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AECOM Director of Operations in Mexico, Mexico

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, ethic, responsible and motivated Director of Operations for immediate employment in the Mexico City, Mexico office, responsible for the overall direction of complex, high dollar volume and manpower intensive areas within the country. We are looking for somebody with capacity to manage efficiently the operational risks, with proactive attitude, objectives driven, with leadership and communication skills.of Operations

The Director of Operations is responsible for projects results, support and lead the technical and operational management of the Mexico general operations.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for supervisory and subordinate assignments, responsibilities and utilization of resources within the organization.

  • Coordinates with supervisors in execution of corporate programs, policies, and procedures.

  • Conducts staff meetings for dissemination of pertinent information.

  • Coordinates project activities in order to meet client and project objectives.

  • Responsible for status of on-going work, risks and projected completion dates.

  • Supports the regional and business line managers assisting in developing new clients and increasing market share with existing clients.

  • Managing resources to execute and deliver on projects for the business units

  • Leading the risk management process of the projects

  • Reviewing project progress, course-corrects and problem-solves as needed

  • Ensuring operational excellence on projects

  • Coordinating project staffing and People / Administrative

  • Tracking key milestones and anticipates potential risks & mitigates

  • Leading Project delivery, quality and reviews according to corporate policies and procedures

  • Reporting internally the status of the operations, projects, HR, IT and procurement.

  • Managing resources across projects and support areas

  • Developing, motivating and mobilizing team leaders and staff to maximize potential

  • Builds, trains, and retains people that align with the area and BL strategies

  • Partnering with Regional Business Line Leaders (RBLL) on Business Development resource allocation/prioritization (esp. Seller-Doers)

  • Conducting periodical project reviews with RBLLs and PMs

  • Working closely with Sub-Region Executive and LATAM COO on regional P/L management

  • Addressing staff demographics / balances issues in hiring decisions

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture and Management or related field

  • 10+ years of Infrastructure Engineering consulting and/or large scale construction projects, programs, and contracts

  • Operational leadership experience including a successful performance track record managing staff and P&L of $10M+ Strong financial administration skills

  • Strong understanding of risk-management issues, ability to assess, analyze, and make recommendations on risk issues

  • Excellent communications, teamwork and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel as required

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of Engineering, Architecture and Management consulting, projects, programs, and contracts

  • Project Management Professional is a plus

  • Experience with a cross section of infrastructure and Building client markets including municipal to federal governments, commercial, and industrial

  • Bilingual in Spanish and English is required

What We Offer

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.

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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering - Project / Program / Management

Business Line PPM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Mexico

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267485BR

Virtual: No

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.