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AECOM Senior Project Manager in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Are you a Senior Project Manager looking to work on building projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?

If so, we are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team in Birmingham. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Work Places, Education, Government and Healthcare.

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;

Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting House, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

About Our Team:

The Birmingham based team provide Project Management Services across a wide range of sectors.

Our key clients include the Ministry of Justice (MoJ), Environment Agency (EA), Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), National Probation Service (NPS) and BMW. We currently have 13 Project Managers in the team undertaking schemes both in the West Midlands and further afield.

Job Responsibilities:

  • The successful candidate will lead Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.

  • Provide oversight/strategic guidance/audit and review, to a portfolio of projects being lead by the cost centre.

  • Provide effective support to Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers.

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

  • Develop strong relationships with clients and members of the cross-functional team.

  • Seek out business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including identifying and acting upon cross-selling opportunities.

  • Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (new and existing).

  • Provide leadership within the Project Management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team.

  • Ensure all staff members reporting to you have current and relevant training.

  • Manage the delivery of Project Management team outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards.

  • Co-ordination and sign off on all management information produced by Project Management teams prior to issue.

  • To ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills.

  • Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Widespread project experience.

  • Substantial Experience as a Project Manager or experience as a Senior Project Manager in a comparative business;

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills;

  • Highly motivated and with excellent industry network;

  • Commercial experience is essential along with a proven track record of winning and retaining new Clients

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • Good understanding of contracts

Your Benefits Will Include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 250698BR

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.