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Job Information

AECOM Senior Project Manager in Cambridge, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Cambridgeshire, Cambridge

Job Summary

Are you a Senior Project Manager looking to work on building projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?

If so, we are looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our team in Cambridge to work on projects in the Education, Science, Health, Aviation, Defence, Flood protection, Leisure and Commercial sectors. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

AECOM Cambridge PM and CM teams play a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define the Eastern region skylines and communities. We are part of the UK AECOM Buildings & Places with a headquarters in Aldgate, London.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering East Anglian and London projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

University of Cambridge’s new Civil Engineering Department; UoC’s Heart and Lung Institute; University of Bedfordshire’s new Library, Churchill College’s Cowan Court Student Residences, Addenbrookes Hospital COVID-19 projects; Stansted Airport Terminal Building Arrivals Extension, Luton and Dunstable Hospital, RAF Marham projects; Babraham Science Park Buildings; University College London Engineering Department Building to name but a few.

About Our Team:

We are a regional team of 20 plus professionally qualified Project Managers of all grades. We come from differing educational backgrounds, but all have a solid foundation in pre and post contract consultancy work. We have collaborative offices located in Girton, Cambridge. We work well as a group and respect the outputs that the team deliver

Job Responsibilities:

You will need to be from a consultancy or client organisation with the ability to:

  • Individually, project manage successful construction projects, with minimal support

  • Guide and develop junior project management personnel on your projects

  • Secure client confidence in your delivery

  • Contribute to securing repeat Client work

  • Manage your own time effectively

  • Act as a positive team member within the service line

  • Contribute towards our strong reputation in the market

Minimum Requirements

  • Knowledge and experience of two or three of the sectors noted above (including current issues and business drivers) and the local construction market.

  • Ability to present to a large group

  • Chairing and taking accurate notes of meetings

  • Pre and post contract design /project management expertise over the RIBA lifecycle

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills

  • JCT &/or NEC Contract Administration (Accreditation a positive)

  • Maintain accurate project records (both paper and electronic)

  • Robust Stakeholder Management process

Preferred Qualifications

  • Professional Qualification – ideally Project Management/ Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Master’s Degree

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

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • Prince 2 or MSP experience is desirable but not essential

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

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. 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. 249883BR

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.