Program Controls Director - Military veterans preferred

2020-05-21
AECOM (www.aecom.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Chicago
Illinois
United States

United States of America - , Chicago

Job Summary

AECOM is hiring a Program Controls Director for our Program Management/Construction Management Group in Chicago, IL, to become a key member of the Program Management team executing major capital programs.

Large programs require the management, coordination and integration of multiple, concurrent assignments. From concept through completion, we provide necessary technical and administrative services to help our clients meet their program objectives. We act as an extension of our clients’ staff, protecting their interests as our own. As an industry leader in program management services for large capital programs, we oversee activities ranging from planning, coordination, scheduling and cost control, to design, construction and commissioning. We specialize in serving both public and private clients with extensive expertise in community infrastructure, including facilities for education, healthcare, national governments, sports and leisure, transportation, water and public gathering venues.

Typical Responsibilities:

  • Possesses proven knowledge in Project and Program Controls Management.

  • Experience leading efforts managing budgets, financial commitments, cash flows and cost related data on programs.

  • Willing to assume mentoring and training role and works within Company guidelines to establish appropriate department programs to support the process.

  • Serves when called upon as a key participant in client negotiations.

  • Leads the preparation of accurate budgets and insures that all project participants are aware of their budgetary needs and constraints.

  • understanding of schedule management, critical path analysis, resource loading and leveling.

  • Assists the Project Manager in the management of funds and funds reporting.

  • Oversees aspects of the project change management program.

  • Oversees the document and information management functions and program reporting.

  • Supports client organization with contract management and procurement functions.

  • Ability to identify trends (leading and lagging indicators) that speak to the health of a project or program and provide input as to corrective actions necessary to put the project(s) back on track. These could be cost performance and schedule performance indices.

Minimum Requirements

Bachelors Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Accounting, Finance Management or related field and 12 years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 4 years of leadership roles managing staff and delivering results.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience preparing business process workflows, plans and detailed operating procedures for all project activities related to program/project finances, contracts, invoicing, schedule and budget management

  • Previous experience leading efforts to prepare scheduling and cost accounting reports for presentation during special meetings regular project review meetings

  • Ability to review cost data and identify and acquire information needed to accurately interface between systems supporting the organization or specialty areas

  • Perform data analysis, identify problems and make recommendations

  • Manage support team members and resources for estimating, scheduling and document controls

  • Oversee the operation and reporting through the Management Information Systems database and/or spreadsheets. Experience deploying Management Information Systems considered a plus.

  • Ability to lead efforts on reporting tools and systems to monitor data deviation to support management recommendations of corrective action for executive management consideration

  • Experience reviewing and consolidation budgetary and financial reports

  • Ability to engage and collaborate with client’s internal departments for functions such as accounting, finance, procurement, and risk management.

  • Experience overseeing diversity and minority inclusion financial reports is considered a plus.

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 PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 234100BR

Additional Locations US - Chicago, IL - 10510 W Zemke Rd

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.