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AECOM Manager Water Resources, GTA in Mississauga, Ontario

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.

Job Description

AECOM is actively searching for an exceptional leader to take charge of our dynamic Water Resources group in the Greater Toronto Area (GTA). This role presents a unique blend of hybrid work, allowing you to collaborate with the team in person on a weekly basis, while being situated in one of our prime GTA offices in Mississauga, Whitby or Markham.

Your triumph in this position will be gauged by:

  • Team Cohesion: Nurturing an environment of growth and teamwork, fostering staff retention.

  • Market Success: Securing projects that not only achieve but surpass market sector wins and booking targets.

  • Group Expansion: Leading the expansion and enhancement of the group's capabilities.

As the Water Resources Group Manager, you will:

  • Strategic Leadership: Devise, communicate, and take ownership of a strategic roadmap to elevate AECOM's standing within the Water Resources market sector, with special emphasis on GTA and Ontario.

  • Team Growth: Develop a well-balanced team in alignment with the strategic plan, collaborating with Operation Management to identify key recruits that will fuel growth and support succession planning.

  • Effective Management: Oversee team dynamics, utility, performance evaluations, and timesheet approvals.

  • Business Development: Collaborate with capture managers on critical pursuits while adhering to allocated budget for business development.

  • Strategic Pursuits: Identify and take charge of capturing high-priority and key projects in the GTA's Water Resources sector.

  • Client Relationships: Foster strong relationships with key clients in the sector.

  • Pipeline Accuracy: Ensure precision of the Salesforce pipeline data for Water Resources opportunities within the sector.

  • Prepositioning for Success: Strategically position the team for upcoming prospects to optimize proposal success.

  • Performance Tracking: Monitor group performance indicators through insightful reports to track sales growth, cost management, and achievement of win and booking targets.

  • Networking and Representation: Represent the local market sector within the AECOM network, liaising with internal stakeholders for reporting and business functions.

  • Client Insights: Analyze client trends to shape strategic decisions, supported by feedback surveys.

  • Client Engagement: Cultivate and maintain strong client relationships, while coordinating team participation in relevant conferences and sponsorship opportunities.

  • Project Leadership: Act as both a project manager and mentor, guiding potential young project managers.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Expertise and Experience: Hold a Bachelor's degree in Water Resources, Civil Engineering, or related field + 8 years of water resources project involvement in Ontario.

  • Client Relationships: Possess established client connections within GTA.

  • Team Management: Demonstrate prior experience in managing teams.

  • Professional Certification: Registered as a P. Eng. in Ontario.

  • Regulatory Understanding: Familiarity with water resources policies and practices in Ontario.

  • Project Management: Display interest and competence in taking on Project Management responsibilities, encompassing schedule, budget control, client interactions, and proposal composition.

  • Proposal Aptitude: Skilled in crafting proposals, including scoping work, time task breakdowns, and technical content.

  • Technical Proficiency: Excel in computer skills, particularly in advanced GIS, Word, and Excel applications.

  • Mobility: Hold a valid driver's license.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Extensive Expertise: More than 10 years of in-depth water resources experience.

  • Diverse Experience: Exposure to design and construction related to transportation/transit infrastructure, stormwater, erosion control, and slope stability projects is an added advantage.

  • Technical Mastery: Proficiency in cost estimation, tender packages preparation, and contract administration.

  • Collaboration Skills: Thrive in teamwork, boasting quick learning, effective communication, and strong interpersonal capabilities.

  • Organization and Communication: Possess excellent organizational and communication skills.

Additional Information

  • Sponsorship for Canadian employment authorization is not available for this position.


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 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: J10095048

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Canada

Career Area: Engineering

Work Location Model: Hybrid