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Embracing Difference

Embracing Difference

The diversity of our people is a strength of Aurecon. This is so important to us that we have it embedded in our values.

“We celebrate diversity and respect others by acting with integrity and honesty."

We have employees in more than 24 countries around the world and there are more than 32 different languages spoken within our business. We have programmes and policies to foster talent from all walks of life to ensure a fair working environment where opportunities are available to everyone.

Aurecon is committed to maintaining a culture based on respect, trust and inclusiveness. Diversity and inclusion to Aurecon means:

  • Bringing ideas to life together
  • Equipping our global workforce with the confidence to work within and alongside various cultures
  • Taking advantage of the benefits of different perspectives within leadership groups and project teams
  • Maximising available resources, including attracting, retaining and developing diverse talent
  • Exceeding internal and external expectations for tangible diversity management

In South Africa, Aurecon is committed to the implementation of Broad-Based Black Economic Empowerment (BBBEE) within its South African operations and has been verified as a Level 3 Contributor to BBBEE under the Amended Generic Codes of Good Practice. 

In Australia and New Zealand, Aurecon is proud of its journey towards Employer of Choice for Gender Equality status, and its partnership with Pride in Diversity for LGBTI inclusion.  Aurecon has a commitment to creating sustainable and meaningful Indigenous relationships as highlighted within our Reconciliation Action Plan and through our partnerships for the provision of cadetships that support Māori youth.


Diversity and inclusion at Aurecon from Aurecon

RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS 

  • Rolled out Workday - our new business system for managing and connecting our people.
  • Introduced a global job classification structure applicable to all roles across Aurecon. It builds a future ready Aurecon by making it easier to resource our clients' projects and creating a foundation to support career development.  
  • Introduction of Let’s Talk - a simple and streamlined performance framework focussed on driving regular and meaningful conversations between employees and their line managers.
  • Remodelled executive training. 
  • Received the Australian Human Resources Institute (AHRI) award for Mental Health in the Workplace for our Mind Matters programme
  • Introduced Independent Counselling & Advisory Services (ICAS) as an important feature of the Employee Wellness Programme in Africa.
  • Introduced Yes Flex in Australia as a pilot. Yes Flex is a new approach to Aurecon working hours which empowers employees to embrace flexible daily start and end times across their working week. 
  • Launched Aurecon attributes to stand out from the crowd.  Individually and collectively they are the catalyst that unleashes the true power of Aurecon.

Infographic to show data about the people that work at Aurecon

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CURRENT FOCUS 

  • Rollout of Catalyst Development Framework. This will include the areas of technical leadership, as well as the Aurecon attributes, and aims to develop a workforce with the skills to be future ready.
  • Rollout of further Workday modules to create an integrated platform incorporating recruitment, leave, training and other areas.
  • Commence re-design of Employee Experience as part of Future Ready.

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