Program Manager II at AECOM (Philadelphia, PA)

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Job Summary

AECOM has a unique opportunity for a Program Manager within our Environmental business line. Program Managers are responsible for overseeing the performance of a group of major projects to assure the achievement of internal and client facing KPIs and project goals. The position requires an especially accomplished individual to lead and influence solutions and strategies for a large portfolio of remediation sites. Applicants with verifiable experience in prominent roles performing and managing investigation & cleanup of environmental contaminants at Class I railroad sites are highly preferred.

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.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

Project Delivery:
  • Experience and leadership skills to drive sales and foster positive client relationships
  • Drives program performance to meet and/or exceed client satisfaction and KPIs
  • Works with Operations to drive business performance and the attainment and exceedance of internal KPIs
  • Participates in project reviews of major program/project dashboards/deep dives to identify issues and improve performance
  • Works to drive faster adoption of digital tools
  • Actively integrates global resources into project delivery to meet KPIs and manages the change associated with this transition
  • Builds, maintains, and facilitates trusting relationships with key contacts across the depth and breadth of client organizations
  • Serves as a focal point for major issue resolution, and provide rapid follow-up to address concerns
  • Manages team goals such as labor volume, utilization, resourcing, staff assignments.
  • Participates in feedback for Project Managers to assure client satisfaction and long-term growth
  • Health and safety stewardship, including local field visits
Business Development:
  • Works collaboratively with Client Account Managers and Environmental Business Line Leadership to grow profitable backlog and ensure financial success of their respective client program
  • Develops budgets that allow for business development portfolio management, tracking & optimizing wins and bookings, and project oversight
  • Leads capture strategies for key pursuits and major projects within the program, ensures those strategies yield high capture rates, grows the business and relevant technical capabilities
About AECOM's Environment Business Line

Join AECOM to be part of an expert global team who is connected through a well-developed, worldwide, internal technical practice network through which you can learn from and brainstorm with the best in the world. AECOM is an industry-leading, world class environmental firm, and we want you to succeed within it. We respect and encourage your own pathway to excellence via our Freedom to Grow initiative.

AECOM is known for our award-winning technical excellence, leading-edge science and innovative project delivery. We provide sustainable solutions for some of the world's most challenging issues. Our global clients and their projects are diverse and interesting. They span market sectors and geographies and require innovative technical solutions to solve wide-ranging environmental problems within diverse community profiles.

AECOM's Sustainable Legacies program describes our approach to the environment, social equity and governance (ESG.) We embed sustainability throughout our business and help clients embed sustainable practices into their work. We help clients reduce their impact on the environment, achieve compliance and reduce risks.

About AECOM's Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment Practice

AECOM delivers innovative and often complex solutions to meet our clients' objectives. Because we address many different impacted sites - from munitions to PFAS to algae blooms and beyond - every project in our global practice is different. That's exciting, especially because our worldwide internal technical practice network connects us in real time to explore best practices from experts near and far. We offer full life-cycle solutions for projects - from due diligence through restoration and redevelopment to outreach programs that engage stakeholders and generate goodwill in the community. Our experts integrate scientific and engineering knowledge with responsive and cost-effective project management, strong communication skills, and an understanding of regulatory strategies and challenges. AECOM has the depth and breadth of resources to address significant remedial site challenges, and we support the development of our technical staff to be their best via professional mentorship and development. AECOM provides a stringent internal project manager certificate program to help you succeed in that career path. Learn more about our Remediation, Restoration and Redevelopment services.

Minimum Requirements
  • BA/BS in Geology, Engineering, Science or related field and 6 years of Program or Project Management experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and education
  • Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required.
  • Valid driver's license
Preferred Qualifications
  • At least 15 years overall professional experience with at least 10 of those years in a prominent role on identifiable remediation programs.
  • Ability to influence others and move toward a common vision or goal
  • Proven experience successfully managing high-profile, multi-faceted projects involving contaminant impacts at Class I railroad sites.
  • Excellent client management skills.
  • Detail oriented with strong organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written).
  • Superior communication skills (writing, editing, and reporting) for a wide variety of audiences.
  • Experience in team management and scheduling of staff and resources to ensure on time and on budget project delivery.
  • Experience preparing proposals, cost estimates, schedules, and change orders.
  • Strong understanding and has led professional teams in executing Site Investigations, Remedial Investigations, Feasibility Studies, Risk Assessment, and Treatability Studies.
  • Proven and identifiable experience managing high profile projects.
Additional Information:
  • Relocation is available for this position.
What We Offer

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person's potential, and we'll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 269791BR

Additional Locations US - Chicago, IL - 10510 W Zemke Rd, US - Houston, TX - 10550 Richmond Avenue, US - Las Vegas, NV - 13975 Grand Valley Parkway, US - Nashville, TN - 151 1st Avenue, US - Omaha, NE - 12120 Shamrock Plaza, US - Orange, CA - 999 Town & Country Rd, US - Orlando, FL - 150 N Orange Ave, US - Philadelphia, PA - 1635 Market Street, US - Phoenix, AZ - 11 South Central Aveune, US - Portland, ME - 254 Commercial Street, US - Portland, OR - 888 SW 5th Avenue, Suite 600, US - Salt Lake City, UT - 776 N Terminal Dr, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
More Information on AECOM
AECOM operates in the Consulting industry. The company is located in Los Angeles, CA, Atlanta, GA and New York, NY. AECOM was founded in 2022. It has 52924 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 188 open jobs at AECOM, click here.
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