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AECOM Project Manager in Bogotá, Colombia

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of over 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a talented and experienced Senior Project Manager to be based out of our Bogotá office.

The Project Manager will oversee colocation and hyperscale data center projects from site due diligence, campus planning, conceptual/schematic/detailed design through construction documents, and construction administration. The ideal candidate has experience managing the design of colocation and hyperscale data centers, has a background preferablyin electrical or mechanical engineering, and possesses exceptional written and verbal communication skills.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead project delivery for Data Center projects in Latin America, in collaboration with design, permitting, procurement and construction technical leads / subject matter experts.

  • Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (new and existing) and AECOM project teams.

  • Administer, oversee, and perform peer review and quality checks in line with client and AECOM standards.

  • Oversee and maintain responsibility for project basis of design and localization process.Establish and oversee a process to detect, track and resolve scope changes, errors, or inconsistencies throughout the design process.

  • Host and attend meetings with clients and external stakeholders.

  • Manage and grow AECOM’s data center design team, fostering a sense of comradery, collective ownership, and collaboration.

  • Proactively manage and communicate change throughout the project both within AECOM and to our clients.

  • Identify problems early and develop creative solutions.

  • Proactively communicate with all stakeholders to provide project updates and resolve outstanding issues.

  • Develop technical and financial proposals for new and add/move/change data center design projects

  • Responsible for management of project costs, risk, communications, procurement, and stakeholders.

  • Provide full Project Management duties to AECOM clients in accordance with AECOM’s project Delivery System (PDS).

  • Oversee preparation of project administration documents including design status updates, action item/risk tracker, meeting minutes and quality reports.

  • Approach to all projects requires a high degree of flexibility and creativity, excellent presentational skills, and an ability to communicate effectively with clients and consultants.

  • Plans, directs, and supervises all operations included in moderately sized projects with moderate risk, complexity, and financial impact.

  • Manages and leads all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools.

  • May include management of small teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors.

  • Manages projects on a local to regional basis achieving quality outcomes, financial performance and client satisfaction.

  • Successfully develops strategy, prepares proposals, negotiates contracts, and executes project.

  • Acts as primary point of contact with client

  • 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

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or related Careers, plus ten (10) years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Fluent English and Spanish is required, portuguese is a plus.


  • Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

  • 10 years of relevant experience in design and/or project management

  • Registered Professional Engineer

  • Uptime Institute Accredited Tier Professional

  • Active or recent leadership in data center and mission-critical trade organization

  • 10 years in colocation and/or hyper-scale data center design management & engineering

  • Excellent communication (written/oral)

  • Ability to work in dynamic, time-sensitive situations and with minimal oversight

  • Team leadership skills

  • Strong interpersonal and presentation skills

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: REF28900E

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site