AECOM Design Manager in Glasgow, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Glasgow, Glasgow
This is a Client and Architect facing role and skills in maintaining and developing both internal and external relationships are required.
The jobholder will be expected to convey a positive attitude whilst maintaining the highest standards in undertaking their work and acting with integrity and professionalism at all times. They should comply with the firms laid down standards, procedures and processes and implement these effectively.
The job holder will be expected to display a range of competencies, both behavioural and technical in undertaking the role. These are included in the Design Management Induction Plan and include areas such as:
Understanding of the design process.
Project and design programming skills.
Experience in development and implementation of design management tools and procedures
Construction knowledge/experience desirable
Excellent communication skills.
Commercial awareness of projects.
Proficiency in MS Project/Excel/InDesign
Manages one or more moderately complex project, involving a combination of the following:
Clients with a regional geographic footprint; OR,
Projects involving multiple services provided by regional IE offices; OR,
Other complexities, such as projects that involve litigation, environmental protection, due diligence, etc.
May manage all phases of projects (from beginning to close out).
Works mostly independently but receives basic instruction on specific assignments, objectives, complex features and possible solutions.
Receives technical guidance on unusual or complex problems and supervisory approval on proposed plans for projects.
May supervise: senior level engineers (all disciplines applicable), as well as project administration, project controls, scheduling, cost control, estimating and procurement representatives.
The job holder will be expected to have a previous experience of working alongside Design Teams and an understanding and empathy of the design process (4+ years PQE). Additionally, working within a team environment would be beneficial to the role
No specific qualification is required although the role may suit candidates with a design consultancy background and an industry standard qualification that demonstrates an understanding of the design and construction process would be beneficial.
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. 254990BR
Additional Locations UK - Edinburgh - Tanfield
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.