

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Extensive experience of practising and delivering technical due diligence (TDD) services in a commercial building consultancy

  • Demonstrable knowledge of the relevant RICS and legal aspects impacting TDD

  • Demonstrable experience across individual and portfolios of properties in:

  • bidding, winning and delivering TDD instructions for a broad sector range of investor, owner occupier and other clients

  • preparing TDD reports for purchasers and vendors, presenting findings to clients and supporting clients with queries management throughout their transaction

  • preparing TDD reports in respect of a variety of different types of commercial assets, including office, student accommodation, warehouse, hotel, leisure and retail assets

  • Demonstrable experience in supervising and training colleagues

And:

  • Experience in a variety of core building surveying work areas

  • Experience of networking with, working in and project managing multi-disciplinary teams

  • Strong client relationship management and business development skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Excellent report writing abilities

  • Experience of managing and coordinating multiple surveying projects at once

  • Ability to performs a variety of senior level tasks with minimal supervision

  • Awareness of new technologies and legislation, as appropriate

  • Experience of all aspects of financial management of professional instructions

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Hold a relevant degree, such as an RICS accredited Bachelor’s degree in building surveying

  • Have been a Full Member of your professional body, eg the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (MRICS)

  • Ideally, you will have experience of delivering reports via a range of software options, and you will be excited about how you will seek to bring digital innovation to TDD practice

Additional Information

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.

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10071627

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

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