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Graduate Specification Consultant - London

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  • The ideal candidate for the Graduate Specification Consultant role at AECOM should have a degree in Architecture or Architectural Technology, excellent communication skills, knowledge of construction techniques and UK procurement methodologies, proficiency in Microsoft Office, a flexible attitude to new ways of working, ambition and enthusiasm, a good understanding of BIM, the ability to build relationships, prioritize tasks and take initiative.
  • The candidate will be responsible for assisting with architectural specifications, advising clients on design responsibility issues, staying up to date with technical standards, attending meetings for project briefing, aligning deliverables with project scope, monitoring project finances, and working collaboratively on multiple projects.

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  • We are seeking a Graduate Specification Consultant to support our Architecture teams. With support and training, your role will be to assist colleagues with the production of robust Architectural Specification documentation for both internal (AECOM) and external Clients which accurately reflect the project and contractual requirements using the AECOM specification database and NBS Chorus.


  • Degree qualified in Architecture or Architectural Technology.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrate proficiency in the responsibilities of the role.
  • Understanding of building construction techniques.
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and database applications; NBS Chorus experience is desirable.
  • Ability to understand and work to and agreed scope and project budget.
  • Flexible attitude to new ways and methods of working.
  • Knowledge and understanding of UK Construction procurement methodologies and how these relate to Specification Documentation.
  • Ambitious and enthusiastic.
  • Good understanding of BIM.
  • Ability to express ideas effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Ability to build good relationships at all levels.
  • Punctual and reliable.
  • Ability to take the initiative in response to direction/ instructions and demonstrate a pro-active approach to daily tasks.
  • Ability to prioritise and manage workload under direction.
  • Act in a professional and diplomatic manner

Education requirements


Area of Responsibilities



  • Assistance with the preparation of Architectural Specifications that reflect detailed project requirements.
  • Following training period and under supervision be able to advise Clients on Design Responsibility issues and how the form of Contract and procurement route affects the Specification format/ deliverables.
  • Develop and keep up to date with technical standards, products and innovation as they relate to our Consultancy business.
  • Attend internal and external meetings to obtain project briefing information and provide consultancy service as necessary to prepare project specific documentation.
  • Familiarise oneself with the Clients brief and scope of our service such that deliverables are aligned with agreed project scope.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of project finances and raise potential financial issues with Line Manager/ Team Lead.
  • Carry out projects in line with AECOM QA/ QC and Health and Safety requirements.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues on multiple projects under direction of Team Leader.


Work type

Full time

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