AECOM Vice President, Greater West Surface Transportation Division Manager in Chicago, Illinois
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AECOM is seeking an established professional services leader in the roadway and highways sector to drive the growth, strategy, and profitability of AECOM’s services in the Greater West geography. This geography covers 21 states from Ohio to Arizona (excluding Texas, Louisiana and Mississippi) and the position can be located in any one of these states. This individual will be part of the senior leadership team for the West Transportation Business Line and will have full P&L responsibility for the Surface Transportation Division which encompasses 300 individuals. The Division Manager will provide leadership and coaching to staff in various subjects including, but not limited to, account management, business development and project delivery.
The Surface Transportation business at AECOM spans the full suite of highway and roadway (urban and rural) engineering. The ideal candidate will be an industry leader with existing relationships at state Departments of Transportation and major metro area clients. This leader will need to maintain growth and market expansion as a priority, particularly with the federal Infrastructure Bill and associated increase in transportation funding. The ideal candidate will have the ability to lead across a broad geography, inspire individuals to do their best work, and maintain innovation and client service at the forefront.
This position is expected to begin immediately.
Bachelor's degree required + 12+ years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and 4+ years of demonstrated leadership and managing large teams of people with prior P&L experience.
5+ years of experience in business development, capture management, and account management. Ability to build broad and deep internal and external networks, and capable of communicating to inspire and lead others.
Demonstrated experience in project delivery and client relationship building.
Registered Civil Engineer
Graduate degree in engineering or MBA
Ability to teach and mentor technical staff by demonstrated knowledge of relevant technical skills and tools
Team-oriented individual with ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to communicate clearly and simply to clients, leadership, and technical staff
Ability to balance various responsibilities and deadlines while maintaining professionalism and quality
We are interested in every qualified candidate eligible to work in the United States. Permanent residency sponsorship is available for current H1-B visa holders in the United States.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.
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Business Line: Transportation
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Business Management