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Job Information

AECOM Design Manager in Perth, Australia

Australia - Western Australia, Perth

Job Summary

AECOM’s Civil Infrastructure group in Perth is expanding. We have won and are delivering some of the largest infrastructure projects in WA and are supporting other AECOM ANZ offices for project delivery. We are also continuing to bid a strong pipeline of future work.

We require a Technical Director / Senior Design Manager to support delivery of existing projects and upcoming opportunities in a client-facing senior leadership position.

The candidate will have proven local experience in leading multi-disciplinary teams in pursuit of, and in the delivery of design for major transport and other infrastructure projects. The role includes design delivery, design management or project management , and the leadership, coordination and communication skills to, engage and guide successful project delivery teams, working with closely with end clients and contractors.

You will coordinate and provide technical overview and guidance to teams for mid to large-size projects as well as manage client relationships and contribute to business development. You will have the ability to lead, mentor and coach team members to grow technical expertise and for business development work.

As a senior member of the team you will provide specialised technical input to studies and design for your specific area of expertise and be accountable for commercial and quality outcomes on project delivery.

About You

  • Your ability to deliver on promises and to develop and maintain strong productive client relationships will be keys to your success in this role.

  • You will be passionate about developing yourself to be a future leader and initiator of AECOM’s vision to build a better world.

  • Love working with people and passion to mentor and lead teams

Minimum Requirements

Demonstrated experience in the following is essential:

  • Management of large design teams in a design and construct or collaborative contracting environment working closely with both the construction contractor and the client

  • Technical leadership and governance of multi-disciplinary teams in internal and client facing roles.

  • Experience in design of highways and associated transport infrastructure in WA and to Australian standards

  • High quality technical and non-technical report writing

  • Ability to communicate with influence

Demonstrated experience in the following is desirable:

  • Commercial/contractual management of projects on behalf of the Consultant.

  • Preparation of infrastructure delivery contracts and specifications.

  • Delivery of Preliminary Evaluation and/or Business Case projects

This role is suited to a highly motivated engineer with 20+ years’ experience, who is looking for exposure to local and international mentors to help support and drive their career.

Preferred Qualifications

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering;

  • CPEng (or equivalent, or be eligible through a mutual recognition or other pathway);

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 Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241424BR

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.