AECOM Senior Consultant in Teeside, United Kingdom

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Senior Consultant

United Kingdom - Durham


Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Consultant to be based at London.

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.

Asset Strategy team provides professional technical advice at a number of areas during the project life cycle from acquisition to disposal including the funding, construction and occupation stages. Service offerings include asset strategy, FM Procurement, FM Service Specification, Soft Landing, Operational Readiness, Contract Management And Monitoring and Performance Audit Benchmarking, Cost Modelling, Whole Life and Life Cycle Costing.

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.

JOB Details:

  • The role we offer can be varied and is dependent on the Client, sector and project we are working for.

  • The responsibilities for the delivery of asset strategy services include but not limited to:


  • Managing and lead on major FM projects;

  • Providing advice to client on service efficiency and cost savings opportunities;

  • Undertaking FM related Technical Due Diligence commissions and producing due diligence reports;

  • Undertaking Benchmarking and Cost Modelling exercise.

FM Strategy and Procurement Advisory

  • Providing strategic FM advice;

  • Review of FM services delivery;

  • Providing public/private sector procurement advice;

  • Managing FM procurement/ outsourcing process;

  • Developing Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) and tender documentation including service specification.

Operational FM

  • Undertaking FM contract management

  • Undertaking Operational Contract Monitoring role;

  • Operational readiness and FM design review;

  • Mobilisation support.


Asset Optimisation and Whole Life Value Planning

  • Providing Life Cycle and Whole Life Costing advisory;

  • Supporting development of BREEAM assessment;

  • Asset assessment and operational cost planning;

  • Implementation of Soft Landings;

  • Undertaking operational design review;

  • Contribute to developing operational BIM model.

Candidate shall also take an active role in:

  • Supporting the goal of growing the FM team and identify suitable business opportunities whenever possible;

  • Maintaining quality outputs;

  • Maintain and develop good client relationships to provide good prospects and repeat business;

  • Anticipating the needs of existing clients and pursue future opportunities;

  • Ability to network with internal AECOM contacts and making appropriate referrals to other areas of the business whenever possible.

The ideal candidate shall be able to demonstrate competencies and market knowledge required to undertake the majority of the above asset strategy advisory services.

Minimum Requirements

  • Excellent client management skill.

  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication including report writing.

  • Good working knowledge of MS EXCEL, WORD and PowerPoint are essential for this role.

  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success.

  • Expertise in technical, analytical, problem solving and project management skills.

  • Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives.

  • Good organisation skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and meeting deadlines.

  • Good business acumen.

  • Confident and able to lead and manage major FM projects from start to finish.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ideally Bachelor’s or Master’s degree qualified or equivalent experience in a relevant subject such as FM, Property, Building Services or an Engineering discipline.

  • Relevant working experience preferably in senior operational or senior FM consultancy set up.

  • Membership of a relevant professional body (e.g. BIFM, CIPS, IFMA, RIBA, RICS, IMechE, IEE etc.)

  • Other relevant qualifications and/or experience in public sector, healthcare, procurement, project management, energy or health & safety would be advantageous to this position.

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 Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186399BR

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.