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AECOM Roads Asset Management Specialist - secondment to Saudi in Nottingham, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Nottinghamshire, Nottingham

Job Summary

AECOM’ Roads Asset Management Sub-sector provides research, consultancy, strategic advisory services in Roads asset management; as well as surveys, laboratory testing, pavement, and materials design for the private and public sectors worldwide.

The Highways Asset Management Technical Specialist will be seconded to the Middle East to take a technical lead delivery role of Highways Maintenance Master Plan projects and will be supported by the project manager, stakeholders’ manager and a strong team of technical specialists from the UK and the Middle East. You will provide advice on technical issues such as maintenance management, performance-based contract, pavements and materials specifications, inspection manuals, work zone management manuals, staff training, and abnormal loading management. You will also be expected to grow the road asset management service offering both to new clients and geographically.

Job Duties :

Lead the technical delivery of the Saudi Road Maintenance Master Plan, implementing Performance-Based Contract:

  • Support the Project Manager, Stakeholders Liaison Manager and other team members in delivering the project, liaising with department heads and technical staff to obtain relevant information and identify efficiencies and improvement

  • Liaise and communicate with AECOM internal technical specialists in the UK and the Middle East to develop, monitor and deliver project plan within timescale and budget and to client satisfaction

  • Implement the technical quality requirements, address the project brief, meeting the client’s programme and budget control within AECOM’s Project Management system

  • Take ownership for project tasks

  • Develop and review proposals for a wide range of transportation projects

  • Prepare and review highway asset management strategy, policy and life cycle plans

  • Write, review and deliver project asset management, design, and due diligence reports

  • Provide training and mentoring to junior staff

  • Display a positive attitude to all activities and tenacity to meet deadlines.

  • Liaison with clients, coordination/chair kickoff/progress meetings/workshops

Identify opportunities and promoting AECOM services of road pavement design and asset management advisory services.

  • Coordinates and provides technical expertise for mid- large-size projects

  • Leads technical client relationships and plays a major role in selling

  • Leads discipline department efforts to grow technical expertise

  • Leads technical business development work

  • Provides specialized technical input to studies and design for staff's specific area of expertise

  • Approves and signs off on work

  • A leader in one or more areas of technology

  • Provides estimates for the engineering budget and schedule a to meet requirements on large, complex projects

Minimum Requirements

Your skills profile should be a combination of the following areas:

  • Experience working with government transport-based clients (e.g. DfT, Highways England, TfL, Transport Scotland, local authorities, overseas highway authorities), or road concessionaires and asset owners/operators

  • Experience in developing or evaluating asset management policy, strategy and implementation plans, as well as operation and maintenance for highways projects

  • Experience in reviewing roads maintenance operation, identifying efficiency and improvement for implementation.

  • Experience in developing and reviewing Performance Based Contracts for highways projects

  • Experience of task and technical management, including project performance and controls.

  • Experience of providing engineering / technical asset management consultancy/research advice

  • Experience in international pavement design, evaluation, material specification and maintenance management for highway projects

  • Excellent communication (written and verbal) and stakeholder management skills

  • Strong analytical and reasoning skills

  • Ability to develop innovative solutions and exhibit innovative thinking

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant Engineering Qualification.

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

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. 238074BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Leeds, UK - London - Aldgate Tower

Clearance Required 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.