AECOM Infrastructure Cost Intelligence Analyst in Oxford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Oxfordshire, Oxford

Job Summary

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 and @AECOM.

We have a need to expand our infrastructure cost intelligence team, to help develop innovative class-leading digital solutions to improve investment decision making to our infrastructure clients in the UK and around the world.

AECOM provides Cost Intelligence services to infrastructure Clients in both the public and private sector, and to organisations in all areas of the Construction Industry including cost management, data analytics and business planning support:

  • Aviation

  • Water and wastewater treatment and networks

  • Highways

  • Rail

  • Oil and Gas

You will have the opportunity to work on local projects, as well as to interact with teams based across the UK and potentially further afield.

Our varied services facilitate our involvement in all stages of a project; from identifying the needs, producing the initial project definition and brief, cost planning, through to procurement, construction and building use, you have opportunity to work with a wide variety of clients including some very high profile names, often working alongside other construction professionals in multi-disciplinary teams. We believe that actually doing the work itself gives the best opportunity to learn, so you can expect to be given responsibility, and will need to be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team, all whilst receiving the guidance and support to allow you to develop.


The Data Analyst role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the Client, sector and project we are working for. Due to the variety of solutions we develop, there is a breadth of work in which we can be involved, which often can include:

  • Capex, opex and carbon cost modelling

  • Benchmarking

  • Performance reporting and analysis

  • Dashboard development

  • Statistical analyses

  • Production of reports and presentations

But also extends into:

  • Risk management development and analysis

  • Life Cycle costing

  • Financial reporting

  • Inflation and market studies

  • Database development and data management activities (including cost, carbon and asset data)

  • Web application development

  • Machine learning application development

A Data Analyst at AECOM could have the opportunity to assist in all of the above tasks, utilizing their relevant skills with class-leading software tools, and benefiting from exposure to new areas of study and research.

Minimum Requirements

  • Demonstrable ability and relevant qualification in one or more of: data management, data analytics, database administration, statistical analyses, financial reporting, programming, machine learning

  • Strong capability using one or more of: Spreadsheets (Excel), Databases (Access, MySQL, SQL Server), Statistics packages (R, Matlab, SSPS), Web-based programming technologies (Python, PHP, Javascript, React, CSS & HTML), Desktop programming languages (Visual Basic for Applications, C), Visualisation tools ( libraries, Tableau), data aggregation tools (Splunk, Alteryx), PaaS (Azure, AWS)

  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication

  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and confidence to work with a wide range of Clients and Consultants

  • Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers

  • Able to produce auditable outputs with clear record of error checking and demonstration of validity in results

  • Takes pride in quality and appearance of Client deliverables

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (min 2:2 or equivalent) in Maths, Statistics, Computer Science or Data Science

  • Membership of British Computer Society or Royal Statistics Society

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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. 198179BR

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.