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Associate Director - Development


Posted: 9/7/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1360878

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Engineering - Transportation

Job Summary
Our Birmingham office is currently seeking a full time Associate Director Development Planning with the following requirements.

Job Responsibilities:
  • Manage the Midlands based development planning team and liaise closely with teams in other offices.
  • Liaise closely with the infrastructure engineering teams.
  • Take a lead role and assist in business development activities to maximise work from existing clients within and outside our organization and win work from new private sector companies and developers.
  • Prepare fee proposals including resources and programme.
  • Prepare designs for transport schemes to support development masterplans.
  • Manage the preparation of technical and client reports, bringing together the contributions from other specialist areas of the business.
  • Attend project and Client meetings on behalf of our business.
  • Deliver projects within timescale, budget constraints and quality expectations.
  • Communicate project’s critical issues in a timely manner to Directors and Clients.
  • Act as the Project Manager or Director on projects, as necessary.
  • Delegate tasks to junior staff to ensure effective delivery

Business Line

Position Title
Associate Director - Development

Position Status

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.

Minimum Requirements
  • Extensive experience in private sector development planning, delivering and managing residential, retail and mixed use schemes.
  • Extensive knowledge in the preparation of transport assessments, travel plans, access strategies.
  • Working knowledge of relevant transportation modelling programs ARCADY, PICADY, LinSig, TRANSYT, VISSIM, and TRICS.
  • Ability to prepare commercially robust fee proposals.
  • Experienced in project and team management.
  • Significant business development experience and winning new work, preferably in the Midlands

Preferred Qualifications
  • Degree in Civil &/or Transportation Engineering or equivalent. Membership of a relevant professional body.


Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)


United Kingdom

GBR - West Midlands

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