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AECOM Project Manager in Birmingham, United Kingdom

Job Summary

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.

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

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 include;

  • Government Property Agency Transformation Programme.

  • National Probation Service Reform Programme.

  • British Embassy in Bangkok.

  • HMP Stocken expansion.

  • HMP Birmingham Refurbishment.

About Our Role:

Our Midlands Programme, Project and Cost Management Business Unit continues to grow, with a specific growth demand for a Senior 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 a 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.

Job Duties will include:

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

  • Ensuring 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

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

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

  • Providing effective support to Assistant/Graduate Project Managers.

  • Managing the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed time-scales and quality standards

Minimum Requirements

  • 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 to produce Strategic Development Briefs and Client/User requirements

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

What We Offer

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.

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

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 267475BR

Virtual: No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.