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AECOM Architecture Sr Director in Tampa, Florida

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 is hiring a Managing Principal to be based in our Tampa, FL office to lead and grow the multi-disciplinary Architecture, Engineering, Interiors, Urbanism + Planning consulting practice. This position should be an industry-recognized market leader able to position AECOM as a top 3, A/E firm within the Tampa community.

We are seeking an industry-recognized leader in the Tampa Bay Market, with visibility and client relationships in the Public and Private sector. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in business development, client leadership, financial oversight, design quality, and project delivery, and can convey innovative design thinking and solutions.

The responsibilities of role will include, but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for developing and executing the strategic growth plan for their office’s region, including developing and executing client outreach goals

  • Leads the local strategy in assuring that we are building client relationships, strategically pre-positioning, winning, and delivering the most important work in the region

  • Together with regional practice leadership and market sector leaders build high-performance design teams – soliciting and managing client feedback to align operations and allocate resources according to strategic priorities, recognizing and unleashing the potential of others by providing the needed environment, resources, coaching, experiences, and other support champions an innovative and collaborative culture

  • Champions change – makes the AECOM vision understandable, creates buy-in to the vision by linking day-to-day work to the attainment of the vision, and engages and mobilizes others to drive change.


Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Architecture or related industry degree (Engineer, Interior Designer, or Planner and 12+ years of related experience and/or demonstrated equivalency of experience and education with 4 years of demonstrated leadership

  • Licensed professional - Architect, Engineer, or Interior Designer

  • Experienced with public and private sector client groups in the greater Tampa area.

  • Experienced in strategic business development, client relationships, and driving sales and revenue

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in business

  • Experience managing projects and programs for the Department of Defense

  • The ability to support and lead business development activities through early client interaction, “scope of work” development, interviews, and ongoing client maintenance interface

  • Acted as principal-in-charge of a large/multi-disciplined project /consultant team

  • Together with Regional Leadership, national Market Sector leaders, Principal-In-Charge and Project Directors, established project scopes, work plans, and work schedules

  • Successfully delivered projects within the clients’ budget/schedule requirements

  • Successfully delivered project scope and fee, delivering targeted profit to the firm interfaced with project managers on schedules, project review meetings, issues management, and client expectations

  • An ability to travel and/or work remotely with teams

  • A strong desire to train, mentor, and develop staff to grow their careers and the business

  • 10+ years of experience in the geographic marketplace

  • Other expertise may include concentrated experience in client markets such as Commercial, Corporate Workplace, Transportation, Higher Education, Federal, and Cities. Each considered an important market sector to the role

Additional Information

  • Relocation may be available for this position, depending on existing Tampa client relationships

  • Sponsorship is not available for this position

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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: J10082221

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: East

Career Area: Design

Work Location Model: On-Site