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AECOM Digital Leader Water, ANZ in Melbourne, Australia

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

We are seeking a leader for our Water business line across our Australia and New Zealand region, to lead the overall digital transformation for this business line in 3 key areas:

  • Maturing the delivery of the core water services

  • Creating new digital capabilities (consulting services and hosted solutions) to support the Water businesses globally

  • Supporting our Water business clients on their own digital transformation

As a senior member of the Water digital team, and indirectly reporting to the Global Digital Leader for Water and the Regional Digital Director ANZ, this role will work with professionals around the world to advance AECOM’s global digital strategies and priorities. The local and global digital team includes strategy, solution management, hosted services delivery, and consulting services delivery. While services and solution management will be set globally, they will be tailored for implementation within the region and for each client.

This role will collaborate closely with digital leaders from other regions and Business Lines, to define and execute on a global digital strategy that accelerates transformation and delivers growth. The Digital Leader will be experienced in driving ideas from conception to adoption. A particular focus will be on supporting our global strategy to derive increased value for our clients from data and differentiate in the market through our Intellectual Property. The successful applicant will be expected to facilitate workshops, write business cases, support strategic bids and prepare materials to assist with the adoption of new digital capabilities.

This role will work closely with teams across ANZ to win work, mature digital delivery tools and processes as well as create new hosted services and digital consulting service offerings. The digital leader will collaborate on business cases and will take ownership of and champion regional adoption plans of agreed initiatives.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in Engineering delivery or digital solution delivery

  • Demonstrated experience growing a digital business (or business line)

  • Demonstrated collaborative influencing skills

  • Demonstrated innovation delivery

  • Exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skill.

  • Knowledge of financial reporting (return on investment)

  • Experience managing research and development

  • Experience working in international teams

  • Experience working with Environment and/or Energy services teams (highly desirable)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering, Science or Information Management

  • MBA or other business degree (desirable)

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

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

Job Category Engineering - Water - Wastewater

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256925BR

Additional Locations AU - Melbourne, VIC - Collins Square, AU - Sydney, NSW

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.

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