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Area Manager - Environmental Remediation

Seattle Washington United States
Company DescriptionWork with Us. Change the World.At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.We're one global team driven by our common purpose to deliver a better world. Join us.Job DescriptionAECOM is actively seeking a creative, highly talented Area Manager with a focus on Environmental Site Assessment and Remediation. Area Managers are responsible for overseeing the performance of a group of major programs and/or projects to assure the achievement of internal and client-facing KPIs. The location of this position is based in either Seattle, Washington or Portland, Oregon. The successful candidate will be expected to continue to be involved in and execute billable work.The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:Project Delivery:Drives program performance to meet and/or exceed client satisfaction and KPIsUnderstands and drives business performance and the attainment and exceedance of internal KPIsInteracts with business leadership on governance & risk issues to ensure risk management triggers are identified and addressed proactivelyDevelops and formulates solutions to client problems/issues Participates in project reviews of major program/project dashboards/deep dives to identify issues and improve performanceWorks to drive faster adoption of digital toolsActively integrates international Enterprise Capabilities into project delivery to meet business targets and works with business leadership to manage transitionsContinually develops ideas for program and process improvementIs directly engaged and manages high-quality client projectsPeople:Actively shares people management responsibilities for approximately 50 department staffBuilds, maintains, and facilitates trusting relationships with key contacts across the depth and breadth of three multinational chemical company client organizationsServes as a focal point for major issue resolution, and provides rapid follow-up to address concernsParticipates in feedback for Project Managers to assure client satisfaction and long-term growthDevelops and implements succession plans for the team and advises on the recruiting of key people to serve client needsAssures project delivery employees are trained and mentored with a long-term goal of training new project managersCoaches project managers and team members on understanding business performance and internal KPIs; implements processes with Project ManagersEvaluates individual performance of project managers within the department.Business Development:Works collaboratively with Client Account Manager(s), Practice Area Leaders, and Business Line Leadership to grow profitable backlog and ensure financial success of their respective client programDevelops budgets that allow for business development portfolio management, tracking & optimizing wins and bookings, and project oversightLeads capture strategies for key pursuits and major projects within the department, ensures those strategies yield high capture rates, and grows the business and relevant technical capabilitiesOperations:Acts as a point of escalation for project issues and makes recommendations to improve performance.  This may include addressing project resourcing gaps, supporting technical issues, resolving invoicing and cash collection challenges, addressing subconsultant and vendor concerns, etc.In support of business leadership, drives monthly, quarterly, and annual performance related to financial forecasting (Pro Forma, Path to Plan, Annual Plan)Works alongside business leadership to drive strong working capital performance within the department by actively monitoring cash flow (Unbilled, Billed AR, and DSO)Drives consistent project management practices and procedures in alignment with AECOM Project Delivery System (PDS) and Quality Management System (QMS) requirementsEnsures accuracy of Workload Planning Tool output for the departmentMaintains departmental compliance with West Region Environment Pricing guidance and DOA approval frameworkEnsures the accuracy of the department’s Salesforce pipeline data and associated Detailed Forecast data and output reports.QualificationsMinimum Requirements:Bachelor Degree in relevant field with 8+ years related experience or demonstrated equivalency of experience and/or educationThis position may be subject to a pre-employment Motor Vehicle Record Screening.Preferred Qualifications:Master's Degree preferred15+ years related experience including 8+ years operations management, Profit & Loss, and staff managementStrong knowledge and track record in the environmental / remediation business inclusive of risk-based strategic asset management and advocacy in multiple state jurisdictions working for an Environmental ConsultantExperienced people manager and team builderExceptional communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to clearly articulate messages to a variety of audiencesExcellent active listening skillsAbility to influence others and move toward a common vision or goalFlexible and adaptable; able to work in ambiguous situationsResilient and tenacious with a propensity to persevereMust be a team player and able to work collaboratively with and through othersAcute business acumen and understanding of organizational issues and challengesAdditional InformationAECOM is proud to offer a comprehensive benefits program to meet the diverse needs of our employees. Depending on your employment status, AECOM benefits may include medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, disability benefits, paid time off, leaves of absences, voluntary benefits, perks, U.S and global well-being programs, employee assistance program, business travel insurance, service recognition awards, retirement savings plan, and employee stock purchase plan.Offered rate of compensation (Portland, Oregon locations only) will be based on individual education, qualifications, experience, and work location. The salary range for this position is $110,000 - $180,000.About AECOMAECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM. Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity You will have 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.You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.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.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. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.