Regional Geomatics Manager - Military veterans preferred

2019-08-31
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Swindon
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon

Job Summary

To act as Regional Geomatics Manager providing leadership to the Swindon/Stratford office and reporting to the Head of Geomatics. The post holder will provide guidance and leadership to staff within the discipline in the Swindon/Stratford office which is focused on delivery for the S&C Alliance (South).

Internally the Regional Geomatics Manager will provide strong technical support to the region in terms of bid production, mentoring, developing staff competencies and developing relationships between regions including overseas. The Regional Geomatics Manager will actively participate in project delivery and contribute to the regional growth of the discipline.

Engagement with other senior staff necessary to discharge these duties will be as follows:

  • Head of Geomatics: Have a close working relationship to deliver services across the country as needed.

  • Other regional Managers: Work across the country in sharing and using resources efficiently.

  • Operations Manager: Strategy and Growth in relation to discipline strategy and work winning

  • Project and Quality: Delivery: Project Directors, District Leaders, Sub Sector Leaders;

  • Staff Development: Engineering and Excellence Director; Sub Sector Leaders.

  • Client Engagement: Sector (Sub-Sector) Leader, Work Winning Director

  • Resource Management: Sub Sector Leaders, Work Winning Director

  • Cross Business Line: Local or regional management from other Business Lines.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Project and Quality Delivery/Staff Development

  • Oversee the technical quality of work carried out by the local team and ensure that a consistent and acceptable level of quality is provided by the office.

  • Be actively involved in project delivery and ensure that a high level of sold time is achieved.

  • Ensure that the technical processes and procedures for the delivery of discipline outputs are robust and updated as and when appropriate. Ensure that refined technical processes and procedures are in place. Develop and maintain standardised delivery processes to ensure consistency of outputs in the discipline.

  • Ensure that all staff members in the office are appropriately ranked in terms of skills and technical competence and maintain adequate records to monitor this. Ensure that all relevant licences are kept up to date and that staff are briefed on technical and technology developments in the disciplines. Provide guidance in further development of staff training.

  • Proactively be involved in bids to ensure that the discipline input is properly and adequately represented and that interfaces with other disciplines and stakeholders are adequately identified and managed. Ensure robust technical bid preparation.

  • Work closely with Project managers to ensure that the quality of work carried out locally on projects is to a level expected from our Clients.

Minimum Requirements

Growth and Management:

  • Work with regional commercial team to prepare and publish monthly charts showing resource needs based on secured and potential work.

  • Manage the discipline staff and equipment resources in a pro-active way to ensure that all projects are adequately resourced

  • Be responsible and manage local staffing issues including staff appraisals, training, annual pay and promotions and succession planning

  • Ensure all Geomatics staff understand their responsibilities relating to health & safety and that the policy statement and guiding principles are communicated and understood.

  • Ensure that appropriate levels of mentorship and guidance are being provided towards achieving professional status.

  • Be visible in the office and ensure that an appropriate level of leadership is provided.

  • Be actively involved in the recruitment of staff by the identification of resource gaps and ensure that these gaps are filled with appropriately skilled and experienced staff.

  • Provide management reports as required with a monthly update of progress against plan.

Client Engagement:

  • To be recognised in the region as the professional head of the discipline and participate in conferences, meetings and other industry events. Promote externally the capacity and capability of the discipline team and actively seek project and service opportunities.

  • Maintain close, personal, contact with key clients undertaking a formal programme of local client reviews on a regular basis. Have a detailed understanding of the local geomatics market.

  • Work closely with other local business Lines to promote the whole of AECOM’s expertise in the discipline to clients.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A leader and champion of the discipline with excellent cross sector geomatics industry knowledge (rail knowledge required as a minimum).

  • Ability to implement new processes and procedures.

  • Mobile and visible across all AECOM offices and a good people manager.

  • Clean UK driving License.

  • Ideally a Chartered Surveyor with the RICS or equivalent.

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 be able to explore flexible working arrangements through our

FREEDOM TO GROW * way of working. 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.

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  • Freedom to Grow is the name we’ve given to our new way of working at AECOM. It’s not defined by a policy or contract – quite the opposite. It’s the permission, or empowerment, for people to find the working style that suits them best, balancing that with other commitments in their life, so that they can thrive and bring their best self to work. The guiding principal is: if it works for you, your team and your client then it works for AECOM._

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 - Surveying

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 212928BR

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.