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AECOM Program Controls Manager in Lima, Peru

Company Description

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Job Description

AECOM is looking for an experienced Program Controls Manager to work in Lima, Peru.

Program Controls is the application of Project Controls in a Program Management context. This includes the added complexity and interactions demanded from Programs such as Government legislation, Political obligations, Legacy creation, multi-partner KPIs, cross industry body creation and/or collaboration, finance partnering, contract incentivization and extensive stakeholder engagement.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Manages and coordinates Program Controls for programs that are large in size, are of high strategic value and/or have a high level of execution complexity.

  • Provides senior-level oversight for program controls activities, ensuring alignment with the strategic objectives set by senior leadership.

  • Leads the coordination efforts across multiple projects within the program, ensuring seamless integration and alignment with overarching program objectives.

  • Proactively identifies and addresses interdependencies between projects,

  • Provides expert guidance and oversight to project controls teams, ensuring the effective management of individual project elements.

  • Facilitates clear and concise communication between project teams, stakeholders, and senior leadership, providing insightful and actionable updates.


  • Provides technical leadership and sets the strategic direction for program controls on an active program, ensuring alignment with the organization's broader objectives.

  • Highly capable of shaping and advancing the organization's program controls capabilities.

  • Deep understanding in all underlying concepts and principles of program controls, paired with extensive experience to provide insights, thought leadership and the evolution of the discipline.

  • Understanding of and ability to articulate the differences and nuances between the role of program controls and that of project controls.

Technical Excellence

  • Provides visionary guidance, efficiently oversee and elevate program controls processes, tools, methodologies, and decision-making within programs to ensure not only their successful execution but also their alignment with organizational objectives.

  • Demonstrates a high level of capability in establishing, managing and maintaining a robust and realistic baseline, assessing performance, providing meaningful insightful analysis to support proactive management of the program, facilitating deliberate, evidence-based decision-making in order to enhance delivery confidence, manage risks, and provide assurance in program outcomes.

  • Demonstrates a high level of capability in both project and program controls, reaching the required level of technical excellence in AECOM Program Controls Competencies and skills.


  • A proven leader in medium-sized organizations, with a track record of driving performance, organizational success and achieving objectives.

  • A proficient leader, they excel in inspiring and guiding program controls teams, providing a clear vision, direction, and effective guidance for goal attainment.

  • Fosters a collaborative and positive team culture.

  • Contributions to the Program Controls field may be limited, with occasional involvement in activities like conference attendance or basic association participation.

  • Within their current organization, they occasionally demonstrate thought leadership, how casing their proficiency as a leader.

  • Maintains an up-to-date understanding of current trends in Program Controls

  • Demonstrates proficiency of AECOM Program Management Leadership skills

  • Trains, mentors, and evaluates less experienced staff.

  • Recruits and helps retain staff at all levels.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS + 6 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • PM certificate by any organization; PMI, PMP, ... etc.

  • Fluent English/Spanish

  • Experience in same/similar position where the project has construction/ development cost over $250 M USD

Additional Information

Requirements Preferred:

  • 15+ Years of experience.

  • 10+ years of experience in project management.

  • A bachelor's or master's degree in a relevant field such as project management, engineering, business, or a related discipline.


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: REF33733Y

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site