AECOM Senior Program Manager, Water Programs in Raleigh, North Carolina
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 – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Our Global Program Management business provides the structure, tools, techniques and process to deliver on this vision. By connecting our expertise across services, markets, and geographies, we manage outcome-driven projects that deliver social, economic and environmental value. These include programs of critical national importance in defense, transport, water, clean energy, environmental clean-up, international development and disaster recovery, as well as the shaping of many of the world’s major cities.
We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to join our team, leading on some of the most complex programs globally.
Whilst the nature of program management requires an element of flexibility on location, your initial role will involve leading on a key strategic program based in New Jersey.
Responsibilities to include:
Lead and manages large to very large size programs which have high levels of execution complexity and significant strategic value
Provide the organization with technical leadership and strategic direction for program delivery globally.
Champion for ethical and safe working practices
Drive innovation in program management approaches and methodology to achieve marketplace differentiation
Work with Global Business Lines, Regional leadership and Market Sector Leaders to identify new business opportunities and develop solutions to address them
Identify areas of high risk and pro-actively takes actions to positively impact program outcomes
Contributes to the global learning and people development strategy for program management, including identification of talent gaps and resourcing plans
Assess long-term and disruptive trends in area of expertise
Propose skill development approaches and workforce planning to deliver capabilities for the future
Actively supports the attraction and retention of talent across area of expertise
Accountable for overall financial success and delivery of AECOM Program Management agreement
A minimum of 15 years professional experience with 10 years in a program management leadership role
Recognized for Water / Wastewater Program Management expertise within national/regional market
Has an expanding professional network within the industry and is known for having successfully led multiple medium to large size programs
Has a good understanding of the program management competencies within programs and can evaluate and apply these to be successful
Has proven ability to mentor others in developing program competencies and personally growing through mentorship of others
Able to develop strong relationships and manage all client stakeholders (internal and external)
Demonstrates exemplary leadership attributes that provide role modelling for others
Able to build consensus to change program strategy in challenging situations
Demonstrated ability to set long term goals and strategies and establish effective management of internal and external interfaces and interdependencies across the program
Has built diverse and inclusive teams to enable collective success through trust, psychological safety, autonomy, accountability and alignment
Ideally degree qualified (BA/BS or equivalent) in a relevant discipline such as architecture, engineering or project management, although applications with relevant diplomas and a suitable level of professional experience may also be considered
PMI-PgMP, APM-RPP or CMAA-CCM Certification (or equivalent) preferred but not essential
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.
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.
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Business Line: Corporate
Business Group: Corporate
Strategic Business Unit: Human Resources
Career Area: Program & Project Management