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AECOM VP, California Growth Leader - Cities in Los Angeles, California

Job Summary

The U.S. West region is actively looking for a creative and strategic thinking leader to join our team in California. We are looking to fill two leadership positions, one in Southern California and another in Northern California.

Reporting to our Chief Growth Officer, the VP - Cities Lead is responsible for developing growth strategies including:

  • Positioning AECOM within the California infrastructure marketplace.

  • Growing and maintaining relationships with key clients and partners, both in the public and private sectors.

  • Interacting with governments and public agencies at the federal, state and municipal levels, demonstration of the power of collaboration between our business lines

  • Growth across all infrastructure sectors in the State, coordinating with activities in other West region urban regions

  • Raise the profile of AECOM as a full service provider across all business lines

  • In developing strategies for growth, work closely with key regional leaders, including the Regional Business Line Leaders

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Works independently to direct, establish, maintain and plan the overall policies and goals for the major accounts in the area.

  • Responsible for developing and guiding new proposal opportunities that will ensure sustained profit growth within the business unit.

  • May direct the activities of employees dedicated to attaining large contracts or business of significant financial impact.

  • Has extensive knowledge of the business to support cross-discipline, business line, and region collaboration.

  • Previous experience with proposal development, including qualifications and cost.

  • The key performance measurement for the position is higher success levels on key pursuits, accomplished by demonstrating AECOM’s commitment to thought leadership and providing solutions in the areas of highest interest to large cities/urban regions. This will include earlier and improved positioning, and marshalling solutions that cross all business lines.

Minimum Requirements

  • Twelve (12) years of related experience in a consulting services environment with a focus on growth and project management.

  • Four (4) years of leadership experience.

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering or a related field of study.

  • California Licensed PE or AIA (OAA in Canada), or ability to obtain one of these certifications within one (1) year after starting the role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior public/owner's side experience.

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 Business Development

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 259588BR

Additional Locations US - Los Angeles, CA - 300 S Grand Ave

Virtual: No

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.