AECOM Program Manager in Phoenix, Arizona

Business Line Construction Services

Position Title Program Manager

United States of America - Arizona


Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a highly talented and experienced program manager for immediate employment who has significant experience with managing design and construction of master plan developments in a leadership role, to include industrial and commercial facilities. This leadership position requires the technical skills to effectively manage civil/infrastructure, distribution facilities, office buildings and road projects. Aviation projects experience is a must.

Responsibilities include:

  • Perform comprehensive program management and oversight of the activities and status for the developers team to include due diligence, master planning, design, financial consultants, and construction teams throughout the full development lifecycle

  • Communicate effectively in written/oral form project progress, budget status, issues and resolutions to all parties engaged in the work

  • Manage communications and reports with all key stakeholders

  • Ensure project completion within budget, schedule, and conformance with client standards, design program, and construction documents

  • Coordinate with the client in the development of required solicitations and directly assist with the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for actions

  • Analyze and recommend value based design and delivery strategies for different components of the project that offer cost, schedule, quality and coordination savings and benefits

  • Proactively manage and resolve project conflicts resulting from scheduling and budgeting/cost compliance conflicts, unforeseen conditions, owner requested changes, and user group requests

  • Act as the developer’s team lead coordinator

  • Provide leadership and coordination on their projects for project engineers, estimators, schedulers, project controls, and other developer team members

  • Manage the implementation and coordination of the program management information system for program execution

  • Monitor the permitting and land use process and anticipate issues/challenges for timely project start-up

  • Project/program profit and loss responsibility experience

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, and/or engineering

  • 10+ years of experience leading teams in project and program management

  • Experience as project or developer lead for major distribution, industrial and commercial developments

  • Project management, construction management, project controls (cost and schedule), knowledge of web based collaboration PMIS or similar platform

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)

  • Have and maintain a valid Arizona driver’s license

  • Required location in Phoenix area. No relocation offered

  • Experience managing teams for successful project/program execution

  • Experience working with aviation clients

Preferred Qualifications

  • Certified Construction Manager (CCM) or Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Experience leading teams in both horizontal (roads, underground utilities, etc) and vertical construction (warehouse, distribution, office buildings, hospitality, etc) projects

  • Business development knowledge and expertise desired

  • Fluent in Spanish 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.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159958BR