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AECOM Project Manager in Manchester, United Kingdom

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our Manchester or Birmingham office.

The qualified applicant will be able to demonstrate an established career in the transportation infrastructure and rail industry and have a successful track record in delivery of multi-disciplinary projects.

Main Responsibilities :

  • As a Senior Project Manager, you will be expected to work within a team to successfully manage and deliver capital investment projects. The objective of the position is to lead, pursue, develop and execute projects required to deliver client programs within established and agreed budgets and schedules.

  • This role involves providing client-side project management support during all stages of the project delivery lifecycle. You’ll be familiar with working in large, geographically dispersed multidisciplinary design teams on projects at varying stages of development from feasibility to detailed design and construction. The responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to:

  • Ownership of and responsibility for the successful delivery of your project.

  • Client-side project management, including stakeholder, schedule, and contract management.

  • Preparing and maintaining schedules, including dependencies and resources.

  • Identifying and monitoring project risks and opportunities.

  • Quality management processes for project activities and outputs.

  • Establishing and maintaining project governance reviews.

  • Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests.

  • Developing and managing strong relationships with clients and members of the cross-functional design team including external sub-contractors / sub-consultants.

  • Be a visible leader and trusted advisor to clients by promoting AECOM’s values both internally and externally.

Minimum Requirements

  • Degree qualification.

  • Experience of successfully delivering rail related UK infrastructure projects.

  • Awareness and familiarity of Network Rail GRIP and PACE process.

  • Awareness and familiarity of working under NEC and Network Rail suite of contracts.

  • Proven ability to scope / estimate projects.

  • Demonstrate leadership skills and communication skills requiring client interaction.

  • Ability to work with various multi-disciplined teams is essential to this role.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Degree qualification

  • Member of, or aspiring member, of the Association of Project Management.

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 Engineering - Transportation - Rail

Business Line Transportation

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 263696BR

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.