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AECOM Principal Consultant - Security & Risk in Sydney, Australia

Job Summary

AECOM have an exciting opportunity for a Principal-level Security Consultant to join our Sydney team. The role is ideal for professionals with strong technical backgrounds who are looking for the next step in their career and have an interest in developing detailed design solutions and being responsible for the delivery of a range of exciting Security projects.

We are currently looking for a proven Principal Consultant to work closely with our clients, contractors and internal stakeholders across diverse challenges in a range of sectors including Health, Defence, Infrastructure (Road and Rail), Aviation and Commercial Buildings project sectors.

The Role

As a Principal in our Technology Advisory team, you will have expert technical knowledge in developing detailed design solutions with proven experience in the delivery of a range of exciting Security projects.

In this role you can expect to;

  • Support the regional and national Technology Advisory consulting team on a diverse range of projects;

  • Manage project stakeholder engagement and project Brief confirmation and sign off;

  • Lead on business development opportunities and tenders

  • Lead and mentor junior members of the team;

  • Drive quality assurance and positive business culture;

  • Inform business growth initiatives and strategic pursuits;

  • Undertake design related activities across a range of systems including: Security systems including CCTV, electronic access control, intruder alarm, PSIM and intrusion protection systems.

  • Proactively identify opportunities for improvement and partner with internal and external clients

  • Participate in site investigations and utilise strong report writing and verbal communication skills.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in the role, your attention to detail & ability to prioritise tasks and communicate effectively will help you to work in a multidisciplinary team to deliver the right solution, on time, every time.

You will contribute to the growth and development of the team by identifying new business opportunities and responding to tender briefs, as well as ideally having some or all of the following;

  • Demonstrated experience in a lead Security capacity for large scale multi-disciplinary projects;

  • Knowledge of Security policies and procedures such as the Information Security Manual (ISM), Defence Security Principles Framework (DSPF), Protective Security Policy Framework (PSPF), ASIO Technical Notes, and ISO27000

  • Appropriate industry certifications: SCEC Security Zone Consultant, NSW Security Consultant/Advisor License;

  • Holds Australian Citizenship;

  • Current NV1 level security clearance;

  • A proven ability to autonomously coordinate and liaise effectively with clients and contractors, and experience of construction phase assistance and inspections;

  • Excellent and demonstrable written and verbal communication skills;

  • A proven consultative approach, with an ability to work with technical engineers and non-technical project stakeholders.

  • Prior experience or understanding of Bluebeam, Revit, Visio and AutoCAD, not essential but advantageous.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related discipline;

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

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270094BR

Virtual: 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.

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