Project Manager

Employer
AECOM
Location
London (Greater)
Salary
Competitive salary
Closing date
10 Dec 2021

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Sector
Consultancy
Salary Band
£30,000 - £39,999
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Function
Project Manager

Are you a Project Manager looking to work on building projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last?

If so, we are looking for an experienced Project Manager to join our team in London to work on a variety of interesting projects. You will be joining a regional team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivery.

About Us:

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Work Places, Education, Government and Healthcare.

We are friendly, busy and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years include;

22 Bishopsgate, Knightsbridge Estates, Palace of Westminster, Southbank Place, Arctic Science centres, The Bank of England, BBC Broadcasting House, The Titanic building in Belfast and the St Pancras Chambers Hotel in London to name but a few.

About Our Team:

We are an industry leader in project management design management and programme management services for large capital programs and oversee activities ranging from the full life cycle of a project. The project management team serves both private and public clients in a wide range of sectors. We believe that project management is first and foremost about providing our clients with certainty of outcomes. We look beyond the traditional time, cost, quality view of project delivery and look to understand what is truly important to our clients and how we can better service them.

Our team has increased demand for individuals with front end design experience and contract administration experience. We are looking for confident and ambitious individuals that can demonstrate a balanced, robust and reasonable approach to design, procurement and delivery.

Job Responsibilities:

Dependent on project size and complexity, you will either be the Project Manager or a member of a wider project team. You will be able to work through each stage of a project life cycle and be responsible for the management of design teams and works contractors to drive projects forward. The role will commonly include Contract Administration and will require you to lead on the management and control of Works contracts. In addition to this, you will be responsible for proactively engage with clients. You will be required to prepare succinct and accurate reports that do not dwell on past achievements but look forward and identify clear actions, giving the client an accurate picture of project progress and associated risks. You will be required to positively engage with the construction and design team and work collaboratively to mitigate and record risks, avoid claims and disputes whilst maintaining meticulous records to allow you to quickly respond to issues arising and form an informed and balanced opinion whilst having due regard to the building contract.

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience within a relevant Project Management role

  • Commercial project experience such as new office, office fit-out or residential development

  • Experience in JCT and/or NEC contract administration.

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Highly motivated, able to work independently, diligent and with an eye for detail.

  • Ability to produce formal reports and documents which clearly set out complex issues and recommendations

Preferred Qualifications

  • Chartered Status as a member of the RICS or CIOB, or other equivalent institution.

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.

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