AECOM Director of Thought Leadership Development, Strategy & Development in Shanghai, China

China - Shanghai Municipality, Shanghai

Job Summary


Offer technical and thought leadership on strategic project proposals;

Coordinate with key practice leaders to develop the thought leadership development platform, enabling knowledge sharing that will enhance AECOM competitiveness;

Liaise with each district office for cross-resourcing and collaborative selling with a coherent agenda;

Lead and strategize key award submittals to ensure competitiveness and positive impact;

Lead inner-office and cross-discipline knowledge sharing sessions targeting greater groups of colleagues.


Drive top-line growth in leading the Cities market sector as well as cross-selling with other end-market sector leaders;

Lead strategic, mega/multi-disciplinary pursuits and technical deliveries (that are in line with S&D BD focuses)

Proactively engage with and provide strategies and talk points for public promotions with focus on AECOM integrated design and thought leadership development.

Minimum Requirements

Degree in Economics, Urban Design, Architecture or other relevant subjects that offer over-view across design, engineering and construction field.

10+ years’ experience in design and planning or engineering consulting industry.

Experience of driving profile and thought leadership initiatives in the design and engineering market within Greater China.

Experience consolidating market innovative technology and intelligence which would influence the direction of the business.

Good understanding of design and engineering sectors and have a handle on market trends and on factors that influence the different sectors with private and public clients.

Experience of cross-disciplinary team works and is able to set new standard that secure integrated deliverable quality.

Great communication and influencing skills.

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.


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Job Category International Development

Business Line Design + Planning

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country China

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 187421BR

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.