AECOM Director - Enterprise Strategy in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

The Director - Enterprise Strategy will help advance the agenda of executive leadership by defining strategic direction and driving critical strategic initiatives for AECOM. This position will report to the Senior Vice President of Enterprise Strategy. This position requires the ability to manage complex projects, balance multiple responsibilities, and influence key stakeholders. The Director will also be responsible for producing research reports on AECOM’s key markets and competitors, as well as developing actionable insights and recommendations for senior management based on this research.


  • Plan, manage, and execute enterprise-wide initiatives

  • Manage multi-person teams and develop junior team members

  • Develop well-supported solutions with specific recommendations that enable senior management to make critical decisions

  • Conduct and oversee internal and external research and analysis to develop actionable recommendations

  • Monitor key markets and competitors and develop detailed market insights and strategies

  • Drive the development of corporate, business unit and function strategic plans in partnership with colleagues across AECOM

  • Identify risks to long-range strategic plans and develop mitigation strategies

  • Provide strategic input into mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and divestitures

  • Build credible subject matter expertise and personal brand across enterprise

  • Present to and influence senior leadership

Minimum Requirements

  • An MBA, or equivalent advanced degree, from top tier program

  • 4-6 years’ work experience, post advanced degree

  • Background in management consulting, private equity, corporate strategy, or investment banking

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, leadership, and communications skills

  • Expertise in research and analysis, strategic planning, financial analysis, and project management

  • Proven ability to think out of the box and challenge the status quo

  • Positive attitude and willingness to work on a wide variety of projects

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with drive to take on a leadership role and the accountability and responsibility that comes with it

  • Prior operational experience in EPC industry and/or market research is a plus

Preferred Qualifications

  • Local candidates preferred.

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 Business Development

Business Line Corporate

Business Group Corporate

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205016BR

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.