AECOM Technical Director in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm which is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organisations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastruc

AECOM’s UK Transaction Advisory team is looking to recruit at a senior level, to join the expanding team in London. The candidate will have the desire to contribute to and develop the skills of others, as well as the successful project delivery, client management and building revenues. Key responsibilities will be to bring new Client opportunities and to help in developing AECOM’s Transaction Advisory’s service capability.

In addition to new transactions around economic infrastructure, the Transaction Advisory team delivers a range of base project finance services, including PPP/PFI, Lifecycle and operational reviews, and quasi-development /. property finance.

You would be a key member of the proposed new growth within the team, helping and ensuring high-quality technical reports supporting the current workloads.

Job Duties

  • Identification of qualifying economic infrastructure projects for delivery through participation in technical and financial discussions with both internal and external clients;

  • Delivery of high quality advice on Project Finance transactions;

  • Identification of sector pursuits and where advice can be offered across the Client base;

  • Attend internal meetings, with responsibility for growth and new clients;

  • Build and develop effective working relationships with colleagues, intermediaries and other networks to help develop further opportunities;

  • Develop the knowledge and skills of younger team members to keep technical knowledge up to date and relevant;

  • Support the business unit leadership team in growth and client strategies;

  • Actively supervise and train junior consultants as well as business development teams;

  • Contribute to the knowledge management of the Transaction Advisory team;

  • Drive performance standards through effective communication and effective use of the performance management process with the team;

  • Manage the delivery of projects, ensuring effective use of resources to achieve optimal output quality;

  • Utilise in-house project management systems/protocols.

Specific Skills Required

  • Experience in Transactions and Project Finance;

  • Motivated and able to self-manage a wide array of ongoing tasks;

  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team, often to demanding deadlines;

  • Excellent communication skills;

  • Can write clear, concise prose on technical subjects;

  • Analytical problem solving skills;

  • Has a strong interest in engineering, technology, business and innovation.

Minimum Requirements

  • Significant experience in the commercial market with experience and training within project finance;

  • Proven experience of working on several projects, meeting deadlines and working under pressure within a business unit with internal and external clients;

  • Excellent communication (both spoken and written);

  • Strong numerical ability;

  • Curiosity, awareness and an interest in the fields of science, technology and innovation

Additional Comments

  • Any finance, accountancy or tax experience would be of benefit but is not essential;

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree or equivalent in Sciences, Engineering or Finance, with formal professional qualifications.

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 Procurement

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196544BR

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.