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AECOM Graduate Business Transformation Consultant - Summer / Autumn 2023 in Manchester, United Kingdom

Company Description

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed. You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Description

AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. From design and engineering to construction and management, AECOM's technical knowledge, local connections and broad market experience allow us to deliver specialized services across the entire project life cycle.

Through the application of industrial expertise, our Business Transformation team acts as both a standalone business and supports AECOM projects in the UK&I region and also globally: -

  • Our process improvement practitioners through the application of LEAN and Six Sigma have further unlocked new thinking to make efficiencies for our clients in Defense, Global Retail and Construction.

  • Our manufacturing knowledge has translated automotive practices and thinking into the construction and transportation industries.

  • Our factory gained automation and control experience brings new perspectives to transport infrastructure projects such as the rail and aviation industries.

We are currently recruiting for a graduate reporting to the Business Transformation Director willing to learn and develop Business Improvement methodologies such as Lean, Six-sigma and Agile whilst supporting our Business Transformation offering.

Objective of the role:

To support delivery and development of a top performing Business Transformation capability within the Project, Programme and Design Management Discipline of Buildings & Places that wins and delivers high value consultancy projects across a broad range of industries integrating Business Transformation / Process Optimization thinking across all the work that we deliver.

Job Duties:

As a member of the Business Transformation team, you will:

  • Support delivery of value propositions being guided in the use of Lean and other process optimization capabilities.

  • Support the development of innovative thought leadership that sets AECOM apart from its competitors.

  • Support in the delivery and development of best practice methods and standards for process optimization to apply throughout the Project, Programme and Design Management Discipline and into the wider AECOM organization.

  • Support the maintenance of networks throughout AECOM and its clients.

  • Collaborate with the team to develop exciting offerings that maximize the potential of the wider AECOM team.

  • Ensure you deliver projects and tasks professionally an execute to quality, cost and time.

Qualifications

  • You will have a Bachelor / Masters degree in an Engineering or Construction Management discipline

  • You will be an approachable professional individual, demonstrating good communication skills.

  • You will be willing to work in a consulting capacity and develop business relationships.

  • You will have a some understanding of Continuous Improvement methods/processes and the application of Lean principles and Six Sigma to projects across different industries.

  • You will demonstrate initiative when dealing with complex problems.

  • You will be able to listen, understand and relate requirements for tasks and services.

  • You will be flexible and willing to work away from the office to meet our client or business demands.

You must have the Right to Work in the UK as we are unable to offer visa sponsorship for this role.

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10073871

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

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