We are seeking visionary and dynamic Landscape Architecture and/or Urban Design leadership for the Central Region. The primary responsibilities are to lead and grow the Urbanism practices (Landscape Architecture and Urban Design, primarily) in the Central Region with the goal of driving design innovation and excellence, thought leadership, project management, and technical and delivery success for local, regional and global clients and communities. This role will dual report to Buildings + Places Central Regional Business Line Leader and the Americas Urbanism Lead.
As part of AECOM, our Buildings + Places business line contributes to AECOM's success as a $20Bn fully integrated professional and technical services firm that designs, builds, and operates infrastructure assets in more than 150 countries around the world. A leader in all of the key markets that we serve - including transportation, environment, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government - AECOM professionals provide a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions for public and private sector clients. AECOM has had a leading role in delivering some of the most iconic projects in the world such as: the World Trade Center Redevelopment, planning for the London 2012 and Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resiliency program and many more. AECOM has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company from 2015 through 2019.
AECOM's Design and Consulting Services Operating Group in the Americas (DCSA) is a $5B architecture, engineering, and consulting business with market-leading positions in Transportation, Water, Buildings, Government, Energy, and Environment. The Buildings + Places (B+P) Business Line, within DCSA, incorporates the Architecture, Building Engineering, Interior Design, Planning, Economics, Landscape Architecture, and Strategy+ Consulting Services across key markets including Cities, Corporate, Government, Transportation, Education, Healthcare, Justice, Mission Critical, Themed Entertainment/Leisure and Sports markets. Our Buildings + Places teams have planned and designed renowned urban environments including Liberty Park, New York; 34 th Street Harbor, Chicago; Denver Union Station, Denver; Yards West, Washington, DC; One Shenzhen Bay Landscape, China; Frederick Douglass Memorial Bridge, Washington, DC; LA2028 Olympic Bid, Los Angeles; Golden 1 Center Urban Plan, Sacramento, CA.
We are seeking an individual who is an industry-recognized leader in the Landscape Architecture or Urban Design community, has strong client relationships, and an established client and industry network. The ideal candidate understands and has a proven track record in driving business fundamentals that include client leadership, business development, financial oversight, design quality, project delivery, and has the ability to convey innovative design thinking and solutions.
Preferred home base in one of the top regional cities (e.g. Chicago, Minneapolis, Dallas, Kansas City, Denver, St. Louis, etc...).
An attractive compensation package commensurate with the significant responsibility and importance of this position will be offered to the successful candidate.
This position does not include sponsorship for United States Work Authorization