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2017-12-122018-01-11

Program Manager- Higher Education and K-12

Aecom
Houston, TX
  • Job Code
    23339-1208583
Company AECOM

Job Title: Program Manager- Higher Education and K-12

JobID: 23339-1208583

Location: Houston, TX, 77007, USA

Description: **Business Line** Construction Services

**Position Title** Program Manager- Higher Education and K-12

United States of America - Texas

Houston

**Job Summary**

AECOM is seeking a highly talented and experienced Program Manager for immediate employment who has significant experience with managing design, operations and construction projects for higher education and/or K-12 capital improvement programs. This leadership position requires the technical skills to effectively manage new, replacement, and renovation projects in various different locations, coordinating the work of the project and controls management team while delivering excellent customer service to the user groups, staff, and client leadership.

Responsibilities include:

+ Perform comprehensive operations oversight of the activities and status of the design, consulting, and construction teams throughout design/construction phase activities coordinating project activities

+ Manage communications and reports from different project managers, architects, vendors and contractors

+ Monitor project completion within budget, schedule, and conformance with client standards, design program, and construction documents

+ Coordinate with the client in the development of required solicitations and directly assist with the evaluation of proposals and recommendations for actions

+ Analyze and recommend value based design and delivery strategies for different program components to offer cost, schedule, quality and coordination savings and benefits

+ Proactively manage and resolve project conflicts resulting from scheduling and budgeting/cost compliance conflicts, unforeseen conditions, owner requested changes, and user group requests. Effective negotiation and dispute resolution skills are a must

+ Provide leadership and coordination for team operations and results driven management approach

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor’s degree in construction management, architecture, and/or engineering

+ 10+ years of experience with project management and program management of higher education and K-12 type capital improvement programs and projects

+ Program management, construction management, project controls (cost and schedule), knowledge of web based collaboration PMIS or similar platform

+ Requires successful completion of the AECOM Project Management Certification program within 6 months of hire. This certification program is a series of learning modules and is available on-line through the AECOM Learning Management System at no financial cost to the employee

+ Working knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook)

+ Have and maintain a valid Texas driver’s license

+ Required location in Houston area

+ Strong experience in leadership roles with K-12 or higher education capital improvement programs to include design and construction management efforts

+ Communicate effectively in written/oral form project progress, budget status, issues and resolutions to all parties engaged in the work

+ Strong communicator and experienced making presentations with client leadership team, board members and community leaders/stakeholders

+ Leadership skills to lead program management teams. Experience managing team with 10+ staff is required

+ Experience developing plans, budgets and scope definition for multi-project engagements

+ Experience with various delivery methods to include CMAR, design-build, competitive sealed proposals, and job order contracting

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Certified Construction Manager or Project Management Professional preferred

+ Strong experience at leadership levels for capital improvement program teams

+ Preference for K-12 experience over higher education programs experience

+ Experience managing procurement process for public entities in Texas

**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.

_NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM._

**_Job Category_** _Program and Project Management_

**_Country_** _United States of America_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _171342BR_



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