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Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Associate Director - Transport Planning in Christchurch, New Zealand

New Zealand - Christchurch, Christchurch

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure business is looking for a highly driven leader at Director level to join our Transport Advisory team based in Christchurch. The role will have a strong focus on setting and driving the strategy for the business, driving business growth and nurturing our upcoming talent within Transport Planning/Traffic Engineering business. The successful incumbent will be the driving force behind several major projects whilst enhancing our capability throughout the local market.

You will be utilizing your considerable experience within the transportation sector, supporting relationships with existing clients and actively seeking new business opportunities to develop the AECOM brand. You will mentor planners, engineers and modellers to assist them in developing technical solutions to clients' problems through high-quality project delivery.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leadership of business and strategic planning activities in order to identify opportunities to sustain the growth of the business in short, medium and longer term

  • Ability to apply theory of engineering principles regarding design and road safety and its application in a range of scenarios analyse real-world problems

  • Develop and retain a high level of technical skill

  • Develop and maintain relationships with external parties to ensure maximum benefit is achieved for AECOM from these relationships.

  • Provide high-quality technical advice to clients that meet their needs

  • Project management activities will include seeking opportunities from clients, submitting proposals and technical leadership for transport advisory projects

Minimum Requirements

  • Civil Engineering Degree or similar

  • A strong leader who is passionate about inspiring and growing people

  • Consulting experience with extensive business development capability

  • Good technical skills, knowledge and experience in transport planning, business case writing and transport/ traffic modelling and traffic engineering

  • Understanding of theory of engineering principles regarding design and road safety and its application in a range of scenarios analyse real world problems

  • Experience in delivery of planning studies for regions / corridors.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in related discipline is essential;

  • Postgraduate qualifications are desirable as are other relevant professional training courses

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 Engineering - Transportation - Advisory

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 236208BR

Clearance Required 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.