Using Your Commercial Career to Create Better Places

Written by: RICS Recruit
Published on: 13 Mar 2018

Amey Cityscape Birmingham

Whether you are looking to kick-start your career in surveying, or to expand your experience in a new and exciting commercial role, you might want to consider Amey for your next move.

A leading supplier of consulting and infrastructure support services, both in the UK and internationally, Amey have been in business for nearly 100 years creating better places to live, work and travel. 

Some 19,000 Amey employees are the faces behind the services people rely on, at home and on the move, every day including transport, utilities, environmental services, defence and justice, and now you could join the team working in partnership with some of the world’s biggest asset owners.

Amey are currently looking for people to support their Birmingham Highways Maintenance and Management Service (BHMMS), Europe’s largest local government highways partnership. The £2.7bn service, delivered by Amey in partnership with Birmingham City Council, is a 25-year contract that has already seen significant investment of more than £350m since 2010.

This investment was part of a long-term asset management approach which will deliver benefits for the remainder of the contract to 2035. Amey support customers make smart choices to get the best from their assets, which in Birmingham includes:

  • 2,500km of road
  • 4,200km of footways
  • Over 95,000 street lights
  • Over 1,000 highways structures, including bridges and tunnels
  • 76,000 street trees
  • Approximately 1,100 traffic light signals

As well as maintaining highways assets, Amey delivers a round-the-clock emergency response service, winter maintenance, and are responsible for road space coordination, managing over 130,000 utilities and third party highways works in the city each year.

By tapping into the knowledge and expertise of over 3000 engineers, consultants and operational specialists, you could find yourself supporting the BHMMS contract to implement commercial best practice to maximise value and minimise risk for both Amey and our customers.

Jenny Moten, Business Director for Amey in Birmingham, explained why Amey is the ideal choice for someone looking to add some passion and purpose into their career:

“We have a highly-motivated and dedicated team and the work we do makes a huge difference, helping to keep the city moving. As soon as you step on to any street in Birmingham, you’ll encounter one of our services, and no two days are the same. We’re looking for people who understand the importance of the role we play, and who want to help us improve and succeed. In return, we will reward their ambition with all the support we can give to help them develop and grow their career with us.”

There are a variety of opportunities within Risk, Reporting, Revenue and OPEX Management, to Life-cycle and Supply Chain Management, including:

  • Head of Commercial
  • Principal Commercial Manager
  • Commercial Manager
  • Quantity Surveyor
  • Quantity Surveyor - New Business

Find out more and apply now.