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AECOM Senior Project Manager in Oxford, 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.

We will give you 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.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

Are you a Senior Project Manager looking to work on building projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?

If so, we are looking for an experienced Senior Project Manager to join our team in Oxford to work on projects in the Science, Health or Education sectors. You will be joining a PM team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

About Us:

AECOM’s PM and CM teams play a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define the regional skylines and communities. We are part of the UK AECOM Buildings & Places with a headquarters in Aldgate, London.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering projects in Oxford and London.

As a Senior Project Manager you will need to be from a consultancy or client organisation (Life Science and Tertiary Education Sector preferable) with the ability to undertake a lead role on small to medium sized Life Science and Tertiary Education related projects, with minimal support. In addition to our opportunities to deliver small to medium sized Life Science and Tertiary Education projects, you will also have the ability to work as part of an integrated team on a significant component of a large project, that will be led by an Associate or Director.

As a Senior Project Manager you will be expected to work with an Associate or Project Director to successfully manage and deliver Large Life Science and Tertiary Education construction projects.

You would also be expected to develop client relationships and support work winning.

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

Your duties will include but are not limited to the following;

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

  • To provide effective support, supervision and motivation of Project Managers, Assistant/Graduate and Apprentice Project Managers

  • Ensure all staff members reporting to you have current and relevant training

  • Lead the management of the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed time-scales and quality standards

  • Lead internal AECOM Project Team Meetings for the purposes of coordinating the AECOM Project Team.

  • Co-ordinate, review and ensure that there has been a sign off of all management information produced by project management teams prior to issue

  • Lead the development of strong relationships with clients and members of the cross-functional team

  • Lead the delivery of Project Management Commissions ensuring their successful delivery.

  • Be the main interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)

  • Lead the management of design

  • Lead the management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations

  • Lead the formulation and management of construction contracts

  • Progress business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities.

  • To support ‘winning’ clients, being responsible for the quality of work outputs, effective communication and demonstration of professional behaviours

  • Provide leadership within project management business and provide leadership and mentoring to the team

  • Manage project finances, resourcing, audits, and reviews, to a portfolio of projects being led within the cost center

  • Formulate fee proposals

  • Support Project Managers through Professional Chartership

  • Active involvement in recruitment and retention activities

  • Ensure you complete all relevant training

Experience needed:

  • Experience working within a consultancy

  • Excellent understanding of the roles of different parties involved in construction projects and how these roles change over the life of the project

  • Proving experience preferably in the Life Science, Tertiary Education or Healthcare construction fit out sector.

  • Knowledge and experience of the Life Science and Tertiary Education sectors (including current issues and business drivers) and local construction market.

  • Excellent understanding of construction contracts

  • Excellent understanding of the Construction (Design and Management) Regulations 2015

Qualifications

  • Professional Qualified – ideally Project Management/ Construction/Engineering/Quantity Surveying Degree

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

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About AECOM

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 $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com 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: J10079821

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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