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AECOM Senior Business Transformation Consultant in Detroit, Michigan

United States of America - Michigan, Southfield

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Business Transformation Consultant to join our Strategy Plus team based in the Southfield/Detroit market. Strategy Plus, AECOM’s consulting studio, operates at the intersection of Business Transformation, Communications Dynamics, and Place Strategies and is looking for highly motivated applicants who possess outstanding analytical, communication and design skills. The successful candidate will join our multidisciplinary team of talented consultants and be responsible for supporting our state-of-the-art consulting projects for world class corporations, healthcare and cultural institutions, universities, and local and federal government.


At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy, and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

About Buildings + Places

AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture in a dynamic, interactive, and creative work environment.

With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.

Our teams have worked on signature projects such as the London 2012 Olympic Park and Legacy Framework, to the new plan for the LA2028 Olympics, to industrial facilities for GE and Rolls-Royce, to headquarters and workplaces for NASA, Unilever, Sony Music, DirecTV, Box, Inc. and many Fortune 500 companies.

Job Summary/Responsibilities

Working as a collaborative team leader, this individual will be responsible for excellence in leading, managing, and delivering projects, including client interaction, communication, planning, research, data analytics, visualization, workshop facilitation, presentation preparation, coordinating one or more project teams, undertaking business development, and report writing.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, architecture, planning, design, social science, or another relevant field plus a minimum 8 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

Desirable Knowledge and Expertise

Candidates will be expected to possess deep expertise in one or more of the following:

  • Business strategy, data analytics and operations planning

  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion consulting

  • Creating and delivering change management strategies and organizational development plans

  • Communication strategy branding and marketing

  • Expertise in user research, design strategy, and space programming

  • Design background in architecture, planning, interiors, product, or web design

Technical Skills Range

Candidates will be expected to possess skills in on or more of the following:

  • Business development, market planning and client relationships

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite (specifically InDesign)

  • Web based data analytics, visualization, and presentation software

  • Project management, project work planning, scheduling, and resource deployment

  • Space programming, user research, design strategy and conceptual design

Culture and Personality

Candidates will be expected to possess as many of these attributes as possible:

  • Passionate about creating human-centered experiences, polices and environments that support equity, diversity and inclusion, sustainability, and resilience

  • Highly collaborative, highly communicative, creative team leader

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced, open, creative environment

  • Ability to lead workshops, focus groups and presentations

  • Critical thinking and persuasive writing skills

  • Familiarity with research methodologies and processes

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 Architecture and Design

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252220BR

Additional Locations US - Detroit, MI - 400 Renaissance Center

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.