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AECOM Senior Program Manager, Water/Wastewater Programs in Jersey City, New Jersey

Company Description

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.

Job Description

Our Global Program Management business provides the structure, tools, techniques and process to deliver on this vision. By connecting our expertise across services, markets, and geographies, we manage outcome-driven projects that deliver social, economic and environmental value. These include programs of critical national importance in defense, transport, water, clean energy, environmental clean-up, international development and disaster recovery, as well as the shaping of many of the world’s major cities.

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Program Manager to join our team, leading on some of the most complex programs globally.

Whilst the nature of program management requires an element of flexibility on location, your initial role will involve leading on a key strategic program based in New Jersey.

Responsibilities to include:

  • Lead and manages large to very large size programs which have high levels of execution complexity and significant strategic value

  • Provide the organization with technical leadership and strategic direction for program delivery globally.

  • Champion for ethical and safe working practices

  • Drive innovation in program management approaches and methodology to achieve marketplace differentiation

  • Work with Global Business Lines, Regional leadership and Market Sector Leaders to identify new business opportunities and develop solutions to address them

  • Identify areas of high risk and pro-actively takes actions to positively impact program outcomes

  • Contributes to the global learning and people development strategy for program management, including identification of talent gaps and resourcing plans

  • Assess long-term and disruptive trends in area of expertise

  • Propose skill development approaches and workforce planning to deliver capabilities for the future

  • Actively supports the attraction and retention of talent across area of expertise

  • Accountable for overall financial success and delivery of AECOM Program Management agreement

Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • A minimum of 15 years professional experience with 10 years in a program management leadership role

  • Recognized for Water / Wastewater Program Management expertise within national/regional market

  • Has an expanding professional network within the industry and is known for having successfully led multiple medium to large size programs

  • Has a good understanding of the program management competencies within programs and can evaluate and apply these to be successful

  • Has proven ability to mentor others in developing program competencies and personally growing through mentorship of others

  • Able to develop strong relationships and manage all client stakeholders (internal and external)

  • Demonstrates exemplary leadership attributes that provide role modelling for others

  • Able to build consensus to change program strategy in challenging situations

  • Demonstrated ability to set long term goals and strategies and establish effective management of internal and external interfaces and interdependencies across the program

  • Has built diverse and inclusive teams to enable collective success through trust, psychological safety, autonomy, accountability and alignment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ideally degree qualified (BA/BS or equivalent) in a relevant discipline such as architecture, engineering or project management, although applications with relevant diplomas and a suitable level of professional experience may also be considered

  • PMI-PgMP, APM-RPP or CMAA-CCM Certification (or equivalent) preferred but not essential

Additional Information

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10072550

Business Line: Corporate

Business Group: Corporate

Strategic Business Unit: Human Resources

Career Area: Program & Project Management

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