AECOM Associate Director - Freight - Transport Planning in Manchester, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester
Managing and improving the way in which freight moves is a crucial part of maintaining our economy and improving the quality of our lives. AECOM’s Freight and Logistics Team works with clients to manage, plan and deliver travel and transport in ways that optimise environmental outcomes without compromising economic and social objectives.
The successful candidates will ideally be educated to degree level and have a hands-on fleet management, work related road risk or consultancy background. Ambition, adaptability and excellent analytical and report writing skills are the key requirements.
AECOM’s Freight and Logistics Team offers a complete multi-modal service of freight research, feasibility, master-planning, performance review, site development and behavioural change programmes for the public and private sectors, delivering sustainable freight solutions with specific emphasis on measures that can have positive carbon outcomes.
Our clients include government agencies from around the world, the European Commission, regional authorities, private sector developers and operators of freight transport across all modes.
This is an exciting opportunity to join a professional team of freight and logistics specialist and in particular help expand FORS to new horizons both in UK and abroad in a commercial manner.
Experience of leading, managing and developing teams
The post holders will have a robust knowledge of the freight, fleet or logistics market and work related road risk management either through direct employment in the sector or via relevant consultancy project work.
Excellent public speaking and communication skills are required, plus the ability to write concise technical and non-technical documents.
Project and people management, financial awareness and a passion for building client relationships and developing a profitable business.
Experience and knowledge regarding the organisation of logistics, environmental impacts of freight transport, carbon management and sustainability issues is highly desirable
chartered member of the CILT and a degree level qualification or higher in a subject related to transport or business
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 - Transportation - Planning
Business Line Transportation
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 249762BR
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.