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AECOM Project Manager in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Are you a 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 Cambridge to work on projects in the Defence, Commercial Science, Health, Education, Flood protection and Leisure sectors. You will be joining a Cambridge/Norwich PM team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

AECOM Cambridge/Norwich PM and CM teams play a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define the Eastern region skylines and communities. We are part of the UK AECOM Buildings & Places with a headquarters in Aldgate, London.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering East Anglian and London projects. Some of our flagship work includes;

RAF Lakenheath various projects (AECOM have recently won an 8 year PM/CM framework for USVF), Public Health England (Harlow – £250m scheme to complete by 2027), Kettering General Hospital New Energy Centre, University of Cambridge’s Heart and Lung Institute; University of Bedfordshire’s new STEM Building, Cambridge’s Selwyn College New Library, Addenbrookes Hospital COVID-19 and theatre projects; Stansted Airport Terminal Building Arrivals Extension, RAF Marham projects; Babraham Science Park Buildings; Lowestoft Flood Tidal Wall Scheme, University College London projects to name but a few.

About Our Team:

We are a regional team of 20 plus professionally qualified Project Managers of all grades. We come from differing educational backgrounds (MICE, CIOB, MRICS), but all have a solid foundation in pre and post contract consultancy work. We have collaborative offices located in Girton, Cambridge. We work well as a group, have fun and respect each other’s individual drivers.

  • We support our staff in their career growth with a clear path through the organisation that can go in multiple directions

  • We support each team member through formal training (AECOM University/external providers) and individual mentoring

  • We have a strong local social set up for our team, in and out of office time, funded by the leaders

  • We support via flexible working meeting our client’s objectives

Job Responsibilities:

You will need to be from a consultancy or client organisation with the ability to:

  • Individually, project manage successful construction projects, with minimal support

  • Guide and develop junior project management personnel on your projects

  • Secure client confidence in your delivery

  • Contribute to securing repeat Client work

  • Manage your own time effectively

  • Act as a positive team member within the service line

  • Contribute towards our strong reputation in the market

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge and experience of two or three of the sectors noted above (including current issues and business drivers) and local construction market.

  • Ability to present to a large group

  • Chairing and taking accurate notes of meetings

  • Pre and post contract design /project management expertise over the RIBA lifecycle

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • JCT &/or NEC Contract Administration (Accreditation a positive)

  • Maintain accurate project records (both paper and electronic)

  • Robust Stakeholder Management process

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Qualification – ideally Project Management/ Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Master’s Degree

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

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • Prince 2 or MSP experience is desirable but not essential

Your Benefits Will Include:

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

Core benefits include access to an electric car HPP scheme, a rewarding AECOM share-save scheme, low-cost pension, private medical insurance, life assurance, £3k bike-to-work scheme and an annual professional membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of other flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle e.g dental, gym, saving vouchers.

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

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. 257580BR

Additional Locations UK - Norwich - Cavell House

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.