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AECOM Technical Head of MEICA (Water Ports and Power) in Belfast, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary

AECOM are looking to hire a Technical Head of MEICA. The role can be based out of a number of our offices throughout the UK & Ireland. This is a key role within our Water, Ports & Power Team and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Owns WPP UKI technical performance in their discipline.

  • Assists in resource allocation to ensure quality of delivery is as important as all other considerations.

  • Is a lead interface point for marketing (thought leadership) and work winning (bid support) activity.

  • Is a Technical Practice Group (TPG) Leader in a group related to their discipline (with related duties)

  • Coordinates within a network of related TPGs and Lead Verifiers to encourage knowledge and skill sharing.

  • Does not need to be an expert in all aspects of their discipline - just know who is by providing leadership in the area.


Focal point for technical area (e.g. ‘MEICA Engineering’)

  • Collect and share knowledge/best practice

  • Link up people and opportunities using related TPG Leaders (these are already in place)

  • Regular webex with UKI staff aligned with the practice

  • Close working with the digital transformation initiative and Digital Lead WPP UKI

  • Publish regular thought-leadership, 6-monthly minimum

  • Be visible, prominent at industry events

Support resourcing and work-winning

  • Get the right staff onto projects

  • Enable mobility through forward planning

  • Identify recruitment needs and support the hire process

  • Identify training needs for staff and provide development plans

  • Support CAMs with client meetings and proposal development=

Ensure delivery quality

  • Add value through engineering reviews

  • Set standards and templates, managing upload and review of standards for their geography/discipline to the TSSR system

Lead technically on our most complex/high risk projects

The Technical Head will continue to be predominantly engaged in project delivery. An assessment of the non-productive time required to ensure the role is effective will be made on an ongoing and role by role basis.

Minimum Requirements

  • Management role in a similar engineering position within an engineering contracting or consultancy organisation.

  • Management of multi disciplinary teams.

  • Technical verification of engineering documents.

  • Management and development of engineering standards within a similar organisation.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualification BSc or Masters in Mechanical or electrical engineering.

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

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 221313BR

Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Basingstoke, UK - Belfast - Clarence West, UK - Cardiff, UK - Chesterfield, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield, UK - St. Albans

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations