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Serpentine Pavilion

Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

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Good engineering is about observing, questioning and communicating to truly understand what’s at the heart of each project.

Amy Koerbel

Structural Designer, Buildings + Places

Moses Mabidha Stadium

Focusing on legacy, culture and location

South Africa

Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

United Kingdom

Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

Associate, Commercial Cost Management

Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension

China

In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

United States

We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Regional Director, Office Leader, Oxford in Oxford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Oxfordshire, Oxford

Job Summary

The Role:

  • Manage and oversee the Oxford office which comprises 40 Cost and Project Managers, including P&L responsibility.

  • Undertake direct client liaison and account management, lead as commission / account manager, and act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met.

  • Contribute to the overall and operational management of AECOM across the UK.

  • Be specifically responsible for delegated business development / marketing objectives.

Duties:

  • Provide leadership within the Cost and Project Management business in AECOM.

  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the Oxford team.

  • Lead from the front driving health & safety, technical excellence, client satisfaction & a people-focussed culture.

  • Manage and be responsible and accountable for the financial metrics of the office – workload, utilisation, billings, cash collection etc.

  • Manage and implement a people-focussed growth strategy to enable and support recruitment, career progression and staff engagement.

  • Ensure all staff members have current and relevant training.

  • To provide effective line management and mentoring to staff.

  • To provide oversight / strategic guidance / audit & review, to a portfolio of projects being delivered by the office, with overall responsibility for the quality of our outputs.

  • Identify new work opportunities and lead / contribute to bids.

  • Lead business development / marketing activities for the office.

  • Maintain a personal target of min. 60% chargeable time.

Minimum Requirements

Relevant Experience

  • Extensive Cost and/or Project Management experience of construction projects.

  • Experience at a leadership level in a comparative business.

  • Experience of managing, leading & growing teams.

  • Ideally experience of health, science &/or higher education sectors.

  • Demonstrable track record of winning new work from new clients & repeat work from existing clients.

  • Extensive experience of successfully delivering complex projects.

Key Attributes

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and organisational skills.

  • Excellent industry network and reputation.

  • A passion for first class service delivery, implementing best practice and continuous improvement.

  • Ability to win work from new and existing clients through strong business development skills.

  • A desire to motivate, manage and grow teams.

Role – Health, Science & Tertiary Education Sector

  • Secondary role is to be part of the sector community and support the sector senior management team with focus on integrated Cost and Project Management working between the Oxford, London and Cambridge offices.

  • Contribute to leadership within the sector (e.g. knowledge leadership, data capture, benchmarking, best practice etc).

  • Identify new work opportunities in the sector and lead / contribute to bids across UK&I.

  • Key sector client account management.

  • Lead delivery of Cost and/or Project Management services on significant projects in the sector.

  • Be specifically responsible for delegated business development / marketing tasks.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant professional qualification (F/MRICS, MAPM etc)

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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 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. 238643BR

Additional Locations UK - Cambridge - Wellbrook Court, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Clearance Required No

Virtual: Yes

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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