AECOM Associate - Facilities Management Consultant in London - UK, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - London, London - UK
To help lead in providing clients of AECOM with professional technical advice in delivering a range of Facilities Management commissions, in order to create value for our clients, through the application of knowledge and techniques to meet the clients objectives / improve FM performance. This is to be achieved through the provision / implementation of objective advice, delivered to time and quality within the constraints of fee proposals, whilst minimising AECOM’s exposure to risk.
AECOM’s consultancy commissions include, but are not limited to FM Strategic reviews, PFI/PPP Support, FM Procurement, FM Benchmarking, Whole life and Lifecycle Costing.
To help lead other consultants in the delivery of AECOM’s FM consultancy commissions.
To assist with coaching all consultants in all aspects of their role both within AECOM and within individual client commissions (where applicable).
To assist the Management team in resource planning, helping to ascertain and set priorities across all AECOM commissions.
To work on (and on occasion manage) a range of client commissions as required by the needs of the business at any one point in time.
To produce and/or assist with the preparation of fee proposal submissions in response to tender requests.
To stay ahead of the curve of the Facilities Management Industry guidelines and best practice so as to ensure that our clients are always presented with market leading options.
Working with client representatives at all levels (including board level) to deliver the requirements of AECOM’s FM consultancy commissions.
Will have held previous role as a client FM manager or service provider FM manager at a senior level.
Very likely to have held a previous role as a Facilities Management Consultant.
Will have experience of interacting successfully with senior management teams.
Will have broad experience of strategic FM management within a service providing, client facing organisation in a large corporate environment or FM Consultancy.
Experience of developing and implementing FM strategy which is consistent and appropriate to overall business strategy and which reflects the needs of stakeholders.
Will have experience of procuring FM service Contracts based upon FM best practice principles including risk transfer, use of output specifications and Key Performance Indicators. Experience to include the development of procurement documentation, and negotiating with suppliers.
Understanding and knowledge of performance measurement techniques within the current FM market and experience of devising and managing such systems.
Experience / understanding of managing Hard FM services and experience of developing strategies for the effective maintenance of built and installed assets.
Experience / understanding of managing Soft FM services and experience of developing strategies for their delivery to meet stakeholder needs whilst responding to organisational culture.
Will have an understanding / experience of whole life costing and life cycling within the built environment.
Knowledge and understanding of the FM Marketplace, the current trends and thinking within the FM market and demonstration of an ability to apply such trends in a strategic setting.
Ability to monitor competitors / industry leaders / recognised benchmarks to drive efficiency improvements in FM delivery in Client organisations.
Experience of PFI / PPP would be an advantage.
Non Technical Skills & Personal Characteristics:
Ability to lead and inspire and motivate teams to meet common objectives.
Capable of working independently and collaboratively as part of a wider team.
Excellent communication and presentation skills, able to influence and negotiate at all management levels.
Self-motivated, who automatically takes the initiative and has the drive and determination to meet objectives.
Excellent financial and analytical skills with the ability to translate broad strategic intent into meaningful work, objectives and plans.
Excellent written communication skills including report writing.
Proven ability to alter approach to professional situations dependent upon the circumstances.
A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential for this role.
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 Cost Management and Consulting Services
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 231725BR
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.