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AECOM Senior Project Manager in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Are you a project manager with defence experience looking to deliver projects that can improve our world? Are you searching for a role which will allow you to grow and achieve your career aspirations?

If so, we are looking for a Senior Project Manager to join our Edinburgh based team to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects in the defence sector. 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, RAF Marham F-35 Main Operating Base, 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:

Our team of enthusiastic and ambitious Project Managers have an established reputation for providing high-quality project management services across a wide range of public and private sector building and infrastructure projects. As our client’s trusted advisors, we bring exceptional leadership which is proven to deliver successful projects. We place great emphasis on understanding our client's needs and objectives and a systematic approach to the delivery of services and commitment to customer care delivers excellent standards of service. We collaborate and bring world-class knowledge and experience to local delivery ensuring we plan, execute and close projects consistently.

Job Responsibilities:

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be expected to work with a Project Director to successfully manage and deliver capital investment projects. This role involves providing client-side project management support during all stages of the project delivery lifecycle from option studies, option development, construction tender support through to NEC contract administration and Takeover. Role responsibilities include:

  • Primary interface with AECOM clients (new and existing)

  • Client-side project management, including stakeholder, schedule and contract management

  • Lead in the delivery of project management commissions taking responsibility for their successful outcome

  • Develop strong collaborative relationships with clients, stakeholders and members of the multi-disciplinary project team

  • Apply project management techniques to achieve the efficient delivery of team outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards

  • Oversee the co-ordination and quality control of information produced by the project team prior to issue

  • Adopt and promote AECOM values within project delivery and in the workplace

  • Promote health and safety within AECOM and with our clients and partners, ensuring standards and targets are achieved within project delivery.

  • Provide line management and mentoring to all staff members reporting to you and ensure that they have current and relevant training

  • Participate in business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross-selling opportunities, ensuring that these are identified and acted upon

  • Management of procurement: documentation, appraisals and negotiations

Minimum Requirements

  • Security Clearance to SC level will be required and can be sponsored by AECOM if not currently held – subject to the candidate meeting the necessary criteria

  • Specific experience of client-side project delivery within the defence industry

  • Good working knowledge of NEC3 / NEC4 contracts or similar, and commercial awareness

  • Collaborative management skills

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • Valid UK driving licence

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • NEC3 / NEC4 Accredited PM preferred

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. Additionally, if you are a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days of 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. 241955BR

Additional Locations UK - Glasgow - 120 Bothwell Street

Clearance Required No

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.