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AECOM Digital Consultant in Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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 Digital Consultant for the Digital Consulting work stream to support the growth of a new regional and global digital service. The Senior Digital Consultant will report to the Digital Consulting Lead for Europe.

As a Senior Digital Consultant and take a lead role in guiding our client organisations through the advisory and implementation of digital strategies, data analytics, AI adoption, technology and product development. The main objective will be to provide comprehensive end-to-end customer support, facilitating the integration of digital solutions into their business operations. In this pivotal role, you will collaborate closely with clients, understanding their business goals, evaluating current digital capabilities, and formulating strategies to drive measurable business outcomes through digital methods. As a key player in executing our digital strategy for growth, you will support digital teams and consultancy delivery for our key clients, contributing to the expansion of our services, including revenue, margin, and net promoter score.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with clients to understand their business objectives, challenges, and opportunities.

  • Support the development and building of client relationships

  • Connecting with Work Winning community and Client Account Manager on consultancy leads and tender opportunities and supporting wider strategic bids

  • Supporting pre-qualification, tender responses and proposals

  • Conduct assessments of current digital processes and capabilities within the organisation.

  • Contributing to the development and building of client relationships through client-facing project work, pitches and showcases of digital offerings

  • Promoting and supporting development of digital service offerings internally

  • Identify and prioritise digital initiatives that deliver maximum value and impact.

  • Creating, showcasing case studies and thought leadership

  • Delivery and management of consultancy commissions to clients Globally

  • Project management support of consultancy commissions

  • Leading client workshops using a design thinking approach

  • Commoditizing consultancy deliverables as repeatable offerings

  • Lessons learned – feeding knowledge from commissions back into the business to support future growth and opportunities

  • Supporting research on digital innovation – new technologies, processes, and start-ups to identify opportunities

  • Provide guidance on organisational culture shifts required for successful digital transformation.

  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure successful implementation of digital solutions.


  • Experience in mentoring and coaching technical and non technical analytics teams

  • Experience of influencing non-technical executive stakeholders from around the business

  • Experience in business development and customer acquisition and retention.

  • Demonstrated experience in work winning (for digital or technology practices, digital solutions)

  • Demonstrated collaborative influencing skills

  • Demonstrated ability to support delivery of strategic consultancy commissions

  • Demonstrated innovation delivery

  • Excellent interpersonal and stakeholder management skill

  • Knowledge of commercial workflows

  • Experience working in regional teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters in Architecture, Engineering, Computer Science, Statistics, Information Systems or Information Management


  • Self-starter with the ability to work as a positive, energized and adaptable team member.

  • Flexible with work times to align with colleagues in different time zones.

  • Highly developed written and oral communication skills, including the ability to present ideas and influence potential customers and senior leaders.

  • Excellent relationship building skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to implement ideas/programs/solutions.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, able to work under pressure and prioritize effectively.

  • Able to demonstrate passion, energy and drive.

Additional Information


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: J10096444

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Digital & Engineering Technology

Work Location Model: Hybrid