AECOM SER IAP LATAM Business Development Lead in Germantown, Maryland

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Position Title SER IAP LATAM Business Development Lead

United States of America - Maryland


Job Summary

As one of the largest engineering, construction, and technical services firms on the planet, AECOM's more than 87,500 employees apply their talent and initiative on projects that reshape and improve the world's infrastructure, manage and modernize vital industries, improve the environment, and serve Government agencies in a variety of roles. Our Southeast Region is a center of excellence for a variety of environmental assessment, investigation, and survey services to Federal, State, and local government agencies; Fortune 500 corporations; International development agencies; and many manufacturing and commercial clients.

AECOM is actively recruiting for a Business Development Lead for work in the area of Impact Assessment and Permitting (IAP) in the Latin America and Caribbean Region (LATAM). This position provides business development support for the Southeast region IAP practice.

The primary work location is negotiable; travel will be required. The successful applicant will join a network of existing AECOM IAP specialists across the US, and will have the resources of more than 3,500 regional staff available to assist in project delivery. This is a part-time variable position, meaning work days and times will be determined on an as-needed basis.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Working closely with the LATAM Environment Business Unit Leader (BUL), SER IAP Regional Practice Leader, and the Americas IAP team to develop and implement business development and marketing strategies that specialize in impact assessment and permitting for international development organizations, industries, and the public sector

  • Maintaining an active and expanding pipeline of opportunities for the SER IAP business line in LATAM

  • Understanding of the entire business development lifecycle, including opportunity identification, capture management, technical solution design, proposal writing, costing, and applicable regulations

  • Supporting and leading the development and capture of client relationships, strategic initiatives, and emerging opportunities in the public sector or LATAM-based authorities with proven relationships with decision makers

  • Developing client relationships with key AECOM clients in international development organizations, LATAM industries, and public sector-based authorities

  • Leading, reviewing, writing winning proposals as a Capture Manager

  • Developing strategic teaming arrangements with potential partners, including small businesses

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in environmental science, environmental engineering, or an earth science-related field

  • 10+ years of experience in providing Environmental Consulting and IAP services in LATAM

  • Specific technical experience/subject matter expertise in the areas of environmental impact assessment and permitting

  • High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently with limited supervision, as well as in a collaborative team environment

  • Excellent communication skills, including both oral and written (writing sample requested)

  • Solid writing and organization skills

  • Good working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications, including MS Word, Excel, and Power Point

  • Candidate must be able to travel

  • Self-motivated, driven, and hard working

  • Existing, mature, and tested Client relationships in LATAM

  • Demonstrated ability to generate new work in LATAM

  • Experience working in a fast-paced consulting environment

  • Strong experience with environmental impact assessment and permitting, including ability to manage projects, interdisciplinary teams, and workload, as well as interface with Clients

  • Familiar with international development organizations, notably including IDB, World Bank, Caribbean Development Bank, USAID, and equivalent

  • Excellent and relevant references

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in relevant field

  • Certification(s) are preferred (e.g., AICP, CEP, PMP, CWB, PWS, PE, etc.)

  • Demonstrated successful and extensive business development, consulting, and proposal/project delivery experience in LATAM

  • Excellent and advanced writing skills

  • Bi-lingual skills are preferred

  • Knowledge of GIS and MSProject preferred

  • Project management experience

  • Proposal management experience

  • Professional certification(s)

  • Established relationships with international development and LATAM customers

  • Ability to develop a successful IAP market practice, resourced for delivery by existing AECOM assets

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program. SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Business Development

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Part-time Variable

Requisition/Vacancy No. 177360BR

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.