AECOM Program Manager PMCM in Toronto, Ontario

Requisition/Vacancy No. 148499BR

Position Title Program Manager PMCM

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Country Canada

State/Province/Region CAN - Ontario

City Toronto

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

Construction Services

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking to identify a qualified individual to lead and manage various Program Management opportunities in the PM/CM group for our Western Canadian operation that spans from Ontario to British Columbia. This key leadership and high-profile role on each opportunity presents an excellent career opportunity for the right individual.

The type and size of the programs will typically involve planning, design, procurement, construction, commissioning and closeout of multiple projects totaling $100M+ in total capital cost. Experiences in governmental facilities, housing, commercial buildings, universities, elementary schools, healthcare and libraries are preferred over horizontal roadway and water infrastructure backgrounds.

The Program Manager (working closely and in concert with the internal and external clients, will serve in a key role directing day-to-day program management opportunities and will be instrumental to the successful growth, development, implementation and delivery of new opportunities. The Program Manager will organize and direct resources and all activities between the technical and administrative aspects of the program including planning, scheduling, budgeting, cost control, cash flow, QA/QC, risk analysis, document control and management information systems. The Program Manager will be required to balance and appropriately address the needs/concerns of all of the stakeholders impacted by this program, including but not limited to the client, public, local businesses, politicians, other agencies and the regulatory community.

The Program Manager will lead efforts, beginning at the planning phase, to develop a comprehensive program execution plan, implement community/public involvement and coordinate/communicate relevant program status/issues with regulatory agencies.

Other typical duties for the Program Manager include and are not limited to:

  • Lead business development strategies and initiatives both internally and externally on behalf of the PM/CM business line

  • Provide management services on behalf of a client’s capital improvement plan; services are typically very broad and often include non-traditional professional services such as inter-agency coordination and public relations, small contractor development programs, technology transfer, and sophisticated external reporting of program costs and schedule progress

  • Interact with senior government or public officials and/or executive level clients on significant program matters often requiring coordination between organizations

  • Assess and manage risk on behalf of the client

  • Hire additional staff to complement program management teams

  • Provide oversight and direction to AECOM staff, client staff and subcontractors

  • Be a visible leader and trusted advisor

  • Be a role model by demonstrating and promoting AECOM’s values both internally and externally

  • Assure soundness of project delivery approaches and provide quality assurance of project work plans, reports, and technical products

  • Collaborate with technical and professional staff across the company in completing assignments

In addition, the Program Manager will lead development and drive implementation of the necessary business processes, plans and procedures required to manage design and construction in a programmatic, process-driven manner. The Program Manager will direct design and construction management and oversight activities as well as supporting specialty contracts, vendor programs and stimulus projects.

The Program Manager will also work with the client in the selection of design, construction management and other consultants and will provide management oversight related to performance, schedule and cost for both design and construction management based on Key Performance Indicators.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Project Management, Construction Management, Architecture, Engineering or other related fields

  • 10+ years of relevant vertical construction system planning, program and project/construction management experience

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of related experience

  • $100M+ program size capital improvement program experience

  • PMP or CCM certification

  • LEED accreditation a plus

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.