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Senior Project Manager


Posted: 2/28/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1351813

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category
Program and Project Management

Job Summary
As a Senior Project Manager you will be expected to work with an Associate or Project Director to successfully manage and deliver capital investment projects. 

The role would cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development, through the design and procurement process and onto the site delivery and commissioning phase. 

Job Duties:
Lead Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery
Provide oversight / strategic guidance /audit & review, to a portfolio of projects being lead within the cost centre
To provide effective support to  PMs and Assistant PMs
Ensure commissions are managed to the right quality standards and are completed efficiently and on time
Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team
Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon
Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)
Provide leadership within project management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team
Ensure all staff members reporting to you have current and relevant training
Manage the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed time-scales and quality standards
Co-ordination and sign off on all management information produced by project management teams prior to issue
To ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills
Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations

Business Line
Buildings & Places

Position Title
Senior Project Manager

Position Status

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.

Minimum Requirements
  • Experience in Government, Education and Public sector work is preferable, as is experience across a wide range of sectors.
  • Experienced in a Client management role – Able to manage the account in terms of projects that are ‘live’, plus seeking new opportunities.
  • Experience as Project Manager in a comparative business;
  • Ability to work with multi-disciplinary teams both internally to AECOM and managing sub consultants
  • Highly motivated and with excellent industry network;
  • Possess the ability to work across service lines (a track record of cross selling would be useful)

Preferred Qualifications
  • Professional Qualified – ideally Project Management/Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Degree  
  • Chartered Status or working towards Chartered with APM, RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution 
  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation) 
  • Good Understanding of contracts (Government, JCT and NEC3) 
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.

Business Group
Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Office Location
UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza


United Kingdom

GBR - West Midlands

Clearance Required