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AECOM Project & Bid Director Transportation in La Garenne-Colombes, France

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

AECOM France is currently looking for a pragmatic and venturesome Project and Bid Director to join our Paris team. As a Project and Bid Director your role is to support the growth of the infrastructure sector by leading business development activities and project delivery. Through a clear vision and excellent knowledge of the French market you are capable of drawing up a strategic plan and actively expanding our client portfolio.

Important aspects of the position are to:

  • Generate new business through networking, marketing initiatives and develop long-term business relationships;

  • Represent AECOM with potential clients, government agencies, potential and current partners and competitors

  • Advise on any trends and developments in the construction market in France

  • Own and lead a healthy pipeline of infrastructure related projects in France

  • Act as seller-doer; full ultimate responsibility for the project on site / delivery

  • Set up project strategy including procurement routes, programme, construction logistics, design approach

  • Maintain client relationships

  • Direct management of project team once a project is awarded to AECOM

  • Manage resource planning process to deliver to client expectations while meeting and/or exceeding profitability targets;

  • Monitor financial performance of these projects in line with AECOM financial reporting, project reviews and other mandatory requirements.

  • Administer AECOM contracts and ensure compliance with company procedures

  • Monitor project team performance and take corrective action as required

  • Support other AECOM Business Lines in France or outside France as required


  • A Bachelor or Master’s degree (engineering, construction, business management) combined with 15-20 years of relevant working experience is required as well as good knowledge of engineering and international experience

  • Several years’ experience in a Project or Design Management role with a main contractor or engineering firm

  • Fluency in French and English

Competencies and Skills

  • Energy, enthusiasm and determination

  • Strong business development skills

  • Commercially aware and experienced

  • Decisive; holds people accountable to project delivery

  • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing is necessary

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience with end-to-end delivery of large construction projects in leading role

  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work with a geographically dispersed team

  • Ability to build and sustain client relationships and adapt to ever changing client demands

  • Uncompromising standards on Safety and quality

Preferred Qualifications

  • International experience is an asset

  • Experience with leading Design build / EPC / EPCM contracts is an asset

  • Management degree is a plus

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! 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.

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.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10082941

Business Line: Geography OH

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid