AECOM Senior Manager, Planning in Seattle, Washington
Requisition/Vacancy No. 159360BR
Position Title Senior Manager, Planning
Job Category Planning
Business Line Transportation
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Washington
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
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.
The Transportation Business Line is actively seeking a highly talented Senior Manager, Planning for immediate employment located in the Seattle, WA office. The appropriately qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the transportation industry and have a successful track record of major transportation project management. The applicant will have demonstrated experience in developing teams and approaches to winning and executing major projects. The position will report to the Area/Regional Business Line Leader for the Pacific Region and will work in a matrix organization, with local transportation and operations staff, regional leadership, and national transportation business line executives to assist in winning and delivering new AECOM work with major clients in the United States. Focus will be on project management through final design.
Work with the National Transportation Business Line leadership team, Area and Regional Executives (operations and business development), the Transportation Regional Business Line Leader (RBLL), and area Business Development Leads on development and execution of significant project pursuits and delivery
Formulate and execute project opportunity capture strategies, including teaming and positioning for specific pursuits and identification of required staff resources to win and effectively deliver projects
Establish relationships with both external and internal clients and customers, including industry associations and other potential consultant team members
Work with area and regional business development leaders to identify upcoming transportation pursuits
Assist in leading the proposal development process including team formulation, Statement of Qualifications, Technical Proposals and Presentations
Attend conferences and workshops to strengthen existing client relationships and establish new relationships; obtain an understanding of emerging technologies and market drivers
Maintain a high local and regional profile
Bachelor's Degree in Planning, Civil Engineering, Architecture, or related technical discipline
10+ years of project management experience for major transportation projects
Proven track record with large client project management, project pursuit execution, and multidisciplinary team management
Experience in client pre-positioning activities, team (internal and external partners) and proposal development
Familiarity with local and federal funding and project development requirements
Successful completion of AECOM project management training required (to be provided)
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
Valid Driver’s License required
Graduate degree in Business Administration, Urban Planning, Engineering, Architecture, or related technical discipline
Registered as a Professional Engineer, Certified Urban Planner, Registered Architect and/or Program Management Professional
Track record of exceptional client service and program delivery
Recognized leader in developing and nurturing relationships with key clients
Recognized leader in professional organizations
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.
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