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AECOM Associate Director Roads in County Antrim, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - , County Antrim

Job Summary

AECOM Roads in Ireland is a well-established and growing team with over 100 professionals operating from three core locations serving a range of clients. We are seeking a highly driven Associate Director to join our Roads Team, based in our Dublin (Dun Laoghaire) office delivering projects across the country. The candidate will provide technical and commercial leadership to our in-house multidisciplinary teams based on a strong track record in the Roads consultancy sector. This role offers excellent opportunities for the successful candidate.

The candidate will have a consistent record of business development, project delivery and team leadership. They will be confident in preparing feasibility studies, preliminary and detailed design and administration of contracts through construction and handover. Project involvement will cover schemes of various sizes, ranging from major national roads schemes to local authority improvement projects.

Job Duties :

  • Promote a health and safety focused culture by undertaking mandatory duties, ensuring a safe and healthy working environment for the project team members, and fulfilling all responsibilities for health and safety in design

  • Act as a Project Director and Project Manager including monitoring financial performance. Comprehensive training on AECOM’s project management system will be provided

  • Manage a wide portfolio of Road projects from pursuit through to completion or single large scale commissions

  • Monitor key project performance indicators and ensure that project data is accurate and provided in a timely manner

  • Prepare reports and communicate with senior management in a clear and concise manner

  • Manage resources to meet project requirements and workload

  • Assist with the career progression of line reports and ensure strong staff development and mentoring arrangements are in place

  • Actively participate in thought leadership in the industry, contributing to publications and new standards Specific Skills Required

  • Confidently perform as a client interface

  • Establish strong working relationships with local clients in Ireland through project delivery and business development

  • Contribute to bidding activity by preparing tender responses including quality and commercial submissions

Minimum Requirements

  • A successful track record in the management and delivery of Roads projects

  • Experience in TII Standards, Project Management Guidelines, and Project Appraisal Guidelines.

  • Good working knowledge of contract forms including PWC/GCC/ NEC/FIDIC

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, and the ability to contribute to bid development;

Preferred Qualifications

  • A minimum of a BSC, BEng, MEng in Civil Engineering, Masters will be preferred

  • Appropriate Chartered status with a relevant institution (e.g Engineers Ireland, ICE, CIHT or similar)

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 - Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242601BR

Clearance Required No

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.