AECOM Project Manager in Kansas City, Missouri
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We will give you 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.
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We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
AECOM is seeking an Architectural Project Manager based in Kansas City, MO to lead and execute interdisciplinary projects with a focus on Sports, Public Assembly, and Higher Education projects. The role will be responsible for managing scope, schedule, and budget of projects across the project lifecycle - from conceptual studies to full design and construction administration. Responsible for planning and managing project staffing requirements, reporting project performance, and identifying and addressing scope creep, schedule, or quality issues to ensure a successful delivery of assigned projects.
Working with interdisciplinary technical leads in coordinated successful execution of projects in design and construction
Engaging with both Team leaders, Client Contacts, and Partner firms
Reviewing and negotiating contracts and preparing fee proposals
Managing and leading teams and staff
Successfully developing strategy, mitigation efforts, proposals, contract review, and leading project teams to execute projects
Managing and supporting all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using established processes and tools
Support business development efforts as required to engage new client opportunities
Managing teams across business lines
Managing subconsultant scope, fees, deliverables, and performance
Coordinating internal resources and third parties/subcontractors for the execution of projects
Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget
Assisting in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility
Developing and monitoring a detailed project plan to track progress and identify shortfalls in a timely manner
Managing changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs to minimize risk
Measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
Reporting and escalating to management as needed
Managing the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
Performing risk management to minimize project risks
Maintaining project documentation control
Minimum Requirements :
- Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, plus four +4 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Preferred Qualifications :
8+ years of progressively responsible experience in Architecture or Engineering leading multidisciplinary teams on business development (e.g., project proposals) and project deliverables (e.g., technical reports, studies, construction documents) is strongly preferred
4+ years with specific Project Management related experience
Experience in implementing design quality assurance and quality control activities
Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated team-building ability and internal/ external networking skills
Ability to interact regularly and professionally with senior management and technical staff in other offices on business development and project execution issues
Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt to changing priorities
Proven organizational skills with a proven track record in client satisfaction
- Sponsorship is not available for this opportunity
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.
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.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Program & Project Management