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AECOM Head of Environment (m/w/d) in Neu-Isenburg, Germany

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world

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.

The Environment Business prides itself on developing innovative techniques to improve the delivery, efficiency, and sustainable outcomes of our projects. We provide a broad range of clients with a full range of Environmental services across all sectors. This is a fantastic opportunity to join an Environment team of over 2200 professionals spread over 14 countries in 3 continents.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Head of Environment for Germany to manage the Operations, Project Teams, New Business Development and Major pursuits. You will play a key pivotal role in shaping and growing our Environment strategy for the country whilst integrating with other regional business lines across the rest of Western Europe and the wider regions.

You will be responsible for leading and doubling our circa 60-employee strong Environment team. You are a strong leader with thorough knowledge of the market and our services, strong client relationships, vast experience in building, developing and leading teams, motivating, mentoring and coaching staff and delivering strong financial performance (P&L responsibility). Together with your teams you will develop and grow our business in both the private and public sector.

Key to this will be the development and implementation of market leading approaches to a range of enabling factors including (but not limited to) harnessing client intelligence, budget management, pipeline management, performance KPIs.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Driving execution of tactical business plans with direction from a region business line leader for growth and profitability of regional business line, implementation and execution of global business line strategy and programs

  • Raising the profile of AECOM Germany across the Environment Regional Business line both internally and externally

  • Supporting the development of effective relationships with internal stakeholders which promotes a culture of success for AECOM Germany

  • Taking a proactive role in tenders to ensure they are run efficiently and to an acceptable high standard.

  • Building and leading internal network of employees to secure the delivery of Environment pursuits.

  • Maintaining client networks and manage client relationships for Germany

  • Developing a culture of collaboration, project excellence and innovation with an emphasis on safe delivery

  • Assigning employees to projects and ensuring directly and through subordinates, that technical work is completed in accordance with contract scope of work and budget, and to professional, quality, and legislative standards.

  • Driving financial performance of the Environment team by achieving or exceeding plan targets.

  • Supporting recruitment, professional development, engagement and retention of employees


You are highly motivated, organized, and proactive, with experience in bidding, business development and driving strategy and operations into business. Excellent understanding of the German Environment market and social, political and economic drivers that influence this.


  • Business fluency in English & German

  • Previous experience in leadership positions within the Environment Market Sector

  • Excellent project management and communication skills

  • Experienced in managing, leading and motivating diverse, multi-disciplinary teams

  • Demonstrable record in the preparation / coordination of successful client engagement or growth initiatives

  • Excellent understanding of the Environment markets and the social, political and economic drivers that influence these across the European geography

  • Experience of implementing data-led performance improvement

  • Experience working across Europe will be highly regarded

  • Proven ability to transform, invigorate and grow a business

  • Extensive experience in the leadership and management of projects from prepositioning, proposal development to completion, including periodic project reviews

  • Successful history of creating and implementing change to increase the efficiency, profitability and quality of the overall operation

  • Strong financial and budget management skills

Additional Information

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.

AECOM offers you, among other things, mobile and flexible working as well as a subsidy for pension management and insurance. Training and further education measures are available for your personal development. Mobility allowances, job bikes and sustainable company cars round off our offer.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10094524

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Business Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid