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Associate Design Manager (Roads and Infrastructure...

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Work 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.

About Enterprise Capabilities

Enterprise Capabilities is a service-led organization within AECOM enabling access to a global talent pool. With offices in India, China, Spain, Poland, Romania and the Philippines, our teams of technical professionals provide around the clock project support helping AECOM teams around the world to deliver faster, smarter and better. EC supports AECOM’s ability to work as one global team by standardizing design processes, deploying collaboration technologies, and utilizing a connected network of technical expertise. By joining EC, you have the unique opportunity to work on AECOM’s monumental projects located around the world, contributing to our mission of delivering a better world.

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Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

The Responsibilities Of This Role Include

We are currently recruiting a Principal Design Manager with solid experience in Roads and Infrastructure design and team leading, to join our busy and expanding experienced team, with special focus on US, Canada and ANZ markets. The team provides assessment, concept, feasibility, preliminary and detailed designs on a wide range of Roads and Infrastructure Projects across the globe. Our internal clients work for private and public sector and include long term Framework Agreements with numerous Local Authorities together with Design and Build commissions for many major Contractors. Our group has an established track record of successfully delivering highways design for many years, throughout the USA and Australia, not to mention Canada or Middle East. You may have the opportunity to work on some of the most iconic Transportation projects, being part of a diverse and multicultural team. The responsibilities of this role include:

  • Works with EC leadership to prepare proposals and do assessment of multidisciplinary packages of work susceptible of being delivered by EC group.
  • Categorizes packages of work, elaborates project execution plans and in combination with Home Office, defines the delivery strategy, including composition of design teams across different disciplines and locations.
  • Responsible for leading a design team working for internal clients, integrating resources from different EC offices (India, South Africa, Romania, etc.).
  • Accountable for the development of delivery methodologies which manage risk, maximise on opportunities for the in pursuit of delivering multi-disciplinary projects to budget and schedule for our clients.
  • Initiates and directs the planning, development, and continuous monitoring of the project scope, resources, procedures, budget and schedule for the packages of work allocated to the EC group.
  • Reviews project key performance indicators and forecasts any modifications to schedules, cost estimates, and financial reports, and effectively reconciles risks to commitments that may exceed assigned schedules and budgets.
  • Delivers effective communication inclusive of internal clients and team members to clarify expectations and requirements.
  • Performs quality control reviews of work developed by others. Approves and signs off on work.
  • Trains, mentors, and evaluates less experienced staff (within the EC Offices).


Minimum Requirements

  • Proven track record of technical work on Roadway design collaborating with international and multi-cultural teams (+15 years), combined with project management or design management experience (+5 years) on large international Roads and Infrastructures Projects.
  • Strong technical leadership of teams in the delivery of projects focused on delivering for the Client.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to work within teams or in a wider collaboration.
  • Proven commitment with Quality Control Policy and Quality Management System.
  • Team management experience.
  • Experience working in the US, Canada and/or ANZ will be highly valuable.
  • Experience working with design teams located in different countries.
  • Fluent in English (oral and written).

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in civil engineering
  • US and/or Australia Professional Engineer license will be considered favorably.

Additional Information


AECOM 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.

ReqID: J10071959

Business Line: PCC

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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