Associate Project Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - , Glasgow

Job Summary

AECOM is a Construction Consultancy and is seeking a new Associate Project Manager or possibly a Project Director to manage key Higher Education & Healthcare projects in Scotland. You will manage a small team of Project Managers and work with our senior leaders to successfully deliver capital investment projects.

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.

About Us

AECOM Building & Places is built to modernise, expand and deliver the most iconic and complex structures in the world. We offer a one stop shop to complete some of the country’s most challenging building projects by leveraging our world-class talent, scale and unique service offering.

Our industry leading Project Management division consists of over 350 people nationwide and is part of our larger 2000+ Building & Places business. Our Project Managers work within residential, commercial, aviation, defence, healthcare, education, pharmaceutical, sports, and leisure. We are market leaders on large international projects as well as small scale local experts who seek to improve communities through strong design and effective project management and Engineering solutions.

Job Duties

You will be responsible for managing a team of 4 Project Managers on construction consultancy projects in Glasgow and Scotland.

You will be accountable for the delivery of projects, the management of your team and the development of the business whilst acting as a key point of contact across the business and with our clients on our Healthcare and Higher Education project workload. You will do this with the support of our Project Directors and regional leads.

Ideally you will be accustomed to managing one or more very complex projects, involving clients with a national geographic footprint or multi-disciplinary services. There will be other complexities, such as projects that involve litigation, environmental protection, due diligence, etc.

You will split your time between these key activities:

Project Delivery

  • Lead the delivery of Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for their successful delivery.

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

  • Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations.

  • Manages all phases of projects (from beginning to close out).


  • 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.

Business Development

  • Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon, to ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills and the quality of our work.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ideally Project Management/ Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Chartered Status with the MRICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • Specific industry and project experience as a project manager – healthcare, higher education

  • Experienced in a Client management role – Able to manage the account in terms of projects that are ‘live’, plus seeking new opportunities.

  • Experience as a Project Manager running a small team in a comparable business.

  • Excellent written communication and organisational skills.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prince 2 or MSP experience

  • NEC3 / NEC4 Accredited PM preferred

  • Security Clearance to SC level will be required.

  • Holder of a current CSCS card

  • Clean driving licence

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. 230937BR

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.