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AECOM VP Program Management - Oil & Gas Advisory in Raleigh, North Carolina

Company Description

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.

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 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.

Job Description

AECOM’s Brazil Technical Audit Program is one of the most significant ongoing ESG programs in the world. The Audit Programs was created in response to catastrophic dam failures in 2015 and 2019. AECOM is looking to duplicate this audit framework and standup a hub in Raleigh.

Leaders in this audit programs have come from management consulting firms and have been successful at applying management consulting tools to AECOM’s superior technical delivery teams. The aim of the Raleigh program is to build a North American client base. Key sectors of focus are Oil & Gas, Mining & Metals, and Utilities and Energy Companies.

AECOM is looking to hire a VP Program Management with a specialty in Oil & Gas to join our advisory team, leading on some of the most complex capital infrastructure programs globally. You will initially develop and lead on several strategic pursuits, moving on to lead the program upon successful award. This position will be located out of our Raleigh, NC office.

Responsibilities:

  • Business development including identification of existing account opportunities and development of new client engagements, engaging with c-suite decision makers

  • Leading and overseeing program management aspects of strategic pursuits with Oil & Gas industry clients

  • Client meetings to determine project value added, scope definition, budget, and schedule.

  • Development of large programs, characterized by high risk-reward ratios, complex execution requirements, and significant strategic importance.

  • Serving as the driving force within the organization, providing technical leadership, strategic direction and quality control for program delivery.

  • Recruit, manage, and upskill a specialized team for project delivery.

  • Holding ultimate accountability for the overall financial success and delivery of the Oil & Gas vertical under the Technical Management Advisory practice.

  • Promoting a culture of ethics and safety, ensuring the well-being of our workforce remains a top priority in all operations.

  • Fostering innovation by spearheading advancements in program management approaches and methodologies, differentiating us from competitors in the marketplace.

  • Collaborating closely with Global Business Lines, Regional leadership, and Market Sector Leaders to identify new business opportunities and develop visionary solutions.

  • Proactively identifying and mitigating areas of high risk, exerting a positive influence on program outcomes.

  • Playing a pivotal role in shaping our global learning and people development strategy for program management, including identifying talent gaps and devising resource plans for future growth.

  • As a recognized authority in your field, continually assessing long-term and disruptive trends in the Oil & Gas sector.

  • Taking a key role in proposing skill development approaches and workforce planning to ensure we have the capabilities needed for the future, acting as a driving force behind our continued success.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BA/BS degree in business administration, engineering, sciences, or a related field +EXTENSIVE experience working within a Global Professional Services Firm, including 6 years of leadership.

  • Extensive managerial, business development and/or capture management experience with consulting projects within the Oil & Gas and/or Energy industry verticals.

  • Exceptional business acumen, with long-standing relationships with industry leaders at C-level.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree preferred.

  • Experience in the development of new programs, including program management functions (e.g., scope, schedule, and budget).

  • Able to demonstrate a high level of expertise in applicable technical areas or an aspect of program management that frequently is called on by clients and peers to position or deliver complex programs.

  • Has a detailed understanding of the program management competencies needed for success on complex programs and can critically evaluate and apply the competencies as required. Has proven experience managing others practicing the program management competencies on several complex programs.

  • Demonstrates exemplary leadership attributes that provide role modelling for others.

  • Strong communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

  • Demonstrate ability to develop strategic priorities and analytical frameworks.

  • 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.

  • PMI-PgMP, APM-RPP or CMAA-CCM Certification (or equivalent) preferred but not essential.

Additional Information

Additional information

  • Relocation is available for this position.

  • Travel is required for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. Bonus opportunities are tied to both company and individual performance and vary from year-to-year. The salary range for this position is $200,000 - $300,000.

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.

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Offered rate of compensation will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The range for this position is $200,000 to $300,000.

About AECOM

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 aecom.com 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: J10098981

Business Line: Environment

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: On-Site

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