AECOM Regional Director - Development Infrastructure in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Lanarkshire, Glasgow

Job Summary

AECOM's Scottish Development business line is seeking to recruit a Regional Director to join the Development (Engineering) Infrastructure group based in either Glasgow or Edinburgh. The operational remit for this role will assume responsibility for specialist Development Engineering staff based in a number of offices across Scotland, including Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. The successful candidate would join the senior management team of the group reporting to the UK National Lead with a focus on project delivery, business development and growing our Development Infrastructure business capability in Scotland.

Our wide range of clients are from the private and public sector in the UK and overseas and include developers, land owners, house builders, blue chip companies, universities, local authorities and contractors, amongst many others. The teams also work on a number of multi-disciplinary projects as part of a wider team with colleagues across the AECOM business globally including Aviation, Ports & Marine, Sustainable Cities and our Project Management/Cost Management business – again amongst many others.

Principal Job Responsibilities:

  • Overall responsibility for delivery of projects to contractual arrangements and the financial outcome agreed;

  • Facing and Liaising with senior stakeholders, including Client Project Directors (or equivalent) to resolve issues early and safeguard our interests;

  • Presenting to clients and key stakeholders in a professional, responsive and client focused manner;

  • Receive project brief and carry out briefing of the team members and lead on analysing data, development of design drawings and report production;

  • Undertake Health & Safety duties including 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 Manager/director (once AECOM accredited) as necessary including monitoring financial and commercial performance;

  • Ensure technical content and quality of output produced is in line with the project brief;

  • Attend Project Progress meetings along with necessary client meetings;

  • Prepare detailed client briefs or fee proposals for client submission and contribute to major bids;

  • Liaise with current and proposed clients to develop repeat and new business for the company;

  • Establishing strong working relationships with other internal teams within AECOM’s global capabilities;

  • Lead on business development and work winning within the region with both public and private sector clients;

  • Mentoring and supporting the development of Project Managers and Technical Leads;

  • Expanding the AECOM business and assisting with the delivery of business targets;

  • Becoming a Development Infrastructure ‘go to’ expert for the AECOM business in Scotland.

Minimum Requirements

  • Successful track record of building client relationships and identifying, pursuing and winning work;

  • A highly motivated individual with a passion to succeed and develop an industry leading Development Infrastructure team.;

  • Solid experience working at a senior level;

  • Proven business leader and a recognised technical expert within the within the UK Development sector;

  • A senior professional with proven experience in the successful delivery of Development Infrastructure projects for both public and private sector clients;

  • High degree of competence in project management and commercially aware;

  • Excellent communicator (both written and verbal) with strong negotiation skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent. Membership of a relevant professional body.

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

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 - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 193978BR

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.