AECOM Project Manager in Columbus, Ohio
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We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.
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We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.
We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.
When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.
AECOM is seeking a Senior Architectural Project Manager based in Columbus, OH to lead and execute interdisciplinary projects with a focus on Civic/Municipal, Science & Technology, and Higher Education projects in a highly collaborative and design-focused studio. The role will be responsible for managing the scope, schedule, and budget of projects across the project lifecycle - from conceptual studies to full design and construction administration. Responsible for planning and managing project staffing requirements, reporting project performance, and identifying and addressing scope creep, schedule, or quality issues to ensure the successful delivery of assigned projects.
Acting as a primary point of contact with the client
Manages a portfolio of clients with multiple projects.
Working with interdisciplinary technical leads in the coordinated successful execution of projects in design and construction
Reviewing and negotiating contracts and preparing fee proposals
Successfully developing strategy, mitigation efforts, proposals, contract review, and leading project teams to execute projects
Managing and leading all technical, financial, and client satisfaction areas using established processes and tools
Managing sub-consultant scope, fees, deliverables, and performance
Coordinating internal resources and third parties/subcontractors for the execution of projects
Ensuring that all projects are delivered on time, within the scope, and within budget
Assisting in the definition of project scope and objectives, involving all relevant stakeholders, and ensuring technical feasibility
Developing and monitoring a detailed project plan to track progress and identify shortfalls in a timely manner
Managing changes to the project scope, project schedule and project costs to minimize risk
Measuring project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
Reporting and escalating to management as needed
Managing the relationship with the client and all stakeholders
Performing risk management to minimize project risks
Maintaining project documentation control
- Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, plus six (6) years of related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or education.
Masters or B.Arch degree
Licensed architect with 15+ years of related experience in the industry
Leadership experience, including managing client expectations, multi-disciplinary teams, and meeting scope/schedule/budget
Detail-oriented, methodical, meticulous, process-oriented, yet open to change and motivated by innovation
Advanced knowledge of the architectural planning and design process, construction documentation, construction administration, and code requirements
Experience managing concurrent projects in various stages of development and managing multiple project types with an emphasis on design, sustainability, and innovation
Innovative problem solver with excellent verbal/written communication and presentation skills and a proven ability to manage people and projects through strong demonstrated organizational skills
Revit and AutoCAD experience along with strong skills in the full suite of MS Office applications
Participate in selected marketing and business development opportunities in support of the sales team.
Develop and maintain excellent relationships with existing and potential clients
Be a great collaborator and communicator
Ambitious self-starter with a get-it-done attitude who strives for excellence
Be career and leadership oriented
- Sponsorship is not available
With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.
AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Join us and let’s get started.
Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: West
Career Area: Program & Project Management
Work Location Model: Hybrid