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Serpentine Pavilion

Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

United Kingdom

Good engineering is about observing, questioning and communicating to truly understand what’s at the heart of each project.

Amy Koerbel

Structural Designer, Buildings + Places

Moses Mabidha Stadium

Focusing on legacy, culture and location

South Africa

Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

United Kingdom

Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

Associate, Commercial Cost Management

Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension

China

In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

United States

We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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AECOM Senior Strategist in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - Michigan, Southfield

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Strategist to be based in the Chicago, Illinois; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Houston, Texas; or Detroit, Michigan. 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 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.

About AECOM

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-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy, and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About Buildings + Places

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 in a dynamic, interactive, and creative work environment.

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.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

Working as a collaborative team leader, this individual will be responsible for excellence in leading, managing and delivering projects, including client interaction, communication, planning, research, data analytics, visualization, workshop facilitation, presentation preparation coordinating one or more project teams, undertaking business development and report writing with oversight from a Project Manager and Principal in Charge.

Desirable Knowledge and Expertise

Candidates will be expected to possess deep expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Higher education strategic planning, academic planning, capital planning, master planning, space programming or facility planning

  • Business strategy, data analytics and operations planning

  • Communication strategy branding and marketing

  • Creating and delivering change management strategies and organizational development plans

  • Expertise in user research, design strategy, and stakeholder engagement

  • Design background in architecture, planning, interiors, product, or web design

Technical Skills Range

Candidates will be expected to possess skills in on or more of the following:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite

  • Data analytics, visualization, and presentation software

  • Project management, project work planning, scheduling, and resource deployment

  • Business development, market planning and client relationships

  • Space programming, user research, design strategy and conceptual design

  • Revit or other space planning / parametric design systems

Culture and Personality

Candidates will be expected to possess as many of these attributes as possible:

  • Highly collaborative, highly communicative, creative team leader

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills – “Design Story Telling”

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, open, creative environment

  • Ability to lead workshops, focus groups and presentations

  • Critical thinking and persuasive writing skills

  • Familiarity with research methodologies and processes

  • Ability to lead projects and teams within area of expertise

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, architecture, planning, design, social science, or another relevant field plus six (6) years of related experience, or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • 10 or more years relevant post education experience

  • Master’s degree in business, architecture, planning, design, social science, or another relevant field

  • Experience working with college and university clients

Additional Information

  • Travel is required for this position, up to 25%

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 Architecture and Design

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. 249721BR

Additional Locations US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Detroit, MI - 1060 W Fort Street, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway

Virtual: No

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.

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