AECOM Senior Vice President - Federal Civilian Agency Team Leader in Washington, District Of Columbia

Business Line Government

Position Title Senior Vice President - Federal Civilian Agency Team Leader

United States of America - Washington, D.C.


Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking a highly talented, high-energy professional to serve as our Federal Civilian Agency Team Leader. The incumbent will lead the civilian federal agency team to build effective teams, inspire team performance, robustly communicate, and manage/drive growth and strategies on a multi-million dollar government agency program that currently exceeds $320M annually. The Team Leader will be expected to demonstrate the passion, vision, and ability to plan, drive strategies and initiatives with others, and contribute positively and inspiring efforts on the national strategies and teamwork required in the National Governments business line. In addition, the individual will bring a passion for developing and growing the Federal Civilian Agency business. The Federal Civilian Agency Team Leader will interface directly with agency representatives, ensuring the development and execution of an effective engagement plan with clients.

This position will report to the Executive Vice President of the National Governments Business Line in DCS Americas and may be based in any of AECOM’s offices in the United States. There is a preference to have this position based in the Washington DC area. Some overnight travel will be required.

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

  • Develops forward thinking strategies, data-driven sales analyses, initiative action plans, and recommendations that align with our AECOM goals

  • Supervises and serves as manager to 7-9 subordinates i.e. client account leaders for key federal civilian agency accounts

  • Ensures thorough semi-annual performance reviews, individual development plans, as well as succession planning and career development of subordinates

  • Leads the civilian federal agency team in market analysis work and development of sound strategies and initiatives for program growth

  • Ensures team coverage of high priority industry events, as well as key professional and technical associations and other events that have major positive impact on client relationships, rapport and interface

  • Maintains situational awareness across all DOD/Federal clients

  • Monitors client performance ratings and engage with the Client and AECOM operations in rectifying deficient performance

  • Provides strong leadership in cross selling all AECOM capabilities across multiple geographies, regions and business groups

  • Guides the Federal Civilian Team on initiatives that are of strategic importance to AECOM

  • Reports periodically to management on progress on strategic initiatives and performance against established goals/ performance metrics

  • Provides leadership within the Federal Civilian Team and throughout the National Governments team to ensure growth, effectiveness, teamwork and success of entire team

  • Effectively balances the needs of near term goals (for example, bookings) with longer term results, like contract wins, to ensure success and growth are maintained year to year

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge of DoD/Federal acquisition strategies and programs and experience with the component business line requirements spanning asset management, environmental, public works, capital improvements, and contingency engineering

  • Proven effectiveness in developing successful business initiatives and influencing participation outside of your direct line management authority

  • Proven experience with developing and leading strategic initiatives, driving growth, and achieving goals within federal markets

  • Strong ability to interface with government agency representatives

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in related field

  • 15+ years of related experience

  • Previous management of federal civilian agency accounts

  • Experience analyzing market conditions and developing corresponding business strategies

  • Knowledge of the Architecture / Engineering / Construction industry and potential competitors / team partners to AECOM

  • Currency and breadth of Federal Civilian Agency client points of contact

  • Must possess a strong background in federal procurement and acquisition programs with civilian federal agencies and the DoD

  • Proven background in business development activities including pursuit initiation and management, teaming, proposal development and general marketing support

  • Must possess effective communication skills to work within the National Governments business line, within DCS-Americas, and across other Business groups within AECOM

  • Strong overall analytical, communication, and interpersonal skills

  • Active Security Clearance - Secret

  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in related field

  • Strong understanding of the Congressional Budget / Appropriations life-cycle and DoD POM process

  • Previous supervision and management of key Client Account Leaders for federal civilian agency accounts

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 Business Development

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 168466BR