AECOM Environmental/Social Oil and Gas Leader in Mexico city, Mexico

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149699BR

Position Title Environmental/Social Oil and Gas Leader

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country Mexico

State/Province/Region MEX - Federal District

City Mexico city

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

AECOM is expanding its operations in the Mexico to grow our business serving the oil and gas market. We are actively recruiting for an Environmental/Social Oil and Gas Lead with both technical and business development skills that can help market our capabilities and successfully apply our environmental and socioeconomic skills for the oil and gas industry. This position is located in Mexico City, Mexico.

As a subject matter expert, the selected individual will be responsible for the successful execution and growth of programs that span AECOM’s oil and gas market as they impact the energy industry, from upstream through midstream, downstream, and chemicals. To be successful, this individual must have established client relationships in this industry within Mexico. The individual must have strong interpersonal skills and be perceived by clients and peers as a leader who provides value. The individual should also have a relevant technical background in environmental and socioeconomic studies in Mexico and experience in planning and managing projects serving the oil and gas industry. The successful candidate will possess demonstrated leadership qualities and a successful track record in developing and completing initiatives.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Developing effective and insightful analyses of external market and technology trends within the oil and gas market, identifying key business and growth opportunities for AECOM’s portfolio.

  • Establishing a clear understanding of competitor practices and defining strategies for effectively developing differentiated competitive strategies for AECOM’s oil and gas business line offering.

  • Individual will be responsible for growing business to $2 M/year within two to three years.

  • Managing projects, meeting schedule and budget constraints and using earned value management techniques to track project status. Project management will include scheduling and mobilizing staff, selecting vendors, and managing performance to meet cost and schedule deadlines.

  • Working closely with other AECOM leadership in executing the overall oil and gas business strategy and in building overall awareness of AECOM’s services.

  • Identifying skill sets needed for AECOM’s offshore environmental Mexico office to effectively develop and grow our business.

  • Developing long-term financial and business strategies to support investment requirements and decisions consistent with strategic business line objectives, establishing appropriate financial measures and economic analysis to assess accomplishment of investment objectives.

  • Preparing proposals and negotiating with clients in collaboration with internal technical, legal, and contract stakeholders

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant technical discipline, such as environmental engineering, ecology, social science or other environmental discipline

  • 10+ years of scientific and/or technical experience working in related technical field, or equivalent experience for oil and gas

  • 5+ years of experience in a Technical Sales, Technical Service, or Business Development role, developing or managing business opportunities for oil and gas clients

  • Experience selling technical programs to oil and gas industry clients

  • Experience managing relationships with clients

  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with subcontractors or research organizations

  • Ability to write proposals and sell work

  • Computer proficient in MS Office

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a relevant technical discipline, such as environmental engineering, ecology, social science or other environmental discipline

  • Ability to travel, with up to 25% of time away from the office

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.


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