AECOM Executive Administrator in Germantown, Maryland
Business Line Government
Position Title Executive Administrator
United States of America - Maryland
The Executive Administrator is responsible for providing support to the President and Executive leadership of the Management Services Group. This position is responsible for a broad range of tactical and strategic activities and is expected to work with limited direction from the President and the leadership team, executing discretion and judgment in all aspects of the role.
Support the President to be effective and efficient in his/her duties by providing a wide range of administrative and operational support. Assist the President in making key decisions by ensuring materials, reports, and presentations for internal and external meetings are ready and efficient. Partner with the President to understand appropriate protocol and preferences.
Prepare and facilitate effective business and management meetings by ensuring appropriate meeting space is ready, preparing meeting materials and coordinating issues and actions for discussion and resolution. Responsible for tracking actions and meeting minutes.
Coordinate and track key corporate initiatives, projects, and events.
Develop work plans and make suggestions regarding timelines and resources when appropriate.
Work with the leadership team to track and communicate projects, initiatives, actions and issues to the President.
Develop effective relationships and work collaboratively across the Group’s business units and management and support staff on a variety of issues and matters.
Anticipate potential issues and problems which could impact the President and business and coordinate solutions.
Develop draft communications and press releases for internal purposes and external customers.
Manage several executive assistants and facilities administrator ensuring the staff is adequately trained; coordinating workloads, priorities, and schedules to ensure timely and effective completion of work; and monitoring and evaluating staff performance.
Proactively identify and resolve a variety of issues and ensure follow-through to successfully complete work and projects related to business operations, administration and facility management.
Act as a point of contact on behalf of the President.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Safety — AECOM embraces a safety culture of caring whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. Every manager and supervisor is responsible and accountable for managing and monitoring the safety and health of all employees and operations in their assigned area of responsibility with the support and assistance of the Safety, Health & Environment department. The following expectations apply to all AECOM management and supervisory positions:
Set the example by championing safe work policies and procedures and ensure full participation and compliance of all direct reports.
Set safety performance expectations and coach employees to achieve target results.
Take the lead on all program safety initiatives and encourage all employees to get involved.
Investigate all incidents, including near misses to determine causes and effective corrective actions.
Safety Trained Supervisor (STS) professional safety certification from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals is expected. For new managers and supervisors without STS certification, certification should be completed within 6 months of hire date.
Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.
Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, policies, procedures and work instructions pertaining to his/her job.
Position requires a Bachelor’s degree
at least five years of executive or senior management support to include supervisory experience
strong interpersonal, communication (verbal and written) and analytical skills
this position also requires proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook).
Ability to travel.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.
- Master's Degree
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 at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Job Category Human Resources
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 161491BR