AECOM Senior Executive Assistant to Chairman & CEO in Los Angeles, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 156989BR

Position Title Senior Executive Assistant to Chairman & CEO

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line AECOM Corporate

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - California

City Los Angeles

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

About the Business Line

AECOM Corporate

Our teams provide the strategic guidance that shapes the vision and direction for AECOM. We enable the success of our employees and our operations by ensuring they have the tools, information, resources and support they need to do their jobs.

Job Summary

Hours for this position will be either approximately 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. or 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. PST, Monday through Friday. Occasional evening and weekend work also expected. The position will be based in Century City, California.

As part of a team, but under own initiative with minimal supervision, this position will provide administrative support and activities to the Chairman and CEO and his team.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Drive priorities and manage short-term and long-term schedules; prepare Executive for meetings and appointments; pre-review meeting materials for quality and take action on the Executive’s behalf when appropriate.

  • Schedule and organize demanding business meetings in a timely fashion; make recommendations to resolve scheduling conflicts.

  • Maintain and manage extensive calendar for business and personal appointments, make reservations as needed.

  • Engage with other internal stakeholders to ensure Executive’s office is maintained and functional.

  • Interact with AECOM Board of Directors.

  • Screen heavy volume of in-coming telephone calls, e-mail and regular mail.

  • Manage Executive’s emails and files.

  • Maintain private and business contact database.

  • Complex international and domestic travel arrangements and all logistics related there to, including working with 3rd party travel consultant to plan, make and verify travel arrangements for airline, security, hotel and car reservations.

  • Manage special projects and events.

  • Processing of expense reports.

Minimum Requirements

  • 3-6 years in an executive assistant capacity to C-suite leader of a Fortune 500 organization.

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Strong communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills; good listener.

  • Service oriented and embraces change.

  • Discretion in handling confidential material, and high level of comfort liaising and interacting with directors, senior executives and other stakeholders.

  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize a diversified workload, meeting established deadlines with minimal supervision.

  • Excellent organizational skills with focus on accuracy and attention to detail.

  • Good judgment, tact and initiative to make independent decisions when necessary.

  • Resourceful and able to maintain grace under pressure.

  • Proven ability to succeed in a demanding, fast-paced environment.

  • Schedule flexibility.

  • Understanding of business concepts.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’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 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.