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Job Information

AECOM Programme Manager - Senior Consultant in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - , London - UK

Job Summary

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.

As a Senior Consultant you will be expected to work as part of a team 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 a Senior Consultant 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.

Role Duties:

  • Support the Programme Management team in the delivery of its strategic goals in relation to capability, growth and commercial targets;

  • Support the delivery of large, complex Programme Management commissions involving multidisciplinary teams and diverse stakeholder groups;

  • Support the delivery of commissions to the appropriate quality standards and commercial expectations;

  • Implement a robust approach to risk identification, evaluation and mitigation to all commissions;

  • Ensure AECOM health, safety and environment requirements and consistently implemented;

  • Develop strong relationships with clients and members of the cross-functional teams to support successful Programme delivery;

  • Support Business Development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross-selling opportunities within and without the Programme Management team;

  • Support the development of proposals throughout the entire bidding process; 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.

  • Manages more complex projects that tend to be larger in scope and dollar, thereby increasing the potential for larger change orders and consequences of error.

  • May act independently as the IE representative with consulting firms and ensures that the final product reflects the original scope and budget requirements.

  • Manages projects which have greater complexity than a Program Manager II.

  • Increasing responsibility for leadership of direct reports.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience in the delivery of public and private sector infrastructure, urban regeneration, sustainability, commercial, residential, government, healthcare, education or science projects and programmes;

  • Complex, multi-disciplinary Project and Programme experience essential;

  • Proven track record for delivery;

  • Comfortable engaging directly with Clients and Client team members;

  • Highly motivated with excellent industry network; and

  • Possess the ability to work across service lines;

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree level education, ideally Project or Programme Management/Construction/Engineering.

  • Minimum 5 years’ proven experience.

  • 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

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.

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. 257560BR

Additional Locations UK - Bristol - Portwall Place, UK - Peterborough - Clarence House

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.