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Job Information

AECOM Sustainability and Resilience Consultant in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

The professional 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.

Some of your key responsibilities will include:

  • Support projects including preparation of deliverables to meet contract requirements in line with the project plan

  • Provide technical expertise to resolve clients/project requirements

  • Prepare 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

  • Receive general instruction on project tasks and undertake training for standard procedures.

Minimum Requirements

  • Relevant sustainability and resilience experience across a number of market sectors

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

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)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 247536BR

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.