AECOM Programme Manager - Associate in London, United Kingdom
As an Associate you will be expected to work independently or with a Director to successfully structure, lead, manage and deliver capital investment and business transformation Programmes.
The role covers the whole of Programme lifecycle from initial inception, identification and definition; blueprint and business case development; Programme establishment and delivery; managing the tranches and benefits realisation; through to Programme closure.
In addition to core Programme Leadership, as an Associate within the Programme Management team, you will be expected to identify areas of specific interest and capability in the delivery of programme advisory services to clients.
Support the Programme Management team in the delivery of its strategic goals in relation to capability, growth and commercial targets;
Lead and deliver large, complex Programme Management commissions involving multidisciplinary teams and diverse stakeholder groups;
Ensure commissions are managed and delivered to the appropriate quality standards and commercial expectations;
Ensure a robust approach to risk identification, evaluation and mitigation is applied to all commissions;
Demonstrate leadership in the implementation of AECOM health, safety and environment requirements;
Develop strong relationships with clients and members of the cross-functional teams to support successful Programme delivery;
Identify and act upon Business Development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross-selling opportunities within and without the Programme Management team;
Lead and support the development of proposals throughout the entire bidding process;
Ensure all direct reports are engaged, developed and supported along their own career journeys; and
Identify opportunities to share knowledge and best practice and promote the Programme Management team both internally and externally with clients and relevant industry bodies.
Provides oversight and management for multiple projects that are less complex and less sensitive in nature. For example, projects assigned would be smaller in scale and scope.
Without any supervision, is responsible for and oversees all components of an assigned program.
Identifies problems, determines accuracy and relevance of information, uses sound judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives, and to makes recommendations.
Manages program resources.
Directs the work of a group of Project and/or Program Managers.
Influences, motivates and challenges others while adapting leadership styles to a variety of situations.
Extensive public and private sector infrastructure, urban regeneration, sustainability, commercial, residential, government, healthcare, education or science experience;
Complex, multi-disciplinary Programme experience essential;
Proven track record for delivery;
Demonstrable client engagement at senior levels;
Experienced in a client management role – able to manage the account in terms of ‘live’ Programmes while seeking new opportunities;
Line Management experience in a comparative consultancy business;
Highly motivated with excellent industry network;
Possess the ability to work across service lines (including a track record of cross-selling); and
Commercial experience is essential along with a proven track record of winning and retaining new clients.
Degree level education, ideally Project or Programme Management/Construction/Engineering.
Managing Successful Programmes accredited (or international equivalent) preferred.
Prince 2 or APM accreditation preferred
Experience using Business Information tools preferred.
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. 241879BR
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.