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AECOM Assistant Project Manager - Nuclear (Part Time & Full Time) in Warrington, United Kingdom

Company Description

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.

Job Description

This role welcomes applicants looking for part time and full time work.

Due to the continued growth and expansion of our Nuclear Energy & Decommissioning Team in Warrington, we are looking to enhance our capabilities and recruit a Project Manager to work on our high-profile projects.

You will be part of an exciting and diverse team, supporting us to successfully manage and deliver our projects. Working closely with AECOM Senior Project Managers, you will be one of the first points of direct contact with the external client(s) for the progress, commercial and contractual responsibilities on the project.

Currently we need a Project Manager to work on a project that has just entered the RIBA 3 stage, to work through the current and subsequent project phases including RIBA 4, the implementation on site (RIBA 5) and subsequent commissioning. It is currently expected that the project will continue for a minimum of another 3 – 4 years.

Your role will involve client-side management including actively providing progress reports and financial reports, while managing and maintaining stakeholder relationships with clients and their teams, internal AECOM project resources, the internal AECOM Operations Team and other relevant project parties.

Please note that travel to other UK company sites and some international travel may be necessary as part of the role.

In this role you will:

  • Be client-facing, communicating with key stakeholders.

  • Support multiple projects and stakeholders.

  • Work as a key team player within an integrated multi-disciplinary project delivery team ensuring a collaborative environment.

  • Implement an effective project management process throughout the lifecycle of projects.

  • Clearly communicate with all internal and external project stakeholders.

  • Prepare formal reports and documents.

  • Provide Project Management support to the Senior Project Manager, Project Engineering Manager and Lead Design Engineers as required.

  • Participate in the management and updating of the project’s organisation structure, project execution plan (PEP) and project quality management plans (PQMP).

  • Establish, track and report status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis.

  • Ensure development and adherence to the projects approved scope of work.

  • Support the Senior Project Manager in the commercial, financial requests for the project, with the ability to communicate effectively with clients and internal team members as required.


Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be able to meet the requirements for BPSS and SC security clearance in the UK.

  • Have professional client-side project management experience.

  • Design management experience.

  • Contractor management experience.

  • Ability to use various Project Management Software supported by strong IT skills.

  • Understanding of NEC contract administration.


  • Professional qualification in Project Management.

  • NEC 3 Contract Administration .

Additional Information


AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10084979

Business Line: Energy

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid