AECOM AECOM Strategy+ Consultant I in Chicago, Illinois
United States of America - Michigan, Southfield
AECOM is seeking an AECOM Strategy+ Consultant I to be based in Southfield, MI / Detroit, MI / Chicago, IL.
This position is expected to begin in February 2021.
Strategy Plus, AECOM’s design consulting studio operates at the intersection of Business Transformation, Communications Dynamics and Place Strategies and is looking for highly motivated applicants who possess outstanding graphic representation, analytical, communication and design skills. The successful candidate will join our multidisciplinary team of talented designers and be responsible for supporting our state-of-the-art consulting projects which encompass world class corporations, healthcare and cultural institutions, universities, and local and federal government.
Working as a collaborative team player, this individual will be responsible for excellence in delivering specific activities within a project, including client interaction, communication, planning, research, data analytics, visualization, presentation preparation and report writing with oversight from a Project Manager, senior team members and Principal in Charge. Our clients are located through the Americas and this individual may be required to travel up to 50% of the time.
At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.
On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020
#1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”
VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer
Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.
With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.
Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Under direct supervision, provides analysis on projects. Executes work plans and task definition, participates in data collection, analysis, and graphic representation.
Participates in development of solutions to client problems with a focus on financial analysis and capital investment under the guidance of a more senior manager.
Assigned as a consultant to a wide variety of areas.
- Bachelors degree in Architecture, Design, Engineering, Data analysis or other related field.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign)
Proficiency in Microsoft Excel required, additional data analysis tools beneficial (Power BI, Tableau, Alteryx, etc)
Revit or other space planning / design CAD systems
Web based data analytics, visualization, GIS and presentation software
Space programming, user research, design strategy and conceptual design
Translating complex issues and solutions into graphically compelling client-facing documents
Business strategy, data analytics and operations planning
Communication strategy branding and marketing
Workplace strategy, planning and design
Change management strategies and organizational development plans
Experience in user research, design strategy, and space programming
Design background in architecture, planning, interiors, product or web design
Highly collaborative, highly communicative creative team player
Excellent presentation and communication skills – “Design Story Telling”
Comfortable in a fast-paced, open, creative environment
Ability to contribute to workshops, focus groups and presentations
Critical thinking and persuasive writing skills
Familiarity with research methodologies and processes
Flexibility and the ability to work on more than one project in more than one team
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 Cost Management and Consulting Services
Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 244426BR
Additional Locations US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Detroit, MI - 400 Renaissance Center
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.