Technical Practice Network Team Lead - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

Taguig City

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a technical Practice Network Team Lead to be based in Manila, Philippines

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunities for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise, and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment, and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description:

This role will lead the TPN Technical Training Team in its daily operations while being the primary liaison person of the Manila Marketing & Communications team for the technical practice group regarding external and internal training accreditation of AECOM. The Technical Training Specialist will plan, schedule, execute, and monitor technical training from accreditation up to analysis to ensure that business lines will get the proper training needed for their roles.

  • Train and assist AECOM staff in creating learning pathways in AECOM University

  • Work with technical practice leaders and the AECOM University team to structure, accredit, and schedule courses.

  • Assist in publicizing course information and recruiting instructors and students.

  • Serve as the primary AECOM contact for outside vendor training programs such as ASCE, RedVector, and Schneider Electric. Work with other training leads in negotiating the annual contracts with these vendors. Work with the AECOM University team to ensure that courses are integrated properly with AECOM University via APIs or other appropriate methods. Troubleshoot user access issues.

  • Work with external vendors and internal technical experts where necessary in selecting and making globally appropriate technical training from offerings provided by vendors available to technical staff

  • Serve as the primary AECOM contact for internal technical training and accreditation questions.

  • Create guides and provide virtual training on technical training platforms and resources available to AECOM staff. This includes vendor-provided training.

  • Serve as a global administrator and act as SME for AECOM University, helping technical staff with concerns and requests in AECOM University.

  • Work with primary company IACET lead in establishing internal accreditation procedures with complex approval workflows.

  • Recruit and train appropriate technical staff to serve as internal accreditation reviewers

  • Establish database procedures for maintaining accreditation records

  • Work with course instructors to provide the information required for accrediting organization auditing processes

  • Work with course instructors to update course procedures and documentation when required

  • Communicate with stakeholders and key contacts, including external clients when technical training is provided by AECOM for external clients.

  • Work with technical staff to schedule and support technical vendor webinars; ensure vendor webinar follows internal guidelines and requirements.

  • Host webinars for Virtual Instruction Led Training Sessions as requested

  • Train appropriate internal staff on hosting webinars for VILT Sessions

  • Train staff and support staff as needed in generating attendance reports for VILT sessions and updating completions as needed.

  • Modify and create programs, curriculum, Web-Based Training, Instructor-Led Trainings, learning pathways, and learning paths in Learning Management System. Troubleshoot concerns in LMS.

  • Generate reports in AECOM University for status completions, course completions, learning hours, and user completions as requested by stakeholders.

  • Identify and analyze complex issues and recommend solutions or alternatives.

  • Act as – first-level escalation point for questions and issue resolutions ensuring issues are addressed in a timely manner Responsible for escalating the issues further as and when necessary.

  • Provide regular performance and operational progress reports to managers to ensure issues are being flagged in a timely manner and ensure performance/operational gaps are addressed.

  • Responsible for the implementation of the team’s business continuity plan.

  • Recommends resource planning solutions for changing resource loading and work volumes.

  • Sets performance and behavioral expectations. Conducts regular review, provides feedback and coaching, and other developmental, training and learning opportunity plans to ensure the success of the individuals within the team.

  • Lead short-term projects and supports medium to long-term projects and contribute to long-term initiatives planning.

  • Develop strong stakeholder relationship by ensuring escalations are managed effectively and proactively and elevating it further as and when necessary.

  • Ensure team compliance to and delivery of service level agreements, policies, and procedures as agreed with the Manager.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any program or diploma course

  • At least 1-2 years of work experience in leading a team

  • 8-10 years of relevant professional experience in strategic training, curriculum development and design, project management, vendor relations, and learning implementation

  • Experience working in outsourcing, shared services, or similar model

  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office tools

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively communicate and collaborate with various internal and external customers globally. Ability to use tact and discretion in delivering critical and sensitive information to peers, stakeholders, and direct reports. (Communication)

  • Ability to maintain a high level of collaboration among multiple internal and external stakeholders to effectively arrive at solutions and develop initiatives. (Collaboration)

  • Ability to identify and resolve varied and complex issues by applying best practices and technical expertise and has the ability to recommend solutions for recurring and unique scenarios. (Problem Solving)

  • Ability to supervise and manage the day-to-day work assignments, deliverables, and operational requirements aligned with the functional goals and objectives. (Operational Management)

  • Ability to clearly define objectives and set targets for the team that are consistent with and compliant with service delivery agreements, key performance indicators, and policies. (Planning and Organizing)

  • Ability to gather, integrate, validate, and analyze relevant data to develop resolutions, findings, and recommendations. (Analytical Thinking)

  • Ability to monitor and measure progress and effectively drive individual and team results that supports the overall goal of the team. Ability to provide regular feedback, guidance, and support to direct reports to achieve desired performance and output. (Results Oriented)

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Marketing

Business Line Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Philippines

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260580BR

Virtual: Yes

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.