Jan 23, 2023

Associate Consultant

  • HKA
  • Hybrid (Sydney NSW, Australia)
Full time Consulting


HKA is a leading project, strategy, and infrastructure advisory company. We provide strategic advisory and transformation services to major infrastructure clients and large asset businesses. Working at HKA means you are stepping into an organisation that is delivering some of Australia’s most exciting and innovative projects.

Our Advisory team is an agile group that works with clients to set projects up for success. Our work is varied, interesting and complex – which we thrive on. We are often embedded with our client implementing strategic change, ensuring that our recommendations for change are feasible and value adding.

As part of the HKA team you can expect:

  • Exposure to multiple clients and sectors to create value and help the way they work.
  • The opportunity to work with experienced practitioners who have broad and deep international experience.
  • A flexible working environment, both in terms of hours and location, that recognises and embraces our team members’ personal commitments.

The Opportunity

We are looking for ambitious and driven individuals who can help our clients make the right investment decision through analysis of options, as well as those who can support new commercial models, best practice procurement processes, and the implementation of new ways of project and program delivery

We are open to the successful individual being based in either of our Sydney or Melbourne offices.

Our clients in all infrastructure sectors with a particular focus on water, rail, road and social infrastructure. The nature of work we are currently being engaged on includes:

  • Supporting clients with investment decisions, governance processes and developing business cases
  • Industry and stakeholder engagement activities to support investment and operational decisions.
  • Maturity assessments which help clients understand their capability to plan and delivery against their CAPEX and OPEX commitments
  • Developing project delivery and procurement strategies for major and complex infrastructure projects
  • The design and implementation of commercial models as well as programme management frameworks
  • Establish and mobilise new operating models for major government infrastructure departments.
  • Development of practical systems and processes that support procurement and delivery of capital and maintenance programmes.
  • Embed and implement organisational change
  • Support strategic infrastructure form and implement asset management frameworks

Skills and Experience

You will have the following attributes;

  • Excellent people skills with the ability to get positive results through building and maintaining great relationships with colleagues and internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience working in consultancy or a client organisation within the infrastructure sector, ideally within the following sectors; rail, road, water, energy, and health.
  • Strong commercial awareness and a desire to support business development activities
  • A client centric approach and the ability to create and operate in a highly collaborative team environment.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with an innovative mindset, who enjoys working in a project-based environment.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An interest or desire to work towards a professional qualification or join a professional body

What we Offer

At HKA we recognise that our people are critical to our ongoing success. Our priority is to provide an inclusive and collaborative culture aimed at providing the best opportunities for our people to thrive and develop in their chosen career path.

We operate a flexible working pattern both in terms of hours and location and are happy with flexible remote working.

Our Global Recruitment team is committed to providing an authentic candidate experience for all those who take the time to apply to HKA. We are committed to providing an efficient and insightful recruitment process giving candidates a true reflection of life at HKA. We are committed to responding to all applicants who apply by the closing date.

CLOSING DATE: 22 February 2023

ED&I at HKA:

HKA has a thriving ED&I committee working hard to provide an inclusive and welcoming environment for a truly diverse set of employees. We are committed as a business on the continued improvement of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion strategy, please visit our careers page for further information or feel free to ask our recruitment team for further information.

All HKA employment decisions shall be made without regard to age, disability, gender or gender reassignment, marriage, and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, and sexual orientation or any other basis in compliance with local legislation.



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