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AECOM Senior Project Manager - Education Projects in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects that define skylines and communities. AECOM Midlands Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Justice, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Education, Government and Commercial sectors. We are looking to build on the success of the region and to develop our Tertiary Education offering in Birmingham.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

  • The Hub at Coventry University

  • University of Nottingham Energy Technologies Building

  • University of Exeter’s North Park

  • University of Bedfordshire’s new STEM Building

Job Summary:

Our Midlands Programme, Project and Cost Management Business Unit continues to grow, with a specific growth demand within the Tertiary Education & the wider Public Sector. We have successfully secured positions with high profile clients and key local projects and programs within the Sector.

As a direct result of this growth, we are currently seeking Senior and Associate level Project Managers based in Birmingham to develop our business growth.

Your role will be to deliver projects from inception through to completion in a consultancy capacity. Ideally you will have experience working on Tertiary Education & wider Public Sector projects. The role will be client-facing and strong written and verbal communication skills will be required. Experience in managing multiple projects, stakeholders and multiple moving parts at once is essential.

You will be part of an exciting and diverse team, supporting us to successfully manage and deliver capital projects across the Midlands and UK. The role would cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development, through the design, procurement process, site delivery, commissioning phase and defects management.

Job Duties:

  • Lead in the delivery of Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.

  • Ensure commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time

  • Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team

  • To ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills

  • Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)

  • Provide leadership within project management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team

  • To provide effective support to Assistant/Graduate Project Managers.

  • Manage the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed time-scales and quality standards

Minimum Requirements

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills

  • Highly motivated with good knowledge of Tertiary Education projects

  • Production of formal reports and documents which clearly set out complex issues

  • Experience of successfully delivering construction projects

  • Experience in a number of project management roles

  • Good Understanding of CDM regulations

  • Good design management experience.

  • Good contractor management experience

  • Experience of working with stakeholders/clients to produce Strategic Development Briefs and Client/User requirements

  • Experience of working as part of complex, multi-disciplinary/multi-agency Project Teams

  • NEC 3 Contract Administration (Accreditation a positive)

  • Experience of Risk and Stakeholder Management technique

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Qualified – ideally Project Management/ Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

What We Offer

We will give you 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.

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 let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 268070BR

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.

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