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AECOM Senior Assurance Consultant in Bristol, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Midlands, Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

Are you naturally inquisitive, ambitious, and motivated to progress your career quickly? A natural eye for detail is essential, but with an ability to put commercial context against cost data to enable our clients to make wider, impactful business decisions, and to support them with driving improvements and efficiencies across their organisation. Are you looking to work on projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last? You will be someone with a strategic and logical approach to problem-solving, analytics and risk mitigation, with a flexible and adaptive attitude to delivering solutions and outputs.

If so we are looking for experienced consultants at all levels to join our team, to work in a high profile service line that collaborates across the AECOM organisation. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Work Places, Education, Government and Healthcare.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting House, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

About Our Team:

With a successful and expanding service line in place, we are looking for individuals with commercial and contractual capability (preferably, but not essentially, membership of RICS, APM, CIMA or similar). The service is a commercially-driven, financially-focussed provider of confidence, value for money and process improvement solutions across all sectors.

The successful individual will ideally have to experience within a consulting environment, a passion for enhancing the delivery of projects and programmes as well as the ambition to rapidly take on responsibility and help develop the service line. They will need to have the ability to create and build strong relationships with stakeholders of all levels of seniority at AECOM, and with their clients. There is a fantastic opportunity to develop a broad and interesting consultancy skillset within a supportive and friendly environment.

Job Responsibilities:

You will need to be from a consultancy or client organisation with the ability to take ownership of a stream of activity and the responsibility for timely delivery, through to the presentation of results. The role will require the successful individual to be confident in liaising with, and presenting to, both clients and contractors as well as managing and extracting information from third parties. Typical tasks and activities will include:

  • Detailed analysis and assessments of cost data against contractual/commercial principles

  • Appraisal of cost/commercial management systems and process

  • Cost, performance and process risk assessment

  • Process improvement with commercial risk assessment

  • Report development and presentation

  • Internal and external marketing/development of the service line

Travel Expectations

There will be travel required will be based on the client and engagement programme, although typically more travel is required at the beginning of the engagement and then becomes intermittent throughout the engagement lifecycle.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant degree or professional qualification

  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business

  • Strong organisational skills and ability to work on own initiative

  • The ability to understand, manage and interpret data from a range of sources

  • Highly capably withy with MS Office tools, especially, Excel, PowerPoint, and with experience of working with Power BI and Visio.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Driving licence

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 Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234860BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Peterborough - Clarence House

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations

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