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Technical Consultant/Project Manager - PPP Advisory, Paris

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Technical Consultant/Project Manager - PPP Advisory, Paris

JobID: 23339-1167838

Location: PARIS, FRA

Description: **Business Line** Construction Services

**Position Title** Technical Consultant/Project Manager - PPP Advisory, Paris

France - Ile-de-France


**Job Summary**

AECOM is currently seeking a Technical Consultant/Project Manager for PPP Advisory to join our team in Paris. AECOM PPP Advisory provides technical advisory services for sponsors, lenders and secondary market buyers of infrastructure assets developed under public-private partnerships and other project finance mechanisms (DBFM and DBFMO projects). Sectors covered by PPP Advisory include transport (roads, rail, airports etc.), social infrastructure (universities, hospitals, sports facilities etc.), water and energy. The latter is an area of development for the Team.

We are a team exclusively dedicated to the provision of consulting services starting with the transaction phase, and continuing on through the design and construction phases then ending with the operations maintenance phase.

When working for the sponsors, we undertake full asset due diligence. This includes residual life assessments and lifecycle analysis, reviewing and optimizing operation and maintenance strategies, and developing CapEx, lifecycle costs and OpEx forecasts.

When working for lenders, our works includes reviewing our Sponsors’ technical solutions (design, construction, operation and maintenance), construction schedules, CapEx, whole life cost and OpEx forecasts in order to assess residual risks after allocation to the various project parties. These projects can be greenfield and brownfield. Our services extend globally, with a focus on Europe and Africa.

We are a growing team composed mainly of engineers with legal and project finance capabilities. We are all driven by our contribution to major infrastructure projects, driven by a “seller-doer” state of mind strong value for team work.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Strengthen the advisory team by supporting our capability to deliver our mandate

Contribute to our business development activities

Report to the Team Leader (Edouard Hiley)

Project Delivery

* Lead the delivery of technical advisory assignments on infrastructure PPP projects, privatisation or private to private transactions (secondary asset sale, refinancing, mergers and acquisitions)

* Direct multidisciplinary project teams of in-house and external specialists. Manage our resources to deliver our clients’ expectations (timely and efficient completion of quality deliverables)

* Manage complex projects, lead/conduct the report-writing process and perform reviews of your peer’s work products

* Manage financial performances of these projects in line with AECOM’s financial reporting, project reviews and profitability targets.

* Prepare MS Excel-based models forecasting CapEx, Lifecycle costs, and OpEx based on existing asset condition and O&M strategies.

Business Development

* Generate new business through marketing initiatives and develop long-term business relationships

* Work closely with the PPP team leadership to develop and implement strategies to grow the business

* Prepare proposals and negotiate contracts

* Increase awareness of the Team’s capabilities within AECOM and actively network with other AECOM professionals across all business lines

* Actively engage in development of team

Performance will be assessed on:

* Project Delivery Performance:

o Quality and on-time deliverables

o Achieve client satisfaction and ensuring repeat business

o Meet and/or exceed profitability targets;

* Business Development:

o Engage with new clients (internal and external)

o Generate new business through marketing activities

o Diversify services offered - penetrate into new markets such as energy transition and renewables

* Developing Others and Self:

o Providing tools and resources to train and develop staff

o Employee engagement

**Minimum Requirements**

* Minimum 5 years’ experience in technical due diligence services and/or management experience of infrastructure/energy projects (experience in energy and utilities distribution/storage and/or renewable energy preferred)

* Master’s Degree in Engineering, Project Finance or other relevant academic background. International Degree an asset

* An excellent command of and a personal interest of MS Excel

**Preferred Qualifications**

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent

Personal Attributes:

* Independent and self-motivated

* Strong communication skills; excellent technical writing skills a must – client deliverables consists mainly of technical reports

* Must thrive in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking and be able to prioritize as necessary

* Lead by example and through others

* Decisive

* Superior analytical and problem solving skills

* International profile with the ability to work with a geographically dispersed team

* Ability to build and sustain client relationships and adapt to ever changing client demands

* Ability to see the opportunities for improved performance and act upon them

* Ability to strike a good balance shifting between big picture planning and detailed level execution tracking

* Flexibility to travel, as needed (short travels)

* Fluent English speaker. The team being located in France, a good command of French is advantageous although the working language will be English. Spanish and German a plus.

**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_** _Cost Management and Consulting Services_

**_Country_** _France_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _162764BR_


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