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AECOM Sustainable and Resilient Cities Consultant in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

Our team are leaders in developing strategies that help communities around the world plan and prepare for future shocks and stresses. We are now looking for a new Consultant with a focus on urban climate resilience as we continue to grow from strength to strength supporting clients, both in the UK and overseas, such as the Committee on Climate Change, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, and World Bank. We also work with our colleagues across the business to understand climate risks to major urban masterplans and infrastructure assets and design innovative resilience solutions for the public and private sector.


  • Undertake technical work and generate solutions to support the delivery of urban climate resilience and sustainability strategies / action plans

  • Support the bidding of new projects and business development activities

  • Support the facilitation of stakeholder engagement

  • Prepares and presents technical work

  • Support the development of new and innovative service offerings

You will be supported in continuing your professional development with training and support for chartership

Minimum Requirements

In applying for this role, we would like you to be able to demonstrate your ability in being able to demonstrate the following experience:

  • Strong understanding of climate change risk, urban resilience, and the role that infrastructure, spatial planning and governance plays in increasing resilience

  • Additional technical grounding in urban / infrastructure climate risk assessment, climate adaption, nature-based solution and/or green financing

  • Appreciation of the need for stakeholder engagement that includes a diverse range of participants within urban planning, with experience of facilitating workshops as an advantage

  • Understanding of commercial aspects of consultancy, including the role of business development, client management and have some experience in bidding for new work

  • Strong written and oral communication skills in English with good numeracy and graphic presentation skills an advantage. Additional language skills are also an advantage

  • Willingness to undertake project related overseas travel (post COVID)

Preferred Qualifications

The value of diversity and inclusion is readily apparent in creating a collaborative, supportive working environment and in delivering innovative context aware projects. It is very important to both what we do and the way we do it. As such:

We welcome applicants for diverse range of backgrounds and experiences. The important thing for us is that you can demonstrate that you can effectively fulfil the needs of the role.

If you feel you can fulfil the requirements of the role, but there are other factors that are making you hesitant in applying, we would still like to hear from you and see if we can work together to overcome any challenges.

We are happy to consider flexible working location and hours.

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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247558BR

Additional Locations UK - Leeds

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.