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Job Information

AECOM Technical Director - Highways in Perth, Australia

Australia - Western Australia, Perth

Job Summary

The Role

Our Civil Infrastructure Business is looking for a highly experienced technical director of major projects to be the driving force behind major pursuits and projects, and expanding the capability of our Transport highways business across NWA/ANZ. This role will see you working closely with the highways Team Leader and Group Director.

Utilising your strong local network, commercial acumen and stakeholder management skills, you will be responsible for actively seeking new and innovative business development opportunities across the region, and coordinating AECOM’s approach to successfully delivering these projects in accordance with AECOM’s values and behaviours.

Minimum Requirements

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of client growth strategies.

  • Identify project opportunities early and drive positioning of AECOM to win.

  • Lead key major project tenders.

  • Drive client engagement activities and feedback.

  • Take on the role as project director / project manager / Design Manager as required.

  • Responsible for successful delivery of major transportation infrastructure projects including:

  • Leading client contract negotiations and ensure fulfilment of contract obligations.

  • Accurate scoping out of tasks and projects.

  • Negotiation of variations, claims and commercial disputes.

  • Managing completion of tasks in a timely manner, ensuring objectives are met and taking accountability for results.

  • Monitoring and tracking task progress against evolving requirements and deadlines.

  • Sets and clearly communicates goals and targets for self, team and stakeholders.

  • Taking personal accountability for own and project team actions and decisions.

  • Is pro-active in managing priorities for clients and internal stakeholders.

  • Detecting and addressing problems and obstacles early.

  • Managing budgetary control of complex projects, forecasting project expenditure and programme performance.

  • Managing subcontractors and suppliers on the project where appropriate and ensuring the relevant form of subcontract is used and complied with.

  • Be the point of escalation management

  • Extensive expertise in stakeholder consultation and management

  • Proven track record with large client program management and pursuit execution

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent

  • Ideally 20+ years’ and experience in a similar position building upon local client relationships

  • Chartered Engineer/qualified for, or equivalent of a recognised professional engineering body

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 - Roads + Highways

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 242507BR

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.