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AECOM Executive Director - Major Pursuits in Greenwood Village, Colorado

United States of America - New York, New York City

Job Summary

The Executive Director role will focus on providing executive-level leadership and strategic direction. This key position is designed to develop market share and build top-line revenue for AECOM.

In addition to leading the initiatives that drive response, this role requires extensive relationship-building skills and strategies that work both within and beyond the Business Line, including developing relationships with leaders that span the geographies and business lines.

The Executive Director is a critical executive leadership role with the ability to attract projects and people to AECOM.


  • Lead the business development and marketing portion of the strategic plan

  • Drive the growth of major pursuits across the operations

  • Promote teamwork, maintain positive morale, and instill a creative culture within the practice

  • Collaborate and develop an integrated approach across all business lines

  • Work with Regional Business Line Executive to lead client business development relationships and activities

  • Develop the practice by taking the lead on strategies, major proposals, and interviews

  • Understand capability gaps, identify key hires, and build a multi-disciplinary team

  • Contribute as a leader to the technical practice network

  • Serve as an ambassador and the business line and the broader AECOM business

Minimum Requirements

  • 20 or more years of relevant experience

  • Bachelor's degree

  • Strong engineering business development background

  • Capture manager on mega/major pursuits (10 million gross margin / gross revenue $50 million) for the last 5 years

  • Strong understanding of the marketplace

  • Must possess the ability to work multiple markets or business lines

  • Must have the ability to work collaboratively with various market leaders and regional executives in a matrix organization

  • Must have the ability to develop and execute winning strategies for mega programs

  • Develop strategic initiatives in emerging markets

  • Must have the ability and desire to work with and mentor key employees – helping them build their careers

  • Needs extreme flexibility to travel

  • Must be active in associations within the various engineering markets

  • Must have good strategic writing and communication skills

  • Be able to continue the winning proposals track record of 60% for major pursuits

Preferred Qualifications

  • Being an engineer is a plus

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 Geography OH

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 215005BR

Additional Locations US - Arlington, VA - 3101 Wilson Blvd, US - Dallas, TX - 13355 Noel Road, US - Greenwood Village, CO - 6200 South Quebec Street, US - Los Angeles, CA - 1999 Avenue of the Stars

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.

EOE including Disability/Protected Veterans
Accessibility/Reasonable Accommodations