AECOM Business Development Lead in Charlotte, North Carolina

United States of America - North Carolina, Charlotte

Job Summary

AECOM's National Water Business Line is actively seeking a highly talented thought leader with managerial and technical skills in flood risk management and resilience building to serve as the North American lead for our Flood Risk and Resiliency Practice. Anticipated focus may be in the following areas: flood risk management, emergency management, land use and building code standards, sea level rise / climate change adaptation strategies, natural resource and habitat restoration, floodplain management, change management, and business continuity. This position is multi-disciplinary and involves significant coordination among AECOM's resources. This senior-level position is responsible for developing and leading elements of AECOM's National Water Business Line as well as supporting the corporate vision & mission, including developing & coordinating the necessary technical resources to grow a broad-based flood risk management and resiliency practice that includes consulting and engineering services.

This is a Charlotte, NC based position, however, the physical location of this position is flexible based on candidate qualifications.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in related field

  • 10+ years of experience in municipal, civil engineering consulting, or engineering management companies

  • Previous and on-going successful client relationships with major clients

  • Previous experience with regional River Authorities, local communities, states and Federal government with respect to flood hazard identification, including urban flooding and stormwater management, disaster response and disaster recovery activities. High-profile significant duration participation in water community activities

  • Deep knowledge of FEMA’s programs pre-disaster, disaster response, and disaster recovery protocols

  • Ability to travel as required.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

  • Due to the nature of this work, U.S. citizenship is required

  • Due to the nature of this work, qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test

Preferred Qualifications

  • 15+ years of experience in flood and disaster related experience

  • Professional Engineers license

  • CFM

  • PMP

  • FEMA Badge

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 Business Development

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200585BR

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.