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Team Leader - International Social Specialist

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Team Leader - International Social Specialist

JobID: 23339-1207414

Location: London, GBR

Description: **Business Line** Environment

**Position Title** Team Leader - International Social Specialist

United Kingdom - London


**Job Summary**

AECOM’s UK Environment & Planning team is looking to recruit a Social Consulting professional with experience to lead the team’s social practice.

The successful candidate will have a track-record of successful project leadership and delivery, client account management, business development and team management. In particular, we are looking for a social performance professional with significant experience in international ESIA, ESDD and RAP projects for major international infrastructure and development projects.

We are looking for someone that will be able to take a leadership role within a vibrant and diverse team; helping us to continue to deliver a high quality service to existing clients and to expand our market share in established and new development sectors.

As a leader of our international social team you will be responsible for the delivery of social consulting services to our private sector clients. You will work on some of the world’s largest and most challenging projects, with a diversity of clients and communities in different countries, and across many sectors including oil and gas, power, infrastructure and mining.

Your leadership will directly support the identification and winning of projects, and will provide direction to and senior review of the team’s wide variety of work, including: developing and implementing social baseline methods, assessing social impacts, defining mitigation measures, planning and implementing stakeholder engagement, determining permitting and regulatory compliance of proposed and/or existing operations, assisting clients to meet the standards of international lenders and undertaking due diligence assignments against these standards, designing social management plans, and developing community investment or CSR policies.

The ideal candidate will have a breadth of experience across social consulting for international projects, as well as demonstrable expertise in one or more specific areas, such as resettlement, human rights, community health, ]or community investment.

**Job Responsibilities:**

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake the following illustrative roles and responsibilities:

+ Oversee the delivery of major projects.

+ Lead the preparation of major project bids.

+ Contribute to work wining activities and client account management.

+ Assist with meeting the team’s financial targets.

+ Demonstrate leadership in quality, innovation and Health & Safety.

+ Provide staff mentoring and team leadership.

+ Be a key interface with other senior individuals elsewhere within AECOM.

+ Lead the development of the business strategy for the social discipline as part of the wider Environment and Planning Team and to lead on certain sales and marketing initiatives.

+ Work with the Operations Leaders and wider management team to manage recruitment, training, annual appraisals and disciplinary matters.

+ Monitor the team’s adherence to company health and safety, quality and environmental management system requirements.

+ Technically review deliverables from the social team, including EIA/ESIA/ESHIA Chapters, and other social related reporting.

+ To keep up to date with relevant social standards/policy/guidance.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Excellent knowledge of international lenders’ standards.

+ Experience in project direction/management and financial management of major projects.

+ A track-record of work winning and successful client account management.

+ Highly motivated and able to work with limited direction.

+ Experience in line and team management.

+ Effective and persuasive leadership skills.

+ Excellent communication and networking skills.

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ You will have a good first degree and ideally a second degree in an appropriate social discipline.

+ Language skills (French, Arabic, Russian) are a bonus.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Engineering - Environmental_

**_Country_** _United Kingdom_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _171124BR_


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