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AECOM Senior Strategic Recruiter in Dallas, Texas

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Senior Strategic Recruiter to join our energetic world class TA team. This role will be based in Dallas, Texas and will require an in office presence consistently (at least three days per week is expected).

As a Senior Strategic Recruiter at AECOM you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our organization by identifying, attracting, and acquiring top-tier talent. This position requires a strategic mindset, exceptional interpersonal skills, and a deep understanding of the A/E/C industry. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in executive recruitment. This successful candidate will have a well-sourced and deep network of the A/E/C industry in the area.


Strategic Talent Acquisition:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive talent acquisition strategy aligned with the firm's business goals and growth plans.

  • Collaborate with senior leadership to understand current and future staffing needs and trends within the A/E/C industry.

  • Conduct market research to identify potential candidates, industry benchmarks, and emerging talent pools.

Executive Search:

  • Lead executive-level searches for key leadership positions within the organization.

  • Cultivate relationships with industry leaders, professional associations, and networks to ensure a continuous pipeline of top-tier executive talent.

  • Utilize creative sourcing techniques to identify passive candidates and build a diverse candidate pool.

Relationship Management:

  • Build and maintain strong relationships with hiring managers, senior leadership, and external partners.

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to hiring managers, providing guidance on market trends, salary benchmarks, and talent acquisition best practices.

  • Act as a brand ambassador, promoting the firm's values and culture to potential candidates.

Candidate Assessment and Selection:

  • Conduct thorough interviews and assessments to evaluate candidates' skills, experiences, and cultural fit.

  • Work closely with hiring managers to facilitate candidate evaluations, ensuring a rigorous and fair selection process.

  • Manage the offer negotiation process and collaborate with internal stakeholders to finalize employment terms.

Data Analysis and Reporting:

  • Utilize data analytics to track and report on key recruitment metrics, providing insights and recommendations for continuous improvement.

  • Regularly update senior leadership on recruitment progress, challenges, and opportunities.


We are seeking candidates who possess the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience in strategic recruitment, with a focus on executive-level positions in the A/E/C industry.

  • Proven success in developing and executing comprehensive talent acquisition strategies.

  • Strong knowledge of industry trends, competitors, and emerging talent.

  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to navigate and thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Prior experience at an executive search firm is highly preferred for this role.

Additional Information

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship for US Employment Authorization is available for this position

  • Domestic and Global travel may be required for this position.

  • The offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, and experience for this role. The expected salary range for this position is $150,000 - $170,000.

  • AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

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.

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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10102337

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: AME Support

Career Area: Human Resources

Work Location Model: Hybrid