AECOM GTA Operations Manager in Markham, Ontario

Business Line Water

Position Title GTA Operations Manager

Canada - Ontario

Markham

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented and hardworking GTA Operations Manager for immediate employment to manage the operations and performance of a design and consulting group of approximately 150 Engineering employees/resources, working from a base office in Markham ON, providing operations and performance leadership to a business operating in the Water market. Reporting to the Water Area Business Unit Lead, the main responsibility of the Operations Manager is to ensure project delivery and operational excellence on the portfolio of Water Business Unit projects in the GTA.

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

  • Manage the GTA portfolio of Water projects to achieve the desired financial, quality, safety and client satisfaction metrics

  • Work with the Water Project Managers and Project Directors to achieve the monthly targets for invoicing, cash collection and earnings

  • Participate in Weekly Business Unit calls to review project performance and cash flow and follow-up on actions identified on the calls

  • Undertake monthly reviews on all projects to review project KPI’s and take corrective action as required to achieve the desired performance

  • Ensure that Estimates at Completion are completed on projects in accordance with Project Delivery policies

  • Monitor/manage overhead costs including G&A, B&P and ODC costs at both project and area levels

  • Assist Project Managers with the proper set-up of projects from a cost perspective to achieve the desire profitability

  • Assist the Area Business Unit Leader with development of monthly Outlooks and fiscal year financial plans for the GTA

  • Participate in the Go/No Go process to review potential opportunities

  • Manage staff resources to win new work and to execute and deliver on existing projects

  • Collaborate closely with Water Operations Managers in other areas in Ontario to deliver results and achieve business unit targets

  • Identify staffing needs and actively participate in hiring decisions and succession planning

  • Ensure staff are appropriately trained and projects are delivered in accordance with AECOM’s Quality and Safety policies and procedures

  • Meet with clients to resolve project delivery issues impacting their satisfaction or project performance

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in related field

  • 10+ years of consulting engineering experience, preferably in the Water business

  • P.Eng

  • Keen business acumen coupled with a strong understanding of the consulting business and related financial metrics and key performance indicators

  • Operational leadership experience in managing a portfolio of projects and leading a team of project managers

  • Strong understanding of risk-management issues and ability to assess, analyze, and make recommendations on risk issues

  • Familiarity with project management, quality management and financial management systems and tools

  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to travel as required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree in related field

  • 15+ years of consulting engineering experience, preferably in the Water business

What We Offer

At AECOM, employee’s safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM’s Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES:

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 Management

Country Canada

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 167553BR