AECOM Senior Human Resources Manager in Los Angeles, California

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149024BR

Position Title Senior Human Resources Manager

Job Category Human Resources

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

We have an opening for a Senior Human Resources Manager in our Los Angeles, CA office. The role will require time to be spent in the downtown Los Angeles office as well as Century City. The Senior Human Resources Manager works closely with business leaders to ensure HR programs and services are in place to support and drive business objectives. In this role you will leverage services from the Centers of Excellence in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Global Mobility, Organization and Employee Development, Compensation and Benefits. The ideal candidate will have a solid HR Business Partner background and demonstrated experience as a strategic human resource partner. The selected individual will be able to build internal business partnerships, provide coaching to leaders and offer creative solutions to business issues. Candidates must possess effective interpersonal and project management skills; have previous experience in a mid to large organization; preferably in a technical/professional/engineering environment.

Responsibilities include:

•Collaborate with all groups within the HR function, translate business strategies and objectives into the appropriate HR actions and initiatives

•Coach business leaders on effective team building, change management and organizational effectiveness

•Ensure proper implementation and execution of HR programs and initiatives

•Effectively manage employee relations issues and investigations

•Advise and facilitate in areas such as people management and career development

•Develop and implement programs which foster employee engagement

•Measure and monitor key HR KPIs

•Partner with internal resources to execute corporate wide HR initiatives and programs

Minimum Requirements

  • 10+ years of Human Resources experience operating as a strategic Human Resources Manager in a mid to large organization.

  • Experience working in a progressive, technical/professional/engineering organization.

  • Demonstrated competence in the various HR functional areas: compensation, employee relations, management, coaching & facilitation, organizational development, benefits, conflict resolution, employee communications and talent acquisition.

  • The HR culture requires an assertive and dynamic individual who is proactive in communications and able to develop effective relationships at all levels within the company.

  • High energy level, comfortable performing multifaceted initiatives in conjunction with day-to-day activities with minimum supervision.

  • Capability, energy, presence and outlook to quickly establish HR's credibility with the senior leadership team.

  • Well-developed team building and influencing skills, unquestioned integrity, and the experience, confidence, and stature to effectively address sensitive HR issues.

  • Sound judgment, business acumen and the ability to make a contribution to the business as a whole.

  • Ability and desire to embrace, manage change effectively; agility is a must

  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or related field required

Preferred Qualifications

  • SPHR, PHR preferred

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.