AECOM Project Manager - Defence in Leeds, United Kingdom
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We are seeking an experienced Project Manager to join our Defence sector team in the North of the UK, where you can be based from either Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow or Edinburgh. Within this role you will work on a mixture of both UK and Overseas projects. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions. While you will be UK based there may be a requirement for short duration Overseas visits.
AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Work Places, Education, Healthcare, Government ans Defence.
To date our Flagship Ministry of Defence Projects have included Project Wellesley at Worthy Down, the new Gosport Oil Fuel Depot, and also Marham Aviation Infrastructure.
As a Project Manager, you will be expected to work within a team to successfully manage and deliver capital investment projects. You will be responsible for the day to day management of projects, inclusive of; contract administration, client management, management of the wider project team and project finances. You will be required to positively engage with the construction and design team and work collaboratively to mitigate risks, avoid claims and disputes whilst maintaining meticulous records to allow you to quickly respond to issues arising and from an informed and balanced opinion having due regard to the building contract.
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.
You will have a strong professional network and will enjoy being active/attending industry events within the region. You may also be required to undertake Line Management responsibilities, where you will thrive from motivating and mentoring members of your team.
Client side project management, including stakeholder, schedule and contract management
Develop strong collaborative relationships with clients, stakeholders and members of the multi-disciplinary project team
Manage the efficient delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards
Support the co-ordination and sign-off of all management information produced by the project management team prior to issue
Good working knowledge of NEC3 / NEC4 contracts or similar, and commercial awareness
Collaborative management skills
Excellent communication and organisational skills
Specific industry and project experience for Government Sector (including UK MOD)
Flexibility to work at sites across the UK (including UK MOD sites requiring SC Security Clearance)
Flexibility to deploy for short duration International visits (including UK MOD Overseas Operational Theatres)
Valid UK driving license
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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.
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Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places
Business Group: DCS
Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India
Career Area: Program & Project Management
Work Location Model: Hybrid