AECOM Associate Project Manager in Oxford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Oxfordshire, Oxford

Job Summary

AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm who provide cost and project management and consultancy services to public and private sector clients around the world.

With nearly 100,000 employees — including Project Managers, Project Surveyors, and Engineers — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world. We are a leader in all of the key markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. We provide a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’.

Our Oxford Project Management business unit continues to grow to service the region across Health, Science, Education, Residential and Commercial markets where it has successfully secured positions with many high profile clients and some of the largest projects and programs in the industry.

As Associate Project Manager you will lead a team of experienced Project Managers in the delivery of a large programme of works for a key clients across the Oxford/London area.

This is a £100m+ programme of works which includes several buildings ranging from Satellite Testing Facilities to flexible research laboratories. As project lead you will enjoy a high level of client exposure and the opportunity to develop repeat business through delivery excellence.

Your role will include management of the client P&L account as well as contributing to the development and growth of the wider Project Management team.

Our Oxford office benefits from a strong pipeline of work and excellent opportunities for progression for the right individual.

Minimum Requirements

Key experience required in summary:

  • Experience of delivering complex science and/or healthcare projects in a lead role

  • Experience managing multiple projects from inception to completion

  • Experience of administering NEC Option A Contract

  • Experience of managing high performing teams, project resourcing and developing junior members of staff working towards their chartership.

  • Experienced in client account management including profitable management of fees


  • Experience of developing new business with existing clients

  • Experience of leading or contributing to bids and winning new work

Preferred Qualifications

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

  • Chartered (RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution)

  • CSCS card

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • Prince2 or MSP experience

  • Planning & Programming skills (MS Project/Asta/Primavera)

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 PMCM

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186184BR

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.