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AECOM Global Digital Leader, Water in Glasgow, United Kingdom

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a global digital leader for our global water business line to lead the overall digital transformation for this business line in 3 key areas:

  • Maturing the digital delivery of the core engineering services

  • Creating new digital capabilities (services and hosted solutions) to support the water businesses globally

  • Supporting our water clients on their own digital transformation

As a member of the global digital leadership team, this role will work with professionals around the world to advance AECOM’s global digital strategies and priorities. The global digital team includes strategy, solution management, hosted services delivery, and consulting services delivery. The global digital leadership team works closely with our global digital capability center for digital engineering platforms and applications and the regional engineering and planning teams adopting digital solutions.

The Global Digital Leader will develop and lead the execution of a global digital strategy that both accelerates transformation and delivers growth. The global digital leader will be confident in setting direction and experienced in rolling their sleeves up to facilitate workshops, write business cases, support strategic bids and prepare materials to assist with the adoption of new digital capabilities.

This role will be working with regional teams across the world to standardize platforms, frameworks and workflows as well as creating new hosted services and digital consulting service offerings. Providing compelling business cases, the global digital leader will secure funding based on measurable business impact and will track progress through adoption. This position can be based from a variety of AECOM office locations in the US or UK.

Key Responsibilities

  • Set and report against effective objectives and key results

  • Define and communicate preferred platforms, frameworks and cornerstone applications for each technical practice in the business line

  • Provide direction to the global capabilities team on the business line needs for global enterprise software agreements.

  • Identify digital talent from across the business line globally and connect them

  • Share best practices, scripts, libraries etc

  • Map out the new digital capabilities the business line should adopt

  • Develop business cases to justify investment in new digital capabilities. Conduct Build/ Buy/ Partner analysis.

  • Prepare change management plans and communication materials to support region adoption teams. Track and communication adoption monthly.

  • Support global bids for top global business line pursuits

  • Prepare educational materials for internal teams and clients

  • Showcase proof points and case studies. Celebrate success

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS plus 12 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education including 4 years of leadership experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Engineering or Information Management

  • MBA or other business degree (desirable)

  • 20 years’ experience in Engineering delivery fields or similar

  • Demonstrated experience growing digital business (or lines of business)

  • Demonstrated collaborative influencing skills

  • Demonstrated innovation delivery

  • Exceptional interpersonal and stakeholder management skill.

  • Business development experience

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 Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250249BR

Additional Locations IE - Dublin - Adelphi Plaza, UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street, UK - London - Aldgate Tower, US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave, US - San Francisco, CA - 300 California Street, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Virtual: Yes

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.

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