AECOM Associate Project Manager in Leeds, United Kingdom
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.
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.
AECOM is a global network of experts working with clients, communities, and colleagues to develop and implement innovative solutions to the world’s most complex challenges. From design and engineering to construction and management, AECOM's technical knowledge, local connections and broad market experience allow us to deliver specialized services across the entire project life cycle.
Are you a Project Management professional looking to work on projects that make a difference and enhance the world around us?
If so, we are looking to attract the finest talent to be part of this journey as we mobilise for several key opportunities across a broad portfolio
We are looking for Associate Project Managers, to join our National team to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. You will be joining a growing team of like-minded people that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.
Role / Office Location: National
Team: Building and Places - Infrastructure
As an Associate Project Manager, you will be expected to develop a high performing team to successfully manage and deliver capital investment projects. This role involves providing client-side project management support during all stages of the project delivery lifecycle from option studies, option development, construction tender support through to NEC or JCT contract administration.
Ensure projects delivered under your leadership are executed to quality, cost, and time.
Client-side project management, including stakeholder, schedule, and contract management
Development and delivery of business cases
Preparing and maintaining schedules, including dependencies and resources
Identifying and monitoring project risks and opportunities
Quality management processes for project activities and outputs
Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests
Establishing and maintaining project governance reviews
Developing and managing teams
To provide effective support to Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers
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
Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified, and acted upon
Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)
Provide leadership within project management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team
Ensure all staff 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
Co-ordination and sign off on all management information produced by project management teams prior to issue
To ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills
Management of tender documents, appraisals, and negotiations
Experience of working within a client organization, either directly or through a co-location/secondment arrangement.
Experience leading and managing a team
Practitioner of NEC suite of contracts, particularly the Professional Services Contract (PSC) and Engineering and Construction Contract (ECC)
Experience of working as part of integrated, multi-organisation, collaborative teams
Infrastructure and project management experience.
Excellent communication and organisational skills.
Highly motivated and with excellent industry network.
Relationship building skills –ability to build strong relationships with clients, teams, and stakeholders as well as an ability to build and maintain networks of business contacts.
Strong stakeholder management experience.
Passionate about project management and furthering your career with a leading construction consultancy
Good technical writing skills and knowledge of reading drawings and tender documents, etc
Good client-facing and communication skills, ability to build long-term relationships
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Proficient in both spoken and written English
High proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
Well-organised, diligent, proactive, assertive, self-starting, well-disciplined and commercially astute
A team player with a ‘can-do’ attitude, outgoing, polite, patient, diplomatic, personable, respectful, and flexible
Previous consulting experience
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 neighbourhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Education, Professional Qualifications Requirements
The individuals proposed for the role of a Senior Project Manager shall demonstrate:
Minimum of seven years’ project management experience
A project management qualification such as PRINCE2 or APM
A relevant degree such as in engineering, environmental science, construction, or relevant subject
Strong history in both contract (NEC3 and 4) and project management.
A member of a related professional body, preferably chartered
A record of delivering complex, high-risk projects successfully including working on civil engineering projects.
The ability to bring big-picture thinking that improves the methods, behaviours, and processes.
A full driving licence, as some travel is involved.
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.
Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India
Career Area: Program & Project Management
Work Location Model: Hybrid