Digital Consultant - Military veterans preferred

2019-10-20
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Swindon
United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Wiltshire, Swindon

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Digital Consultant to be based in our Swindon/Birmingham office. Our Industrial Advisory team is expanding their digital capabilities to enhance our offering to clients and better prepare them for the future. The Digital Consultant will bring a strong understanding of digital technologies and how they can be deployed to deliver value to our clients.

Job Responsibilities:

Working alongside process optimisation specialists with simulation, manufacturing and controls engineering expertise you will develop digital solutions to meet clients needs.

  • You will be confident in a client facing role, able to communicate with clients at all levels of their business to understand client challenges and find right-sized solutions to meet their needs.

  • You will be able to collaborate with both internal and client teams to develop and implement digital solutions to client problems.

  • You will be able to explore current and evolving digital platforms and guide our clients to embrace them in order to optimise their processes and operations.

  • You will be open-minded in applying your knowledge and experience to tackle problems in a diverse array of sectors and environments.

  • You will use your digital capabilities to coach, guide and upskill other members of Industrial Advisory to increase the level of knowledge across the team, enhancing capabilities and enabling more opportunities to be identified

Minimum Requirements

We are particularly keen on hearing from applicants that have knowledge and skills in one or more of the following areas:

  • IT / Digital strategy – understanding of how technology can support or drive organisational or industry level change. Able to analyse and articulate how technology can create business value and competitive advantage.

  • Information systems & architecture – ability to examine the role and effectiveness of information systems in delivering business processes and goals. Technical ability to examine the integration between systems in creating value.

  • Data & information – understanding of data and information management principles, including organisation, storage, dissemination and security considerations, together with the ability to identify opportunities to leverage data and information.

  • Human factors – understanding of organisational change, and the ability to identify change impacts of technology on people and processes.

  • IT project management – ability to manage IT projects through structured and recognised principles over their full lifecycle; this includes the development of a business case, planning and managing the delivery of project activities, resource, scope and risk management.

  • A high level of working knowledge of digital technologies and applications including simulation, digital twins, data analytics and dashboard/GUI development.

  • Work experience within a similar consultancy or other relevant business.

Preferred Qualifications

  • A degree (ideally a 2:1 or equivalent) in a subject such as Computer Science, Information Technology, Business Systems Analysis or Systems Engineering is required.

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

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 - Chemical

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 227364BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza

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.