Rail Lead North, Structures Lead NW
AECOM
Manchester, United Kingdom
10d ago

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking Rail Lead North, Structures Lead NW. This person will be the focal leader for the Rail business across the North (York,Leeds,Manchester & Altrincham) and will also lead the combined Rail / Bridges and Structures team across the North West.

The post holder will be client facing with excellent local relationships leading to opportunities to grow and develop the business across our Northern offices.

They will have a strong engineering background and experience in delivering major Rail and Bridge infrastructure and leading multi-

disciplinary teams. The post holder will work with their local management team to deliver winning bids and oversee operational measures necessary to create a great local team that work efficiently and secure and deliver successful projects.

Key Skills and Requirements :

People leadership, effective relationships with external Clients, and a strong understanding and experience of rail / bridges engineering challenges and how we can address them are essential requirements for success.

The post holder will operate in a collaborative spirit to make best use of available resources and grow and develop the regional capacity and skills as part of the wider Rail Sector team. This will involve :

Maintaining close contact with key clients locally and actively participate in the winning of work, developing the market to create the necessary pipeline of work to support continuing growth.

  • Be the visible lead for staff development, morale and performance management;
  • With the local delivery teams, ensure the region is compliant with all necessary processes and procedures and adopting best practice;
  • With the local management team, ensure that our available local resources are planned and co-ordinated effectively so that our staff are deployed efficiently;
  • Promote and ensure compliance with respect to both worker & workplace and project health & safety through ensuring that regular briefings are conducted with all staff;
  • Be the primary point of contact for any regional or local cross Business Line initiatives; and

    Represent the Rail Sector Leadership team locally in communicating and disseminating information across the regional staff.

    Minimum Requirements

    Proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget.

    Significant experience of leading project teams, including major project multidisciplinary teams, developing a range of bridge and other associated structures scheme solutions from initial concept through to detailed design for implementation.

    Experience with bridge and related structural inspection assessment and design schemes.

    Proven design and project management experience delivering to quality, time and budget.

    Significant experience in road and rail bridge projects.

    Previous exposure with clients of both national and local authorities, together with major contractors.

    Preferred Qualifications

    Degree educated or equivalent in a relevant subject.

    A Chartered Engineer with ICE or IstructE.

    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.

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