AECOM Chief Digital Officer in London- United Kingdom
United Kingdom – London- London
AECOM- along with its peers is on the cusp of enormous transformation.
Services which have been delivered to our clients for decades using state of
the art methods are changing at an unprecedented pace to a digital method of
delivery. AECOM is among the leaders in consulting for the built environment
across EMEA- and holds and must process vast amounts of data efficiently and
securely for the benefit of both AECOM and its clients. How it does this will
be critical to its success in the future. We are looking for a digital leader
who can take the work delivered so far on this path and use it to deliver both
a culture transformation in our EMEA wide teams- and transformational growt
and efficiency through the EMEA business.
This executive role provides the leadership required to further develop an
execute the digital transformation strategy as well as foster a culture of
digital innovation throughout every level.
This role must capture the hearts and minds of the AECOM teams and ensure the
teams have the necessary resources- vision and strategy to accelerate their
adoption of digital technologies and deliver the productivity savings to the
business. Promoting and celebrating the successes and supporting teams to
reach out to others across the business for support and know-how.
Digital technologies will automate much of the data processing that AECOM
engineering consultants execute today. This is both a threat and an
opportunity that requires careful leadership.
This role will lead programs that are designed to ignite digital innovation
and capture ideas. This role will also focus on the innovators within the
business- supporting them to find a path through AECOM and our partners to
evolve- learn from and commercialize ideas.
Key Responsibilities include:
Set a clear vision- along with strategy and implementation plans for AECOM in the digital world encompassing culture- digital tools for delivering existing services more efficiently- new digital services- and developing and monetising data
Further developing and implementing the AECOM global digital transformation strategy.
Deliver growth through the use of digital as a tool- and a suite of products for our clients; lead in selling our capability with our key clients.
Work closely with our IT partners- to ensure that hard and software are fit for purpose and will best set up AECOM for commercial success (IT operations are NOT within the remit of this role)
Represent the EMEA operating group on the global digital transformation steering group
Design and execute communications and initiatives aimed at increasing the awareness of Digital Solutions and celebrating success.
Create and present thought leadership content relating to digital (in various market sectors for example; Mobility as a Service in Transport- or Distributed Energy Resources in Power)
Identify innovators and support them to commercialize their ideas; create new service lines leveraging digital expertise and/or our data bank
Manage Partnerships with key digital partners such as Autodesk and Bentley.
Attract and retain top Digital talent to AECOM EMEA
This role requires
Experience commercializing technology based innovation
A flexible leadership style that can adjust to different team cultures and situations.
People management of technology teams
Huge depth of digital experience across multiple infrastructure or built environment sectors
Knowledge of digital engineering including BIM and GIS- immersive technologies- data capture techniques including drones- as well as analytics and simulation is highly desirable
Demonstrated collaboration at a global scale
Effective communicator at all levels (from board room to project team)
Thought leader with published content in digital
Demonstrable experience of transformational change management in a similar organization
Experience of leading digital transformation
Understanding of Infrastructure and Buildings Design and Construction services
Demonstrable ability and enthusiasm to develop subject matter expertise in new areas
Strong relationship management and persuading and influencing skills
Motivated- entrepreneurial and autonomous
Strong analytical- problem-solving and process design skills
Robust- accountable and reliable
Given the nature of the role holder will need to be able to navigate through cultural and regional complexity and show flexibility in engaging with people in different jurisdictions and time zones.
The role holder will need to demonstrate strong organisational- interpersonal- and analytical skills in order to be successful
Bachelor of Engineering or other Technology related University degree
MBA or other study of Leadership
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 Designer / Drafting / CADD / CAD
Business Line Buildings & Places
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 226184BR
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.