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Job Information

AECOM Digital Construction Lead in Croydon, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

AECOM’s Digital Construction Lead will manage the development and implementation of digital construction solutions across our Europe Civil Infrastructure projects. You will engage projects at different stages of the asset lifecycle with a specific focus on the adoption of digital solutions as part of the construction process, buildability and planning reviews and supporting our clients as their technical partners. This will include a varied project portfolio, working on some of the largest and challenging projects in Europe. You will be a key member of the digital leadership team, connected into our regional and global structure to drive real business change.


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-sustainingand 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

About Digital @AECOM

As a manager you will work with leaders from around the world to define and position AECOM, to share best practices, leverage global capabilities and to support opportunities and projects.The Digital Construction Lead will work closely with regional and global digital leadership to share, develop and implement solutions.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the identification, development and adoption of digital construction solutions within AECOM projects. This will include solutions AECOM has developed for construction planning (4D BIM), third-party solutions and AI/Data Science solutions in collaboration with our software development team and Data Science Director.

  • Work closely with the Digital Lead for Civil Infrastructure to define the strategy and plan for digital advancement.

  • Engage with AECOM Client Account Managers to develop and advance relationships and digital solution delivery for our clients.

  • Showcase our digital construction solutions both internally and externally.

  • Engage with our enterprise software vendors to determine key solutions for use on AECOM projects to provide a return on investment.

  • Report to Digital and Business Line leadership on progress, including Return on Investment from digital solution adoption.

  • Work as part of the wider Europe digital team to drive transformation in line with the business strategy and technical plans.

  • Budget and programme management responsibilities associated with digital delivery on projects or internal solution development and deployment.

  • Responsible for the creation of work plans and task definitions, oversees data collection and develops solutions to business/client problems with a focus on financial analysis and improvement.

  • May lead/mentor team of consultants and/or other staff.

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive experience in digital project and solution delivery

  • Strong knowledge of digital construction solutions and application across the lifecycle of an asset

  • Experience of working with global teams

  • Ability to build advocacy for the role of digital technology in business delivery across diverse groups of individuals

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering, Architecture, Information Management or related field

  • MBA, MSc or other business degree (desirable)


  • Knowledge and experience of solution development, implementation and refinement to meet user needs.

  • Demonstrable experience in consultancy, IT/ Digital or Engineering, ideally within the infrastructure industry

  • Relevant experience in at least one of transportation or water sectors desirable

  • Knowledge of and practical insight into the latest digital processes and tools across infrastructure design, delivery and operations

  • Broad understanding of organisational transformation (people, technology, process)

  • A strong customer-centric perspective that focuses on outcomes and whole-life value

  • Demonstrable passion for digital and delivering social, environmental and economic outcomes

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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 251639BR

Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Croydon - Bedford Park, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street

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.