AECOM Project Manager, Disaster Recovery - Master Black Belt in San Juan, Puerto Rico

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Position Title Project Manager, Disaster Recovery - Master Black Belt

Puerto Rico - San Juan

San Juan

Job Summary

Work is to provide the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) with developing process improvements for delivery of public and individual assistance services in Puerto Rico. This task will require support at the Joint Field Office for DR-4339-PR, which is currently located in Guaynabo, PR, and at other locations, e.g., the four Branch Offices, all of which are located in Puerto Rico. Tasks may require intervals of continuous, extended hours, and an onsite presence.

Responsibilities include:

  • LSS development of a disaster operations process assuring our systemic issues are aligned with Agency and Departmental strategic goals

  • Develop, track, and report LSS program and project measures

  • The flexibility to develop Guidance, SOPs, and Job Aids as a result of the streamlined process

  • The flexibility to provide LSS classroom training, (Yellow Belt and other personnel / practitioner levels as necessary)

These positions will require highly motivated and self-directed individuals that are comfortable interacting with FEMA senior leadership. The assignment duration is anticipated to be 18 months with short rotations home every 2-3 months. Travel expenses are reimbursable.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • 10+ years’ experience leading LSS projects in a large organization in both the public and private sectors

  • Master Black Belt certification

  • Experience applying agile and rapid prototyping best practices

  • Experience delivering Six Sigma Yellow Belt and Green Belt training to non-technical federal audiences

  • Experience with business processes in austere environments and across multiple locations

  • Able to relocate to Puerto Rico for a period of 18 months, starting in May 2018

  • Must be able to be badged (US citizen, pass high level criminal and financial background checks)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previously badged for FEMA

  • Locally based near San Juan, PR

  • Bilingual in English and Spanish

  • Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or a related discipline

  • 15+ years of professional experience

  • Project manager certified as a Project Management Professional

  • Expertise in the following areas:

  • Communications and IT infrastructure

  • Water or Waste Water

  • Transportation

  • Power

  • Housing

  • Economics

  • Public Buildings

  • Health and Social Services

  • City Planning

  • Natural and Cultural Resources

  • Education

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.

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Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Puerto Rico

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 191416BR

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.