AECOM Contract Manager - Flexible location UK wide in St Albans, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hertfordshire, St Albans

Job Summary

Our Environment & Ground Engineering Contracting team are recruiting contract managers to assist with the commercial project management of sub-contracts for large scale ground investigation, remediation and ecological works packages. The successful candidate will join at an exciting time as our contracting capability rapidly grows and offers the opportunity to work on a variety of major engineering and infrastructure projects.

Job Responsibilities

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Accountable for the safe, ethical and profitable delivery of projects and specifically ground engineering and ecological related sub-contracts to a high technical and quality standard, where AECOM acts as a contractor

  • An ambassador both internally (when working within and cross business lines) and when client facing for AECOM’s environmental contracting business.

  • Identification, evaluation, procurement and management of subcontractors on a project by project basis–particularly management of subcontracts and monitoring of subcontractor performance – scope, programme, change, safety, financial, QA/QC

  • Management of prime contracts between AECOM clients and AECOM – scope, programme, change, safety, financial, QA/QC

  • Management of contractual issues with client and subcontractors

  • Management of contract communications i.e. Early Warning Notices, Compensation Events

Minimum Requirements

To be successful you will have strong development skills, the technical ability, knowledge and competence that are appropriate for your career experience, and you will be able to demonstrate examples of contract and sub-contract management. The position will suit a person who can work collaboratively within a multi-disciplinary design team, and understands the importance of delivering work packages on time and within budget.

Minimum requirements include:

  • Able to demonstrate an in depth knowledge and experience of managing safety – particularly as Principal Contractor under the Construction Design and Management Regulations

  • Experience of managing multi-disciplinary project scopes and teams – examples should include a combination of demolition, earthworks, remediation, ecological contracting, archaeology, large scale ground investigation

  • Strong knowledge and experience of delivering contracting projects under NEC and/or ICE/FIDIC/JCT

  • You will be willing to travel within the UK and overseas for limited periods.

  • You will have a valid UK driving licence.

  • The following candidate attributes are highly desirable and would be a distinct advantage:

  • Working towards Chartered status with a relevant institution.

  • Contract management training and qualifications

Preferred Qualifications

  • An undergraduate degree.

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

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES: Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Environment

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 196362BR

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.