AECOM Lead Engineer, Rivers and Coastal in St. Albans, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Hampshire, Basingstoke
As Lead Engineer, Rivers & Coastal you will join our established UK & Ireland Water team and be an integral part of the growth and development of AECOM’s UK & Ireland Water Business, focused on our rivers and coastal business within our Flood and Public Infrastructure Sector.
AECOM has substantial interests already in this sector and to further grow and develop we require dedicated focus on technical leadership and development support through an experienced and dynamic leader.
The Lead Engineer will ensure sufficient rigour in technical delivery, client relationship development and team growth to meet our business targets. You will be responsible for leading our engineering practice in rivers & coastal across UK&I, and supporting globally.
Reporting to the UK & Ireland Sector Lead for Flood and Public Infrastructure, you will be responsible for the growth and delivery of rivers and coastal services. You will:
Technically lead and direct our larger/strategic projects.
Lead the delivery of high quality engineering designs.
Lead D&B and Contractor led delivery teams.
Take an active role in the strengthening of our teams, in particular coastal.
Bid and win work, identify and gain traction in elements of client programmes with significant potential for growth or long-term profitable pipeline.
Work with AECOM delivery teams to grow net service revenue to agreed levels and margin year on year offer, actions for growth.
Provide leadership into a positive culture in delivery teams, reward best practice, ensure compliance with processes/systems and H&S culture.
Be acquainted with innovative practices and our technical expertise to form the strongest possible offer to our clients.
Required/Essential Skills & Experience
Coordinates and provides technical expertise for mid- large-size projects.
Leads technical client relationships and plays a major role in selling.
Leads discipline department efforts to grow technical expertise.
Leads technical business development work.
Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise.
Approves and signs off on work.
Leader in one or more areas of technology.
Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule a to meet requirements on large, complex projects.
Desirable Skills & Experience:
Personal industry profile in UK&I.
Experience working in professional consultancy and with contractors.
Working knowledge of and contacts within key clients.
History of team management and/or development.
A degree or equivalent in a related engineering subject (e.g. civil, water resources, coastal) and/or a background with evidence of strong delivery success.
Membership of a relevant professional chartered institute; for example, ICE.
Demonstrable ability to coordinate, liaise and engage with clients and key stakeholders.
Significant experience in the technical delivery and of large scale infrastructure (ideally rivers and/or coastal) projects with multi-disciplinary knowledge.
Significant experience in the delivery of designs for Rivers and/or Coastal schemes.
Experience leading multi-disciplinary teams to deliver flood and/or coastal schemes.
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
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 Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 252998BR
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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.