AECOM Principal Consultant – Sustainability & Resilience in Sydney, Australia
Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU
The Principal Consultant role provides technical support in the areas of climate adaptation and resilience, urban resilience, disaster preparedness, and community resilience. The role includes growing our market share in sustainability and resilience, developing and enhancing relationships, and regular liaison with clients and winning work.
We are currently working across a number of major programs to help implement and facilitate ideas and tools to better understand sustainability and resilience challenges. We are using our skills and strengths to help clients cope, recover and prosper, under changing future conditions. In providing this advice to our clients the role will have the opportunity to be involved in projects at local, regional, state, national, and international scales, looking at hazards, risk, vulnerability, and resilience for both the public and private sectors. Our team takes a holistic view of the challenges facing our clients – an approach we have refined through involvement with major international programs such as 100 Resilient Cities (pioneered by The Rockefeller Foundation) and Resilient Reefs.
Develops work plans and task definitions participates in data collection, and helps to develop solutions to client problems with a focus on financial analysis and capital investment.
Leads and supervises a team of consultants and/or other staff.
Lead preparation of deliverables to meet contract requirements in line with the project plan, including reports, proposals, tender documents, and correspondence
Undertake ad hoc project related tasks as required which may include; studies and assessments, data analysis, technical writing, presentations, and legislation research
Develop and maintain a positive relationship with clients to enhance client retention and growth
Effectively communicate in a professional manner with other project staff including subcontractors, suppliers, clients, and the community to enhance working relationships and outcomes
Support professional development across the team
Strong sustainability and resilience experience across a number of market sectors
Has a solid foundation of understanding or analysis of client business practices and goals; develops and formulates solutions to client problems on assigned projects.
Has broad technical knowledge but possesses an area of specialization or focus.
Demonstrated commercial acumen
Proven results in client relationships and business development skills
Effective collaboration, organisation, negotiation, and teaming skills
Demonstrated experience in meeting project goals and deliverables in a timely and profitable manner
Strong oral and written communication skills; report writing, development of proposals.
Appropriate tertiary qualification
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 - Environmental
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 247250BR
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.