AECOM Indigenous Participation Advisor in Brisbane, Australia
Australia - Queensland, Brisbane
We have a wonderful opportunity for an Indigenous Participation Advisor to join our Australia & New Zealand (ANZ) business. The role can be based from any AECOM location in the region, and will report to the Indigenous Programs & Participation Lead.
AECOM is committed to increasing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment and supplier diversity to support improved economic and social outcomes. This role is critical to driving culturally-proficient approaches to AECOM’s business activities and supporting the reconciliation goals of our business, primarily through our project pursuits and delivery. As part of assisting project teams to deliver the Indigenous participation requirements of our clients, the Indigenous Participation Advisor will guide staff on appropriate channels for engagement in projects and communities, through the promotion and development of mutually beneficial and long-last relationships.
To be successful in this critical role, you will have a demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the dynamics and protocols of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures.
You will have demonstrated experience working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities, peoples and organisations.
Previous experience working in a medium to large corporate organisation is beneficial, as is any experience in procurement and supplier engagement.
Intermediate skills in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook will be necessary.
From a personal perspective, you will have exceptional communication and relationship building skills, including the ability to understand and interpret client specifications and tailor suitable verbal and written responses. You will be someone who is highly organised, and can prioritise tasks, enabling you to work to strict deadlines.
A team player, who is equally capable of being directed and of providing direction, you will be willing to share knowledge, experience, ideas and expertise.
Working with a professional attitude, you will have passion, energy and drive, and will always lead by example.
This is an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander-identified position.
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 Communications
Business Line Geography OH
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 247752BR
Additional Locations AU - Melbourne, VIC - Collins Square, AU - Sydney, NSW
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.