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AECOM Senior Program Manager - Drinking Water in Chicago, Illinois

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Program Manager to be based in Chicago, IL.

AECOM Water Business Line is currently seeking to identify a qualified individual to present as Senior Program Manager (PM) for large multi-year Water Programs. Programs typically involve planning, design, construction, commissioning and closeout of multiple projects totaling $1B in total capital cost.

The Senior Program Manager is a key leadership and high-profile role with an excellent career development opportunity. A strong compensation package and relocation assistance is available for this position. The hired candidate may initially be based in one of our North America offices, and must be willing to relocate to a program leadership assignment within three to six months.

The Senior Program Manager (PM), working closely with the client, will serve in a key role directing day-to-day program management and will be instrumental to the successful development, implementation and delivery of the program. The PM will organize and direct all activities between the technical and administrative aspects of the program including scheduling, budgeting, cost control, cash flow, QA/QC, risk analysis, document control and management information systems. The PM will be required to balance and appropriately address the needs/concerns of all of the stakeholders impacted by this program, including but not limited to the client, public, local businesses, politicians, other agencies and the regulatory community.

Other responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Manages the most complex and sensitive projects, often in multiple geographic locations. Many projects assigned are distinguished by their magnitude or program complexity, requiring that more than one person be involved.

  • Proactively identifies potential program problems or opportunities, analyzes the issues using all appropriate resources, develops alternatives and arrives at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.

  • Authority to act independently or as a team leader representing IE with consulting firms and is responsible for ensuring that the final product of the project or program team reflects the original scope and budget requirements.

  • Lead efforts, beginning at the planning phase, to develop a comprehensive program execution plan, implement community/public involvement and coordinate/communicate relevant program status/issues with regulatory agencies

  • Lead development and drive implementation of the necessary business processes, plans and procedures required to manage design and construction in a programmatic, process-driven manner

  • Direct design and construction management and oversight activities as well as supporting specialty contracts, vendor programs and stimulus projects

  • Work with the client in the selection of design, construction management and other consultants and will provide management oversight related to performance, schedule and cost for both design and construction management based on Key Performance Indicators

  • The programs usually involve the implementation of water and wastewater-related capital improvements and entail diverse technical aspects including but not limited to large treatment facilities, pump stations, storage and supporting infrastructure

About AECOM

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustainingdisaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 10 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • 20+ years of relevant experience

  • Experience successfully delivering major projects/programs

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 Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 255642BR

Virtual: Yes

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.

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