AECOM Schemes Project Manager in London, United Kingdom

Business Line Transportation

Position Title Schemes Project Manager

United Kingdom - Greater London


Job Summary

AECOM are currently recruiting for a Schemes Project Manager to work on our London Highways Alliance Contract in Northwest London. CA is a joint venture between FM Conway and AECOM delivering the North West Area Highways Alliance Contract for Transport for London. CA provide a fully integrated highways service including traditional highways maintenance services, emergency response, inspections, and Design & Build services for the delivery of capital investment and existing asset renewal schemes.

We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

You will responsible for planning and coordinating highways improvement and renewal schemes from inception through to build which is integral to the successful operation of our multi-year contract.

As a Schemes Manager you will have the following main responsibilities:

  • Working as part of a senior management team to successfully manage the term maintenance contract

  • Cover the whole project / scheme life lifecycle from inception through design and build

  • Develop collaborative relationships with our client and other professional colleagues

  • Act as the day to day main client point of contact for projects

  • Successful delivery of projects with minimum supervision

  • Manage and mentor junior staff in other departments

  • Fully understand the requirements of the London Permitting Scheme and other specific requirements relating to permitting and permissions for working within London

  • Responsible for monitoring performance to ensure Primary and Secondary Performance Indicators are met on a monthly basis for schemes. Manage and monitor requirements and report monthly. Produce corrective action reports and implement their recommendations where required.

  • Maintain, monitor and forecast Schemes budgets

  • Attend weekly Highway Capital Renewal programme updates, compile meeting minutes and follow up with our joint venture partners on outstanding actions/programme updates

  • Arrange and coordinate meetings as required

  • Attend onsite buildability review meetings

  • Manage Client Task Orders and Responses in collaboration with CA Commercial Team and joint venture partners

Minimum Requirements

The following skills are required:

  • Experienced user of MS Office and MS Project

  • Thorough knowledge of CDM Regulations

  • Able to conduct peer reviews where necessary

  • Able to build strong relationships with joint venture partners to ensure that work is undertaken collaboratively

  • Time management and prioritisation of work for self and other members of the team against challenging demands of network needs

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Able to communicate clearly and appropriately with colleagues and internal / external stakeholders

  • Adaptable and flexible to cope with the variety of responsibilities involved

  • Delegates work to, mentors, trains and supervises less experienced staff to complete assignments

  • Strong commercial focus and knowledge of the NEC Conditions of Contract

  • Seeks business development opportunities during client meetings

  • Experience of highways term maintenance contracts

  • Experience of managing projects of highway works

  • Design Experience related to Highway works

Whilst not essential any of the following skills would be desirable:

  • Full driving licence

  • Experience of user industry standard software

  • Experience of producing and reviewing Bills of Quantities from detailed design drawings

  • Experience of working within a permitting scheme

  • Experience of working within a joint venture

  • Site Supervision/Construction Experience related to Highway works

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline.

  • Preferably candidates should be Chartered member of a Professional Engineering organisation (Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation or similar)


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.


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Job Category Engineering - Transportation

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161348BR