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AECOM Strategy+, Business Transformation Lead - NY Metro in New York City, New York

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

We are seeking an experienced and talented Strategy+, Business Transformation Lead for our NY Metro Region. This position can be based in either our downtown NYC office or our Clifton, NJ office.

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-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

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

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2020

  • #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering-News Record's 2019 “Top 500 Design Firms” and #1 2019 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

  • Perfect score on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index for 2017-2019

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.

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

Strategy Plus, AECOM’s design led management consulting studio operates at the intersection of Business Transformation, Communications Dynamics and Place Strategies. Using creative design processes, we conceive and implement enterprise solutions that elevate investments, engage people and improve experiences for institutions, corporations and government.

We are looking for highly motivated applicants who possess the ability to manage and grow our Regional Practice. The successful candidate will join our multidisciplinary team of talented designers, consultants and advisors and be responsible for leading the growth of state-of-the-art consulting projects which encompass world class corporations, healthcare and cultural institutions, universities, and local and federal government.

Working closely with our other Strategy+ national and regional leaders, regional business line leadership and market leaders this individual will be responsible for the following:

  • Excellence in managing and delivering a market driven internal business strategy

  • Education and awareness of all Strategy+ service offerings across all AECOM business lines

  • Hiring and managing a diverse cross section of creative, analytical consultants capable of undertaking all Strategy+ service offerings

  • External and internal client development and communications across a diversity of markets and client types.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree and 10+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15 years+ relevant post education experience in design, business consulting and/or client-side leadership

  • Demonstrated track record in successful practice building, external market development, internal corporate navigation and entrepreneurialism

  • Experience with higher education markets strongly preferred

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

  • Business strategy, economics, analytics and operations planning

  • Workplace and/or education and/or R&D strategy, planning and design

  • Communication strategy, branding, marketing, user experience

  • Creating and delivering change management strategies and organizational development plans

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

Technical Skills:

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

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite

  • Proficiency in Excel, Tableau, Power BI data manipulation and analytics

  • Revit or other space planning / design CAD systems

  • Web based data analytics, visualization, GIS and presentation software

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

  • Business development, project management, market planning and client relationship data bases

Culture and Personality:

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

  • Highly collaborative, highly communicative, highly creative team leader

  • Excellent presentation, written and communication skill

  • Process oriented, able to guide stakeholders on a journey

  • Ability to meet clients where they are and agility develop customized solutions based on real need

  • 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

  • High degree of flexibility and the ability to lead multiple projects with highly diverse multi-disciplinary teams

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 Management

Business Line Architecture

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 243375BR

Additional Locations US - Clifton, NJ - 1255 Broad Street

Clearance Required No

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.