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Job Information

AECOM Associate - Transaction Advisory in London - UK, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm which is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital.

AECOM’s UK Transaction Advisory team is looking to recruit at a mid-senior level, to join the expanding team in London. The candidate will have the desire to contribute to and develop the skills of others, as well delivery, client management and building revenues. Key responsibilities will be to deliver of work across social and infrastructure sectors under a Project Finance; Development and Real Estate Finance banner, and thereafter focus on Client delivery and advice, in order to enhance AECOM’s Transaction Advisory’s service capability.

In addition to new transactions around economic and social infrastructure, the Transaction Advisory team delivers a range of base project finance services, including PPP/PFI, Lifecycle and operational reviews, and quasi-development /. finance.

You would be a key member of the continued new growth within the team, helping and ensuring high-quality technical reporting, analysis and advice to clients that include NGO’s / Commercial Banks / Infrastructure Funds and Funding institutions, all of which supports current workloads.

Job Duties:

  • Identification of qualifying economic infrastructure projects for delivery through participation in technical and financial discussions with both internal and external clients;

  • Delivery of high quality advice on Project Finance transactions;

  • Identification of sector pursuits and where advice can be offered across the Client base;

  • Attend internal meetings, with responsibility for growth and new clients;

  • Build and develop effective working relationships with colleagues, intermediaries and other networks develop further opportunities;

  • Develop the knowledge and skills of younger team members to keep technical knowledge up to date and relevant;

  • Support the business unit leadership team in growth and client strategies;

  • Actively supervise and train junior consultants as well as business development teams;

  • Contribute to the knowledge management of the Transaction Advisory team;

  • Drive performance standards through effective communication and effective use of the performance management process with the team;

  • Manage the delivery of projects, ensuring effective use of resources to achieve optimal output quality;

  • in-house project management systems/protocols.

We are looking for a candidate that is looking to be working to progress within the organisation and be responsible for line management duties to junior staff and have the ability to impart general construction and engineering knowledge across the team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in the construction and engineering market; or

  • Experience and training within Project Finance;

  • Proven experience of working on several projects, meeting deadlines and working under pressure within a business unit with internal and external clients;

  • Excellent communication (both spoken and written);

  • Strong numerical ability;

  • Curiosity, awareness and an interest in the fields of science, technology and innovation

Preferred Qualifications

  • ​Degree or equivalent in Construction and Engineering related subjects (Architecture; Architectural Technology; Building Surveying; Building Services Engineering; Civil Engineering; Construction Management; Electrical Engineering; Mechanical Engineering; and / or Quantity Surveying); and

  • Either formal professional qualification, or substantially en-route to achieving a full professional qualification (RIBA; RICS; CEng).

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. 233780BR

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.


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