Our Civil Infrastructure Business is looking for a highly motivated technical director to be leading pursuits and delivery of major projects. This role will see you working closely with the Civil Infrastructure Group Leaders, WA, expanding our capability across NWA/ANZ.
Utilising your strong local network, commercial acumen and stakeholder management skills, you will be driving innovative approaches for business development to maximise AECOM’s opportunities across the region.
* Take on the role as Project Director/Project Manager/Design Manager as required.
* Responsible for successful delivery of major transportation infrastructure projects including:
+ Lead client contract negotiations and ensure fulfilment of contract obligations.
+ Responsible for the accurate scoping out of tasks and projects.
+ Negotiation of variations, claims and commercial disputes.
+ Ensures tasks are completed in a timely manner, objectives met and takes accountability for results.
+ Monitors and tracks task progress against evolving requirements and deadlines.
+ Sets and clearly communicates goals and targets for self, team and stakeholders.
+ Takes personal accountability for own and project team actions and decisions.
+ Is pro-active in managing priorities for clients and internal stakeholders.
+ Detects and addresses problems and obstacles early.
+ Responsible for budgetary control of complex projects, forecasting project expenditure and programme performance.
+ Manage subcontractors and suppliers on the project where appropriate and ensure the relevant form of subcontract is used and complied with.
* Lead the development and implementation of client growth strategies.
* Identify project opportunities early and drive positioning of AECOM to win.
* Lead key major project tenders.
* Drive client engagement activities and feedback.
* Be the point of escalation management
* Mentor and train members of the highways team.
* Extensive expertise in stakeholder consultation and management
* Proven track record with large client program management, pursuit execution
* Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills
+ Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
+ Ideally 20+ years’ and experience in a similar position building upon local client relationships
+ Chartered Engineer/qualified for, or equivalent of a recognised professional engineering body
**What We Offer**
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
**Job Category** Architecture and Design
**Business Line** Transportation
**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
**Position Status** Full Time
**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 268449BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.