AECOM Senior Transportation Leader in Seattle, Washington

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Senior Transportation Leader

United States of America - Washington


Job Summary

The Transportation Business and the Pacific Region of AECOM are actively seeking a Senior Transportation Leader for the Seattle Area and Pacific Northwest. The position will report to the Regional Business Leader for the Pacific Northwest and will work in a matrix organization, with local transportation and operations staff, regional leadership, and national transportation business line executives to position AECOM for new work with major clients in the Pacific Northwest.

This Leader is the external face of AECOM in the community and will lead a team of outstanding professionals in the growth of the transportation business and beyond.

The primary focus of the role includes:

  • Dual role as Seattle Area Metro Manager who will develop and implement a comprehensive Civic Engagement plan across multiple disciplines

  • Engaging with leaders of the key transportation system owners

  • Developing business strategies and tactics to increase market share

  • Oversee project managers in the performance and delivery of their projects

  • Hiring staff to support the growth of the organization

  • Engaging with elected officials

  • Representing AECOM as the external face of the organization in Seattle

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Urban Planning, Civil Engineering, Business Administration or related discipline

  • 10+ years of experience in organizational development and leadership, project management, client service management, or business development activities for large scale transportation clients and/or projects

  • Proven track record with large client account management, project pursuit execution, and engineering/technical sales

  • Experience in client prepositioning activities, team (internal and external partners) and proposal development, and execution of selection interviews

  • Familiarity with local and federal funding and project development requirements

  • Team-oriented individual that can work with operations, project and marketing staff of all levels

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite

  • Valid Driver’s License required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Graduate degree in Government or Business Administration, Urban Planning, Engineering, Architecture, or related discipline

  • 15+ years of experience in organizational development and leadership, project management, client service management, or business development activities for large scale transportation clients and/or projects

  • Track record of increasing market share in the transportation sector

  • Recognized business development/client management leader

  • Recognized leader in developing and nurturing relationships with key clients

  • Recognized leader in professional organizations

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

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Job Category Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186467BR

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.