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2 months ago
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Systems Engineering
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - London, London - UK

Job Summary

The UKI Head of Marketing and Communications will create and implement marketing and communications strategies for the region. Drawing together the strands of the AECOM brand to develop Internal and External communications strategies to support employee and client engagement, and measurable client driven strategic marketing campaigns, they will support the business goals and growth for the UKI region. This position can be based from any UKI AECOM Office.

Working as part of the UKI leadership team, the UKI Head of Marketing and Communications will be expected to demonstrate experience, and a deep understanding of employee engagement, communications, stakeholder management and marketing strategy development and delivery. They should also have experience supporting the pre-positioning and capture of key pursuits. Working alongside HR they will lead on employee engagement and culture development. In partnership with the end market leads, they will champion the voice of the client by defining, prioritizing and leading the development of insights, strategies and marketing plans that are aligned with business and marketing goals.

In this role, the UKI Head of Marketing and Communications will be expected to manage, mentor and motivate the UKI marketing and communications team, and provide clear leadership to maximize performance. They will lead the development of a system of critical review and appraisal to improve future marketing and communications strategy and will lead and direct the allocation of marketing support to support business growth.



Leads on the development of insights about AECOM that impact business decisions


Promotes a strong employee and client focus leading on marketing and communications strategies


Develops and implements the internal communications strategy for the UK+I


Provides direct internal communications counsel to the UK & Ireland Chief Executive developing and executing their internal communications plan


Work with the head of marketing and communications and UKI head of communications to develop responses to crisis communications situations.


Leads on aspects of culture change, using communications to champion model behaviours and help make aspired company culture manifest


Leads a marketing strategy that supports key stakeholders to help create a client-led organization and infrastructure that supports business growth


Champions the voice of the client in key decisions and leads the Voice of the Client programme client listening, bid feedback) for the UKI region


Supports the development of key client engagement tools


Leads the development of UKI brand strategy and articulates desired brand positioning


Leads the embedding of digital capability into marketing strategy to support business growth


Leads and promotes the use of metrics to improve marketing and communications effectiveness


Leads the development of a system of critical review and appraisal to improve future marketing and communications strategy


Develops pre-positioning strategies to support the capture of key pursuits

Minimum Requirements


Substantial experience working in a similar role and position, in a professional services environment


Self-starter with the ability to work as a positive, energized and adaptable team member


Previous role within a global organization would be preferable but not essential


Excellent organizational and time management skills, able to prioritize effectively


An understanding of the design and construction industry would be beneficial but not essential

Preferred Qualifications

* Educated to degree level with formal marketing training or qualification (e.g. CIM).

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 Marketing

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 240074BR

Additional Locations UK - Belfast, UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street

Clearance Required No

Virtual: Yes

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.

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