AECOM HR Manager in St Albans, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159335BR

Position Title HR Manager

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Hertfordshire

City St Albans

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in

Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by

Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A

Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line

AECOM Shared Services

We support our employees globally by coordinating and managing the day-to-day operations of General Accounting, Human Resources, Administration, Marketing and Information Technology. We pride ourselves on ensuring we deliver the best customer service possible to our people while building trust and relationships with all of our constituents.

Job Summary

AECOM is looking to appoint a HR Manager with flexibility to location. The role will maximize the value of AECOM’s Human Capital through ensuring alignment with company values, initiatives and strategies. Enabling our employees to contribute at optimum levels towards the success of the business through providing a stable inclusive work environment, fostering equal opportunity for learning and personal development.

Responsibilities include:

  • Support HR Business Leads where appropriate to ensure the delivery of the EMIA HR strategy

  • Partner with UK&I Leaders for a particular end market/business sector to further define and deliver the HR strategy. The subsequent People Plan will include but is not limited to:

  • Business goals / needs

  • People priorities and objectives (including workforce planning, succession planning, leadership development etc.)

  • Required activity and timescales

  • Work closely alongside the wider HR Team andCentresof Expertise (CoEs) such as Culture and Change, Compensation and Benefits, Talent Acquisition etc. to leverage services, coordinate processes where appropriate and ensure the delivery of the People Plan to provide a one-team HR solution delivery

  • Work alongside office leads and CoEs to drive organizational change

  • Where appropriate, support office leads by representing HR at office briefings, targeting areas where engagement / wellbeing issues have been identified a priority

  • Lead the compensation planning process (annual Performance and Reward process, out of cycle increases etc.) for a particular end market / business sector

  • Support proposed changeprogrammes(TUPE, office relocations etc.) working closely with the ER team to ensure successful implementation, challenging proposals and taking a HR lead role on collective consultation meetings

  • Support high-risk ER cases (such as where there where Line Managers require additional assistance or where there is significant risk) as agreed with the ER Manager

  • Working closely with the CoEs to drive management capability and engagement regionally by delivering master-classes and providing 1:1 coaching as required

  • Supporting and leading on HR improvement projects and initiatives as required

Minimum Requirements

The HR Manager will demonstrate the following core competencies:

  • Resilience - Responding positively to adversity, driving change.

  • Interpersonal - Able to demonstrate the necessary interpersonal skills and styles to build relationships and influence employees and senior management effectively.

  • Analytical and Problem solving - Ability to identify a problem and develop a solution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CIPD qualified or equivalent is preferred but relevant experience will also be considered.#LI-LM1

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.