AECOM INTERN - Infrastructure/PPP Advisory Analyst in Paris, France

France - Ile-de-France, Paris

Job Summary

AECOM PPP Advisory provides technical advisory services for sponsors, lenders and secondary market buyers of infrastructure assets developed under public-private partnerships and other project finance mechanisms (DBFM and DBFMO projects). Sectors covered by PPP Advisory include transport (roads, rail, airports etc.), social infrastructure (universities, hospitals, sports facilities etc.), water and energy. The latter is an area of development for the Team.

We are a team exclusively dedicated to the provision of consulting services starting during the transaction phase, continuing through the design and construction phase and ending during the operations maintenance phase.

When working for the sponsors, we undertake full asset due diligence. This includes residual life assessments and lifecycle analysis, reviewing and optimising operation and maintenance strategies, and developing CapEx, lifecycle costs and OpEx forecasts.

When working for lenders, our works includes reviewing our Sponsors’ technical solutions (design, construction, operation and maintenance), construction schedules, CapEx, whole life cost and OpEx forecasts from a risk perspective. These projects can be greenfield and brownfield.

We provide our services globally, with a focus on Europe and Africa.

We are a team of 5, composed mainly of engineers with legal and project finance capabilities. We are all driven by our contribution to major infrastructure projects. We have a “seller-doer” state of mind and we value team work.

Your role

You will support our technical advisory work on infrastructure PPP projects or private to private transactions (asset sale, refinancing, mergers and acquisitions).

Your work will include the following activities:

  • Participate in the delivery of technical advisory assignments. This includes:

  • Analysing contracts and technical data, conduct risk assessments;

  • Conducting CAPEX/OPEX modelling;

  • Contributing to the report-writing, prepare client presentations;

Participate to the management of projects, prepare site visits involving technical specialists;

Conduct industry/market research linked with the development of new businesses (new geographies and sectors, such as energy transition, renewables). Track business opportunities

Prepare marketing material, capacity statements and commercial proposals.

You will be mentored by a senior consultant of the team and report to the managers of project you work on. Your performance will be assessed on:

  • Delivery Performance: quality and on-time deliverables,

  • Engagement, team cooperation, autonomy and self-development

PPP Advisory enhances its consultants’ motivation through:

  • Diverse projects offering different technical challenges;

  • A strong team culture. We collaborate closely with each other and have a sense of collective responsibility;

  • A hands-on approach and high responsibilities on the pursuit of prospects and on project delivery;

  • A growing environment. The team is growing and intends to continue doing so, by penetrating new markets and on-boarding new talented people;

  • A direct interface with AECOM’s senior management;

  • An opportunity to start your career at AECOM, a global group of nearly 100,000 employees (see below)

  • A light hierarchy allowing for a short decision process;

  • Compensation at market prices

Minimum Requirements

Attributes and Skills

  • A can-do attitude with the ambition to grow and take ownership of your role in the team;

  • You are autonomous and take initiative, but you are also a strong team player working closely with other team members to provide the best possible contributions;

  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills;

  • Strong communication skills; excellent technical writing skills and a meticulous approach are a must, as client deliverables consists mainly of technical reports;

  • You are comfortable working with evolving scopes, and must thrive in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing is necessary;

  • Entrepreneurial minded: you are engaged, you want to find solutions for our clients and wish to develop our business.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Final year of a Master’s program or similar. Backgrounds in engineering, project finance or other relevant background will be considered

  • Strong interest and knowledge in the technical aspects of infrastructure and energy projects. Relevant industry experience a plus

  • You are fluent in English and have a good command of French; other languages are a plus.

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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country France

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 201625BR

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.