AECOM Project Manager (Water and Flood Risk) in Leeds, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds

Job Summary

We are currently recruiting for experienced Senior Flood Risk Project Manager to join our well established and busy Water and Flood Risk team in our Leeds office.

Our Leeds office is an AECOM Centre of Excellence for flood management and river engineering and we have provided technical expertise to AECOM projects across Europe, Middle East and Africa. We connect with our colleagues globally through our technical networks that provide training and knowledge sharing for all of the water team.

We provide comprehensive solutions for our clients and our team in the North of England have expertise in:

  • Flood Management

  • Integrated Catchment Management

  • Hydraulic Modelling

  • Hydrology

  • Sustainable Drainage

  • Water Sensitive Urban Design

  • Dam design

  • Hydro-power

As Senior Project Manager you will:

  • Work within this thriving team to manage the delivery of hydraulic modelling and flood mitigation projects for a range of public and private sector clients within the UK and Middle East.

  • Take a leading role in the project management and co-ordinating the technical delivery of flood risk projects, working with our technical specialists in Leeds and other parts of the UK and Middle East.

  • Manage and deliver bids and tenders and fee proposals for a range of clients.

  • Work with integrated multi-disciplinary teams to deliver high profile projects.

  • Supervise and manager more junior members of the team.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in the UK of flood risk management (fluvial and surface water),

  • Strong project management and delivery skills.

  • Excellent report writing, communication and teamwork skills.

  • Chartered or nearing Chartered Engineer with ICE, CIWEM or equivalent.

  • Confidence and experience of meeting with internal and external clients and of producing proposals for new work.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters Degree educated in Civil or Water Engineering or MSc in water related area.

  • Modules in water management, hydraulics and design projects would be an advantage.

  • On route to Chartered Engineer status with ICE, CIWEM or equivalent.

What We Offer:

AECOM is a place where you can put our innovative thinking and business skills into gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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 Engineering - Civil

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 182839BR

Clearance Required 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.