United Kingdom - Greater Manchester, Manchester
AECOM is seeking a dynamic Interiors focused Associate Director who communicates with clarity, purpose and accuracy to work in it’s Manchester-based Architecture & Interiors team.
The role requires a fully capable professional who will help build and lead a design group (circa 15 staff) and is ultimately responsible for the management of large-scale projects from bidding to delivery.
The Associate Director acts as a Bid Manager for small to medium scale project opportunities and is responsible to the development of the company by supporting the senior management team in the progressive evolution of AECOM’s design philosophy, research activities and technical development for the business.
Proven related professional experience in an Architectural or Interior Design Practice
Experience of working on large scale projects including site experience
Ability to build, develop and maintain client relationships and support the management of key client accounts with a pipeline of work over time.
Actively participate in marketing and business development and will ideally have worked in the local market for several years.
Confidently present work to clients, stakeholders and colleagues
Ability to think strategically – an in depth understanding of client challenges and how design can address them
Leads small to medium scale bids and contribute to preparation of large / framework bids.
Responsible for Interior Design resource planning of the unit and reports specific project needs to senior AECOM Management
Excellent Interior design skills complimented by good hand sketching skills. Able to sketch something quickly in order to show ideas and concepts
Excellent skills in the use a variety of software / media in the development, of presentations and documentation
Full understanding of Safety in Design requirements and able to develop the principals with the design team & practice
Outstanding presentation skills (drawn, written & verbal)
Awareness of Revit, AutoCAD, Sketch-up, word processing and presentation software such as InDesign, illustrator, Photoshop. Knowledge and experience of Rhino, SketchUp and 3D Max.
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 Architecture and Design
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 228959BR
Additional Locations UK - Manchester - Bridgewater House
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.