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Junior Asset Management Consultant - ILS Engineer

39,622 P.A. ?
Location: Bristol
Company: Atkins
Hours: Full time
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Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

As a global multi-disciplinary consultancy, The Aerospace, Defence, Security and Technology (ADS&T) Division within Atkins is at the leading edge of Digital Asset Management (DAM) and is currently recruiting for a Junior Asset Management Consultant. Atkins offers a range of independent and unbiased advice in engineering, technical and strategic advisory services to a wide breadth of markets and clients.

Atkins is a member of the Aurora Engineering Partnership which, subject to contract, will support the Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) transformation strategy as the Engineering Delivery Partner.

We are strengthening the Asset Management consulting team within ADS&T to meet increasing market demand for advisory Strategic Asset Management, Digital and Asset Performance Management services. These services include business operations, strategy, people management, change management, accounting/finance, risk management and information systems all coordinated to realise maximum value from physical assets.

Your purpose

Successful candidate may be required to travel regionally and nationally as per role and project needs. Prime responsibilities for the role are:

  • Development and delivery of cost-effective support solutions to a wide variety of clients primarily within the UK defence domain

  • Working directly with clients to provide advice and guidance on investment decisions.

  • Contribute in problem-solving, deal well with ambiguity and new content in a very broad range of situations across asset management activities, including input to bid proposals/tender responses.

What you can bring?


  • Good working knowledge and understanding of Integrated Product Support principles, procedures and processes as applied in the Defence Sector

  • Ability to manage and adapt with potential ambiguity or new content in a very broad range of situations

  • Ability to work independently as well as part of a team and contribute with a problem-solving, investigative and innovative skillset

  • Experience of working directly with clients to provide advice and guidance on asset management technical matters, including problem-solving

  • Precise data handling, interpretation and manipulation skills

  • Knowledge of principles and methods of asset management across multiple domains to provide advice and guidance on technical and investment decisions

  • Willingness to learn and able to diversify across multiple projects and domains.


  • Understanding of the DLF, KID & SSDT, Def Stan 00-600 and JSP886 experience

  • ISO 55000 or PAS 55 experience

  • Have an interest in asset management matters through membership of associated societies, production of related articles/papers

  • Broad engineering domain knowledge

  • HNC/HND/Degree level in an engineering discipline or demonstrable relevant practical and theoretical engineering experience

  • Aspiration or working towards Chartered engineer or equivalent

  • Knowledge and experience of working in wider markets, with experience of consultancy selling to external clients

  • Awareness or emerging experience in developing and maintaining plans, reliability and maintainability (R&M) analysis and obsolescence management

  • Previous asset management experience, in defence or other high hazard industries is highly desirable, but not essential

Why work for Atkins?

"Our ADS&T teams provide independent and objective advice in mission-critical sectors. Join us to make a direct difference in helping our country to achieve its security and defence goals. From advisory, conceptual design and acquisition, through transformation, manufacture, certification and in-service support. You'll be working alongside some of the top people in the industry.

We value diversity and believe that everyone deserves to thrive, without exception. So, you'll be part of a culture that wants to see more women in senior roles. We have signed the MoD's "Women in Defence" and "Women in Aviation and Aerospace" charters. These pledges include providing opportunities for women to succeed at all levels. We're also committed to being a Military friendly employer and have been recognised with the Ministry of Defence's (MoD) Gold Employer Recognition Award. "

Meeting your needs

"To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees ""Total Reward."" It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career and personal needs. You'll enjoy benefits such as partner discounts, leadership training, professional, accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need."

Read more about 'Total Reward'.

More about us

Atkins, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading global consultancy with over 80 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

Check out some of our recent, most exciting projects.


Atkins is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Flexible working

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you. Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

Diversity & inclusion

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.


This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary, it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.


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