Head of Asset Strategy, Water Ports & Power, UKI

East of England
St Albans
Industry Sector:
Water Jobs
Job Category:
Consultancy, Engineering
Job Type:
Education Level:
Bachelors degree
Salary Description:
Start Date:
AECOM Infrastructure & Environment UK Limited
Job Ref:

AECOM is seeking to hire a Head of Asset Management, this role is flexible in location.

Clients are increasingly managing their design, operation and maintenance using AM frameworks and complex analytical approaches (optimisation, resilience etc). Developing business with an AM front-end will allow AECOM to enter our client’s delivery chain at an earlier and higher level and provide the platform for whole-life services from our established teams. There is also an opportunity to grow headcount significantly in this higher margin area and lead the service.

The Head of Asset Management is a new role reporting to the Strategic Services Director, Water Ports & Power UK&I. It provides a recognised thought-leader who provides gravitas and credibility to AECOM’s position within a business consultancy environment which supports infrastructure development.

Job Duties

This hire will operate across the UKI end markets, opening up opportunities for staff growth outside of water and ultimately heading a larger virtual AM service line with a base in our Civil Infrastructure End Market. We focus quickly on the hire’s media profile with targeted campaigns which build on our current Asset Management roundtable series.

Specific Skills Required (Hiring manager completion required, mandatory)

The role objectives are listed below and the hire will need the skills to deliver:

  • A defined asset management service line.

  • Create a business

  • Higher margins than engineering norm

  • Access to clients at different levels

  • Leading into operation/maintenance space

  • Full service, large project

  • Dedicated staff resource.

  • Rapid growth

  • Cross-divisional, across operational boundaries

  • Clear leadership and structure

  • Develop/exploit relationships in water, power, transport infra, beyond

  • Enhanced reputation

  • Corporate level interest with key clients

  • Develop innovation and tools, sell on, broaden market

  • Form partnerships with software, niche consulting

  • Thought leadership and marketing support


Minimum Requirements

  • An established profile in this market, ideally in a client or similar business environment.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline.

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.

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