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AECOM Principal Security Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

The AECOM Security & Technology Engineering team is a specialist group within the Building Engineering Division and provides specialist Security & Technology design and support services to complement and enhance the design activities of the building engineering teams. The Buildings team consists of around 400 Engineers who work large scale construction projects and focus on projects specialisms in London and across the world. Some of the sectors we specialise in are; stadia, major commercial build and fit out projects, large mixed used developments and historical/listed buildings. This is a great opportunity to play a significant part on future construction projects in some major cities across Europe and the world.

To provide high level technical and strategic security engineering services on new build and fit out projects including:

  • Determination of Operational & Strategic Requirements

  • Undertake detailed assessment of relevant threats and the likelihood and consequences of these occurring to enable identification of risk severity and associated risk treatment

  • Physical Security Design - Develop concept, developed and technical design of physical security solutions such as Vehicle Security Barrier (VSB) systems, Hostile Vehicle Mitigation (HVM), security fencing and walling, security doors and windows.

  • Electronic Security Design - Develop concept, developed and technical design of electronic security solutions such as video surveillance, access control, intruder detection, intercom and security management systems.



  • RSES, CSyP or PSP Commitment to CPD and personal development.

  • Prior experience in Security Engineering

  • Ability to manage projects independently

  • Multi-disciplinary experience

  • Business development experience

  • Key Accountabilities: - Project Delivery - Ensure Projects are being managed and delivered to a high safety, commercial, and technical standard and appropriate company procedures are being followed.

  • Build The Team – Team development cognisant of projected pipeline and secured work. Staff Development - Develop individuals to allow the sustainable growth of the business. Maximize the potential of team members.

  • As a specialist area Technical Project Manager, effectively


  • Relevant qualification in security or engineering related discipline

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10097950

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid