AECOM Associate Director in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

As an Associate Director with AECOM you’ll be given the opportunity to work on multi-million £ projects that make coming to work every day rewarding and exciting! You’ll be given the opportunity to lead and work with diverse teams encompassing some of the region’s top experts within their field. With Freedom to Grow you’ll be given the autonomy to choose how you want to work and from where to be able to deliver outstanding results!

Every day is a new day at AECOM, we’re growing and we want you to be a part of that journey!

Duties:

Lead significant Project Management Commissions, taking overall responsibility for their successful delivery

Provide oversight / strategic guidance /audit & review, to a portfolio of projects being lead within the cost centre

To be specifically responsible for delegated business development / marketing tasks

Provide effective Line Management to AD’s, SPMs, PMs and APMs

Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)

Provide leadership within project management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team

Ensure all staff members reporting to you have current and relevant training

Manage the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed time-scales and quality standards

Co-ordination and sign off on all management information produced by project management teams prior to issue

To ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills

Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations

As a Director you will be assessed by the extent to which:

Commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time

General line management responsibilities are effectively discharged and the project management team is led effectively

Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team

Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon

Minimum Requirements

  • Successful experience in several of the following sectors would be an advantage: commercial, retail, fit-out, mixed-use, residential development

  • Experienced in a Client management role – Able to manage the account in terms of projects that are ‘live’, plus seeking new opportunities.

  • Experience as Manager in a comparative business;

  • Proven track record of winning and retaining new Clients

  • Professional Qualified – ideally Project Management/Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

Preferred Qualifications

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 208004BR

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.