AECOM Graduate Strategic Consultant - Nottingham , Leeds 2023 in Nottingham, United Kingdom
AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations 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. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at www.aecom.com and @AECOM.
Our UK based Strategic Consultancy team aims to transfer knowledge into policy and practice and delivers a wide range of research and development, technical and management consultancy projects. We undertake qualitative and quantitative research to inform the development of standards, processes, guidance and training. Our client base includes infrastructure construction organisations and national asset owners such as Highways England, Transport Scotland, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and Dubai Roads and Transport Authority. Our consultancy services include:
Network safety, sustainability & resilience
Analysis of road collision data to inform the development of safety strategies and initiatives
Construction materials resource efficiency and optimisation
Research to inform the impact of rolling resistance on air quality and CO2E emissions
Active and multi modal travel
Research to inform continual improvement in winter and other severe weather service operations
Highway asset management, maintenance and operations
Strategic advice on the operation and maintenance of road networks
Management of current live Operations and Maintenance contracts
Investment support PPP/PFI
Asset management plans/lifecycle plans and whole life costing
Efficiency, lean and value management consultancy
Road user compliance and human factors
Road trials of technology to monitor road user behaviour
Driving simulator research to evaluate road user comprehension
Evaluation of occupational standards for Network Rail
Recent projects include:
Analysis and reporting of STATS 19 data and development of safety improvement initiatives (Highways England)
Stakeholder engagement and research to inform government policy on registration and testing of towed vehicles (DfT)
Development of the asset maintenance and asset inspection requirements for the new DMRB (Highways England)
Asset management strategy. (KSA and Dubai)
Reviewing and enhancing current inspection & maintenance practices utilising innovative technology / AI (Dubai)
Analysis of asset condition data to develop a prioritised forward programmes of maintenance (Telford & Wrekin Council)
Development of the operational requirements for severe weather (Highways England)
Driving simulator trials of revised sign design for roadworks, and alternative traffic management for All Lane Running (Highways England)
Our work is client-focused, often with a strong commercial basis. We are a multi-disciplinary team with expertise in science, engineering, sustainability and commercial. Consequently, we have the capability, expertise and mindset to develop solutions applicable to a wide range of problems. We are looking to strengthen our Strategic Consultancy team with graduates to fulfil the following responsibilities:
Source, review, collate and report information from a variety of sources
Take ownership for project tasks with direction from the Project Manager
Contribute enthusiastically and constructively to team, project and client meetings
Actively promote and introduce new and better ways of working to stimulate innovation
Develop novel bespoke solutions on a project-by-project basis
Use computer software to analyse data and present findings
BEng Civil Engineering, BSc Geography or BSc Transport Planning with a 2:1 classification (or equivalent) or above
Masters or doctorate in a related field would be an advantage
Relevant work experience would be an advantage
Willing and able to work towards chartership with the relevant professional institution
Good Microsoft Office skills essential such as Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint & Power BI
Ability to communicate effectively to internal and external clients, both verbally & in writing with the confidence to engage with a variety of people (clients, colleagues, stakeholders and sub-contractors alike) and the aptitude to rationally explain, explore and discuss technical issues and capture feedback
Enthusiastic, hard-working, with ambition, tenacity and drive
Ability to structure & prioritise work effectively through close cooperation with the team
Ability to work in a team and independently without losing initiative & focus.
What We Offer
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 Category Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 274231BR
Additional Locations UK - Leeds
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.