AECOM Executive Assistant in Sydney, Australia

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney

Job Summary

At AECOM we pride ourselves on offering everyone a great place to work – A positive, supportive and engaging culture, where we work hard but also have a lot of fun! We value the hard work and commitment of our employees and offer career development and mentoring, as well as social and wellbeing opportunities. AECOM has been recognised for our commitment to gender equity, value diversity and has a genuine focus on flexibility!

We have a unique opportunity for a self-motivated and proactive Executive Assistant to provide outstanding administrative and business support to a senior executive within our Buildings & Places Team.

Success in this role will be achieved principally by managing time effectively and the time of the executive to ensure that the important things get done! This role will see you providing general administrative support to your key stakeholders including the facilitation of meetings, travel and other events with both AECOM staff and external clients and stakeholders. This facilitation will require you to develop a good understanding of what is important to the leadership team and the business.

Minimum Requirements

  • 8+ years’ experience providing high level administrative support at the executive level;

  • Experience working in a fast-paced, close-knit environment;

  • Event organisation experience – highly desirable;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills are essential;

  • Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite;

You will take pride in your commitment to providing a professional approach, whilst maintaining the ability to have fun! You relish your role as key liaison and confidante, always staying one step ahead

Preferred Qualifications


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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Support/Cross Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196437BR

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.