AECOM Workplace/Design Strategy Consultant in New York, New York

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Workplace/Design Strategy Consultant

United States of America - New York

New York

Job Summary

AECOM Strategy Plus is seeking a highly motivated Workplace/Design Strategy Consultant for immediate employment in the New York, NY office. Strategy Plus operates at the intersection of business transformation, communications strategy, and place making. Using creative design processes, we conceive and implement enterprise solutions that elevate investments, enhance occupier engagement, and improve experiences for organizations, industry, and government. Our team of experts has been focused on the changing nature of work for over 30 years, delivering measurable business benefits to our clients by integrating research and diagnostics, visioning, pre-design, and change management services.

Together, we are a dedicated, inter-disciplinary studio comprised of architects, interior designers, management specialists, and behaviorists, all driven by a shared passion for evolving workplace culture. We strive to help companies transform not only the physical limitations of the modern workplace, but also the cultural triggers that influence talent attraction / retention, brand alignment, and improved business performance.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting our consulting projects across varied markets including corporate, financial, healthcare, higher education, technology, and government

  • Managing and delivering specific activities within a project, including client interaction, communication, and high-quality delivery with oversight from a project manager

  • Supporting onsite engagements including user interviews and workshops

  • Analyzing quantitative and qualitative data from research such as surveys and utilization studies

  • Translating quantitative and qualitative data into compelling findings and implementable solutions

  • Developing change management strategy and plans to enable successful transitions

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in a design or business-related field

  • 2+ years of related experience in the areas of real estate, design, or consulting

  • Demonstrated interest in design strategy, user research, space programming and/or change management

  • Familiarity with research methodologies and processes

  • Strong graphic skills including the Adobe Creative Suite and PowerPoint

  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and visualization skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills, including presentation delivery

  • Experience with persuasive, expository, and narrative writing

  • Self-starter – ability to learn quickly and demonstrate willingness to take on new responsibilities

  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary and distributed teams

  • Comfortable in a fast-paced and collaborative environment with changing priorities

  • May be required to travel up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a design or business-related field

  • Change Management experience

  • Exposure to digital modeling/visualization tools

  • Exposure to analytical software (i.e. Tableau)

  • Valid driver’s license

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.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety for Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees


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Job Category Cost Management and Consulting Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186291BR

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.