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Business Line Director – Water: Africa

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Company AECOM

Job Title: Business Line Director – Water: Africa

JobID: 23339-1229852

Location: Centurion, ZAF

Description: **Business Line** Water

**Position Title** Business Line Director – Water: Africa

South Africa - Gauteng


**Job Summary**

As the Business Line Director - Water, you will be the most senior executive in the water sector within the Africa region. You would be reporting directly to the Civil Infrastructure End Market Managing Director. As the Business Line Director - Water, you would have overall responsibility for all safety, client relations, people leadership and resourcing, financial, technical, innovation, compliance, quality and communications aspects of the Water Business Line in the Africa Region.

In the role of the most senior water sector executive in the region, the following is expected: :

+ Active leadership and driving participation and compliance in Safety, Health and Environment issues.

+ Accountability for overall client relationships and work winning for the Water Business Line.

+ Drive all people related activity in the region which supports the company’s aim of building an engaging and inclusive culture and workplace.

+ Provide visible leadership in the region, supporting the development of our people and careers with AECOM.

+ Accountable for the financial performance of the Water Business Line in Africa, ensuring delivery on all financial business KPI’s as agreed.

+ Provides guiding direction and ultimate oversight of engineering engagements for the Water Business Line ensuring the successful execution of all project deliverables.

+ Responsible for driving technical excellence and setting goals for technology and innovation within the business.

+ Ensure compliance with and best practice in all company procedures, particularly those associated with health and safety, ethics, quality, risk, financial management and core values.

+ Active external spokesperson for AECOM on industry and technical matters.

Be an advocate for HSE initiatives and best practice

Be decisive - Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

Be impactful - Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

Be client-focused - Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

Be the role model - Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Work and lead with integrity

Be a good communicator (written and verbal)

**Minimum Requirements**

Minimum 20 years’ experience in the civil engineering consultancy profession with preferably at least 10 years in a senior management position.

**Preferred Qualifications**

B Eng. degree and Pr Eng.

An additional postgraduate specialization / qualification (technical or commercial) will be an advantage

**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.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**Job Category** Engineering - Water / Wastewater

**Business Group** Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

**Country** South Africa

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 178871BR

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.


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