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AECOM Program Manager, Benefits - Medina Region in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Summary

At AECOM, we’re united by a common purpose of delivering a better world.

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.

For a program to deliver value, AECOM recognises that it is important that benefits are defined, measured and actively managed. As a result, we are currently looking for a Program Manager, Benefits to join our Global Program Management Team, leading on some of the most complex programs globally.

Initially, the Program Manager, Benefits will be deployed on to a major high-profile program located in Saudi Arabia.


The core responsibilities of the Benefits Manager are to define program benefits and ensure these benefits are realised. This includes the following activities:

  • Work with the client and key stakeholders to define benefits and dis-benefits of the program. Work with relevant AECOM subject matter experts as and when required, such as Sustainability and CSR, to define measurable outcomes for identified benefits.

  • Work with the client and key stakeholders to identify commitments made, for example, funding tied to inclusion of local business or workforce, and incorporate those into the benefits and weight them appropriately to ensure they are factored into decisions to support achievement of commitments.

  • Incorporate benefits into program performance management system to ensure that benefits are appropriately factored into decisions and measured in performance

  • Use AECOM’s Commitment and Benefits Tracking tool to track and report benefits achievement across the entire program portfolio.

  • Work closely with Change and Risk Managers and senior leaders to incorporate benefits into decision making process when evaluating changes and risks to the program.

  • Work with Program Communications to develop a mechanism to celebrate progress toward and achievement of benefits and commitments.

Minimum Requirements

  • The Program Manager, Benefits will have prior experience of benefits management on complex programs

  • Strong networking and influencing skills

  • Particularly skilled in change management

Please Note: This role is in a remote location.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant discipline

  • PMP, APM or equivalent membership of a recognized professional institution preferred

  • Membership of a Chartered Institution (MICE/ MCIOB/ MRICS) is beneficial but not essential

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Saudi Arabia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 259810BR

Clearance Required No

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.