AECOM Head of Asset Strategy UKI in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking to hire a Head of Asset Strategy UKI. This role is flexible in location.

Our clients are increasingly managing their design, operation and maintenance using Asset Management frameworks and complex analytical approaches (optimisation, resilience etc). By developing business with an Asset Management front-end we enter our client’s delivery chain at an earlier and higher level and provide the platform for whole-life services from our established teams.

We are growing headcount significantly in this higher margin area and require a leader for this service. Further, there is an opportunity for the successful candidate to establish a UKI centre of excellence in Asset Management which service our broader business across EMIA.

The Head of Asset Strategy is a new role reporting to our Civil Infrastructure UKI board. It provides a recognised thought-leader who provides gravitas and credibility to AECOM’s position within a business consultancy environment which supports infrastructure development.

Job Duties:

  • This hire will operate across the UKI end markets, opening up opportunities for staff growth and heading a larger virtual Asset Management service line with a base in our Civil Infrastructure End Market. We will focus quickly on the hire’s media profile with targeted campaigns which build on our current Asset Management roundtable series. We anticipate the successful person will become a key figure in our international network of Asset Management practitioners.

Specific Skills Required :

You are likely to be working within the engineering or related sector, either in consultancy or an infrastructure service delivery environment. The role objectives are listed below and the hire will need the skills to:

  • Create and lead a strategy for a defined Asset Management service line and rapid growth.

  • Deliver higher margins than engineering norm.

  • Access to clients at different levels, including corporate.

  • Link up our existing Asset Management services in operation and tactical.

  • Work cross-divisional, across AECOM’s operational boundaries.

  • Develop/exploit relationships in water, power, transport infra, and buildings.

  • Develop innovation and tools and form partnerships with software, niche consulting.

  • Provide thought leadership into the market.

Person Specification:

  • You will be a recognized professional in the Asset Management, Business Advisory or Management Consulting space, able to demonstrate a track record of business growth and development and/or technical excellence in this area.

  • You will need an appetite for building and shaping our business and will be given considerable support from our management team to achieve this.

Minimum Requirements

  • An established profile in this market, ideally in a client or similar business environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline

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 - Engineering Design

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196150BR

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.