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AECOM Senior Program Manager in New York, New York

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 over 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 an experienced Senior Program Manager for Construction to support the execution and delivery of design-build services on a new borough-based jail in NYC.

Responsibilities include:

  • Lead overall project management of a design-build project to ensure successful completion and delivery in accordance with design, budget, and schedule.

  • Work closely with the construction contractor to develop efficient and cost-effective plans for project implementation.

  • Administer agreements, monitor contract performance, and review project schedules, payments, and budget projections.

  • Maintain proper reporting and records management covering contracts, drawings, correspondence, progress reports, as well as oversight of permits and regulatory compliance requirements.

  • Review and /or approve contractor requests for change orders and manage budgets and financial reporting by tracking progress of payments and invoicing.

  • Liaise with internal and external stakeholders to ensure effective communication and collaboration among all parties involved on the project(s), maintaining good working relationships and close interface with client, subcontractor, and team members.

  • Engage with the construction contractor’s work force as appropriate to implement the work.

  • Conduct site visits and inspections to monitor construction progress, quality, and compliance with project specifications.

  • Foster a culture of safety and promote safety protocols particularly as it relates to contractor work activities.

  • This position requires to be onsite leading a project team.


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, or related field + 10 years of experience in construction projects of various complexity, including 2 years in a leadership role.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in leading complex construction projects in traditional and design-build project delivery methods.

  • 15 years of experience in construction projects of various complexity, including 7 years in a leadership capacity.

  • Experience working with New York City public agencies.

  • Solid interpersonal skills, including negotiation and conflict resolution abilities and capacity to build and maintain relationships.

  • Effective leadership capabilities with demonstrated ability to foster a positive and collaborative work environment.

  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to resolve challenges and generate effective solutions.

  • Proven track record of successfully leading large-scale high rise construction projects.

  • Proven written and verbal communication abilities, proficiency with computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite of programs.

  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Solid proficiency in construction management software and project management tools.

  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment and collaborate effectively as a team player.

Additional Information

  • Relocation assistance is not available.

  • Sponsorship is not available now or in the future.


Offered compensation will be based on location and individual qualifications. The expected range is $180,000.00 - $260,000.00.


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, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S. and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.

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: J10107419

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site