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Associate Director - Geo-Environmental

Bristol United Kingdom
Company DescriptionWork with Us. Change the World.At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.Job DescriptionOur Contaminated Land & Remediation Practice is looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Associate Director to join us to support us in delivering an increasing project portfolio for our clients across the UK, across all sectors.The Contaminated Land & Remediation Practice provides services ranging from desk studies, site investigation, risk assessment, remediation (strategy development, design, implementation and validation), monitoring and close-out on a wide range of contracts and sits within a Business Unit that also comprises Ground Engineering, Energy, and Transaction & Compliance practices.  You will become an integral member of the Practice and a regional team, and have the  opportunity to lead on a wide range of contaminated land and remediation projects for private and public sector clients including developers, global oil & gas companies, the nuclear industry, Fortune 500 multinational corporations, regulatory bodies and government agencies; including the Environment Agency, Homes England, Highways England and local authorities.The Practice also  supports other AECOM business lines where their projects have a contaminated land and remediation interface and who are involved in the delivery of multi-disciplinary design, build and construction schemes.Nationally our Practice is one of the largest in the UK and has an established track record in successfully delivering award winning contaminated land  assessment and remediation works.We require an ambitious team player with the technical and commercial skills, knowledge and experience to take overall responsibility for the capture and delivery of projects, ensuring technical quality and adherence to budget and programme, to manage and mentor project staff, and develop and maintain strong client relationships that deliver repeat business as a  “Trusted Advisor”. The position will suit those who can work with a high degree of independence, good commercial acumen, and successfully lead projects from desk study/feasibility through ground investigation, interpretation and remediation. AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations 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 infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm; see how we deliver what others can only imagine at AECOM.JOB Responsibilities:The successful applicant will help develop our workload and footprint based out our Bristol Office and will have a specific focus on business development (bids and tenders), project delivery and team leadership.  It would be beneficial but not necessary to have nuclear sector experience as this is a growth area for the Practice.The successful applicant will be expected to take a leading role in the capture and delivery of projects and drive growth in the region – both from external client relationships and from collaboration with other internal AECOM teams that are aligned to our local market strategy. The appointed person will be expected to take on client management, direction of projects, and lead on tender and bid submissions.Minimum Requirements :Ensuring that health and safety issues are addressed throughout the life of a project in compliance with AECOM policies and procedures.Close support to our Regional Director, Technical Directors and other Associates in project delivery, work winning and maintaining high levels of client satisfaction. On the job mentoring of junior staff, including supporting them to achieve chartered status. Lead input to team and client meetings, being prepared to own decisions and put forward alternative ideas and concepts. Prepare and oversee fee bids and proposals.Provide oversight, technical leadership and verification of project deliverables. Ensure rigorous adhesion to AECOMs industry leading quality assurance programme. Management of sub-consultant, contractor and other supplier relationships to the benefit of project delivery QualificationsFor this role you will ideally hold a minimum of a strong undergraduate degree in an environmental, science or engineering based subject, be chartered with a relevant UK institution, and be able to travel within the UK to support projects. Additional InformationYou can learn more about us here: 2023 AECOM Candidate Brochure ( AECOMAECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM. Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.