AECOM Digital Consulting Services Leader in Chicago, Illinois
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We will give you 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.
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We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
AECOM is seeking a Digital Consulting Services Leader to consolidate and grow our digital consulting services business and associated practice areas within the US West region. Aligning to the global digital strategy, overall regional growth strategy and focusing on key clients in the region, this role will improve the contributions of the digital consulting business for the region (i.e. revenue, margin, net promotor score). The Digital Consulting Services Leader will report to a senior executive who is sponsoring the overall digital adoption strategy within the US West region.
This position can be a hybrid or remote/office with occasionally going into the office and traveling as needed. This position can be located near any AECOM West Region Office.
About Digital @AECOM
As a member of the global digital consulting services leadership team, and indirectly reporting to the VP, Digital Solutions Director, you will work with leaders from around the world to define and position the digital consulting services, to share best practices, to leverage global capabilities and to support global opportunities and projects. While services and solution management will be set globally, they will be tailored for implementation within the region and for each client.
The Digital Consulting Services Leader will work closely with regional leadership and global digital leadership to build, manage, and expand a department of digital consulting professionals.
Understand the alignment of the needs of the business and the current capabilities of the team to set growth and hiring recommendations
Engage in strategically selected projects to provide advisement and strategy development and solutioning within teams
Consolidating continuous understandings of market trends, barriers of adoption, and team growth needs to convey to senior leadership
P&L responsibilities including revenue generation, project margin achievement, DSO, G&A, project delivery, client satisfaction, cost utilization, safety, claims resolution and quality
Identify and develop key client relationships and monitor client satisfaction levels, in coordination with existing Client Account Managers when applicable.
Plans, organizes, and implements business development activities.
Leading regional digital consulting bids and supporting global bids
Directs and coordinates activities of the team.
Ensures the success and growth of the consulting team in collaboration with the other regional teams.
Connecting and sharing resources with teams in other regions
Promoting the service offerings internally and externally
Recognizing outstanding contributions and outcomes Developing career plans for people within the digital organization
Showcasing proof points and case studies
Commitment to building a diverse and inclusive team
Self-starter with the ability to work as a positive, energized and adaptable team member
Flexible with work times to align with colleagues in different time zones
Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and influence senior leaders
Extremely strong relationship building skills
Demonstrated ability to champion and drive ideas/programs/solutions
Excellent organizational and time management skills, able to work under pressure and prioritize effectively
Able to demonstrate passion, energy and drive, especially in the face of resistance
BA/BS + 10 years’ experience in digital project and solution delivery, including two years of leadership experience
Demonstrated ability to cross business lines in understanding and collaboration
Demonstrated client relationship and business development capabilities
Demonstrated inspirational leadership
Demonstrated innovation delivery
Exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skill
Knowledge of financial reporting (return on investment)
Demonstrated experience building a digital consulting practice (for key accounts, digital or technology practices e.g. Analytics, ITS, ICT, digital solutions)
Experience in architectural, engineering, or construction or other associated infrastructure professional consulting industries
Relocation assistance is not available for this position
Sponsorship opportunities for US Employment Authorization, now or in the future, are not available for this position
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.
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.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: Geography OH
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology
Work Location Model: Hybrid