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AECOM Project Manager (Infrastructure) in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Company Description

Work with Us. Change the World.

At AECOM, we're delivering a better world. Whether improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water, or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive. We are the world's trusted infrastructure consulting firm, partnering with clients to solve the world’s most complex challenges and build legacies for future generations.

There has never been a better time to be at AECOM. With accelerating infrastructure investment worldwide, our services are in great demand. We invite you to bring your bold ideas and big dreams and become part of a global team of nearly 50,000 planners, designers, engineers, scientists, digital innovators, program and construction managers and other professionals delivering projects that create a positive and tangible impact around the world.

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Job Summary

As a Project Manager you will be expected to work with a Senior Project Manager, Associate or Director to successfully manage, coordinate and deliver projects.

The role will cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase.

Role can be full-time, part-time or on a job-share basis.

Job Duties

  • Lead Project Management commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.

  • Provide effective support and mentoring to Graduates and Apprentices.

  • Ensure commissions are managed and completed efficiently, on time and to the client’s satisfaction.

  • Develops strong reciprocal relationships with clients and members of the project team.

  • Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (new and existing).

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

  • Manage the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards.

  • Provide full Project Management duties to AECOM clients.

Approach to all projects requires a high degree of flexibility and creativity, excellent presentational skills and an ability to communicate effectively with clients and consultants. The successful candidate shall be charged with the delivery of Project Management Services within our Client focused and highly motivated professional team.


Minimum Requirements

  • 2-4 years proven experience in a consulting environment providing the full spectrum of PM services including chairing meetings, minuting and proactively engaging in discussions, developing the PEP, progress reports, procurement strategies and tender documentation. General post contract management and administration, proactively engaging with Client, contractor and other stakeholders, being aware of the scope of service and ensuring we deliver within the agreed parameters and help to resolve disputes whenever possible

  • Passionate about delivering high quality consulting services to our clients.

  • Understanding of NEC standard forms of contract.

  • Proven ability to advise clients and design teams on value, risks and programme in a holistic way

  • Excellent IT Skills and the ability to utilize the current digital tools are be essential.

  • Excellent numeracy, verbal and written communication skills.

  • Willingness to challenge in a positive and engaging manner.

  • Understanding of a variety of project types/sizes/sectors. Residential, Commercial, Education, Data Centre, sector experience would be advantageous.

  • Ability to manage relationships effectively.

  • Ability to manage relationships both internally and externally.

  • Is accountable and responsible for own actions.

  • Able to work under own initiative where appropriate working closely with the Senior Project Managers and Associates in the delivery of some of our projects.

  • Keen to work as part of a team and to develop and progress career development.

  • Engenders a right first-time approach.

  • Understand the fundamentals of the internal AECOM management systems and undertake Deputy/ PM duties in APIC and to be commercially aware.

  • Supporter of social and CSR activities, promoting a positive and enjoyable workplace.

Preferred Skills

  • Degree Qualified – BSc or MSc – in Project management or other construction or engineering related profession.

  • Professionally Qualified – ideally Chartered Project Manager Status with the RICS, APM, CIOB or other equivalent institution.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects for a variety of public and private sector clients.

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10099898

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid