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AECOM Business Transformation Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

Through the application of industrial expertise, our Process Optimisation team acts as both a standalone business and supports AECOM projects in the UK&I region and also globally:

  • Our process improvement practitioners through the application of LEAN and Six Sigma have further unlocked new thinking to make efficiencies for our clients in Defense, Global Retail and Construction.

  • Our manufacturing knowledge has translated automotive practices and thinking into the construction and transportation industries.

  • Our factory gained automation and control experience brings new perspectives to transport infrastructure projects such as the rail and aviation industries.

We are currently recruiting for an experienced professional to support our Process Optimisation offering. As the successful candidate, you will be responsible for ensuring the technical and commercial success of projects delivered whilst supporting development of a top performing Process Optimisation capability within the Project, Programme and Design Management Discipline of the Building and Places function. You will deliver high value consultancy projects across a broad range of industries and to integrate Lean thinking across all the work that we deliver.

As a member of the Process Optimisation team, you will:

  • Support the development of best practice methods and standards for process optimisation to apply throughout the Project, Programme and Design Management Discipline of B+P and into the wider AECOM organisation.

  • Develop a network throughout AECOM to adopt Lean into delivery of their projects and with their clients.

Minimum Requirements

Under general supervision, develops and measures standard metrics, diagramming the flow, including inputs and outputs, of a business process, identifying opportunities for improvement, developing a project plan for implementing improvements and monitoring the new process to ensure it works as intended.

  • Continues to build knowledge of the organization and processes.

  • Performs a range of mainly straightforward assignments.

  • Uses prescribed guidelines or policies to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Receives a moderate level of guidance and direction.

  • Has no discretion to vary from established procedures by performing structured work assignments.

  • Uses existing procedures to solve routine or standard problems.

  • Receives instruction, guidance and direction from more senior level roles.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Lean/sigma training

  • PM qualifications

  • Management consulting experience or chartership (can be working towards)

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

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Business Development

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 266764BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street

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.