Project Delivery Lead - B+P South - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Los Angeles
United States

United States of America - California, Los Angeles

Job Summary

The Buildings and Places (B+P) Business Unit is searching for a creative and highly talented Project Delivery Lead (PDL). The PDL will report directly to the Director of Operations (DOO), and will be responsible for overseeing a portfolio of project managers and projects in B+P. The ideal candidate will grow the commercial acumen project delivery and project management capabilities of the teams, and act as a project performance analyst supporting the DOO in project delivery, risk management, commercial terms evaluation, and budgeting and forecasting.

Primary responsibilities for this role include:

  • Support the DOO in the day-to-day operation of the sub-business unit, including project delivery performance, pricing strategies, risk management, forecasting and budgeting, and performance reporting

  • Provide interpretation of monthly performance figures to support the business line in overall sub-business unit management and the project managers to resolve project issues and improve project performance

  • Direct, support and supervise project management staff to ensure timely, effective, and efficient performance of project managers’ responsibilities

  • Identify and help to close capability gaps among project management staff, providing valuable team management and talent development support to foster career growth and required skills of project managers

  • In coordination with the practice disciplines, assign projects and pursuit efforts to project managers within the sub-BU

  • Manage and review individual performance of project managers within the business line.

  • Evaluate project management compliance with; risk management policies, project procedures and PM requirements including AECOM and Industry best practices.

  • Review and approve proposal and project scopes, schedules, and budgets

  • Assist in developing and reviewing proposal pricing to support sub-BU objectives and individual bid pricing strategies and support the client service/business development staff on key pursuits (e.g., evaluation of terms and conditions, commercial risk, and competitive advantage)

  • Promote risk management practice within the project management function and develop PM risk competencies, including a strong contractual understanding among project managers of how AECOM manages project procedures, risk and contingencies

  • Conduct regular project review meetings with project managers to monitor project-level performance, budget, schedule, risk, and quality management

  • Drive consistent project management best practice and project delivery procedures in alignment with AECOM project delivery requirements

  • Lead and be accountable for the required monthly project management processes including EACs and project reviews

  • Serve as a project manager for a sub-set of projects within the sub-BU, managing scope, schedule, budget, quality and risk in compliance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 12 years of related experience including 4 years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications

  • N/A

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 206664BR

Clearance Required 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.