Duties & Responsibilities

 

Architecture:

  • Assist in influencing the design philosophy and approach of the business in tandem with other Practice Leads and Directors.
  • Coaching of junior members
  • Design Research
  • Provide technical leadership at project level.
  • Conduct Project Scheme designs and review of Detail Designs.
  • Conduct Design and Drawing reviews to ensure accurate implementation of the scheme design into Detail Design and from Detail Design through Construction Documentation sets.
  • Ensure the implementation of the AECOM PDS on Project Level.
  • Client interface
  • Interface with Statutory Authorities as Required
  • Site Back-up/ assistance as required by the team.

 

 

Project Management:

Ensure that you, as the Lead APIC Project Manager for your discipline, as well as other assigned APIC Project Managers, carry out all related Project Management Duties as an AECOM APIC project manager set out in the MAP guidelines.

 

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Project Execution,
  • Project Deadlines,
  • Client Communication,
  • Team Utilization,
  • EAC Updating (To be executed by the PMA),
  • Billings (To be executed by the PMA),,
  • Collections (To be executed by the PMA),
  • Following the “Project Management Calendar”.

 

Responsible for facilitating, promoting and carrying out internal interaction (Where so required for a project):

  • Coordination with other Practice line Leads,
  • Coordination with other Practice lines & End Markets.

 

Business Development:

  • Actively assisting in marketing and business development in conjunction with the Architecture Business Line Director Building and Places, Africa
  • Actively contributes with regards to bids on project opportunities

Build and expand a professional network of existing and potential clients in the geographic

Architecture:

  • Assist in influencing the design philosophy and approach of the business in tandem with other Practice Leads and Directors.
  • Coaching of junior members
  • Design Research
  • Provide technical leadership at project level.
  • Conduct Project Scheme designs and review of Detail Designs.
  • Conduct Design and Drawing reviews to ensure accurate implementation of the scheme design into Detail Design and from Detail Design through Construction Documentation sets.
  • Ensure the implementation of the AECOM PDS on Project Level.
  • Client interface
  • Interface with Statutory Authorities as Required
  • Site Back-up/ assistance as required by the team.

 

 

Project Management:

Ensure that you, as the Lead APIC Project Manager for your discipline, as well as other assigned APIC Project Managers, carry out all related Project Management Duties as an AECOM APIC project manager set out in the MAP guidelines.

 

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Project Execution,
  • Project Deadlines,
  • Client Communication,
  • Team Utilization,
  • EAC Updating (To be executed by the PMA),
  • Billings (To be executed by the PMA),,
  • Collections (To be executed by the PMA),
  • Following the “Project Management Calendar”.

 

Responsible for facilitating, promoting and carrying out internal interaction (Where so required for a project):

  • Coordination with other Practice line Leads,
  • Coordination with other Practice lines & End Markets.

 

Business Development:

  • Actively assisting in marketing and business development in conjunction with the Architecture Business Line Director Building and Places, Africa
  • Actively contributes with regards to bids on project opportunities
  • Build and expand a professional network of existing and potential clients in the geographic area of operation and the target markets.
  • Contribute to the AECOM market presence by representing the business at suitable conferences and events with a focus on the core sectors identified for growth and as directed.  

 

Tenders, Bids & Proposals:

Depending on the size and complexity of the opportunity, lead, prepare and / or give input with respect to:

  • Pre-Positioning,
  • Kick off meeting,
  • Team Establishment of the bid team,
  • Liaising and integration with the Work Winning team,
  • Obtaining Go-Nogo approval,
  • Ensure capturing of the opportunity on Salesforce, including Fee split between End Markets,
  • Developing of a bid and project execution Plan,
  • Technical Write-up’s and Methodologies,
  • Man Plan & Pricing using the AECOM Bid Model (ABM).

 

Team Responsibilities

 

Timesheets:

  • Approval of your Teams timesheets of team leaders prior to the cut-off time while ensuring that time is being booked accurately in terms of duration and to the right projects.
  • Responsible for Leave Approval of your direct reports.
  • Input into staff performance and development on a continuous basis as well as to Monitor & Motivate your team with respect to Morale.

 

Performance and Rewards:

  • Assisting with the setting of Goals,
  • Track progress of Goals,
  • Assist with the scoring of your team members.

 

Diversity and inclusion.

  • Ensure that everyone receives equal treatment in all aspects of employment policies and working practices. Foster an open working environment free of discrimination and harassment. Employ a workforce that reflects the diverse communities in which we operate. Raise employee awareness by designing and delivering sustainable diversity initiatives. Act as an employer of choice and influence our industry peers and business partners to adopt similar diversity standards and goals.
  • Qualification
  •  
  • Degree qualified in a relevant discipline (architecture) is essential. Post graduate business qualifications are preferred.
  • Professionally accredited with relevant professional body
  • Minimum Requirements
  • The Practice Line Lead must be able to demonstrate a recognised capability of:

    •      15 years’ minimum experience

    •      Experience and solid network in the built environment

    •           Recognized in the industry as san accomplished architect who would bring added credibility at critical stages of the project lifecycle.

Contact Rose.Maake@aecom.com