AECOM Project Manager in Leeds, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Derbyshire, Chesterfield
Our Water team has delivered some of the most high-profile projects across the UK, so your projects and clients will be varied and interesting. Examples of our current projects and clients include:
Severn Trent Water – AECOM has been appointed to deliver design services for major schemes in AMP7. Our portfolio of projects is building rapidly and includes some of the most strategically important schemes for Severn Trent.
Thames Water – AECOM has positions across all scales of delivery including major projects such as Thames Tideway Tunnel, Deephams STW upgrade and ‘Capital Delivery’ infra and non-infra schemes across the Thames region.
Wessex Water – AECOM has been appointed on several AMP7 frameworks, including the Capital Delivery framework.
As a Project Manager, you will work closely with our Water and other supply discipline teams nationwide. You will be expected to manage project delivery, contribute to and lead bids, ensure technical quality through appointing the correct resources, manage and control budgets and interface with clients and collaborators in design and planning. You will drive efficiency and be responsible for overall delivery for AECOM and our clients. You will be supported by our operational and commercial teams in particular.
You will take ownership of key programmes of work or whole projects and see delivery through from conception to handover. Some of these projects will be large-scale and prestigious CV-builders.
Manages one or more very complex project, involving a combination of the following:
Clients with a national geographic footprint; OR,
Projects involving a full spectrum of services offered by IE; OR,
Other complexities, such as projects that involve litigation, environmental protection, due diligence, etc.
Manages all phases of projects (from beginning to close out).
Has consenting and regulatory authority for approvals.
Manages other Project Managers.
Significant experience of managing a portfolio of clients with multiple projects and / or large scale, complex, multidisciplinary projects, preferably in water / waste water infrastructure.
Membership of a relevant professional chartered institute; for example, ICE, CIWEM or ChPP/APM/PMP
Able to develop and monitor programmes, budgets and risk registers to ensure delivery to time and cost, whilst implementing plans to mitigate and eliminate risks.
A strong communicator, able to develop positive working relationships with clients and delivery teams.
Has decision-making ability, with the capability to understand and manage implications of decisions in challenging circumstances.
Contractual skills and experience, e.g. NEC4
Strong commercial and risk management awareness
Demonstrable ability to coordinate, liaise and engage with clients, key stakeholders and delivery teams
Desirable Skills & Experience:
Water and wastewater treatment project experience across feasibility, outline, detailed design, construction support extremely desirable
Experience working for contractors in a design and build environment
Working understanding of programme planning software e.g. Microsoft Project or Primavera P6
Industry recognised Health and Safety qualifications
- A degree or equivalent in a related engineering subject (e.g. civil, electrical, mechanical) and/or a project management background.
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 Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 248114BR
Additional Locations UK - Birmingham - Colmore Plaza, UK - Leeds, UK - St. Albans
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.