AECOM Interiors Practice Leader- NY in New York City, New York
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.
Interiors Practice Leader - NY
AECOM is hiring an Interiors Practice Leader for our NY Metro Buildings+Places practice.
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – over 50,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
We are proud to be recognized for excellence:
Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies – 2014-2021
Interior Design Giants #3 of top 100 Interior Design Firms, 2021 Interior Design Magazine’s Annual Ranking (ranked in the top 5, 2017-2021)
#1 2020, “Top 200 Environmental Firms”, Engineering-News Record (ENR)
Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality, 2020, Human Rights Campaign Foundation's Corporate Equality Index
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Our NYC Interiors studio is actively seeking a dynamic Interiors Practice Leader for our Buildings + Places business unit who will function as the practice leader to lead, inspire and build the Interiors practice in the NY Metro area market.
The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:
Provide strategic vision and day-to-day administration of the Interiors group
Responsible for development and execution of goals, business plan and profitability, aligning efforts with regional and national business unit plans and goals
Work in partnership with Interiors Leadership (Design Director, Operations, Technical) to achieve business and practice goals
Participate in the review of fee proposals and workload projection for projects
Work with upper management to support brand messaging which is consistent and present with the client, the internal design studio, and the design community
Maintain action plan for all Interiors projects and conduct regular review sessions with appropriate personnel
Work closely with project managers to identify budget and schedule constraints, support project profitability
Understand and enforce conditions of client contracts, and understand scope of work and where appropriate seek additional services
Ability to think strategically, implement change, enforce policy and resolve conflict
Lead the development and execution of the Interior’s marketing strategy at the local and regional business unit level collaborating with regional leadership and other market sectors leaders
Identify and pursue new business opportunities and grow current client relationships including early client positioning
Leverage network of professional business contacts and build external and internal cross market/discipline network
Lead pursuit strategy for RFQ/RFP responses including, project approach, scope of work development, fee preparation, and interview preparation and interview.
Ensure positive client, consultant, contractor and jurisdictional satisfaction, grow our presence in the market
Work with marketing team in development of marketing material and proposal preparation
Serve as a mentor by coaching teams and individuals; grows and develops the group and individual members
Responsible for performance development, prepare and deliver staff evaluations, and determine workload allocation
Participate in interviews and recruiting of professional staff and build appropriate staff levels
Encourage staff exploration, innovation and design excellence
Keep abreast of new technology, materials, methods and developments in his/her specific field
Maintain membership and activity in appropriate industry organizations and be an active member of the design community
AECOM’s Buildings + Places practice includes architecture, interiors, building engineering, workplace strategy, business transformation, asset advisory, economics and development planning, master planning, urban planning, and landscape architecture.
With a range of expertise from strategy and design through project realization, we create better outcomes to grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and connect and engage people through innovative, sustainable design solutions.
Bachelor’s degree in Interior Design or Architecture and 10 years of related experience with a multi-disciplinary Architectural and Engineering firm, with at least 2 years of experience acting in a leadership or practice-building capacity or demonstrated equivalency of experience/education
3 years of Marketing, Design and/or Project Management experience for Commercial Interiors
Registered Interior Designer OR Architect with current license
15+ years of related experience including 10+ years acting in a leadership or management capacity is strongly preferred
Demonstrated ability to grow a practice and meet planned revenue targets
Strong organizational, interpersonal and communication skills including both verbal/presentation and written
Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
Be able to respond to changing demands
Strong leadership and team building skills with strong initiative
Ability to work under pressure
Experience in marketing, design, project management and practice-building/business development
No sponsorship available for this role
No relocation available for this role
Offered rate of compensation (NYC locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $175,000 to $230,000.AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. 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.
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.
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.
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: East
Career Area: Design