AECOM Senior Project Manager in New York City, New York

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

  • Directs and managers the entire project, guidance to subordinate managers, enforces company and project policies, and a primary liaison between AECOM and client interface.

  • Accountable for all facets of the project are constructed in accordance with design, budget and schedule.

  • Overall responsibility and management of project including but not limited to budgeting/schedule stage, procurement, through contract closeout.

  • Position has primary fiscal responsibility and key liaison between client for assigned project.

Minimum Requirements

The Transportation Business Line is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Project Manager for immediate employment in various locations throughout North America. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the transportation/transit industry and have a successful track record of major passenger transit program management. The applicant will have demonstrated experience in developing teams and approaches to winning and executing major projects, including projects completed using alternative delivery approaches. The position will report to the North American Transit Sector Leader and will work in a matrix organization, with local transportation and operations staff, regional leadership, and national transportation business line executives to assist in winning and delivering new AECOM work with major transit clients across North America. Focus will be on client capital program delivery requiring complex coordination across multiple systems and processes. The position also requires the ability to lead teams to successfully execute and deliver projects working with construction contractors under alternative delivery and design/build methodologies.

This is a high profile position requiring management of multi-disciplinary teams required to deliver complicated passenger rail and transit facilities, including track, systems, structures, tunnels, stations, and potentially maintenance and storage facilities and/or capacity expansion. The objective of the position is to develop and execute work required to deliver client programs within established and agreed budgets and schedules, thereby expanding AECOM’s reputation as the preferred passenger rail and transit design services consultant in the industry.

The Senior Project Manager provides strategic plan and delivery on key client and program success; has broad program management impact; prepares and delivers presentations on behalf and in support of the client’s program; serves as the single point of contact to the client and acts as a liaison between management and clients on advanced program-related issues; interacts with executive level government or public officials and/or executive level clients on significant program matters often requiring coordination between organizations and assesses and manages risk on behalf of the client.

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

Work with the National Transportation Business Line leadership team, Area and Regional Executives (operations and business development), the Transportation Regional Business Line Leader (RBLL), and area Business Development Leads on development and execution of significant project pursuits and delivery

Formulate and execute project opportunity capture strategies, including teaming and positioning for major pursuits and identification of required staff resources to win and effectively deliver projects across North America, including supporting the Public Private Partnerships (P3) advisory (owner’s side) and P3 delivery (private side) services businesses

Establish relationships with both external and internal clients and customers, including industry associations and other potential consultant team members and construction contractors

Be a visible leader and trusted advisor to clients by promoting AECOM’s values both internally and externally

Preferred Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Planning, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or related technical discipline

15 + years of project and client management experience as well as proven success managing multiple programs

Proven track record with large client program management, pursuit execution, and multidisciplinary team management

Experience in client prepositioning activities, team (internal and external partners) and proposal development

Experience in leading design teams while coordinating with construction contractors to successfully execute and deliver alternative delivery (including Design/Build) projects

Familiarity with local and federal funding and project development requirements

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

Valid Driver’s License required

Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group DCS

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 199559BR

Clearance Required No

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.