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AECOM Practice Managing Director in Montreal, Quebec

United States of America - Illinois, Chicago

Job Summary

The Practice Managing Director (PMD) leads one of the business line’s primary practices. This position will play a key role in driving the overall growth, development and performance of the practice. Position can be based from any location in the US or Canada.

  • Primary Role : Growth, profitability and overall stewardship of the practice.

  • Reporting Line : Reports to the Business Line Executive, including key interactions with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Chief Strategy & Growth Officer (CSGO).

  • Key Practice Staff Support : “Regional / Portfolio” Practice Leaders, Sales Directors, Technical Practice Director(s) and Director(s) of Operations (DOO). The Sales Director and DOO also have indirect reporting relationships to the CSGO and COO, respectively.

  • Key Performance Indicators : Include leading and lagging safety metrics, measures of employee engagement, growth and profitability.

Main Responsibilities

  • Growth of the practice including market facing business leadership and development and implementation of the practice growth strategy in coordination with the business line management.

  • Inspire practice leadership and technical staff engagement and help drive their success. Leads, coaches, and provides mentorship for managers, supporting their professional development.

  • Profitability of the practice including innovative approaches to improve margin and operational efficiency.

  • Stewardship of the practice including industry leadership, development of a best-in-class safety culture, technical excellence and innovation, new product / service development and employee engagement.

  • Management of the practice’s commercial risk and pricing of services, in accordance with AECOM governance and in consultation with the BLE, COO, SGO, and Counsel.

  • Collaboration with co-PMDs to promote cross-selling of services, achieve successful capture of large-scale pursuits, and grow client accounts.

  • Collaboration with other Business Lines to promote cross selling and insourcing of services.

  • Supports the BLE and CSGO with development, planning, and implementation of the overall DCSA growth strategy.

  • Supports the development of the practice and overall business line’s financial goals and budget, forecasting of future revenues, and assessment and response to market conditions relevant to overall performance.

Minimum Requirements

  • Collaborative and effective, growth-oriented business unit leader with a minimum 15 years of related experience, including 6 years in business leadership

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Proven P&L experience running similarly sized businesses

  • Working knowledge of the practice

  • A known champion of the business internally and externally

  • Experience discerning new markets and develop business in those areas

  • Experience in working collaboratively in a matrix organization

  • Demonstrated experience building highly effective teams

Preferred Qualifications

  • Outstanding oral communication, written and presentation skills

  • Consultative, service-oriented mindset and collaborative problem-solving skills

  • Entrepreneurial spirit with drive to take on a leadership role and the growth accountability and responsibility that comes with it

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 238692BR

Additional Locations CA - Markham, ON - 105 Commerce Valley Dr W, CA - Montreal, QC - 85, Sainte-Catherine St West, US - Atlanta, GA - 1360 Peachtree Street NE Suite 500, US - Boston, MA - One Federal St, US - Dallas, TX - 16000 Dallas Parkway, US - Denver, CO - 8500 Pena Blvd, US - Oakland, CA - 300 Lakeside Drive

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.