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AECOM Design Manager - Defence in Canberra, Australia

Australia - Australian Capital Territory, Canberra

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Technical Director / Design Manager to take on a senior leadership position within our highly successful and growing Defence team based in Canberra. As part of the Buildings and Places group the Design Manager will be a critical interface with our Defence clients. Ideally you will bring existing relationships that you have built through direct on-base Defence experience and leverage multidisciplinary Design Management skills gained through extensive years of consulting in an architecture, engineering or management consulting environment. You will be a key work winner and will also be responsible for the overall design delivery of major defence projects including accountability meet and exceed client expectations. You will sit at the top leadership table within our ANZ Defence Hub, shaping the future of Defence business through innovation and integrated design.

Minimum Requirements

As an experienced defence professional, you will have in-depth knowledge of the way the defence force engages and procure their consultants. You will have held a leadership role managing defence design services. You will be leading and managing multidisciplinary teams containing both AECOM employees along with other consultants. You ideally will have existing relationships within the DE&IG and broader defence industry and will be able to demonstrate a passion for working within the defence environment.

The successful candidate will possess the following attributes:

  • Proven track record as a Design Manager in the successful delivery of Defence projects on time, within budget and outstanding quality.

  • Tertiary Qualifications in relevant Architecture or Engineering Discipline.

  • Experience managing multi-disciplinary teams

  • Client Relationship/Management skills and experience.

  • Excellent communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree Qualified

  • Project Management or Design Management courses would be looked on favourably.

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

Business Line Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238574BR

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.