AECOM Associate Director - Project Management in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Associate Director - Project Management

United Kingdom - Glasgow

Glasgow

Job Summary

AECOM is recruiting for a Project Management Associate Director to be a key member of the Glasgow project management team, to continue to build and develop on it's successes and growth, as well as winning and delivering those projects and building on our portfolio of major blue chip clients and high profile projects.

Role:

  • The role will entail direct client liaising, lead as commission / account managers together with overseeing project management team members with their duties

  • The role will require a passion for first class service delivery, implementing best practice and continuous improvement and promoting AECOM externally

  • Contribute to the overall and operational management of the AECOM project management team across Scotland.

  • To act as the key, day to day client interface, ensuring that client objectives are met

  • To be specifically responsible for delegated business development / marketing objectives

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • To lead significant Project Management Commissions, taking overall responsibility for their successful delivery

  • To provide oversight / strategic guidance /audit & review, to a portfolio of projects being lead within the Business Unit

  • To be specifically responsible for delegated business development / marketing tasks

  • To provide effective Line Management to ADs, SPMs, PMs and APMs

  • As an Associate Director you will be assessed by the extent to which:

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

  • General line management responsibilities are effectively discharged and the project management team is led effectively

  • 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

Minimum Requirements

Skills

  • Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)

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

  • Ensure all staff members reporting to you have current and relevant training

  • Manage the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed time-scales 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

  • Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations

Preferred Qualifications

Experience

  • Ideally Degree Qualified in Engineering/Quantity Surveying/Project Management or similar;

  • Membership of a recognised Construction Industry Professional Body i.e. MRICS, MICE, MCIOB, MAPM or other equivalent institution membership;

  • NEC3 Accredited preferred;

  • Holder of a current CSCS card

  • UK MOD Security Clearance to SC level will be required.

  • Experience as Senior Manager/ Associate Director in a comparative business;

  • Proven 10 -15 years experience with at least 5 years acting at Senior level;

  • Track record of managing teams

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills;

  • Highly motivated and with excellent industry network;

  • Possess the ability to work across service lines (a track record of cross selling would be useful)

Commercial experience is essential along with a proven track record of winning and retaining new Clients

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 159979BR