1+ months

Transportation Business Unit Leader - North Carolina

Raleigh, NC 27603

Job Summary

AECOM is actively seeking an experienced and highly talented North Carolina Transportation Business Unit Leader. This is the key position for our NC transportation group and you will be joining a team of highly successful transportation professionals with exceptional knowledge and experience with all aspects of the State of North Carolinas transportation industry. This is a career opportunity that encompasses leading a business with relationships in multiple transportation markets including but not limited to surface transportation, transit, aviation, rail, ports, and construction services. The qualified candidate is required to reside in North Carolina, preferably in the Raleigh or Charlotte area.


  • Provides leadership and strategic direction for a business line for all regions and market sectors across the state

  • Serves as AECOMs industry leader in the business line and collaborates with peers in other geographies to provide consistent market approaches, leverage technical expertise, ensure client satisfaction and implement best practices

  • Develops a strategic plan to drive strategy, growth, backlog, and sales in defined market sectors and end-markets across the state

  • Manages business development (BD) resources and budget to deliver an acceptable return on BD investment

  • Builds relationships with key clients, funding sources, industry organizations, teaming partners, and stakeholders to identify opportunities and grow the business

  • Attract, develop and retain industry leaders, prominent technical specialists and core team members to strengthen our NC delivery team, our brand and our performance for our clients

  • Coordinates and collaborates with other state and regional business line leaders to maximize cross-selling and to offer integrated services to global, geography-wide and regional clients

  • Develops key industry relationships, promotes technical practices, innovation, sharing, and knowledge management

  • Understand, Manage, and Attain key performance metrics for the business, including sales, revenues, profit, and cash flow measures

At AECOM, were delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether its improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. Were one global team 47,000 strong driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.


  • As populations grow, so do demands for safe, expedient and cost-effective transportation. AECOMs Transportation business line partners with clients around the world to build, modernize and expand transportation projects that carry all our communities into the future safely and reliably.

  • We use our extensive knowledge in planning, designing and managing transportation systems as well as restoring and replacing aging infrastructure to help our public and private clients find smarter, more advanced ways to move people across cities, countries and continents.

  • Our integrated approach and social responsibility have earned us the trust of local municipalities, government agencies, commercial clients and public-private partnerships. Our expertise and global reach enable us to deliver high-quality solutions for our clients that pave the way for long-lasting benefits to society.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree

  • 12+ years of experience including three (3) to five (5) years of successfully running a profit/loss center with a broad understanding of the transportation business

  • Experience and familiarity with NCDOT programs/projects and leadership and/or National experience with similar state DOT programs

  • Proven ability to provide leadership and strategic direction for a business unit or geographic business line

  • Proven ability to coordinate efforts across regions, business lines and geographies, growth of the business line and development of strategic plans, policies and organizational objectives

  • Proven aptitude for applying a full understanding of company procedures, professional standards, policies, and business practices to achieve financial results, meet business deadlines and grow a business

  • Valid driver's license

Preferred Qualifications

  • North Carolina PE license (or comparable industry-recognized certification/licensure)

  • Successful industry career track record

What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether youre 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and lets get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each persons potential, and well help you reach yours.

Job Category Business Development

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 264048BR

Virtual: No

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.


Posted: 2022-05-31 Expires: 2022-09-04

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