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AECOM PMO Project Management Manager - Underground Metro Line Bogotá/Colombia in Panama City, Panama

Company Description

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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.

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Job Description

AECOM is seeking for an experienced PMO Project Management Manager Underground Metro Line - Bogotá/Colombia for employment in Bogota, Colombia.

The responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Reporting to the director of the PMO, he is responsible for all those activities related to the management of the project (schedule management – programming and control-, finance, cost management, expenditure management), also coordinating the rest of the management team.

  • Coordinating with client and construction contractor in developing and maintaining the project controls management Plan.

  • Leading and directing the PMO Project Controls team.

  • Managing change control, cost control and budgeting.

  • Managing information systems and processes.

  • Creating and owning the standards and processes which facilitate timely and accurate schedule analysis and reporting.

  • Developing scheduling review maturity by providing training and coaching.

  • Develop and implement project management strategies aligned with the overall goals of an underground railway metro project.

  • Define project objectives, scope, and deliverables in collaboration with key stakeholders.

  • Identify, assess, and mitigate project risks.

  • Implement risk management processes to minimize the impact of potential issues.

  • Implement change control processes to manage scope changes effectively.

  • Evaluate the impact of changes on the project timeline and budget.

  • Facilitate lessons learned sessions at the conclusion of project phases.

  • Implement improvements based on lessons learned to enhance future project management processes.

  • Utilize project management tools and technology to enhance efficiency and collaboration.

  • Stay abreast of industry best practices and incorporate relevant technological advancements.

  • Integrate sustainable practices into project management processes where applicable.

  • Consider environmental and social impacts in decision-making.


Minimum Requirements:

  • BA/BS in civil engineering or economic and administrative sciences with specialization, master’s, or doctoral studies in Project Management + 10 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 2 years of leadership.

  • Current certification of PMP from PMI, or IPMA level C or B, or GAQM PPM or GAQM CPD or Prince2 Practitioner.

  • Specific experience of at least ten (10) years in management, direction, boss, programmer, project leader roles either in Construction or maintenance of Metro-type mass transit rail systems, having intervened in such capacity in at least two (2) Metro-type underground railway works projects, that together add up to at least ten (10) km of tunnels and at least eight (8) underground stations for Metros.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s, or doctoral studies in Project Management

  • 15 + years of experience

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: REF28786T

Business Line: Transportation

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site