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7 months ago
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Construction
Category: Design / Development Jobs
United Kingdom - Greater London, London

Job Summary

This is a great opportunity for a highly experienced structural engineer with a proven track record in project delivery, team development, work winning and client management. The post will be based in London Aldgate, where we have the principle AECOM campus, delivering work at a local, national and global level.

This is an exciting time for AECOM as we continue to build on the successful integration of URS into our global business. We are experiencing significant growth with an interesting and expanding pipeline of projects across London. We are a significant presence in the London Design and Construction industry.

As a Director you will have the opportunity to contribute leading and shaping the structural engineering team. You will also be a key member of the Buildings + Places leadership team driving the growth of the business across the South East and London Region. A significant part of your role will be client facing, identifying new leads and securing new and repeat business. You will therefore need to be adept at engaging with clients and other professionals at the inception stage of projects and using your engineering expertise to make a significant contribution to emerging design concepts. We would expect you to hold existing significant client knowledge and have established relationships that you are able to exploit to secure opportunities. Your role will involve coordination and integration with the wider AECOM business lines, to maximise opportunities to grow the Buildings + Places business in the region.

Minimum Requirements


Excellent knowledge of standard engineering practices, techniques and procedures


Current experience of leading and managing structural engineering design projects


Wide ranging experience in Building Structures across a number of market sectors, in particular a proven ability to establish structural design concepts and deliverable design schemes


Coaching and mentoring skills and the ability to act as technical lead for a team of Structural Engineers


A high level of understanding of project management principles and practices


Proven leadership skills, including in business development, client relationship management, technical leadership, team building and motivation


Sound knowledge of construction contracts and professional agreements and experience in negotiating fee agreements.


Excellent communication skills including the ability to write compelling proposals and deliver engaging presentations to existing and prospective clients

Desirable attributes


An established networks of contacts with clients, professional practices and contractors in the London Market and South East region.


A good appreciation of the construction property market in London and the drivers for growth in the Region


Experience in selling multi-disciplinary consultancy services and in leading and managing multi-disciplinary project teams comprising internal teams and sub-consultants


Experience of leading and managing complex design projects ranging from £10m to £300m in construction value

Preferred Qualifications


Degree qualified (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline


Chartered Engineer (CEng), Member of either the Institution of Civil Engineers and/or the Institution of Structural Engineers.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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. 198203BR

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.

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