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Job Information

AECOM Practice Leader/Technical Director – Geoscience & Remediation Services in Wellington, New Zealand

New Zealand - Wellington, Wellington

Job Summary

Are you ready to take the next step in your career and lead a group of highly talented and self-motivated individuals delivering outstanding project outcomes for a diverse range of clients? If so, this exciting role based in Auckland or Wellington will give you the opportunity to put your career into high gear, challenge yourself, fully leverage your leadership experience and make a meaningful contribution to our mission of partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for generations to come.

As a well-respected industry leader, you will be responsible for leading and growing our national geoscience and remediation services team focussed on promoting a culture of technical excellence team engagement and development, client satisfaction and excellent business outcomes.

You will foster a culture of care and support, where you work alongside your team to deliver outstanding outcomes for your clients and for your team. You will utilise your strong commercial acumen to lead and deliver contaminated land investigation and remediation projects ranging in complexity and scale and encompassing desktop assessments, intrusive investigations, independent site auditor services, data management, remedial design and remediation delivery. You will articulate a vision for innovation in the geoscience and remediation industry and model visible leadership in digital transformation, remote sensing and collaboration with our regional and global centres of excellence. You will be committed to listening to clients and working with them to solve their contaminated land projects across all market sectors including infrastructure development and delivery.

As a visionary leader, you will be responsible for fostering and enhancing a culture that embraces diversity, innovation and new ideas to deliver excellence in client management, technical delivery and business outcomes.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this critical role, you will hold a tertiary qualification in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or a related discipline and you will have significant experience working within and/or understanding of the contaminated land and remediation industry. You will have demonstrated leadership capability through your success in previously held senior technical, business development and/or operational leadership roles.

You will be a strong communicator, a self-motivated individual and most importantly, a real collaborator and team player. You will utilise your excellent leadership skills, open communication and technical knowledge to relate to multidisciplinary technical teams which provide integrated project delivery for your clients.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Tertiary qualification in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science or a related 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 Sciences

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 256073BR

Additional Locations NZ - Auckland

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.