AECOM Project Manager in Chesterfield, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Derbyshire, Chesterfield

Job Summary

Our multidisciplinary Chesterfield office is located within easy commuting distance of the vibrant cities of Sheffield, Nottingham and Derby and on the fringe of the Peak District National Park. With the continued growth of our Chesterfield Water Team we have established a new satellite Water team from our Nottingham office. Our Water Team is involved in high profile infrastructure projects in the UK and overseas and we are working on a number of locally significant projects for the Environment Agency and Local Authorities.

As a result of our continued success and growth, we are seeking a

Project Manager to join our team. As a Project Manager, you will manage a range of projects including flood risk management schemes, highway drainage schemes and Flood Risk Assessments working with both private and public sector clients.

Job Duties:

  • You will work closely with our teams of engineers, hydraulic modellers, environmental scientists and technical specialists to manage the delivery of a wide range of flood risk management and drainage projects in the UK and overseas.

  • You will act as Project Manager for a portfolio of projects, supervising and managing the delivery of complex, multifaceted tasks and projects.

  • You will be supported by a network of Deputy Project Managers and will be expected to help those DPMs develop project management skills as their careers progress and the team grows further.

  • You will be supported through training in AECOMs Project Management systems and you will work closely with our clients, ensuring that we meet their needs and deliver excellent results.

As a team player, you will work as part of an energetic and diverse team to deliver benefits to the communities that we serve. In return, we offer an excellent benefits package and exciting and unique career development opportunities.

AECOM operates a flexible working policy and part time candidates will be considered.

Minimum Requirements

To be successful in this role we would like to hear from candidates with the following;

  • Previous experience in the successful delivery of complex and challenging projects.

  • Proven track record of managing projects, delegating tasks and technical mentoring.

  • Successful commercial delivery of projects, including financial accountability, risk mitigation, programme management and change control.

  • Experience in preparing, delivering and winning tenders for new work.

  • Background in Project Management in a client-facing role, preferably using the NEC suite of contracts.

  • Ability to use internal project management systems to track and monitor project delivery.

  • Ability to manage multidisciplinary project teams, often located in different offices.


  • Bachelor Degree in relevant Engineering or Environmental field.

  • Chartered, or nearing Chartership, with a relevant institution e.g. CIWEM or ICE

Experience of working for an Environment Agency WEM Consultant or Water Company Framework Consultant in a related role would be desirable

Preferred Qualifications

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 Engineering - Environmental

Business Line Water

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 197921BR

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.