AECOM Associate Director - Transportation Advisory in Dublin, Ireland

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Associate Director - Transportation Advisory

Ireland - Dublin


Job Summary

Our Strategic Planning and Advisory team in Dublin wishes to appoint an Associate Director to support the growth of our Advisory services. This role has been created to meet existing and future demands and is intended to grow significantly over time as our business evolves, offering great career progression potential for the right person. Our team plans and evaluates future transport schemes, forecasts demand and revenue, develops and evaluates transport policy, provides advisory services to various governmental agencies, provides economic advice to policy makers in the field of transport and energy and more widely.

AECOM is a worldwide provider of technical consultancy services with over 100,000 staff, operating in a number of market sectors. AECOM has been recognised as the world’s largest Transportation consultancy. The company covers all transport modes and works throughout the lifecycle of projects from policy and strategy, through planning and implementation to operations and maintenance.

The key parts of the Advisory business include: economics, evaluation and monitoring; behavioural changes; social and market research; and public transport planning. However, the successful candidate will be expected to shape the offer in line with market opportunities.

AECOM in Ireland currently employs over 600 professionals in various sectors in the Republic and Northern Ireland, with over 200 working on Transport projects. The AECOM office in Dublin has an established track record of successfully delivering transportation projects throughout Ireland, as well as internationally. The team covers a wide range of numerate disciplines, including geographers, mathematicians, planners, economists, software specialists and engineers.

Key Responsibilities and Reporting Structure:

  • Reporting to the European Advisory Lead

  • Responsible for financial, business development (including strategy development) and staff matters, including recruitment in specific areas

  • Focus on key client management, responsible for business development and client development

  • Active member of the Advisory Leadership Team.

  • Development of strong relationships with key clients

  • Development of strong collaborative relationships across all AECOM disciplines and with other organisations

  • Developing the strategic advisory teams

  • Management of projects ensuring that high quality outputs are delivered on time and to budget

  • Contributing to the Strategic Planning and Advisory strategy for UK & Ireland

  • Achieving agreed revenue, profitability and business growth targets

  • Acting as a member of the Advisory leadership team, taking on additional responsibilities as necessary.

Minimum Requirements

An experienced consultant is required, with a good understanding of the transport sector or other regulated asset-intensive regulated sectors, having directed key projects and managed high profile clients. This post would particularly suit an individual who is client facing and enjoys managing and growing a motivated and highly skilled workforce – in a culture where growth and personal accountability is encouraged.

  • The individual should already have strong client relationships, and a history of managing and developing teams.

  • An understanding of the broad AECOM offer will be essential, as work will inevitably cross all parts of the AECOM business.

  • A collaborative selling and delivery ethos which is key to AECOM’s growth strategy.Primary degree in economics, engineering, project management or closely related discipline

  • Extensive amount of consulting or other relevant experience

  • Excellent writing, numeracy and communications skills

  • Proficient user of document production, spreadsheet and presentation software

Preferred Qualifications

  • Primary degree in economics, engineering, project management or closely related discipline

  • Post graduate qualification preferable.

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 Economics

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Ireland

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188207BR

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.