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Facilities Management Consultant

Location: Glasgow City Centre
Company: AECOM
Hours: Full time
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To provide clients of AECOM with professional technical advice in delivering a range of Facilities Management commissions, in order to create value for our clients, through the application of knowledge and techniques to meet the client’s objectives / improve FM performance. This is to be achieved through the provision / implementation of objective advice, delivered to time and quality within the constraints of fee proposals, whilst minimising AECOM’s exposure to risk.

AECOM’s consultancy commissions include but are not limited to FM Strategic reviews, PFI/PPP Support, FM Procurement, FM Benchmarking, Whole Life and Lifecycle Costing.

  • To work on (and on occasion manage) a range of client commissions as required by the needs of the business at any one point in time.

  • To work with commission leaders to ensure that all commission outputs are delivered to the client on time and within fee and to the required quality, and that client expectations are managed throughout the commission lifecycle.

  • To stay ahead of the curve of the Facilities Management Industry guidelines and best practice so as to ensure that clients are always presented with market leading options.

  • Working with all members of the AECOM FM team across regional offices and commissions and at all levels as well as with other members of staff from other operating Groups within AECOM, providing technical FM advice.

  • Working with Client representatives at all levels (including board level) to deliver the requirements of AECOM’s FM consultancy commissions.

Minimum Requirements

Career Experience:

  • May have held a previous role as a client FM manager, service provider FM manager, FM Consultant or have FM / Property related Consultancy experience.

  • Likely to have experience of interacting successfully with senior management teams.

Technical Experience:

  • Likely to have broad experience of operational FM management within a FM service provider, client facing organisation in a large corporate environment, FM Consultancy, or industry related Consultancy.

  • Experience of implementing FM strategy which is consistent and appropriate to overall business strategy and which reflects the needs of stakeholders.

  • Likely to have experience of procuring FM service Contracts based upon FM best practice principles including risk transfer, use of output specifications and Key Performance Indicators.

  • Experience / understanding of the management of Soft FM services for their delivery to meet stakeholder needs whilst responding to organisational culture.

  • Likely to have an understanding / experience of whole life costing and life cycling within the built environment.

  • Knowledge and understanding of the FM Marketplace, the current trends and thinking within the FM market and demonstration of an ability to apply such trends in a strategic setting.

  • Ability to monitor competitors / industry leaders / recognised benchmarks to drive efficiency improvements in FM delivery in Client organisations.

  • Experience of PFI / PPP would be an advantage.

Non Technical Skills & Personal Characteristics:

  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively as part of a wider team.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, able to influence and negotiate at all management levels.

  • Self-motivated, who automatically takes the initiative and has the drive and determination to meet objectives.

  • Excellent financial and analytical skills with the ability to translate broad strategic intent into meaningful work, objectives and plans.

  • Excellent written communication skills including report writing.

  • Proven ability to alter approach to professional situations dependent upon the circumstances.

  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint are essential for this role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • May have been educated to degree level. May have a formal qualification in FM, Property, Building

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.

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