Project Director - Civil Infrastructure


New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure business in Auckland consists of a range of practices including Civil, Ground Engineering and Tunnelling, Water, Advisory, Structures and Digital Engineering. You will be part of a team who have proudly built up a sound reputation in delivering several of New Zealand’s iconic projects across the Aviation, Transit, Highway, Water and Defence sectors.

The Role

Our Civil Infrastructure team is looking for a proven Project Director, with an interest in both business development and delivery to influence and drive business growth. This is a leadership role which will enable you as a Director in our team to identify, pursue, win and integrate our services for our key clients.

As an effective Director, you will thrive in adapting to diverse projects and be capable of integrating AECOM’s national and global resources. A Director in our team will enjoy variety in the role, including development of core market strategies alongside transformational growth. This role will be client facing and have an opportunity to lead business and project teams.

Minimum Requirements

The successful Director will have a proven background in Civil Infrastructure successfully leading projects from early pursuit through to delivery. Key attributes of the role are;

  • Background in client engagement and winning and delivering major projects in the Transport Sector

  • Engaging and motivated towards strategic thinking, with excellent communication (written and verbal) skills

  • Ability to advise in strategy of pipeline management including development of key market strategies, early identification of key opportunities and capture planning.

  • Strong knowledge of Auckland and / New Zealand market

  • Attendance and presentation at industry forums and events, with a keen drive for networking and developing new business

  • Passionate about safety leadership

  • Track record delivering large and complex projects as a Project Director or similar

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant Engineering Degree

  • Post Graduate Project Management qualification (Advantageous)

  • Post Graduate business / commercial qualification (preferable not essential)

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.


New Zealand - Auckland, Auckland

Job Summary

Our Civil Infrastructure business in Auckland consists of a range of practices including Civil, Ground Engineering and Tunnelling, Water, Advisory, Structures and Digital Engineering. You will be part of a team who have proudly built up a sound reputation in delivering several of New Zealand’s iconic projects across the Aviation, Transit, Highway, Water and Defence sectors.

The Role

Our Civil Infrastructure team is looking for a proven Project Director, with an interest in both business development and delivery to influence and drive business growth. This is a leadership role which will enable you as a Director in our team to identify, pursue, win and integrate our services for our key clients.

As an effective Director, you will thrive in adapting to diverse projects and be capable of integrating AECOM’s national and global resources. A Director in our team will enjoy variety in the role, including development of core market strategies alongside transformational growth. This role will be client facing and have an opportunity to lead business and project teams.

Minimum Requirements

The successful Director will have a proven background in Civil Infrastructure successfully leading projects from early pursuit through to delivery. Key attributes of the role are;

  • Background in client engagement and winning and delivering major projects in the Transport Sector

  • Engaging and motivated towards strategic thinking, with excellent communication (written and verbal) skills

  • Ability to advise in strategy of pipeline management including development of key market strategies, early identification of key opportunities and capture planning.

  • Strong knowledge of Auckland and / New Zealand market

  • Attendance and presentation at industry forums and events, with a keen drive for networking and developing new business

  • Passionate about safety leadership

  • Track record delivering large and complex projects as a Project Director or similar

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant Engineering Degree

  • Post Graduate Project Management qualification (Advantageous)

  • Post Graduate business / commercial qualification (preferable not essential)

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.

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