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We believe infrastructure creates opportunity 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.
The Program Controls Director for New York Metro reports to local leadership and is responsible for the management, operations and continually improvement of the delivery of all aspects of Program Controls on future large programs. A successful Program Controls Manager is the right-hand person for the Program Manager, the ‘go to person’ for any information on the state of the delivery of a program and a critical team member.
+ Establishes and maintains a Program Controls system monitoring and reporting Scope, Schedule, Cost, Risk and Documentation progress against an agreed Baseline.
+ Manages and oversees the Change Management process (controlling updates to the Baseline) in concert with appropriate governance and interfaces with all other areas of the program esp. technical changes from engineering and commercial changes from procurement and contracting.
+ Ensures the timely operation of the required reporting systems both client facing and for AECOM operational management.
+ Advises the Program Manager on the status of program delivery, proposing any actions required both in terms of improvements required and best practice that can be applied elsewhere or more widely in the program.
+ Manages the Program Controls team consisting of 2 dozen individuals fulfilling Project Controls, Scheduling, Cost, Risk, Document Controls and Reporting functions.
+ Collaborates with the AECOM Controls community of practice comprised of professionals across the firm experienced in and engaged in Controls services
+ BA/BS in Engineering, Business, Construction Management or Quantity Surveying plus 12 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 4 years of leadership experience.
+ Possesses proven knowledge and expertise in Project and Program Controls Management
+ Experience delivering large scale projects or programs of work
+ Excellent client interfacing skills.
+ Solid knowledge of all aspects of program controls (schedule management, critical path analysis, resource loading and leveling, cost, risk, reporting and change control etc).
+ Responsible for staffing decisions to meet program/project objectives and seeks appropriate talent through prescribed Company processes and procedures.
+ Experience leading efforts managing budgets, financial commitments, cash flows and cost related data on complex programs
+ Commercial awareness re: supply chain engagement and contracting mechanisms
+ 15 years of relevant experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education, including 4 years of leadership experience.
+ Demonstrated capability to implement a Programmatic Controls system applicable to AECOM’s client services, including programs of high complexity.
+ Able to lead and manage Controls teams through all phases of planning, mobilization, execution, and closeout consistent with established delivery processes to meet the scope, schedule, budget, quality and other specified requirements stated in the contract.
+ Has a demonstrated understanding and application of the knowledge and skills required of Controls managers; a demonstrated understanding and application of business development and program/project delivery processes; a demonstrated understanding of the scope and workings of best practice program/project Controls management frameworks; and is familiar with most of the technologies and delivery methods underpinning the solutions being delivered within capital programs.
+ Understands how Controls impact the firm’s performance and attainment of client’s business objectives.
+ Experience with one or more of New York Metro’s major client organizations (i.e. MTA, PANYNJ, etc.)
+ Experience with heavy civil / infrastructure work (i.e. tunneling or rail) and / or experience with large building programs (i.e. jails or schools)
+ Due to the nature of work, US Citizenship is required.
+ AECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D and disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absence, retirement benefits, voluntary benefits, perks, wellness and global well-being, and global EAP, Business Travel and Service Awards programs.
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
**Business Line:** Geography OH
**Business Group:** DCS
**Strategic Business Unit:** Global Business Lines
**Career Area:** Program & Project Management
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