1+ months

Transportation Aviation Division Manager

Chicago, IL 60602

United States of America - Colorado, Greenwood Village

Job Summary

Job Description:

  • Performs various management, leadership, and people accountability responsibilities for a specific technical group or department.

  • Has full responsibility for interpreting, organizing, executing, and coordinating technical assignments.

  • Generally requires multi-disciplinary knowledge of aviation engineering, planning and/or program management.

  • Maintains liaison with individuals inside and outside of the organization.

  • Responsible for acting independently on technical matters pertaining to the field. Work at this level usually requires extensive progressive experience.

  • Works under minimal supervision. Supervision received is essentially administrative with assignments given in terms of broad general objectives and limits.

  • Performs various management, financial responsibilities, leadership, and personnel accountability for a specific technical group or department.

Job Summary:

AECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented industry leader recognized by key aviation clients to oversee our Central Region Aviation Division. This position includes occasional travel to our offices and client sites around the world.

AECOM is proud to provide our employees with exciting, challenging projects.The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensures unflinching client focus. The successful candidate will demonstrate broad client insight, ensure a client driven culture, and spearhead and support market-focused solutions.

  • Ensures industry leadership. Cultivates best in class professional expertise, supports continuous professional development culture, champions differentiated, integrated client solutions, and builds on AECOMs reputation as an industry leader.

  • Strategic thinker. Demonstrates keen strategic market insight, shapes organizational strategy to achieve long-term enterprise goals, influences market dynamics to favorably position AECOM, and skillfully navigates rapidly-changing business climates.

  • Builds broad and varied networks within the aviation industry and uses the full range of available communication media to inspire and engage others.

  • Provide continuous effort to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide quality, seamless client service

  • Demonstrates empathy, understanding and active listening skills, elicits feedback and encourages others to speak up.

  • Builds a high performance organization and is a champion of change and expansion.

  • Meet with clients to identify future opportunities and drive the backlog of the business.

  • Responsible for the financial execution of the P&L for the Division.

  • Regularly evaluates the efficiency of the business and implement improvements to promote profitability within the Aviation Division. Candidate will provide operational support to the Director of Operations and Regional Business Line Leader (RBLL) and act as a conduit for the Aviation Division in relation to financial performance, monitoring and reporting, delivery excellence, health and safety and risk management. This position is a member of our Transportation Leadership Team.

  • You will work directly with our Regional Aviation Market Sector Leader (MSL) to achieve their performance targets for sales and bookings and to set strategic direction for the group.

  • Write proposals and prepare scopes/fee estimates for new work.

  • Participate in marketing, prepositioning, selling, pre-bids and bid openings

  • Use word processing, spreadsheet, database, and scheduling software applications to prepare correspondence, reports, schedule, and other documents related to projects and internal operations.

  • Seek, train, hire and manage aviation staff throughout the region.

  • Perform related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

BA/BS + 12 YORE or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 4 years of leadership

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related field

  • 12 + years experience as a project manager or related field

  • 4 + years of people management or business leadership

  • Licensed Professional Engineer within the US

  • Possession of a valid drivers license, preferred but not required

  • Regional Management Experience a plus but not required

Knowledge of:

  • Business skills: Contracts, Gross Margin, EBITA and Cash Collection

  • Reading and writing English communication skills

  • Understanding of airport and airline operations

  • Knowledge of FAA Regulations

  • Other regulatory requirements specific to airport development

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 persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229881BR

Additional Locations US - Chicago, IL - 1 S Wacker Dr, US - Cincinnati, OH, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Des Moines, IA - 500 SW 7th St, US - Grand Rapids, MI - 3950 Sparks Drive SE, US - Houston, TX - 19219 Katy Freeway, US - Indianapolis, IN - One Indiana Square

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.


Posted: 2019-11-25 Expires: 2020-03-26

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