AECOM Associate Director - Sustainability and Resilience in Auckland, New Zealand
New Zealand - Wellington, Wellington
Our Sustainability and Resilience team is growing and as a result, we are looking for an Associate Director to take forward our award-winning work on the National Climate Change Risk Assessment.
We are currently working across numerous major programs to implement and facilitate ideas and tools to better understand sustainability and resilience challenges. We are using our skills and strengths to support clients to prosper when facing changing future climatic conditions.
The Associate Director – Sustainability & Resilience will be involved in projects at local, regional, national, and international scales, looking at hazards, risk, vulnerability and resilience for both the public and private sectors. Our team takes a holistic view of the challenges facing our clients – an approach we have refined through involvement with major international programs such as 100 Resilient Cities (pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation) and Resilient Reefs and more locally, the National Climate Change Risk Assessment.
You will gain exposure to a wide range of professional services delivered by AECOM globally, as well as access to leading experts within our business. Industry and technical engagement are encouraged and supported, enabling you to build your profile and practically show your expertise.
We are looking for someone who is highly motivated and passionate about making a difference, to support our clients face the future with confidence.
Appropriate tertiary qualification
10+ years relevant sustainability and resilience experience
Solid foundation in understanding or analysis of client business practices and goals, developing and formulating solutions to clients on assigned projects
Broad technical knowledge and, a specific area of specialisation or focus
Proven success in client relationship management and business development
Effective collaboration, organisation, negotiation, and team mentoring skills
Demonstrated experience in meeting project goals and deliverables in a timely and client focussed manner
Strong oral and written communication skills; report writing and development of proposals
- Post-Graduate Qualification(s)
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 Engineering - Environmental
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country New Zealand
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 249035BR
Additional Locations NZ - Auckland
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.