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AECOM NZ Practice Leader - Project & Construction Management in Auckland, New Zealand

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM’s Project & Construction Management (PCM) team is looking for an influential, collaborative, and vibrant Practice Leader to support the continued growth of our nationwide practice. This role presents a career-defining opportunity for a driven project management professional to play an instrumental part in delivering our PCM offering to clients across both the horizontal and vertical sectors.

This role will see you providing inspirational coaching and mentoring to a well-established, diverse team, building and strengthening our long-term client relationships and continuing to raise our profile and reputation within the sector, serving as an active and visible champion of the multi-disciplinary services we offer.

Ideally we're looking for someone to be based in Auckland, but Hamilton, Wellington and Christchurch will be considered.


You will be an innovative and influential leader with a strong market presence and a passion for building business, client engagement, delivery excellence, and people leadership.

  • 15 years demonstrated success in managing complex projects, meeting delivery requirements and leading project teams

  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, and the ability to develop a strong client base

  • Demonstrated leadership skills including technical leadership, human relations, team building, engagement, innovation and motivation skills

  • Strong business development skills and demonstrated success building client relationships.

Using your strong client-focus and developed networks, you will grow and diversify the PCM business into new sectors including energy transition and water whilst continuing to deliver our core buildings and civils projects to a high standard, and lead our team to deliver timely, innovative, and high-quality project outputs. You will be a motivational leader, fostering the growth and development of the team, whilst focusing on technical excellence, management, and exceptional client service.

You will have a passion for our industry and a successful track record of building and maintaining client relationships. Your ability to coach and influence will see you succeed in this key director level position.

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10093206

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

Career Area: Construction

Work Location Model: Hybrid