AECOM Area "Managing Principal" Business Line Leader - Buildings + Places in Dallas, Texas
Requisition/Vacancy No. 143631BR
Position Title Area "Managing Principal" Business Line Leader - Buildings + Places
Job Category Architecture and Design
Business Line Architecture
Country United States of America
State/Province/Region USA - Texas
Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
We help shape the world around us — from high-rise buildings to educational, cultural, research and transportation facilities. Our design process is based on energy-efficient building systems, and appropriate selection of materials and form to maximize environmental conditions and long-term performance.
AECOM is seeking visionary and dynamic leadership for our Texas Area practice based in the Dallas office, with the primary responsibility to lead and grow the Architecture, Engineering, Interiors, Planning (Design Planning & Economics) & Consulting(Strategy +) area business, with a focus on positioning AECOM as a fully integrated multi-disciplinary market leader, and with the goal of driving innovation and excellence in Design & Thought Leadership, Project Management, and Technical and Delivery success for local, regional and global clients.
We are seeking an individual who is an industry-recognized leader in the Architectural/Engineering Design & Planning Community in the Texas area, which includes current offices in Dallas and Houston as well as other satellite offices. The selected candidate will have strong client relationships, and an established client and industry network. The ideal candidate understands and has proven track record in driving business fundamentals that include client leadership, business development, financial oversight, design quality, project delivery, and has the ability to convey innovative design thinking and solutions.
AECOM's Buildings + Places business line is dedicated to excellence and integrated design solutions. With a range of expertise from strategy through project realization, the connections we make among people and places provide new insight to better outcomes for clients and communities. Better outcomes grow economies, protect natural systems, conserve natural resources, make societies more equitable and make people healthier and happier. Our expertise includes workplace strategy, economic and development planning, master planning, urban planning, architecture, interiors, building engineering, and landscape architecture. Our B+P team is leading the industry with visionary and forward-thinking projects such as the Golden 1 Center in Sacramento, CA; Liberty Park at the World Trade Center, New York, NY; the Lower Manhattan Coastal Resilience (Big U), NY; and the LA 2024 Olympic bid.
Responsible for developing and executing the strategic growth plan for their region, including developing and executing client outreach goals
Advocates design excellence and quality – leads the regional strategy in assuring that we are building client relationships, strategically pre-positioning winning and delivering the most important work in the region
Together with regional practice leadership, national market sector leaders, builds high performance design teams – soliciting and managing client feedback to align operations and allocate resources according to strategic priorities, recognizes and unleashes the potential of others by providing the needed environment, resources, coaching, experiences and other support, champions an innovative and collaborative culture
Champions change – makes the AECOM vision understandable, creates buy-in to the vision by linking day-to-day work to the attainment of the vision, engages and mobilizes others to drive change, reduces organizational ambiguity
Bachelor's Degree in Architecture (or applicable field) required
20+ years' experience
Registered Architect, Engineer, Interior Designer or Planner
Deep knowledge of the regional marketplace with national and global reach, key clients, and industry trends is paramount
Experience and skill in strategic business development, client relationships and driving sales and revenue
The ability to support and lead business development activities through early client interaction, “scope of work” development, interviews, and on-going client maintenance interface
Acted as principal-in-charge of a large/multi-disciplined project /consultant team
Together with Regional Leadership, national Market Sector leaders, Principal-In-Charge and Project Directors, established project scopes, work plans and work schedules
Successfully delivered projects within the clients’ budget / schedule requirements
Successfully delivered project scope and fee, delivering targeted profit to the firm interfaced with project managers on schedules, project review meetings, issues management and client expectations
An ability to travel and/or work remotely with teams
A strong desire to train, mentor and develop staff to grow their careers and the business
Advanced Business Degree
10+ years in the geographic marketplace
Other expertise may include concentrated experience is client markets such as; Commercial, Corporate Workplace, Justice, Healthcare, Mission Critical, Transportation, Higher Education, Federal; and Cities. Each considered an important market sector to the role
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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.