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Senior Consultant


Madrid, Spain

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

About the Business Line Architecture
We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.

Job Summary
We are currently looking for a Senior Workplace Strategy Consultant to join our Interior Design team based in our Madrid office.

Workplace Strategy and Design at AECOM is evolving, we are using our skills across multiple sectors and scales. Our services include strategic briefing and planning of the built environment, building analysis, design review, service design, user experience and change management. Our project range is wide and includes workplace, universities, sports stadiums, parliaments, museums, and cities.

Experience and skills required:

•Ability to maintain and build client relationships and support the management of key client accounts (where appropriate) with a pipeline of work over time.

•Ability to manage a small team of people working under a project director

•Comfortable leading client communications and supporting on workshops and presentations

•Ability to think strategically – an in depth understanding of client challenges and how workplace strategy and design can address them

•Ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities effectively, often under time pressures

•Ability to think from both an organisational demand and building supply perspective, a good understanding of the relationship between the two

•Comfortable with data and research material – ability to draw out the ‘story’ from data and present it in a clear and concise way

•Strong graphic skills – polished and professional output

•Ability to manage people on projects as appropriate –able to draw out the best in people

•Seeks out innovation and best practice across all areas of the role – brings new ideas and thinking to client work and also to internal processes and operations

•Ability to write proposals, clear narrative, strong description of services and associated modelling of fees

•Networking- attends events, conference and reads industry-relevant publications and material to stay up to date with trends and challenges across sectors

•Proficient in Excel and PowerPoint

•Work as part of a project team to support the Associate Director and Director

•Adhere to AECOM management systems - to ensure that the quality of the output is managed in line with AECOM standards

•Work with and learn from other members of a multi-disciplinary office about workplace design

•To ensure that aspirations and expectations of clients are managed

Minimum Requirements

•Bachelors or Masters degree or equivalent in a relevant Design discipline such as Architecture or Social Sciences

•Demonstrable experience in leading workplace strategy and design projects for clients

•Comfortable in a project manager role

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills - able to convey complex ideas and messages in a simple and clear way

•Responsible and self-assured

•Well organised and methodical with a good attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications

•Solid post graduate experience
•Preference for AutoCAD
•Preference for space planning /(architectural) design background

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.


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