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AECOM Net Zero Graduate Consultant in Den Haag, Netherlands

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 has a position available for a Net Zero Graduate Consultant, to be based in The Netherlands (The Hague). The position will help us to deliver on our fast-growing pipeline of work offering Net Zero and decarbonisation studies, GHG verification assessments, energy auditing and sustainability work.


  • Undertaking energy and carbon audits of client organisations, assets, estates, and portfolios, and identifying measures to improve their energy/carbon performance, and modelling their impact

  • Providing advice to clients regarding the best long-term strategies to achieve Net Zero alignment, meet targets and supports their sustainability ambitions

  • Supporting the capture of pursuits that are strategic to our vision of offering market leading Net Zero and decarbonisation services

  • Providing general advice regarding other sustainability priorities to colleagues and clients

  • Collaboration with other Business Lines and colleagues, to promote cross selling and insourcing of services

  • Drives the enhancement of AECOM’s own commitments regarding Net Zero, sustainability and best practice ESG principles

  • Promotes AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies ESG Strategy


Competencies and behaviours:

  • Consistently demonstrates alignment with AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies ESG Strategy, and our Core Values (Safeguard, Innovate, Collaborate, Deliver, Sustain and Thrive)

  • Customer Focus – demonstrates deep customer insight, ensures a client-driven culture, spearheads and supports market-focused solutions

  • Engages with the industry, cultivating best in class professional expertise, supporting continuous professional development culture, champions differentiated, integrated client solutions, builds on AECOM’s global reputation as an industry leader

  • Ability and enthusiasm to collaborate with colleagues in other business lines and geographies on technical solutions, opportunities and projects

  • Communications – builds networks, uses a full range of available communication mediums to inspire and engage others, demonstrates empathy, understanding and exceptional active listening skills, elicits feedback and encourages others to speak up

  • Excellent proficiency in MS Office tools, particularly MS Excel.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field from an accredited university (i.e., Environmental Sciences, Engineering)

  • Graduate or early-career consultant with 1-3 years of experience in a similar role within energy/carbon consulting or sustainability generally

  • Be able to work both autonomously, and as part of a team

  • Technically creative skills

  • Conducting technical analysis

  • Ability to communicate effectively and present findings to clients

  • Excellent report writing skills (in English)

  • Strong commitment to AECOM’s health and safety culture.

  • Strong commitment to sustainability and interest in supporting our Sustainable Legacies strategy.

  • Preferably a valid driving licence

  • Languages:

  • Must have excellent English language skills

  • Preferably good or better Dutch language skills

  • Other language skills would be considered a bonus (especially German, French, Italian)

Additional Information

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science, and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world’s most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM’s Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.


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: J10102473

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Consulting Services

Work Location Model: Hybrid