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AECOM PMO Technical Director/Managing Director Underground Metro Line - Bogotá/Colombia in Bogotá, Colombia

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking for an experienced PMO Technical Director/Managing Director Underground Metro Line for employment in Bogota, Colombia.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reporting to the director of the PMO, he is responsible for all the technical activities of the Contract, coordinating the entire technical team.

  • Provide technical expertise and guidance to project teams and client, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations.

  • Participate in developing and delivering training, educational and knowledge transfer programs, as part of the project delivery.

  • Create management, communication plans and processes.

  • Analyze and develop procedures for management and technical duties.

  • Participate in how budget and staff are allocated for the project.

  • Maintain project time frames, budget estimates and status reports.

  • Execute delivery process so that the distributed resources in different geographies can work as an effective, objective driven and collaborative global team.

  • Provide leadership and help foster a work culture that recognizes, supports individual differences in workstyles, personalities, cultures, and values to maximize team performance and effectively achieve team goals. Demonstrated ability in managing a global delivery model.

  • Leverage the existing digital tools or put in place new ones to ensure effective execution of the project.

  • Responsible for guiding the technical team to work together to focus on what is essential at the project level.

  • Integrate sustainable practices into project management processes where applicable.

  • Consider environmental and social impacts in decision-making.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in related engineering field + 10 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership.

  • Specific experience of at least ten (10) years in management, technical direction, engineering managerial functions, either in Construction or maintenance of Metro-type mass transit rail systems, having intervened in such capacity in at least two (2) Metro-type underground railway works projects (at least one of them excavated with TBM), that together add up to at least ten (10) km of tunnels and at least eight (8) underground stations for Metros.

  • 5 years of experience in program management inclusive of at least two (2) in a Senior Leadership position ideally leading large Rail Infrastructure projects.

  • Strong Technical capability preferable including all project phases from design, planning, construction, operations, and maintenance preferably large program/projects.

  • Considerable experience of delivering in collaborative working arrangements.

  • Demonstrable experience of delivering large programs from the Technical Side as part of an integrated team.

  • Strong knowledge of relevant subway and railway standards applicable in industry guidelines and current transit-oriented practices.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 15+ years of professional experience

  • 3+ years of experience in a Leadership role

Additional Information



AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: REF28771Y

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site