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Dr. Robin Sham, CBE

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Expanding mobility options

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Veronica Siranosian

Director, AECOM Ventures

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Job Information

AECOM Manager Strategy & Operations in Los Angeles, California

United States of America - Texas, Austin

Job Summary

AECOM , is seeking a highly talented Manager, Strategy and Operations for the US-West Special Project Group. The Special Projects Group supports the development and execution of the strategic vision for the West Region. Projects range from market strategies and growth initiatives to operational turnarounds and M&A.

In this role you will help advance AECOM’s growth objectives by driving critical strategic initiatives. This position will report to the Vice President of US-West Special Projects. This position requires the ability to manage complex projects, balance multiple responsibilities, and influence key stakeholders.

This role can be virtual or a combination of virtual and office. Location can be anywhere in the domestic United States.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Plan, manage, and execute strategic initiatives

  • Establish well-supported solutions with specific recommendations that enable senior management to make critical decisions

  • Conduct internal and external research and analysis to develop actionable recommendations

  • Assess global markets and develop detailed market insights and strategies

  • Drive the development of regional and business line strategic plans

  • Identify risks to long range strategic plans and develop mitigation strategies

  • Provide strategic input into mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, partnerships and divestitures

  • Build credible subject matter expertise and personal brand across enterprise

  • Present to and influence senior leadership

  • Build relationships and work with Business Development and Operations teams


At AECOM, 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.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

We are proud to be recognized for excellence:

  • Named one of Fortune magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" for the sixth consecutive year

  • Ranked #1 in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 200 Environmental Firms”

  • Ranked #1 in Transportation and General Building in Engineering News-Record ’s 2020 “Top 500 Design Firms”

  • VIQTORY 2020 Military Friendly® Gold Employer

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 8 years of experience in research and analysis, strategic planning, financial analysis, and project management or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

  • An MBA, or equivalent advanced degree, from top tier program.

  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal, leadership, and communications skills.

  • Expertise in research and analysis, strategic planning, financial analysis, and project management.

  • Proven ability to think out of the box and challenge the status quo.

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with drive to take on a leadership role and the accountability and responsibility that comes with it.

  • Prior operational experience in EPC industry is a plus.

  • Background in management consulting, corporate strategy, or investment banking is a plus but not required.

  • Previous experience working for a large, Fortune 500 and/or highly matrixed organization.

  • Position may required up to 10-20% travel at times.

Additional Information:

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • Relocation assistance and/or per diem is not offer for this position.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Management

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 252856BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 N Los Angeles St

Virtual: Yes

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.