Project Director – Project Management & Built Environment


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 87,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all the key markets that it serves.

AECOM Construction Services are client-facing Project and Program Management specialists, providing advice and specialist assistance across all stages of a project’s lifecycle, from strategic planning through to handover and delivery.

At AECOM we work closely with our clients to provide tailor-made Program and Project Management solutions to meet specified client requirements. Our projects span a fantastic range of market sectors across Australia, including major Government, Aviation, Education, Industrial, Energy, Infrastructure and Healthcare.

The Role

Our project and program team in Melbourne are looking for a proven Project Director, with an interest in both business development and delivery across our growing Built Environment sector, including Health, Education and Government sectors.

This is a leadership role which will enable the successful Director to identify, pursue, win and integrate our services across a variety of clients (internal and external), while developing, advising and delivering on an effective pipeline of work from our busy Melbourne offices.

As an effective Director in the project and program management team, you will thrive in adapting to diverse projects and be capable of integrating AECOM’s national and global resources for various client requirements, as well as integrating our project and program capability across major AECOM projects throughout Victoria.

A Director in our team will enjoy a varied and adaptive role, including development of core market strategies alongside transformational growth and identifying new business opportunity across the built environment. This role will work towards key deliverables and operate closely with two or more delivery partners on major projects, therefore engaging in multiple stakeholders across project lifespan.

Minimum Requirements

The successful Director will ideally have a proven background in either Education, Health or Government projects, alongside a strong knowledge in State/Federal Government process from bid stage through to delivery. Alongside this some key attributes and expectations of the role are listed as follows;

  • Proven background in client engagement and major project bid, win and delivery roles, ideally across Health, Education or Government projects
  • Outgoing 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 Victorian market and early identification of resource needs to support pipeline and establishing a plan for sustainable growth to support.
  • Attendance and presentation at industry forums and events, with a keen drive for networking and new business opportunity
  • Passionate for driving safety leadership across projects and continuous improvement in this space
  • Evidence of overseeing the delivery of large and complex projects as a Project Director or similar; ideally in Health, Education or Government sectors
  • Innovative and driven towards continuous improvement in the delivery and integration of our team. This includes integration of our broad service offering across the business driving the cultural aspiration of Make it Happen and Embrace New and Different.
  • Capability in developing business cases and strategic projects (such as Master planning) in line with our core business strategy
  • Development of Joint Venture partnerships and a proven background across varied disciplines and sectors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven background and network in Victoria
  • Prior exposure to bid writing and bid management
  • Strong local knowledge of Government, Health and Education sectors throughout Victoria

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.


Australia - Victoria, Melbourne

Job Summary

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 87,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all the key markets that it serves.

AECOM Construction Services are client-facing Project and Program Management specialists, providing advice and specialist assistance across all stages of a project’s lifecycle, from strategic planning through to handover and delivery.

At AECOM we work closely with our clients to provide tailor-made Program and Project Management solutions to meet specified client requirements. Our projects span a fantastic range of market sectors across Australia, including major Government, Aviation, Education, Industrial, Energy, Infrastructure and Healthcare.

The Role

Our project and program team in Melbourne are looking for a proven Project Director, with an interest in both business development and delivery across our growing Built Environment sector, including Health, Education and Government sectors.

This is a leadership role which will enable the successful Director to identify, pursue, win and integrate our services across a variety of clients (internal and external), while developing, advising and delivering on an effective pipeline of work from our busy Melbourne offices.

As an effective Director in the project and program management team, you will thrive in adapting to diverse projects and be capable of integrating AECOM’s national and global resources for various client requirements, as well as integrating our project and program capability across major AECOM projects throughout Victoria.

A Director in our team will enjoy a varied and adaptive role, including development of core market strategies alongside transformational growth and identifying new business opportunity across the built environment. This role will work towards key deliverables and operate closely with two or more delivery partners on major projects, therefore engaging in multiple stakeholders across project lifespan.

Minimum Requirements

The successful Director will ideally have a proven background in either Education, Health or Government projects, alongside a strong knowledge in State/Federal Government process from bid stage through to delivery. Alongside this some key attributes and expectations of the role are listed as follows;

  • Proven background in client engagement and major project bid, win and delivery roles, ideally across Health, Education or Government projects
  • Outgoing 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 Victorian market and early identification of resource needs to support pipeline and establishing a plan for sustainable growth to support.
  • Attendance and presentation at industry forums and events, with a keen drive for networking and new business opportunity
  • Passionate for driving safety leadership across projects and continuous improvement in this space
  • Evidence of overseeing the delivery of large and complex projects as a Project Director or similar; ideally in Health, Education or Government sectors
  • Innovative and driven towards continuous improvement in the delivery and integration of our team. This includes integration of our broad service offering across the business driving the cultural aspiration of Make it Happen and Embrace New and Different.
  • Capability in developing business cases and strategic projects (such as Master planning) in line with our core business strategy
  • Development of Joint Venture partnerships and a proven background across varied disciplines and sectors

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven background and network in Victoria
  • Prior exposure to bid writing and bid management
  • Strong local knowledge of Government, Health and Education sectors throughout Victoria

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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