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AECOM Assistant Project Manager in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description

Our Midlands Programme, Project and Cost Management Business Unit continues to grow, with a specific growth demand for an Assistant Project Manager. We have successfully secured positions with high profile clients and key local projects and programs.

As a direct result of this growth, we are currently seeking an Assistant Project Manager based in Birmingham to develop our business growth.

Your role will be to deliver projects from inception through to completion in a consultancy capacity. Ideally you will have experience working on Public Sector projects. The role will be client-facing and strong written and verbal communication skills will be required. Experience in managing multiple projects, stakeholders and multiple moving parts at once is essential.

You will be part of an exciting and diverse team, supporting us to successfully manage and deliver capital projects across the Midlands and UK. The role would cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development, through the design, procurement process, site delivery, commissioning phase and defects management.

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects that define skylines and communities. AECOM Midlands Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Justice, Infrastructure, Healthcare, Education, Government and Commercial sectors. We are looking to build on the success of the region and to develop our team in Birmingham.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years includes;

  • Government Property Agency Transformation Programme.

  • National Probation Service Reform Programme.

  • British Embassy in Bangkok.

  • HMP Stocken expansion.

  • HMP Birmingham Refurbishment.

As an Assistant Project Manager your duties will include but will not be limited to the following;

  • Support in the delivery of Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.

  • 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

  • To ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills

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


Specific Skills Required:

  • Excellent communication, presentation and organisational skills

  • Highly motivated with good knowledge of Tertiary Education projects

  • Production of formal reports and documents which clearly set out complex issues

  • Experience of successfully delivering construction projects

  • Experience in a number of project management roles

  • Good Understanding of CDM regulations

  • Good design management experience.

  • Good contractor management experience

  • Experience of working with stakeholders/clients

  • Experience of working as part of complex, multi-disciplinary/multi-agency Project Teams

  • NEC 3 Contract Administration (Accreditation a positive)

  • Experience of Risk and Stakeholder Management techniques

  • Security clearance would be an advantage.

Required Qualifications

  • Professional Qualified – ideally Project Management/ Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Degree

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10081100

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid