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AECOM Sr. Director, Talent Management in Atlanta, Georgia

United States of America - Georgia, Atlanta

Job Summary

At AECOM, we believe in potential. When you join a company that’s pioneering the future, your opportunities are unlimited. By connecting the largest network of professional expertise in the industry, we’re finding new approaches and better answers to the toughest challenges. And we want you to be a part of it.

Efficient buildings. Faster transportation. Improved security. Healthier environments. Resilient cities. Every day, in dozens of markets and more than 150 countries, our employees are exploring new possibilities for a better world. If you’re interested in a career path that’s as dynamic as you are, apply now.

The Sr. Director, Talent Management will lead the succession, high potential development, assessment, learning and coaching processes for the Design & Consulting Services and Construction Services (DCS & CS) businesses in the Americas. The leader will ensure our overall talent strategy remains competitive in the market, aligns to business goals and enterprise talent development processes, and ensures a robust pipeline of capable and diverse talent. This role partners with and supports the HR SVP, as well as HR and business leaders in the delivery of strategic talent initiatives across the business units. This position will have 1 or 2 direct reports and will have strong connections to technical capability development teams embedded in the businesses. Directly reports to the VP, People Strategy & Operations.

This position can be located at any one of our major offices across the United States.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • In alignment with the enterprise talent strategy, develops and executes DCS & CS – Americas talent strategy.

  • Evaluates and deploys succession and high-potential identification and development programs that ultimately increase readiness and success rate of individuals identified as having the potential to assume broader positions or positions at a more senior leadership level. Programs should also ensure that high-potential talent identification and development practices drive a more diverse, multicultural workforce.

  • Manages employee learning, assessments and coaching programs in alignment with business needs and externally recognized best practice approaches.

  • Leads implementation of Workday talent review processes.

  • Designs and implements KPIs to determine the impact of talent initiatives; partners with HR leaders and People Analytics function to evaluate effectiveness and checks and adjusts accordingly.

  • Inspires, coaches, develops and mobilizes team to action.

  • Manages departmental budget and third-party external suppliers to ensure appropriate service levels are being delivered.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 15 years of HR experience, specifically with a mix of HRBP and talent management roles. In addition to any COE experience leading talent development, role requires business-relevant programmatic design gained through previously held roles as a strategic HR business partner.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide guidance and influence at the highest levels of an organization.

  • Experience assembling ROI focused business cases in support of investment requests.

  • Experience inspiring, coaching, developing and mobilizing teams to action.

  • Ability to work productively in a fast-paced, demanding environment.

  • Ability to balance big picture, strategic thinking with tactical implementation.

  • Ability to work effectively in a matrixed team environment and to collaborate across lines of business and functions.

  • Must be detail-oriented with excellent written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree.

  • Hogan, DiSC, ICF, StandOut and/or other assessment or coaching certification preferred.

  • Experience with process improvement approaches (Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, Simple Problem Solving).

  • Implemented or used Workday as human capital management solution.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Human Resources

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 210616BR

Clearance Required No

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.


Take the next step. Our professional lives are constantly evolving as we build on experience and take on new challenges. Find the opportunities and flexibility to keep you satisfied for the long term.


Craft / Trade

What you specialize in sets you apart. Your trade or craft can take you anywhere, and when you join a company with operations in 150 countries, you have unlimited opportunity to grow and excel.


Military / Veteran

Expand your career. We’re looking for passionate people ready to make an impact with the training, experience and perspective gained through military service.


Early Careers / Graduates

Meet the career of your dreams. Do you have your eye on the future and want to make a difference? We can help you turn knowledge gained through your education into limitless career potential.

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