AECOM Global IT Project Manager (Based out of any AECOM office location) in Los Angeles, California

Business Line AECOM Corporate

Position Title Global IT Project Manager (Based out of any AECOM office location)

United States of America - California

Los Angeles

Job Summary

This is a Global IT Project Manager role with responsibility and accountability for leading AECOM’s digital transformation efforts in implementing multiple IT project initiatives.

This position can be based out of any AECOM office location in the US.

Role Description

The Global Project Manager will work across multiple business areas, corporate communications, and an outsourced IT provider to manage both IT and business deliverables. He or she directs, manages, plans and administers the operational and administrative activities of Information Technology and Business project teams which are assigned to a related set of large and complex projects, following the defined processes of the AECOM Program Management Office (PMO). The PM also assists with the management and provisioning of all hardware, software, and services required for the projects. The selected candidate forms strong relationships with the technical SME, IT and business stakeholders while partnering to resolve project related issues and reporting regularly to senior management on project progress and milestones. The candidate can facilitate efficient and effective status meetings and escalates issues and concerns appropriately. Effective business communication planning and execution is a must.

The PM will possess excellent technical project management skills required to manage the creation and day-to-day execution of the project plan utilizing critical path analysis and effective response to delays and setbacks. Critical thinking and technical background preferred.

Job Functions

  • Responsible and accountable for delivering large projects on-time, on budget, and meeting functional and quality specifications.

  • Forecasts, manages, and reports on project financials, planned vs actual project schedule, and resource utilization.

  • Identifies resources needed to complete work and collaborates with resource manager(s) to assemble appropriate skills/teams.

  • Manages issues, risks, and changes using appropriate and agreed upon processes and tools established within the AECOM PMO.

  • Provides weekly status reports and can communicate to executive leadership.


  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple tasks at various stages of completion.

  • Strong facilitation skills; communicates effectively with the project team and the business to identify needs and evaluate alternative solutions as required.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Strong understanding of various technologies including infrastructure (server, storage, networking), applications and databases.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, or a related discipline or equivalent

  • Project Management Certification (CAPM or PMP)

Technical Skills

  • Cloud experience a bonus, moving technologies to the cloud.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS Office Suites of products, (i.e. Visio, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)

  • Understanding of basic information security protocols.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of project planning tools (MS Project, Smartsheet, Primavera P6, etc.)

Job Experience

  • 5+ years of experience in a Project Management role with a strong background in team development.

  • Proven leadership experience with the ability to mentor/coach team in senior or lead capacity.

  • Experience with multiple project streams and leading teams of 20+.

  • Enterprise project experience ranging from 20k -$500k +.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Preferred: MBA or related advanced degree

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.

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Job Category Information Technology

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 181522BR

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.