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Fusing art, architecture and engineering

Designed by Diébédo Francis Kéré

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Contributing to projects that meld awe-inspiring design with economic and civic benefits is the ultimate career satisfaction.

Tim Ter Haar

Managing Director, Buildings + Places

Bloomberg European Headquarters

Encouraging cooperation and collaboration

United Kingdom

Our in-house expertise and wealth of knowledge across disciplines enable delivery of the most complex projects.

Coralie Soudee

Associate, Commercial Cost Management

Taizhou Bridge

Connecting with long-span suspension


In my work, I cross vast continents in search of new frontiers in bridge engineering. Bridges connect people and places, both physically and emotionally.

Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

Managing Director, Transportation

Connected and Automated Vehicles

Expanding mobility options

United States

We must consider the possible and not be limited by the tools and solutions available today. Our imagination and technical skills drive our solutions.

Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Practice Lead - Consulting + Technology in Sydney - AU, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

We are currently offering the right candidate a rare opportunity to lead a multidisciplinary specialist engineering group; our NSW and ACT ‘Consulting and Technology’ Practice. Our Consulting and Technology Practice comprises a number of specialist building engineering disciplines, including acoustics, sustainability, ICT, audio visual, security, fire engineering and digital solutions.

You will be joining a large building engineering group, which, outside of the specialist disciplines, also provides a large range of other services, including building services, structures and facades, and cost management. We work collaboratively to share skills and deliver projects of great significance across markets such as healthcare, education, commercial and aviation.

AECOM is a large and diverse organization, offering opportunities that extend beyond your core discipline or role, should you wish to explore broader career options over time. Our company embraces flexible working, and we would encourage you to make use of these opportunities to suit your personal circumstances. AECOM also offers a range of benefits to staff including discounts at many major retailers, salary packaging, the option of purchasing additional annual leave, paid maternity and parental leave, and a range of employee assistance and support programs.

About you:

Ideally you will be a practitioner in one of our core fields, with a broad perspective on delivering consulting services within the building industry, and a strong people leadership focus. Your direct reports will be leaders of each of the specialist teams, providing you ample scope to demonstrate your capacity as a people leader. You will also be a capable work winner, with skills in business development and resource planning, as well as financial and commercial acumen.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

  • Attracting and retaining high performing team members;

  • Fostering a culture of quality, technical excellence, and consistent work delivery and execution;

  • Developing an internal and external personal brand as a recognised ‘key face of the practice’;

  • Driving consistency in delivery of service and product to clients;

  • Supporting major pursuits relating to the wider business;

  • Undertaking business development;

  • Resource planning;

  • People leadership and performance management;

  • Leading our engagement with industry bodies and at client events

Minimum Requirements

  • Engineering or science degree in a relevant discipline

  • Demonstrated track record as a practitioner in at least one of the specialist building engineering disciplines mentioned;

  • Demonstrated track record as a team leader.

Preferred Qualifications

Engineering or science degree in a relevant discipline

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

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 235547BR

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.