AECOM IT Projects & Programs Sr Manager in Chicago, Illinois
AECOM is seeking a Senior IT Project Manager role with responsibility and accountability for leading AECOM’s digital transformation efforts in implementing multiple IT project initiatives.
The position will be remote/virtual and can be based from a variety of locations in the US.
The Senior Project Manager will work across multiple business lines, corporate communications, and an outsourced IT provider to manage both IT and business deliverables. He or she directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Information Technology and Business project teams which are assigned to a related set of large and complex projects, following the defined processes of the AECOM Program Management Office (PMO). The PM also assists with the management and provisioning of all hardware, software, and services required for the projects. The selected candidate forms strong relationships with the technical SME, IT and business stakeholders while partnering to resolve project related issues and reporting regularly to senior management on project progress and milestones. The candidate can facilitate efficient and effective status meetings and escalates issues and concerns appropriately. Effective business communication, project planning and execution is a must.
The Senior PM will possess excellent technical project management skills required to manage the creation and day-to-day execution of the project plan utilizing critical path analysis and effective response to delays and setbacks.
Responsible and accountable for delivering large projects on-time, on budget, and meeting functional and quality specifications.
Forecasts, manages, and reports on project financials, planned vs actual project schedule, and resource utilization.
Identifies resources needed to complete work and collaborates with resource manager(s) to assemble appropriate skills/teams.
Manages issues, risks, and changes using appropriate and agreed upon processes and tools established within the AECOM PMO.
Provides weekly status reports and can communicate to executive leadership.
Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks at various stages of completion.
Strong facilitation skills; communicates effectively with the project team and the business to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions as required.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong understanding of various technologies including infrastructure (server, storage, networking), applications, cloud technologies, information security, and databases.
At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.
We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.
Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline plus at least 10 years of relevant IT project management experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including at least 2 years of leadership experience.
Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suites of products, (i.e. Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
Understanding of basic information security protocols.
Demonstrated proficiency in use of project planning tools (MS Project, Smartsheet, Primavera P6, Planner, etc.)
Cloud experience a bonus, moving technologies to the cloud.
Project Management Certification (CAPM or PMP) a plus
MBA or related advanced degree
Experience with multiple project streams and leading teams of 10+.
Large enterprise project experience with budget $1million+.
Proven leadership experience including background in team development with the ability to mentor/coach team in senior or lead capacity.
Due to the remote nature of this position, relocation assistance is not available.
Sponsorship for US work authorization is not available for this position.
Offered rate of compensation (Colorado locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is: $100,000 to 130,000.
AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
What We Offer
We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.
We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Information Technology
Business Line Corporate
Business Group Corporate
Country United States of America
Position Status Full Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 267635BR
Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree St NE, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Chicago, IL - 303 E Wacker Drive, US - Conshohocken, PA - 625 West Ridge Pike, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Denver, CO - 7595 East Technology Way, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - New York, NY - 605 Third Ave, US - Raleigh, NC - 5438 Wade Park Boulevard, Suite 200, US - Seattle, WA - 1111 3rd Avenue, US - Tampa, FL - 7650 W Courtney Campbell Causeway
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.