AECOM Discipline Director, Railways in Warsaw, Poland

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149677BR

Position Title Discipline Director, Railways

Job Category Engineering - Civil

Business Line Transportation

Country Poland

State/Province/Region PL - Mazowieckie

City Warsaw

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.

Job Summary

Currently we are looking for an experienced Discipline Director, Railways to join our team in Warsaw office. Your responsibilities:

  • Business Development in the railway area,

  • Daily leadership of our Railway teams across our 3 offices in Poland,

  • Operational planning at department level,

  • Financial forecasting & reporting at monthly intervals,

  • Managing the team against the basis of fees and costs,

  • Acting as a Bid and Project Director

  • Ensuring close collaboration of the existing business lines in order to deliver expected results,

  • Contributing to design development, design risks and their mitigation

  • Ensuring high health and safety standards,

  • Managing the cooperation with Subcontractors

  • Ensuring compliance with AECOM policies, including but not limited to: Delegation of Authorities, Health & Safety, project management, code of conduct.

Minimum Requirements

For this Role we require:

  • Master degree in civil engineering

  • 10-15 years of managerial experience within an international environment in a similar business to AECOM

  • Fluent English

  • Experience building successful long term client relationships & work winning

  • The appropriate level of technical expertise in order to fulfil the job accountabilities listed above:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead people and teams and inspire high levels of performance

  • Experienced in managing large and multi-disciplinary project teams

  • Experienced and confident in working with public procurement legislation and standards,

  • Ability to make decisions and take responsibility

  • Willingness to continuously improve skills and knowledge sharing

  • Developed negotiation skills

  • Presents full understanding of financial and operational KPIs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Driving License cat. B

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.


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