Requisition/Vacancy No. 147513BR


Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Country France

State/Province/Region FR - Ile-de-France

City Nanterre

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


Our team of environment specialists offers clients expertise in air quality, impact analysis and permitting, environmental health and safety management consulting/due diligence, remediation consulting/engineering and construction/site restoration, specialty and emerging technologies, waste services and water and natural resources.

Job Summary

We are recruiting a Senior Project Manager as part of our continued development in France. Reporting to one of the Paris office Investigation, Remediation & Decommissioning (IRD) team leader, you will principally take part in soil and groundwater investigation and remediation projects (including, but not limited to, historical and documentary reviews, soil and groundwater quality characterization assessments; development and implementation of remedial action plans based on BATNEEC sustainability and costs-benefits principles, human health risk assessments, contaminant fate and transport modelling) whether as an individual or a team, in accordance to client requirements, local regulations and international standards, focused on, but not limited to, the region of southern France. More specifically, your role will comprise:

  • Identification of potential clients and opportunities;

  • Securing and managing clients, projects and contracts;

  • Development of scopes, budgets, and schedules for assignments

  • Development of new business, marketing to potential and existing clients;

  • Organizing, executing and coordinating projects,

  • Financial responsibility for project execution/delivery in accordance with the project plan;

  • Developing project plans, including identification of resources for project execution;

  • Delivering projects in compliance with our quality and environmental management system, health and safety policies and procedures;

  • Proactive reporting of quality, environmental, health & safety issues or suggestions;

  • Performing site visits/inspections/assessments and supervising subcontractors, as and where required for successful project execution;

  • Delegating work to, training, and supervising less experienced-level staff (project engineers and junior project managers) to complete assignments;

  • Performing, where needed or appropriate, assignments individually;

  • Reviewing of client deliverables for final review and approval by the project director;

  • Performing technical presentations internally, to clients and the French Administration;

  • Providing advice and consultation to clients as regards to IRD engineering matters, including compliance with government laws and regulations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in Environmental investigation and remediation of contaminated sites for industrial clients;

  • Pragmatic, creative, process and results oriented;

  • Excellent writing and communication skills in both French and English;

  • Able to work well in a team and multi-cultural environments;

  • Good knowledge of regulatory requirements;

  • Capability to develop business.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree or Degree in Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering Geology or related fields;

  • Business development experience for large programs/contracts and client relationships supported by repeat business.

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.