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Why join us?

It's an exciting time at AtkinsRéalis! We are rapidly growing in the US. Our company purpose is to build a better world for our planet and its people. We recognize the importance of making sure that our clients and employees, feel this purpose every day. AtkinsRéalis is proud of our company culture that promotes, diversity, equity and inclusion. Our company ethos include collaboration through the connection of people, data and technology. We are a global firm, who leverages having employees located throughout the world, creating valuable partnerships and doing our part to make this planet and its people, thrive. We need energetic, passionate and eager professionals like you to join our team. There has never been a better time to be a part of AtkinsRéalis!

We are hiring! AtkinsRéalis is seeking a Lead Aviation Program Manager to join us at any location in US (Preferable location towards an AR Office Location). The Lead Aviation Program Manager will report to the National Aviation Market Sector Manager, to drive growth and development within the aviation market sector across the United States. This role is expected to be the connection between our aviation clients and their upcoming needs. The Lead Aviation Program Manager is expected to focus on a variety of roles: program delivery, business development, and client account management.

About Us

AtkinsRéalis is one of the world's most respected design, engineering, and project management consultancies. AtkinsRéalis has been providing infrastructure planning, engineering, construction, environmental consulting, urban planning, architecture, and program management services to public and private clients across the United States for more than 50 years. AtkinsRéalis has the depth and breadth of expertise to respond to the most technically challenging and time-critical infrastructure projects and the urgent transition to a low-carbon economy.

How will you contribute to the team?

Program Delivery
  • Lead a multi-discipline team through the Design, Procurement, and Construction phases of aviation programs.
  • Create and maintain an attitude of leadership towards the contractor's project team with respect to overall management activities to achieve quality programs, while respecting the established budget and schedule objectives.
  • Responsible for planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing and delivering aviation programs and its activities in accordance with the goals of the organization.
  • Oversight of scheduling/cost controllers and activities. This person will work with SMEs, estimators, and procurement present accurate project budgets.
  • Meets client's objectives by preparing Program Initiation and Program Management Plan, executing plan requirements, analyzing variances, initiating corrective actions.
  • Achieve efficiencies by accepting responsibility and accountability for results, accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to the organization.
  • Develop and execute a program evaluation framework to assess the strengths of the program and to identify areas to target for improvement.
  • Responsible for planning, monitoring, appraising, and reviewing and delivering aviation programs and its activities in accordance with the goals of the organization.
  • Interfaces with the Executive sponsors, business leaders and stakeholders to make sure all requirements captured.
  • Preparing and completing action plans; implementing and reporting on production, productivity, quality, and customer-service standards; identifying risks, resolving problems; completing audits; identifying trends; determining improvements; implementing change.

Business Development and Client Account Management
  • Build client relationships within the aviation marketplace. Develop into being a trusted advisor within the industry.
  • Tracking potential clients project needs and capital planning programs, specifically large and medium hub airports.
  • Meeting with clients and developing relationships on coordinated marketing visits.
  • Participate and attend events and conferences.
  • Provide and organize client presentations and lesson learned activities.
  • Coordinate with internal resources and other business lines to promote overall market sector growth with our clients.
  • Engage with local marketplace with MWDBE partners through regular meetings or planned ATKINSREALIS events.
  • Develop business plans for different services offerings, including the digital transformation of our aviation clients.
  • Serve as capture manager on specific project proposals across the US.
  • Engage technical resources to create innovative client responses.
  • Coordinate with legal, project controls, and operational staff for proper vetting of each opportunity
  • Collaborate with marketing, project manager, and other staff needed for proposal responses.
  • Lead interview and presentations preparations for project opportunities.

  • Recommendations for and Recruiting Staff - Seek out and provide recommendations for potential new staff (all levels and practices) toward promoting growth at ATKINSREALIS.
  • Culture Leadership - Connect with other staff routinely to provide a sense of inclusion. Maintain connectivity with staff at other ATKINSREALIS offices in the US.
  • Growth - Responsible for supporting the growth, strategy, and sale of ATKINSREALIS's services to the Aviation sector, including key strategic customers and partners in the US.

What will you contribute?
  • Bachelor's degree in field of practice. Graduate degree preferred. Management coursework and/or MBA a plus.
  • This level may be achieved by technical professionals or managers with fifteen years of experience since B.S. or fourteen years since M.S., with at least two of these years in the Senior Program Manager position with highly complex project management responsibility.
  • Availability to travel

Internal Coordination - Meet monthly with the other business lines and market sector leaders in the region to ensure strategic business growth for the PMCM business in Aviation.

Relationship Building - Builds strong relationships and interacts with clients, teaming partners, industry groups, and stakeholders linked to the Aviation industry, serving as an ambassador for ATKINSREALIS. Maintain a log of touches with a database of pertinent information associated with potential project intelligence.

Capture Planning - Drawing on technical expertise and directs the development of capture plans that conform to the business development strategy and technical capabilities.

This role offers an excellent opportunity to collaborate with clients, elected officials, industry associations, technical leaders, and project specialists in a dynamic work environment and a culture that is growth minded, supportive, and flexible.

What we offer at AtkinsRéalis:

AtkinsRéalis realizes that health, mental and financial wellbeing, are all equally needed to achieve balance in life. We are pleased to offer a robust rewards package that help our employees have peace of mind in and outside of work.

Our benefit offerings address all of the areas that are part of living a healthy life. We recognize that what is important to people, continues to change. Some of our other benefits to ensure our employees feel supported, include continuing to offer health and dental coverage and a full list below. Our culture is one of providing support and training for our employees to thrive. We offer learning and development programs, training, career pathing opportunities, and a tuition reimbursement plan. At AtkinsRéalis, you will enjoy a robust rewards package which includes:
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible work schedules
  • Group Insurance
  • PTO plus two Floating Holidays
  • Paid Parental Leave (including maternity and paternity)
  • Retirement Savings Plan with employer match
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • An inclusive culture of Employee Resources Groups centered around women, African-Americans, Hispanics, LGBTQ+, Neurodiversity and Emerging Professionals
  • A Foundation that is employee-funded with a 2-to-1 match from the company providing STEAM education for minorities from K-12 to college.

If this sounds like you and you would like to expand your career with us, apply today!

AtkinsRéalis is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veteran/Disability.

Please review AtkinsRéalis Equal Opportunity Statement here:

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Expected compensation range is between $250,000-$325,000 annually depending on skills, experience, and geographical location.

Upon acceptance of an offer, all candidates must go through a drug screen test and background check. AtkinsRéalis is a federal contractor which mandates a satisfactory background screening report and drug test that supersedes state laws.

Note to staffing and direct hire agencies:

In the event a recruiter or agency who is not on our preferred supplier list submits a resume/candidate to anyone in the company, AtkinsRéalis family of companies, we explicitly reserve the right to recruit and hire the candidate(s) at our discretion and without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

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At AtkinsRéalis, we seek to hire individuals with diverse characteristics, backgrounds and perspectives. We strongly believe that world-class talent makes no distinctions based on gender, ethnic or national origin, sexual identity and orientation, age, religion or disability, but enriches itself through these differences.
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