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Job Ref:  25094220001
Employer:  AMEY
Job Type:  Permanent
City:  Birmingham
18/10/2016 00:04

An opportunity to become a leading figure within Amey’s Highway Design Services

Don’t miss your opportunity to become a leading figure within Amey’s Highway Design Services. Based out of the International Design Hub (IDH) in Birmingham City Centre you will work in the heart of Birmingham’s business district with easy access to public transport making for an easier commute.

As the Highways Design Services Account Manager you will be responsible for circa 120 employees and be accountable for driving operations and growth within the business area. You will work with and support contracts within the West Midlands such as; Birmingham PFI and West Midlands Professional Services Framework, as well as a number of international contracts in the Middle East and Australia.

What will this role involve?

  • Work with the wider management team to develop and shape the contract business plan in line with regional strategy
  • Deliver / improve upon agreed margins and cash flows

Financial / Operations:
  • Manage and improve P&L
  • Deliver / improve upon agreed margins and cash flows Lead
  • Review and challenge contract budgets and forecasts to ensure consistent, challenging but deliverable approach adopted
  • Manage overall contract performance, with regular and performance review against targets
  • Contribute to Bidding process in person or via support from contract
  • Ensure and improve the delivery of service excellence across the design teams through maximising efficiency and effectiveness, actively sharing best practice across contracts and seeking opportunities for profit improvement
  • Ensure each contract is robust reference sites for future bids
  • Be accountable for health and safety culture which ensures safe processes, procedures and behaviours as well as continuous improvement through best practice activities
  • Ensure efficient management of the contract’s resources; employees, fleet, suppliers and subcontractors
  • Ensure that business imperatives are clearly communicated and understood throughout the contract and to others, as appropriate

Customer / Market:
  • Responsible for specific client relationships, with regular review of contract performance and active management of issues
  • Support and implement a culture of customer centricity
  • Lead mini tenders for the West Midlands Transportation Professional Services Framework
  • Play key role in business development across contracts and within the division

People / Organisation:
  • Lead a team to deliver the contract agenda
  • Support and reflect the ‘One Amey’ culture within the business
  • Lead on succession planning for the contract and contribute to regional succession planning

What do you need?

To be the successful applicant you will have a strong highways background with experience in business development and identifying potential pipeline, managing a P&L up to £10m and developing and implementing contract business plans. Exposure to international (Middle East & Australia) highways contracts is highly beneficial. It is imperative that you have the confidence and capability to lead a sizeable number of staff and take accountability for decisions within the contract, providing clear direction and growth through effective communication and relationship.

Grow your career with Amey

Amey is a dynamic and ambitious organisation committed to creating better places for people to live work and travel â€" whether it is the roads, the railways, schools, waste disposal, airports or the energy and water you sue in your home. With our breadth and depth of expertise almost everyone in the UK benefits from an Amey service, every day.

We recognise that our people are the force behind our successes and the growth of our business. So we make a firm commitment to everyone at Amey to provide the support they need to achieve their individual career goals, whatever these may be. We are as ambitious for our people as we are for our business.

We place importance on customer focus, and on doing business ethically and to the highest standards. So if you believe in providing excellent service and giving customers great experiences, we want to hear from you.

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