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AECOM Facades Director in London - UK, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Facades Director to be based in Central London. You will work with our senior leaders to further develop an established and profitable business by focusing on the enhancement of our technical delivery and strategic development. This could be a role for an Associate Director or Technical Director ready to take on the challenge of more direct leadership.

We have multiple revenue streams and will require you to ensure these are maintained and secured for the future through excellent project delivery, client relationship engagement and business development.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an established professional to build on the hard work that we have put in to carve out a healthy and respected expertise-based business that is a front runner in a fast growing and relatively new specialist consulting area.

About Us

AECOM Buildings & Places is a construction consultancy formed of over 2000 dedicated experts. We are built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex building structures in the world. We offer a one stop shop to complete some of the UK’s most challenging building projects by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering to produce results.

Our Civil & Structural division consists of over 450 Engineers nationwide who collaborate with our clients to design and problem solve for both public and private sector projects within residential, commercial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure.

We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and effective project management and engineering solutions.

About Our Team

We are a relatively new team that has grown over the last five years. Our current permanent headcount is 15 with plans to expand over the coming year. We provide detailed design and calculation services as well as best practice advisory and third party document reviews.

Our team has a culture of working hard to meet our deadlines whilst balancing multiple projects and client expectations in a supportive and team focused environment.

We are based in the centre of London in a modern and serviced office where we work alongside 800 other multi-disciplinary Engineers and Managers who provide consultancy services for large scale developments both in the public and private sectors.

Job Responsibilities

  • Working closely with our clients to enhance our relationships and provide an exemplary level of outputs with a focus on quality, design and on time delivery.

  • You will work to enhance the speed and accuracy of our report writing by focusing on training initiatives and key strategic hires.

  • You will strive to further develop our facades offering in the UK and international markets.

  • Oversee the management of multiple projects whilst working with the wider multidisciplinary business.

  • Contribute and to our business development and marketing efforts.

  • You will sign off designs and calculations and provide high-level management and solutions for challenging reports and outputs.

  • You will coordinate operations and liaise with cost consultants, architects, sub-contractors, MEP consultants ect.

Minimum Requirements

  • Established track record as a Director within a consultancy environment with leadership, reporting, financial ownership and business development responsibilities.

  • Relevant degree or professional qualifications and clear career development.

  • Advanced technical understanding of facade construction consultancy processes and working methods.

  • Presentation and tender leading experience.

  • Clear people management and mentoring experience.

  • You will be connected and active in the UK facades market with existing relationships and contacts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A passion for innovative design.

  • Motivated and self-driven.

  • Ideally, you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate.

  • Comfortable to travel locally and internationally for key client meetings.

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 - Structural

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229393BR

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.