AECOM Senior Facilities Management Consultant in Birmingham, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow
Are you a Facilities Management Consultant or Professional looking to work on strategic advisory commissions that can change and influence how FM is delivered across the world?
If so, we are looking for an experienced FM Consultant to join our team in the UK to support our wide range of private and public sector clients in delivering FM solutions for their property and assets around the world. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.
AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Work Places, Education, Government and Healthcare.
We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;
University of Cambridge, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, University of East Anglia, RCU (Saudi Arabia), Lewisham NHS Trust, National Grid, Arts University Bournemouth, Mars (UK, France & Central Europe), University of Edinburgh, Ministry of Defence, Health Facilities Scotland, Marks & Spencer, Network Rail, BNP Paribas, Allianz and Liverpool John Moores University to name but a few.
About Our Team:
AECOM’s Facilities Management Consulting team has built a reputation for providing the highest quality FM consultancy services to our extensive and prestigious clients. As independent “white collar” consultants our impartiality sits comfortably with clients and their providers through the absence of professional conflict.
Our FM consultancy employs experienced FM professionals who have developed their skills within industry and consultancy roles, providing an expert view on all aspects of FM. This gives our clients the ability to make informed decisions on their future FM delivery strategy.
Our range of services draws upon the dedicated expertise of our team members. This is complemented by extensive cost and benchmarking databases. Regardless of building type, our service is designed to reduce risk and maximise value, by providing solutions that are sensitive to the different markets and objectives of our clients.
We work with our clients to develop, implement and monitor FM solutions that support their core business strategies and improve the delivery of support services. With the significant experience within our team, we offer the complete range of FM consulting services:
FM benchmarking and marketing testing
FM bid support
FM contract monitoring
FM strategic advice
FM technical advisor
FM technical due diligence
Whole life costing
To deliver the range of commissions that will be required, you must have strong knowledge and experience across the full range of Facilities Management services obtained through working as a Consultant, FM service provider or client-side FM. You must be comfortable working as part of a team and also on your own to provide professional technical advice that creates value for our clients, through the application of knowledge and techniques to meet their objectives and improve FM performance. This is to be achieved through the provision and implementation of objective advice that is delivered to time and quality within the constraints of our fee proposals, whilst minimising AECOM’s exposure to risk.
You will be responsible for working on (and occasionally managing) our full range of commission types listed above. This will involve a mix of independent and collaborative working to deliver the output to our clients on time and to the required quality whilst managing client expectations throughout the commission lifecycle.
You will be responsible for taking ownership of the commissions that you work on and for your own time management to work towards overall project timescales and potentially tight deadlines. You will also have responsibility for building strong, professional relationships with the clients you work with and identifying and resolving client issues and challenges.
As a Senior FM Consultant, you will be required, on occasion, to lead other consultants in the delivery of AECOM’s FM consultancy commissions. You will also be expected to assist with coaching other FM Consultants in all aspects of their role both within AECOM and within individual client commissions (where applicable).
You may be required to assist the Management team with resource planning, helping to ascertain and set priorities across all AECOM commissions and to produce and/or assist with the preparation of fee proposal submissions in response to tender requests.
Will have held a previous role as a Facilities Management Consultant, senior client FM manager or service provider senior FM manager.
Ability to lead, inspire and motivate others to meet common objectives.
Expert knowledge and understanding of the FM Marketplace (Hard and/or Soft FM), the current trends and thinking within the FM market and demonstration of an ability to apply such trends in a strategic setting.
Excellent knowledge of FM business support information and an ability to apply this practice at an operational level to resolve issues with key stakeholders in the core business.
Excellent understanding of the interaction between FM services and the operational impact on and efficiency of the core business.
We are looking for someone that is self-motivated, proactive and innovative. An individual with the ability to work both independently and collaboratively within internal and external teams and has excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
Proficient and experienced in using MS office software including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Project and Visio.
May have been educated to degree level. May have a formal qualification in FM, Property, Building Services or an Engineering discipline to degree level or similar, or hold an FM/Property related post-graduate qualification.
Will be a full member or working towards membership of the IWFM.
Other relevant qualifications in procurement, project management or health and 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
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 B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 250370BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Leeds, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street
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.