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AECOM Program Director in San Antonio, Texas

Company Description

At AECOM , we’re united by a common purpose of delivering 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.

Job Description

We are currently looking for an experienced Program Director with US Military program management and delivery experience, to join our team, leading on some of the most complex programs globally.

Your initial program will involve leading a key strategic Federal program based in in the United States.

Key responsibilities of the position include:

  • Lead and manage programs that are mega in size, have high risk reward, are of high strategic value and/or have the highest level of execution complexity.

  • Provides the organization with technical leadership and strategic direction for program delivery globally.

  • Champion for ethical and safe working practices.

  • Drives innovation in program management approaches and methodology to achieve marketplace differentiation.

  • Works with Global Business Lines, Regional leadership and Market Sector Leaders to identify new business opportunities and develop solutions to address them.

  • Identifies 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 their area of expertise. Proposes 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

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree + EXTENSIVE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

  • Must be a US Citizen

  • Must be able to pass client background screenings

Additional Information

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Air Force procurement knowledge

  • Strong technical capability across all large project program phases

  • Remote housing / mancamp function knowledge

  • Has a significant industry network and is known for having successfully led multiple large or very large programs.

  • 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 a number of complex programs.

  • 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.

  • Degree qualified (Graduate level, MA/MS 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.

  • Possesses a minimum of 20 years professional experience, with at least 10 years in a program management leadership role.

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

  • Preferred Professional Engineering License (for roles in USA), Chartered status or equivalent would be beneficial

  • Experience with US Air Force ICBM systems either in a facilities/infrastructure development and sustainment role or in a missile system maintenance role or command and control capacity.

Additional Information:

  • Relocation is not available for this position.

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Travel is required for this position.

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.

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.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10077024

Business Line: PPM

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: West

Career Area: Program & Project Management

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