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Job Information

AECOM Consultancy Project Manager or Senior PM in Plymouth, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Devon, Exeter

Job Summary

AECOM is multidisciplinary building consultancy seeking a Senior Project Manager who is qualified MRICS OR APM to be based in our Exeter office.

You will be part of a team providing comprehensive, accurate and value driven project management services on our building projects as part of a wider multi-disciplinary office who offer a full service to our Public and private sector clients.

We are looking for the right personality as well as qualifications and if you show a keenness to learn and you are happy to go the extra mile you will feel at home with us. We are looking out for confidence on top of substance and a proven track record.

Job Summary:

You will have clear experience of working in a team delivering complex construction projects. We are looking for you to striving for technical excellence in a buildings environment as you work with our local Project Management and Quantity Surveying team to keep projects on track.

Ideally you will have good contract knowledge (NEC3 and JCT) and commercial understanding as these are an essential part of the role alongside risk, schedule and stakeholder management abilities. You should also be familiar with procurement routes, market conditions and built environment practices in multidisciplinary teams.

As a Senior Project Manager, you will be expected to successfully manage a small team and deliver projects across a range of sectors from Residential, Education, Local Authority, to Commercial. We work on both new build and refurbishments and our projects range from a couple of Million to larger 20M+ schemes.

Our core values are based on integrity and we endeavour to Safeguard – Collaborate – Inspire – Anticipate – Deliver and Dream, we expect you to be able to demonstrate behaviours and experience that meet with these.

About Us:

AECOM is built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures ever conceived. Buildings & Places offers a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging buildings by leveraging our scale, unique service offering and world-class talent. We work flexibly and co-operatively to achieve more.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Please do review our website for a better understanding of our past and current projects.

About the Team:

AECOM Building & Places have secured a range of UK Frameworks relating to government and commercial projects, which our Plymouth team plays a key part in delivering.

You will be joining a highly skilled and respected multi-disciplinary design team in our Exeter office of 100 staff. We work on a varied, complex and interesting projects which will give you a broad range of experience as you grow with us.

This is an excellent opportunity for anyone looking for progression and security in the Devon and South West region to join AECOM and professionally develop in a smaller, friendly office environment but with the backing and projects of a much larger consultancy.

Job Duties:

  • Ensure commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time

  • Produce high quality project management documentation and manage tools which aid the delivery of schemes. This includes, but is not limited to Project Management Plans, Risk Registers, Contract management trackers, schedules or programmes.

  • Develop strong relationships with clients and members of the cross-functional team

  • Ensure business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon.

  • Engage with and support the technical excellence agenda within the project management discipline.

  • Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience as a Project Manager in a comparable consultancy business.

  • Evidence of project management specific training (APM, MRICS).

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.

  • Good working knowledge of JCT and NEC contracts.

  • Built environment and project experience.

  • Experience of managing projects involving multidisciplinary teams.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Have a degree in Project Management/ Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying.

  • Professional status with the RICS, APM, ICE or other equivalent institution.

  • Ideally you will live locally to the office or be willing to relocate.

  • Having car and a driving licence would simplify your commute but is not essential.

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 236454BR

Additional Locations UK - Plymouth - Plumer House

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.