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AECOM Rail Project Manager - Infrastructure in York, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - , Birmingham - UK

Job Summary

AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities, and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. From design and engineering to construction and management, AECOM's technical knowledge, local connections and broad market experience allow us to deliver specialized services across the entire project life cycle. Are you a Project Management professional looking to work on projects that make a difference and enhance the world around us? If so, we are looking to attract the finest talent to be part of this journey as we mobilise for several key opportunities across a broad portfolio

We are looking for Project Managers, with previous Rail sector experience to join our National team to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. You will be joining a growing team of like-minded people that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

As a Project Manager, you will be expected to work within a team 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 or JCT contract administration.

  • Development and delivery of business cases

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

  • Ownership of and responsibility for the successful delivery of your project

  • Preparing and maintaining schedules, including dependencies and resources

  • Identifying and monitoring project risks and opportunities

  • Quality management processes for project activities and outputs

  • Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests

  • Establishing and maintaining project governance reviews

  • Developing and managing teams

  • Managing suppliers

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

  • Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team

  • Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified, and acted upon

  • Provide leadership within project management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team

  • 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

Minimum Requirements

  • Previous rail sector / project experience

  • Understanding of National Rail GRIP processes

  • Proven track record in leading project management teams within the Rail sector.

  • Experience of working within a client organization, either directly or through a co-location/secondment arrangement.

  • Understanding and awareness of NEC suite of contracts, particularly the Professional Services Contract (PSC) and Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)

  • Experience of working as part of integrated, multi-organisation, collaborative teams

  • Infrastructure and project management experience.

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

  • Highly motivated and with excellent industry network.

  • Relationship building skills –ability to build strong relationships with clients, teams, and stakeholders as well as an ability to build and maintain networks of business contacts.

  • Strong stakeholder management experience.

  • Passionate about project management and furthering your career with a leading construction consultancy

  • Good technical writing skills and knowledge of reading drawings and tender documents, etc

  • Good client-facing and communication skills, ability to build long-term relationships

  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

  • Proficient in both spoken and written English

  • High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, self-starting, well-disciplined and commercially astute

  • A team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful, and flexible

  • Client or project delivery (design and build) Rail, Metro or Transport experience an advantage.

  • Network Rail, London Underground or other major UK transport client experience is vital.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Relevant Qualification

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. 250149BR

Additional Locations UK - London - Aldgate Tower, UK - Manchester - 1 New York Street, UK - York - 16 Toft Green

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.

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