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Job Ref:  147121BR
Employer:  Earth Tech Inc..
City:  Monterey Park
State/Province:  California
Country:  United States
Industries:  Management Consulting Services
Job Description:  AECOM is actively seeking a Director of Operations for immediate employment at a client site in the LA Metro area. The Director of Operations plans for and directs operations for a multi-billion dollar construction Program, providing operational and technical leadership for the following function teams project controls, risk, finance, accounting and procurement and support services. As a member of senior management, the Director of Operations ensures that a Program's everyday activities run smoothly; sets parameters to judge how efficiently and effectively the organization is operating; and reviews business procedures for process excellence and interacts with the client's senior management.

  • Oversight of project controls, finance & accounting, business systems, technology & support services
  • Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of Program mission -- specifically, support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and organizational planning
  • Manage and support the effectiveness and efficiency of Support Services (HR, IT and Finance & Accounting), through improvements to each function as well as coordination and communication between support and business functions
  • Play a significant role in long-term planning, including an initiative geared toward operational excellence
  • Oversee overall financial management, planning, systems and controls
  • Monitoring of Program budgets and revenue margin management/monitoring
  • Lead regular meetings with executives about profitability and future fiscal planning
  • Develop technical standards and implement best practices
  • Responsible for effective project reviews and ensures quality assurance/control and compliance of SOPs
  • Program staffing, workload balancing

Functional Department Managers for Finance & Accounting, Technology, Program Controls & Support Services. Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Engineering or Construction Management required
  • 10+ years of experience managing capital projects that included the overall design, contract administration, cost estimating, and scheduling activities
  • Proven record of profit management, financial management and business administration
  • Experience operating/managing computer-based accounting databases and financial reporting
  • Knowledge of contract management and alternative delivery methods for capital projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required as this role will include interaction with clients and the general public
  • Demonstrated leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or initiatives
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style and commitment to get the job done
  • Ability to effectively prioritize, effectively delegate responsibilities and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial
  • Demonstrated knowledge of project planning and management skills, including development of metrics, goals and follow up reporting
  • Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Ability to challenge and debate issues of importance to the organization
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access)
  • Due to the nature of the work, US Citizenship is required
Preferred Qualifications
  • Masters degree
  • Professional license in state of California required
  • Experience working on large bond school programs
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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

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