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Company AECOM

Job Title: Colombia Country Manager

JobID: 23339-1187127

Location: Bogota, COL

Description: **Business Line** Support/Cross Services

**Position Title** Colombia Country Manager

Colombia - Distrito Capital


**Job Summary**

AECOM is engaged in significant operations in the various Colombian market sectors and is currently seeking a Country Manager. This is an exciting opportunity for a proven leader who is looking to play a key role in rapid expansion of architecture, design, engineering, and construction services for public and private clients across a broad range of industry sectors. This position will serve as the catalyst to deliver AECOM business across the enterprise, expanding the local presence of the firm while leveraging the Company's Centers of Excellence and client base around the world. Under the supervision of the Vice President and Area Manager for Latin America, this important strategic position of Country Manager will be responsible for managing AECOM's operations in Colombia, including the development of business opportunities, the management of ongoing projects, and the fiscal and regulatory management of local operations.

The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

+ Direct profit & loss responsibility for this operating entity; achieve budget forecast in terms of sales, revenues, costs, operational profits as well as market share

+ Responsible for the daily operations and oversight of a stand-alone agency employing 100+ employees (of various disciplines) with primary responsibility for all commercial, financial, logistic and operation activities within the area of responsibility

+ Related duties are successfully accomplished through delegation of activities and responsibilities to senior management team members

+ Formulate plans and implement effective business strategies designed to increase sales revenues and operational profits generated through existing and new business lines, in line with global strategy

+ Apply industry experience to identify and develop new business opportunities with the objective to expand the present scope of this operation

+ Conduct regular business reviews and maintain close contacts with key stakeholders to build value-based relationships

+ Demonstrate strong leadership and team-building skills to ensure continuity and staff development, whilst recognizing the importance of innovation and diversification

+ Deliver results through performance monitoring, measurement and Key Performance Indicators adherence

+ Ensure the highest level of service to clients, in order to build a trustworthy and long lasting relationship

+ Coordinate the project review meetings with each of the respective project teams and related business development group on a monthly basis

+ Coordinate the weekly project review meetings with the Project Execution senior management - ensure consistent format of Reports and ensure that key issues are captured by the reports

+ Identify technical resource requirements for AECOM projects

+ Adjust workloads and schedules to balance project requirements with available resources to keep team staff utilized to meet growth objectives

+ Build relationships with firm-wide and regional business lines

+ Ensure that AECOM's wide range of technical expertise is incorporated effectively in project teams

+ Assume responsibility for successful execution of projects, monitoring performance of work to confirm it is done in accordance with cost, schedules, contractual and client requirements

+ Carry responsibility for all HSE matters within their operating areas/departments

+ Promote and support the achievement of high safety standards for all employees as part of a commitment to continual improvement

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Engineering, Construction, management, or related advanced degree

+ 8+ years of experience with at least 5 years of experience in a managerial level with Design, Engineering and/or Construction firm experience in public sector, or in managerial level at public agencies working in infrastructure, housing, or other fields akin to AECOM’s line of work

+ Fluent English and Spanish language skills (both spoken & written)

+ Extensive experience with marketing and project delivery of environmental, engineering, design, architecture and/or construction services in Colombia

+ Successful track record of leading/supporting business development and fostering long term strategic business relationships translating into increased revenue growth

+ Proven people management, leadership skills and good communication skills with a high level of cultural awareness

+ Proven ability in running and growing business units

**Preferred Qualifications**

+ Master's Degree in Business Administration Degree preferred

+ 15+ years of experience with at least 5 years of experience in a managerial level with Design, Engineering and/or Construction firm experience in public sector, or in managerial level at public agencies working in infrastructure, housing, or other fields akin to AECOM’s line of work

**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_** _Management_

**_Business Group_**

**_Country_** _Colombia_

**_Position Status_** _Full-Time_

**_Requisition/Vacancy No._** _168735BR_

_Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status._

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