AECOM Senior Consultant – Programme Manager in London, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - London, London

Job Summary

As a Senior Project Manager you will be expected to work with an Associate or Project Director to successfully manage and deliver capital investment projects.

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

Job Duties:

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

  • Provide oversight / strategic guidance /audit & review, to a portfolio of projects being lead within the cost centre

  • To provide effective support to PMs and APMs

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

  • Strong relationships are developed with clients and members of the cross-functional team

  • Business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including cross- selling opportunities, are identified and acted upon

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

  • 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

  • To ‘win’ clients through strong business development skills

  • Management of tender documents, appraisals and negotiations

Minimum Requirements

  • Extensive Commercial, Residential, Hotels and leisure, Health Education and Science experience.

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

  • Experience as Manager in a comparative business;

  • Excellent communication and organisational skills;

  • Highly motivated and with excellent industry network;

  • Possess the ability to work across service lines (a track record of cross selling would be useful)

  • Commercial experience is essential along with a proven track record of winning and retaining new Clients

Preferred Qualifications

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

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

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • Prince 2 or MSP experience

  • Good Understanding of contracts

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. 199990BR

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.