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AECOM Underground Metro Line PMO Director - Bogotá - Colombia in Lima, Peru

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 nearly 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 for an experienced Underground Metro Line PMO Director for employment in Bogota, Colombia.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the planning, organization, integration, and control of the development of all the activities that the consulting team will carry out and the products to be delivered.

  • PMO Director will oversee the project management process including governance, team leadership, tracking and monitoring, prioritization, communication, and quality controls.

  • Lead the PMO Services throughout the Contract Term

  • Integrate and coordinate with the client and Client Project Delivery and Technical Team.

  • Mobilize and manage resources required to support the project.

  • Reporting regularly on all services provided.

  • Liaising with the supporting stakeholders within client team.

  • Actively display and promote the collaborative behavior required to support the Project Approach.

  • Management of Project Teams and Coordinators.

  • Management of scope, budget, and schedule, including contract administration, claims and quality compliance.

  • Support and develop safety culture of the team and ensure core values are met.

  • Work proactively with client to rapidly identify, escalate, and resolve any issues with the contracted services.

  • Lead the delivery of the project team.

  • Assure the adoption of the Project Procedures across the teams.

  • Integrate sustainable practices into project management processes where applicable.

  • Consider environmental and social impacts in decision-making.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Professional degree in engineering with specialization, master’s, or doctoral studies in Project Management or alternatively Business Administration (MBA) + 10 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years in a Senior Leadership position ideally leading large Rail Infrastructure projects.

  • Specific experience of at least 10 years in management and/or general or technical management of projects, works and/or companies or entities developing, operating or administering Metro-type rail transport systems, having intervened in such capacity in at least three (3) Metro-type underground railway works projects (at least two of them excavated with TBM), that together add up to at least twenty (20) km of tunnels built with TBM and at least twelve (12) underground stations for Metros.

  • Strong Technical capability including all project phases from design, planning, construction, operations, and maintenance preferably large program/projects.

  • Considerable experience of delivering in collaborative working arrangements.

  • Demonstrable experience of delivering large programs as part of an integrated team.

  • Demonstrable experience of delivering targeted Project benefits.

  • Strong knowledge of relevant subway and railway standards applicable in industry guidelines and current transit-oriented practices.

  • Preferable experience with construction in a busy urban environment

  • Expertise in project analytics and scenario testing

  • Expertise in presenting factual and accurate project reports to a range of audiences and at various levels of detail.

Preferred Qualification:

  • 15+ years of experience

  • Experience in program management inclusive of at least five (5) in a Senior Leadership position.

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: REF28773Y

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site