AECOM Deputy Business Unit Leader (DBUL) in Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Requisition/Vacancy No. 145787BR
Position Title Deputy Business Unit Leader (DBUL)
Job Category Engineering - Environmental
Business Line Environment
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Louisiana
City Baton Rouge
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.
The Deputy Business Unit Leader (DBUL) will report directly to the Gulf Coast ENV Area Business Unit Leader (BUL). This role will encompass the geography of LA, MS, AR and part of Houston Metro. As such, this position can be located in any one of these geographies. The DBUL works with the ABUL, Finance and Accounting (F&A) and practice leaders to provide operational management of a portion of the Gulf Coast ENV organization.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Analyzes operational performance for Environment business line and proactively identifies area of improvement - This includes analyzing key KPIs such as utilization, gross margin, SG&A, EBITA and DSO
Collaborates with BUL and Area Operations Manager to develop and implement solutions
Works with BULs and F&A to forecast volume of work and identify deviations from plan/outlook
Partners with Project Controls to continuously improve operational excellence - Expected to act in a leadership role to drive improvement
Communicates with staff to ensure that all initiatives are delivered and executed in a positive and effective manner
Key Performance Indicators include: Gross and Net Revenue, Direct Personnel Expense (Utilization), Direct Labor Multiplier, As Sold Margin, Gross Margin, Contribution Margin, EBITA, and DSO
10+ years of experience
Operational knowledge of AECOM management systems such as APIC, ABC, etc and AECOM’s financial management processes
Collaborative style; team player
Willingness to see opportunity and act
Ability to lead by influence, be decisive and have a strategic mindset
Experience preferably with AECOM or legacy companies
Proficiency in using APIC and executing EACs
Proven financial and operational acumen
Experience in process optimization and team leadership
Willingness to challenge the status quo and those stuck in it
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What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
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