AECOM Director, Corporate Responsibility in Los Angeles (Century City), California

Business Line AECOM Corporate

Position Title Director, Corporate Responsibility

United States of America - California

Los Angeles (Century City)

Job Summary

The Director of Corporate Responsibility is the leader responsible for championing enterprise-wide corporate responsibility (CR) and elevating the company’s reputation through these efforts to make a positive difference for our employees, stakeholders, communities and the environment.

The individual in this role is responsible for making recommendations and executing strategies to enhance the company's approach to all CR issues including community involvement and volunteerism, corporate partnerships/sponsorships, CR tracking and reporting and community investments. Will represent AECOM at external events, plan and execute employee CR engagement efforts and manage relationships with external vendors and partners. In addition, will collaborate with key stakeholders around the globe and lead the CR Council consisting of representatives from human resources, legal, finance and various business units and geographies. As part of AECOM’s Enterprise Marketing and Communications team, this role will report to the Corporate Vice President of Global External Communications.

The successful candidate will have strong management experience in CR, demonstrated leadership experience building teams and functions, a proven track record of driving change across an organization and leading cross-functional initiatives with senior level stakeholders. Key responsibilities include:

  • Crafting enterprise-level CR objectives, plans and policies and partnering with relevant internal/external stakeholders to implement them.

  • Serving as internal expert and external representative on CR issues through fostering best practices, bringing innovative solutions to advance on-going activities and initiating ideas for the future.

  • Building effective relationships with senior executives to create the development of initiatives that further AECOM’s CR commitment and building/facilitating an environment where leaders champion them within their departments.

  • Creating and overseeing an employee volunteer and charitable giving program to ensure alignment with program objectives.

  • Identifying and implementing sponsorships with nonprofits and other organizational partners that demonstrate commitment externally.

  • Drafting materials for internal/external communications on AECOM’s CR initiatives including speaking engagements, presentations, web content, correspondence, key messages and talking points.

  • Partnering with internal and external communications to create and promote CR related content on internal and external channels (company intranet, newsletters, social media).

  • Collaborating with corporate communications and marketing colleagues in global markets to align activities, support brand elevation and provide support to enterprise-wide CR initiatives.

  • Pursuing recognition/awards to validate AECOM’s CR commitment and efforts.

  • Tracking and measuring success of corporate responsibility efforts.

Minimum Requirements

The successful candidate will have 8-10 years of demonstrated experience in creating, implementing and leading/managing CR programs for large, global organizations with dispersed workforce. The ideal candidate embodies these attributes and possesses these skills and experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in relevant field.

  • Strong project management and organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously and lead cross-functional teams.

  • Ability to influence senior management and peers and build business cases that tie CR to core business strategies.

  • Strategic thinker with strong analytical skills.

  • Strong communicator with ability to make public presentations and create effective written and web content.

  • Ability to build strong working relationships with all levels within an organization.

  • Creativity and resourcefulness in developing and executing engagement plans, communications campaigns and community events.

  • Experience using web-based and social media communications platforms.

  • Proven exceptional communication, leadership, interpersonal and organizational skills with strong attention to detail.

  • Proven ability to think out of the box and challenge the status quo.

  • Experience working in a highly matrixed organization and/or with a global FORTUNE 500 company.

  • Able to independently structure and manage workflow and priorities.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, including PowerPoint, Word and Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree.

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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 Communications

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 165509BR