AVP - Senior Program Manager Disaster Recovery Services - Military veterans preferred

AECOM (www.aecom.com)


  full-time   employee

Arlington - Va
United States

United States of America - Virginia, Arlington - VA

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an AVP, Senior Program Manager, Disaster Recovery Services in our Germantown, MD office. The ideal candidate will be a leader in the implementation of hazard identification, mitigation and recovery services for AECOM, to include the cultivating of opportunities with current and potential clients, and delivery of services upon award. They are also expected to lead components of the various processes in between. The AVP, Senior Program Manager will have a working to expert understanding of Federal programs and key state initiatives, meaning they understand the related policies and procedures to design, implement, both, mitigation and recovery programs. With an increasing probability and impact of hazards year-over-year, the selected candidate is expected to remain apprised of sector factors that will impact the offer and delivery of these services – for example, attend conferences, participate in panel discussions or similar industry activities as a brand representative for AECOM. The ideal candidate will be able to provide examples of experience where they have delivered the aforementioned services across a number of disasters either CONUS or OCUNUS in the last 8 years.

AECOM holds vast experience across the entire mitigation and recovery lifecycles and actively provides services across the spectrum, thus the candidate’s ability to provide advisory support to company leadership evaluating opportunities, while simultaneously engaging in the delivery of services will be vital to their success. It is expected that the selected candidate will reside in the Mid-Atlantic or Southeastern United States, with the ability to travel as needed in the pursuit of opportunities or relocate temporarily for delivery of an awarded contract. Note, for purposes of considering this position, the expectation is that project related relocation would be confined to the Mid-Atlantic or Southeastern United States, CONUS or Caribbean.

Additional details for delivery of mitigation and recovery related services include:

  • Contributes to business development activities that can include strategy and opportunity development, positioning, teaming and proposal development (i.e. content and message development NOT format and production);

  • Transitions throughout the project lifecycle from coordinating subordinates to facilitating peers or advising leadership;

  • Leads project delivery in coordination with functional leadership and project team members as needed for both project management or construction management programs.

  • Within individual's area of responsibility, consistently identifies potential project problems or opportunities in a proactive manner, analyzes the issues using all appropriate resources, develops alternatives and arrives at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.

  • Maintains a record of successfully managing project resources for internal and external ROIs.

Minimum Requirements

  • BA/BS + 10 years of relevant experience

  • 2 years of leadership experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15 years relevant experience in lieu of degree

  • Proven experience as a Project Manager or Deputy on multi-million-dollar disaster-related programs or projects.

  • Certified Project Manager

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. 233591BR

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.