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AECOM Program Manager – Federal Programs (Defense Facilities) in Boston, Massachusetts

United States of America - Massachusetts, Boston

Job Summary

AECOM has an excellent career opportunity for a creative, highly talented Program Manager for immediate employment in our Boston, MA location which serves as our home office to support national defense-related programs throughout the US and internationally. In this role the successful candidate will apply their experience towards supporting the US Army Corps of Engineers for Government Missile Defense Agency Programs and other high-profile clients. We help shape the world around us — from complex building designs such as radar and tactical support facilities, administrative, operation and maintenance facilities to large campus style projects.

The candidate will manage programs with multiple project(s) with aggregate contract value up to $30 to 90M contract value. Typical projects are up to $15M contract value and $5M annual gross revenue. Manage and lead all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools. May include management of other Project Manager small to large teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors. Team Program Managers and Project Managers will act as the primary point of contact with the client and with full responsibility for project delivery.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Supporting the Federal Projects Lead in the Boston office in the development of proposals for new work

  • Supporting Federal Projects Lead in the Boston office on financials on future growth opportunities

  • Managing programs with aggregate contract value up to $30 to 90M contract value in support of U.S. Government Missile Defense Agency Programs

  • Planning, directing and supervising all operations included in large-sized projects/programs with moderate risk and technical complexity

  • Management and direction/oversight of all technical, financial and client satisfaction areas using consistent processes and tools

  • May include managing diverse teams across business lines, in remote locations and/or management of subcontractors

  • Travel required for durations typically up to one week to locations worldwide (e.g., Alaska, Greenland, Hawaii, Poland, Qatar, and Saudi Arabia)

  • Participating in building and maintaining positive relationships with internal and JV partners as well as external client and stakeholder partners

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Architecture

  • Professional Engineer (PE) license, Registered Architect (AIA) with NCARB Council Certification (or ability to earn Certificate within one year)

  • 10+ years of work experience in engineering or architecture with 5 years of relevant project management experience

  • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with solid writing and verbal communication skills

  • Experience in developing design reports, drawings, and specifications

  • Proficient in MS Suite, SharePoint (or similar collaboration tools) and remote communications applications such as Teams, Zoom, etc.

  • Experience in managing subcontractors

  • Experience in services during construction, including answering RFI’s and reviewing submittals

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience managing projects for the US Army Corps of Engineers with knowledge of UFC Standards, ProjNet, and project controls (scheduling and cost/budget management)

  • Security Clearance (or ability to obtain)

  • Basic familiarity with AutoCAD, BIM, etc.

  • Project Management Professional (PMP), or related qualification

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 Program and Project Management

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 250596BR

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.