AECOM Project Manager in Manchester, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - , London - UK
At AECOM we consult with our clients to deliver the most iconic and complex building and infrastructure projects in the world. We do this by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering to produce results. It’s one thing to imagine a better world. AECOM was built to deliver it
Our Infrastructure Project Management team is looking to hire a Project Manager (PM) to work in partnership with our framework and private sector clients across the UK. This is a permanent role for an established APM qualified Project Manager who will work on infrastructure construction projects from the client side.
Although this is a direct and permanent vacancy with AECOM we will be making our hiring decisions via approval from our clients, as these vacancies can sometimes work in a similar way to secondments. This means our recruitment process may be longer than the norm and that offers will only be made with approval from both parties.
About The Role
You will provide a comprehensive, accurate and value driven service for large, high profile and exciting key infrastructure clients. The role will include all aspects of project management across the project lifecycle from the initial inception, feasibility, design and procurement stages and onto the site delivery/commissioning phase of projects.
We are current looking for established Project Managers with a track record of construction consultancy or direct client experience within Water, Rail or Highways. Other infrastructure experience will be considered but is not a preference as our immediate project work is centred on these three specialties.
Your Duties will Include
Supporting your team with Project Management Commissions, managing all phases of projects from beginning to close out, taking responsibility for their successful delivery
Provide oversight / strategic guidance /audit & review, to a portfolio of projects being led within the cost centre
Ensure commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time
Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations
Co-ordination and sign off on all management information produced by project management teams prior to issue
Manage the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards
You will ensure strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team
Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)
Business development will be an important part of your role as you will need to identify opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities
Ensure all staff members reporting to you have current and relevant training
Professionally qualified or working towards qualification with one of the following: RICS, APM, CIOB, Prince2
Experience of working within a client organization, either directly or through a co-location/secondment arrangement
Experience of managing other Project Managers or project team members such as controls, planning and Risk
You must be NEC accredited and have a good working knowledge of NEC suite of contracts, particularly the Professional Services Contract (PSC) and Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)
Experience working for a consultancy essential
Experience with NEC3 and/or NEC4 essential
Experience as an ECC PM essential
Demonstrable experience as a PM on multi-million £ projects
Experience of working as part of integrated, multi-organisation, collaborative teams
Extensive Infrastructure and project management experience at a senior level.
Experience managing one or more very complex project, e.g. national clients, multidiscipline services or projects that involve litigation, due diligence, environmental protection etc
Highly motivated and with excellent industry network
You must be able to demonstrate a high level of oral and written communication as well as presentation, meeting leadership and stakeholder management experience
Membership of the Association of Project Managers (MAPM), or equivalent
Degree level qualification in Construction Project Management, Construction, Building Surveying, Quantity Surveying, or similar relevant construction degree
NEC ECC accreditation preferred
Water sector experience 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. 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. 238003BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Leeds, UK - Liverpool, Merchants Court, UK - Manchester - Bridgewater House
Clearance Required 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.