Job Summary

As a Graduate Consultant within our Data Analytics and Visualisationteam, you will be engagingclients in both the public and private sectors, both in the UK and around the world, supporting projects in sectors such as:

  • Aviation

  • Water and Wastewater

  • Transportation – Roads and Rail

  • Energy and Utilities

  • Oil and Gas

  • We develop innovative, class-leading solutions, supporting projects and programmes from inception through to execution. We are a diverse and driven team, sitting within the Cost Intelligence strand of our Advisory Buildings and Places portfolio.

    As part of the Data Analytics and Visualisation team, we support our clients in gaining a greater understanding of the project data available to them, advising on data capture and management, all the way to building bespoke interactive dashboards for use on their programmes, using tools such as Power BI and Tableau.

    In support of our organisationalstrategy and given the wider global trends, we are seeing an increasing number of projects in the New Energy and Sustainabilitysectors.We support clients ontheirjourney towards low carbon and sustainable solutions, in turn doing what we can to support a sustainable future.

    The Opportunity:

    As a result of our continued growth, we have anumberofopportunities for proactive and innovative graduates tojoin our consulting team.

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work on a wide range of projects within the UK and potentially further afield.As part of our philosophy, we believe in exposing our consultants to projects as early as possible, as this gives them the best opportunity to learn, develop and understand the responsibility of client delivery. As such, candidates will need to be self-starterswho can work both autonomously and as part of a teamunder the guidance and support of their AECOM peers.

    We recognise that not every candidate is the same and as a large organisation we can offer you the opportunity to develop yourself in a wide range of technical disciplines and business sectors to suit your goals,ambitions, and interests.

    A role as a GraduateConsultant within Data Analytics and Visualisation can offer a diverse and rewarding career, allowing candidates to carve a career path that suits their experience and career ambitions, whether that is along our technicaldelivery, business development oroperational lines, or a combination.

    Roles and Responsibilities:

    The role can be varied and is dependent on the client, sector and project, which can include:

  • Analysing project data

  • Visualising PMO data through the use ofanalytical tools including Power BI and Tableau etc.

  • ETL operations on client data sets to facilitate analytical activities

  • Creating efficiencies through automation of manual tasks

  • Providing recommendations on improving data management and reporting processes

  • Providing quality assurance on deliverables

  • Cost modeland cost estimate developmentincluding third-party verification and validation

  • Statistical analysisto support benchmarkingand efficiency exercises

  • Business case development andcost-benefit analysis(financial and non-financial)

  • Evolving our data capture technologies internally

  • We expect our Graduate Consultants to:

  • Work with the wider team to support our clients to understand and evaluate strategic options to supportproject decision-making

  • Collaborate with more experienced team members to design data modelsand data analytics dashboards to help our clients identify the optimum business, organisational, programme, or commercial models to deliver their organisational strategy.

  • Participate in stakeholder engagement sessions, taking notes where required and identifying areas for further development

  • Support senior members of the team in ad hoc tasks relating to internal initiatives and business development

  • Ask questions to learn and increase their understanding of the sectors and project areas in which we work

  • Proactively manage their own development, setting realistic goals and monitoring progress along with their line manager

  • Identify opportunities to utilise new toolsto improve our service offering to clients

  • Take pride in their work, ensuringquality and timely delivery

  • As aGraduate Consultant at AECOM, you will have exposure to many of the above tasks, utilising your skills and experience,and benefiting from exposure to new areas of study and research. You will have responsibility for deliverables within your projects and initiatives, driving innovation with the support of colleagues. You will be technically excellent, providing leading solutions to clients that solve problems in an efficient and effective manner, whilst supported by senior team members. You will be open andinterested in the broad range of projects we are involved with, linking with the wider business.

    AECOM operates an agile working policy, allowing the location of this role to be flexible.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree (min 2:2 or equivalent) in a STEM, Finance, or Business Analytics/Management discipline

  • Member of relevant industry body (desirable) with supportingaccreditation/certifications

  • Skills and Experience :

  • Knowledge and interest in theinfrastructure sectorand its ongoing developments

  • Strong capability in the Microsoft Suite of products. A working knowledge of Power BI would be desirable, but not essential.

  • An appreciation ofthe power of data analytics to support day-to-day business operations for our clients

  • Effective decision making with strong verbal and written communication

  • Stakeholder management

  • Proactive and driven

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability and confidence to work with a wide range of Clients and Consultants

  • Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers

  • Able to produce auditable outputs with a clear record of error checking and demonstration of validity in results

  • Takes pride in quality and appearance of deliverables

  • Preferred Qualifications

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