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AECOM Regional Director in Bristol, United Kingdom

Job Summary

The Regional Director will be responsible for leading and growing the Bristol MEP team, leading existing and major projects and developing future relationships with new and existing clients. This will involve winning work, client care, recruitment, mentoring and leading electrical and mechanical engineers to prepare concept, scheme and detailed engineering designs. The successful candidate will have proven technical design experience, delivering to quality, time and budget. This role will suit someone with who is enthusiastic, self motivated, and looking to advance their career.

Duties of the role will include, but not be limited to;

  • Creates an inclusive work environment based on trust and respect. Coaches to develop and maximize strengths of team members.

  • Ensures team operates with high standards of integrity.

  • Executes new and creative solutions that supports continuous improvement and advances internal/external client's objectives.

  • Identify and develop long term Client relationships.

  • Aligns resources to critical business needs and delegates where appropriate, escalates issues as necessary to senior leadership to impact results.

  • Positively embraces change and acts as a role model for others.

  • Represent AECOM where necessary at Client, Design Team and Project meetings

  • Attend tender / client interviews where necessary.

  • Interfacing with other disciplines (external and internal AECOM), Clients and Contractors.

  • Lead the Bristol MEP team in all project, people and financial matters including project financial performance, team assets, resourcing, recruitment, training/ developing, deliverables, invoicing etc. including:

  • Work winning, securing opportunities, supporting and/or preparing proposals, presentations.

  • Preparing and implementing design guidance.

  • Mentoring and developing staff.

  • Project Manage and act as Project Director on major projects

  • Assessing staff requirements at each work stage, and be able to manage single disciplinary and multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Obtain the necessary information both internally and externally from Architects, Quantity Surveyors and Design Consultants to provide a fully coordinated design.

  • Ensure the Design Team is kept fully informed of all client, scope of services and other information necessary for the duration of the project.

  • Oversee the control of all production aspects of the projects in the team.

  • Implement and oversee company quality protocol ensuring all deliverable, design information and calculations etc. are prepared and signed off in accordance with the requirements of the AECOM internal quality procedures, relevant Standards and Codes of Practice.

  • Understand and implement AECOM’s Safety Health and Environment Policy.

Minimum Requirements

  • A strong technical understanding of electrical, mechanical, building services engineering

  • The ability to work accurately, independently and efficiently, and to take ownership of the Bristol MEP team and projects.

  • Effective communication skills and be a team player.

  • Significant track record of leading design teams on major projects.

  • Client facing experience re work winning, client care, developing deliverables, resolution etc.

  • Experience in project and client management within a defined fee budget and program, including managing team resources and interfacing with other disciplines.

  • Mentoring and support skills for all mechanical and electrical team members. Coaching all grades as appropriate to maintain and develop a dynamic, progressive, efficient MEP team capable of undertaking current and major projects.

Preferred Qualifications


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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our FREEDOM TO GROW

  • way of working. 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 - Electrical / Electronic

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251914BR

Virtual: 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.