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AECOM Senior Strategic Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

We are currently seeking a Senior Consultant to be based at one of our major locations in the UK (London, Birmingham, Bristol, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham). In this role, you will provide support to the Strategic Consultancy Team, as demand continues to grow for their services (existing and pipeline projects). We offer a wide range of technical management consultancy projects in the highways sector. Our client range is diverse and includes national and private asset owners and operators, infrastructure construction organisations and environmental agencies.

We provide expertise over a wide array, including:

  • Network management policy, strategy and safety

  • Sustainability & Resilience

  • Highway asset management

  • Research & development

  • Human Factors

You would be joining a team that is multi-disciplinary with technical expertise in science, engineering, statistics and commercial aspects. We have the capability, expertise and mindset to develop solutions applicable to a wide range of problems. Our 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.

To give you a flavour of the role here are some of the responsibilities:

  • Support the Team Leader and other team members in delivering well-researched solutions on a variety of transportation and infrastructure based projects

  • 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

Minimum Requirements

Your skills profile should be a combination of the following areas:

  • 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 and project controls

  • Experience of providing engineering / technical management consultancy/research advice

  • 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

Preferred Qualifications

Degree (minimum) ideally in a transport-related discipline

Master degree /Ph.D. preferable

Ideally Chartered with a relevant institution (e.g. ICE, MCIHT)

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 Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 217062BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Leeds, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - Nottingham Regan Way

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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