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Job Information

AECOM Senior Project Manager/NW Aviation Lead in Seattle, Washington

United States of America - Washington, Seattle

Job Summary

Aecom West Aviation is currently looking for a Senior Project Manager/ NW Aviation Lead:

The Transportation Business Line is actively seeking a Senior Project Manager/Aviation Lead for the Seattle/NW Region Airports. The Senior Project Manager will report to Aviation Division Lead. The role will appeal to someone who is highly motivated to develop and drive a successful business development in the Region. We offer a dynamic work environment and a culture that is direct, supportive, and flexible. Supporting the Transportation Business Line in the Aviation Market Sector, this role will offer an excellent opportunity for development and collaboration with clients, elected officials, industry associations, technical leaders, and project specialists.

Aviation Lead responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for driving the growth, strategy and sale of AECOM’s services to the Aviation sector, to include key strategic customers and partners in the NW Region.

  • Works with the other business lines and market sector leaders in the region to ensure strategic business growth;

  • Builds strong relationships and interacts with clients, teaming partners, industry groups and stakeholders linked to the Aviation industry, serving as an ambassador for AECOM;

  • Drawing on technical expertise, directs the development of capture plans that conform to the business development strategy and technical capabilities;

  • Defines and mitigates risks and commercial terms during the pursuit process. Negotiates favorably contract terms and conditions, manages achievement of sales goals, gross margin, backlog, and other financial and business goals;

  • Key Performance Indicators: Sales, NSR bookings, book-to-burn, backlog growth, gross margin, market share, BD ROI, client satisfaction, industry leadership.

Project Manager duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Act as owner’s representative with the design team, the contractor and stakeholders from project inception thru project completion

  • Develop and manage scope, schedule and budget to meet project goals and objectives

  • Manage multiple small to medium-sized projects and ensure on-schedule completion within or below budget in accordance with contractual obligations

  • Manage progress of design and review of plans, including stakeholder coordination, phasing and permitting by Authorities having Jurisdiction.

  • Perform quality assurance check of consultant’s documents.

  • Prepare front end contract requirements for public bidding, evaluate contractors Bid and prepare recommendations for contract award.

  • Negotiate changes to the scope of work with the contractors

  • Participate in negotiations with regulatory agencies.

  • Establish project requirements for all areas of the project, and monitor the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria

  • Plan, direct, supervise, and control the execution of all technical, fiscal, and administrative functions during all phases of the project i.e. inception through Close-out

  • Review and approve various project invoices.

  • Work with management to devise and execute action plans to rectify potential cost overruns or delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work

  • Promote excellence on the project through application of Quality Assurance processes

  • Promote a Safety-First approach in all matters and zero approach to accidents on projects.

  • Monitor and report to management on the project progress, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule

Minimum Requirements

Bachelor Degree in Engineering + 8 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exceptional business development and client care skills and keen business acumen coupled with strong business development experience and solid technical skills in transportation projects developed within a professional services environment, with consulting engineering experience;

  • Strong client relationships in the industry; proven industry leader

  • Strong leadership and group management experience and skills;

  • Outstanding communication, interpersonal and relationship building skills with a dedication to developing lasting client partnerships (internally and externally);

  • An energetic and enthusiastic coach and mentor driven by diverse and challenging projects, with an ability to recognize and develop talent;

  • A trusted advisor and highly regarded leader who can garner client confidence;

  • Proven strengths in developing, executing and achieving strategic and operational plans in a team environment;

  • Experience in Design-Build project development and delivery would be an asset

  • 15 plus years of Aviation Project experience.

  • Experience with project’s value of more than $10 million is preferred

  • Professional registration is preferred within 12 months of hire.

  • Thorough knowledge of industry practices and regulations

  • Knowledgeable of current technology and its effective use on the project

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 Engineering - Transportation

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 241685BR

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.