AECOM Senior Project Manager in Southampton, United Kingdom

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Senior Project Manager

United Kingdom - Hampshire

Southampton

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 will 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

  • Provide effective support to Project Managers and Assistant Project Managers

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

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

  • Seek out business development opportunities with existing and new clients, including identifying and acting upon cross- selling opportunities

  • Be the primary interface with AECOM clients (new and existing)

  • Provide leadership within the 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 project 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 a manager in a comparative business;

  • Excellent communication and organizational 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

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 Program and Project Management

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 186043BR

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.