AECOM Principal Strategic Consultant in London, United Kingdom
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Principal Strategic Consultant
United Kingdom - London
AECOM’s UK based Strategic Consultancy team undertakes a wide range of technical management consultancy projects. Our client range is diverse and includes national and private asset owners and operators, infrastructure construction organisations and environmental agencies. We provide expertise in:
Network Management Policy, Strategy and Safety
Development of maintenance contracts, including associated process & procedures and performance metrics
Improvement of Incident Management
Statistical analysis of collisions and development of Safety Strategy
Guidance, standards and specification development
Sustainability & Resilience
Climate change risk assessments and development of adaptation measures
Construction materials resource efficiency and optimisation
Measurement of carbon footprint of construction activities and development of management processes
Severe weather planning
Research & Innovation
Traffic management research
Pavement engineering research
Highway Asset Management
Strategic, tactical and operational advice
Whole life costing
Asset management plans/lifecycle plans
Decision support tools
Efficiency, lean and value management
As a Strategic Consultant you will support the Network Management Policy, Strategy and Safety team leader and other team members in delivering well researched solutions on a variety of transportation based projects.
Our staff are multi-disciplinary with expertise in science, engineering, statistics and commercial aspects. Consequently, we have the capability, expertise and mindset to develop solutions applicable to a wide range of problems. Research is business focused, based on a comprehensive understanding of our clients' organisations, often with a strong commercial basis – we develop solutions that are deliverable. Our staff are multi-disciplinary with expertise in science, engineering, sustainability, statistics and commercial focus. We are looking to strengthen our Strategic Consultancy team with key recruits to fulfil the following responsibilities:
Job Duties :
Develop novel bespoke solutions on a project-by-project basis
Source, review, collate and report information from a variety of sources
Display a positive attitude to all activities and tenacity to meet deadlines
Display initiative whilst consulting with colleagues when appropriate
Demonstrate ability to exert influence over situations and resources
Demonstrate capability and judgement in the performance of tasks
Apply appropriate standards and technology in the performance of tasks
Work flexibly and contribute to the work and performance of the team
Communicate professionally with colleagues and clients
Uphold the safety, ethical and quality standards of AECOM
Implement and adhere to robust project management procedures
Specific Skills :
- Good working knowledge of the Transport sector in the UK, particularly highway network management and maintenance
We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.
Relevant experience working with government transport based clients (e.g. DfT, Highways England, Network Rail, London Underground, TfL, Transport Scotland, Office of Rail Regulation, Rail Safety and Standards Board, local authorities), or in a research establishment (including well respected universities).
Experience of providing engineering / technical management consultancy / research advice to such clients.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and stakeholder management skills.
Knowledge of the key issues and opportunities facing transportation in the UK
Demonstrable discipline areas of interest are: transportation policy and strategy; maintenance contracts; asset management including assessment of highways and rail renewal programmes; managed motorways expertise; lean construction; safety and simulations; transport operations; risk analysis; statistical analysis; technology; financial modelling; transport planning.
Degree (minimum) ideally in a transport related discipline
Masters degree / PhD preferable
Ideally Chartered in relevant institution (e.g. ICE, MCIHT) or working towards this.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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Job Category Engineering - Civil
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 180443BR
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.