AECOM Associate Director - Transport Advisory in Auckland, New Zealand

New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure Business is looking for a highly driven Associate Director to join our Transport Advisory group based in Auckland. The role will have a strong focus on business and staff development within Transport Planning/Traffic Engineering. The successful incumbent will be the driving force behind several major projects whilst enhancing our capability throughout the local market.

You will be utilising your considerable experience within the transportation sector, supporting relationships with existing clients and actively seeking new business opportunities to develop the AECOM brand across Auckland. You will mentor teams of planners, engineers and modellers to assist them in developing technical solutions to clients' problems through high quality project delivery.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Leadership of business and strategic planning activities in order to identify opportunities to sustain the growth of the business in short, medium and longer term

  • Ability to apply theory of engineering principles regarding design and road safety and its application in a range of scenarios analyse real world problems

  • Develop and retain a high level of technical skill

  • Develop and maintain relationships with external parties to ensure maximum benefit is achieved for AECOM from these relationships.

  • Provide high quality technical advice to clients that meets their needs

  • Project management activities will include seeking opportunities from clients, submitting proposals and technical leadership for transport advisory projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Consulting experience with extensive business development capability

  • Undergraduate degree in related discipline is essential; Postgraduate qualifications are desirable as are other relevant professional training courses

  • Good technical skills, knowledge and experience in transport planning and transport/ traffic modelling and traffic engineering

  • Understanding of theory of engineering principles regarding design and road safety and its application in a range of scenarios analyse real world problems

  • Experience in delivery of planning studies for regions / corridors.

  • Minimum of 15 years' experience in a similar role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in related discipline is essential; Postgraduate qualifications are desirable as are other relevant professional training courses

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country New Zealand

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198282BR

Clearance Required 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.