AECOM Strategic Consultant in London, United Kingdom
Business Line Transportation
Position Title Strategic Consultant
United Kingdom - London
AECOM is currently seeking Strategic Consultant to be based in London office. To provide support to the Strategic Consultancy Team based in London, for a growing demand in work load (existing and pipeline projects) and to provide dPM assistance.
Our 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:
Transport 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
Development and implementation of Litter Strategy
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
Broad understanding in Highway O&M, Highway Engineering, including Pavement Engineering
Investment support/Value Management
Whole life costing
Asset Management plans/life cycle plans
Efficiency, lean and value management
Human Factors and ergonomics design support
Human Factors integration management
User insight qualitative and quantitative research
Disabled accessibility guidance
Way finding strategies
Development of industry good practice guidance
Our staff are multi-disciplinary with technical 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 technical expertise in science, engineering, sustainability, statistics and commercial focus. We are looking to strengthen our Strategic Consultancy team with a key recruit to fulfill the following responsibilities:
Support the Team Leader and other team members in delivering well researched solutions on a variety of transportation and infrastructure based projects. Key skills and disciplines are provided below:
Source, review, collate and report information from a variety of sources
Take ownership for project tasks with direction from the Project Manager
Support Project Control functions acting as a Deputy Project Manager
Be able to contribute at a strategic level to clients' requirements
Develop novel bespoke solutions on a project-by-project basis
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 effectively with colleagues and clients
Uphold the ethical and quality standards of AECOM
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 task and project management including financial performance measurement and project controls.
Experience of providing engineering / technical management consultancy / research advice to such clients.
Excellent communication (written and verbal) and stakeholder management skills.
Strong analytical and reasoning skills.
Ability to develop innovative solutions and exhibit innovative thinking.
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
Master degree / PhD preferrable
Ideally Chartered in relevant institution (e.g. ICE, MCIHT)
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
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 - Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 189627BR
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.