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Job Information

AECOM Digital Transformation Lead in Houston, Texas

United States of America - Virginia, Glen Allen

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly talented Digital Transformation Lead to join our Corporate Global Business Services team. This position can be based in any of our major US office locations.

As part of its transformation initiative, AECOM is investing in intelligent automation capabilities to drive operational efficiency across the enterprise. We are seeking an individual to help establish an Intelligent Automation (IA) COE.

Reporting to the Vice President of Global Business Services, the AECOM Digital Transformation Lead is a key leadership role which includes managing the life cycle delivery of IA solutions, developing and executing automation strategy, driving innovation by selecting the right technologies, and championing IA across the global AECOM enterprise. The Digital Transformation Lead will manage the IA COE and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) Deployment Project team, coordinating larger scale RPA implementations and smaller projects in parallel. This role will facilitate the handover from implementation analysts to operations and provide post Go-Live support.

The Digital Transformation Lead role looks beyond day-to-day operations and has oversight over the entire process, whether managed by shared services, or upstream or downstream.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Defining and executing digital strategy and champion Intelligent Automation across the global AECOM enterprise.

  • Partnering closely with Global Process Owners and other functional owners who are responsible for leading programs to optimize Company’s end to end business processes (e.g. Order to Cash, Source to Pay, Record to Analyze, Project Accounting).

  • Driving the prioritization and reporting of the project portfolio in alignment with IT; Represents Shared services at internal IT prioritization meetings; advocates for shared services technology improvements.

  • Serving as Intelligent Automation SME and provide knowledge for successful deployment of Intelligent Automation methodology.

  • Being aware of current and future market and industry trends both inside and outside of the Intelligent Automation space.

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-sustaining and 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

As a member of the corporate team, you will work with professionals at our headquarters in Century City, California and in business offices around the world to advance AECOM’s global strategies and priorities. With positions around the globe, the Corporate team includes finance, legal, human resources, information technology, marketing and communications, and real estate functions.

Minimum Requirements

Qualified applicants must possess a BA/BS + EXTENSIVE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 6 years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • Strong preference for experience in large enterprise deployments

  • Computer Science background preferred, with 5+ years hands-on experience

  • Previous service delivery experience is a strong plus

  • Deep understanding of Shared services/global business services operating models and demonstrates Thought Leadership in related concepts.

  • Familiarity with RPA Vendors such as Blue Prism, Automation Anywhere, and UiPath

  • Strong leadership skills and to influence and lead diverse groups to achieve results and sustain momentum

  • Strong ability to communicate effectively and with various audiences

  • Highly organized and able to manage multiple tasks, plans and deliverables

  • Demonstrated ability to drive action and evaluate and challenge the status quo

  • The leader must influence key executive stakeholders both within and outside GBS at all levels of the organization

  • Finance function transformation experience

  • PMP/Agile certification or agile approach experience

  • Large scale program management

  • Experience working with and managing a third-party providers and consultants

  • Key influencer, communicator and presenter

  • Knowledge of UiPath a plus

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position

  • Sponsorship to work in the US is not available for this position

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 Information Technology

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 239967BR

Additional Locations US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Los Angeles, CA - 1999 Avenue of the Stars, US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave

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.