AECOM Chicago Metro PM/CM Business Development Leader in Chicago, Illinois

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Chicago Metro PM/CM Business Development Leader

United States of America - Illinois


Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to identify a qualified individual to lead the business development and growth of the PM/CM Business in Chicago. This key leadership and high-profile role presents an excellent career opportunity for the right individual.

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

  • Finds, pursues and wins long term, large business opportunities (projects and programs) by networking with clients as well as within the industry to develop business relationships

  • Creates and builds client relationships while sponsoring interaction to obtain projects. Develops and maintains networks of contacts within the industry

  • Communicates client knowledge to marketing to aid with strategizing on proposal content to address client concerns. Makes business decisions with understanding of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve business results and meet established deadlines

  • Represents the firm at community functions and throughout the bid process. Partners with management to resolve problem areas in project delivery

  • Seeks out new sectors of business by following industry trends. Develops business for the PM/CM business line in Chicago

  • Well versed in the market place and understands the competitive environment

  • Interface as necessary with Region Leads, National Market Sector Leads and other business line representatives to put AECOM in the best position to win work

  • Develops market growth and leads business development strategy in collaboration with PMCM operations in the Region and other region business line leaders, market sector leaders and account managers

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or other related fields

  • 10+ years of relevant vertical or linear construction system planning, program and project/construction management experience

  • Proven record of developing new clients

  • Ability to discern new markets and develop business in those areas

  • Outstanding oral communication, written and presentation skills

  • Must be detail oriented, thorough, well organized and effectively manage time

  • Team player with excellent listening skills and diplomacy; willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on a variety of initiatives

  • Ability to work in a high-paced environment with a sense of urgency

  • Strong organizational skills – ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously

  • Consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills

  • Proactive and goal-oriented, with the ability to work independently and manage change effectively

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of related experience

  • PMP or CCM certification

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.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Business Development

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 163083BR