United Kingdom - Lancashire, Manchester
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Project Manager to be based at Manchester. 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.
Experience in the Higher Education sector is preferred.
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 APMs
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
Extensive Higher Education experience ideally.
Experienced in a Client management role – Able to manage the account in terms of projects that are ‘live’, plus seeking new opportunities.
Experience as Manager in a comparative business;
Excellent communication and organisational skills;
Highly motivated and with excellent industry network;
Possess the ability to work across service lines (a track record of cross selling would be useful)
Commercial experience is essential along with a proven track record of winning and retaining new Clients
Professional Qualified – ideally Project Management/ Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Degree
Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution
APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)
Prince 2 or MSP experience
Good Understanding of contracts
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. 212960BR
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.