3 months ago
United Kingdom - West Yorkshire, Leeds
Are you an Associate Director/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 Associate Director/Project Manager to join our team in Leeds 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.
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;
Wellington Place, Leeds First Direct Arena, Sovereign Square, Leeds College of Building, Leeds City College Printworks Campus, City of York PM/QS Framework to name but a few.
About Our Team:
We are an industry leader in program, project and cost management services working across a range of industries and sectors. The project management team serves both private and public clients. 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 is growing to support our work in the public sector with the Government Property Agency (GPA), most notably we are driving the delivery of the Government Hub programme providing a network of high-quality office space throughout the UK. This is an ambitious programme of work over the next four years to support local government consolidations and the wider decentralisation of government activities from London and the South of England. As a result, our team has increased demand for individuals with strong commercial project management and contract administration experience.
You will need to responsible for the day to day management of projects, inclusive of; contract administration, client management, management of the wider project team and project finances. 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 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 having due regard to the building contract.
You may also be required to undertake Line Management responsibilities, where you will thrive from motivating and mentoring members of your team.
You will have a strong professional network and will enjoy being active/attending industry events within the region.
Excellent communication, interpersonal skills with a strong professional network;
Line Management experience, but most importantly, someone who enjoys motivating and mentoring members of the wider team;
Experience in JCT and/or NEC contract administration (particularly on Commercial and Fit-out projects);
Proven track record of work winning, inc. bid writing, developing fee proposals
Chartered Status (RICS, or APM preferred) or other equivalent institution
Ability to produce formal reports and documents which clearly set out complex issues and recommendations
Project Management qualification i.e. APM or PRINCE2
NEC4 (or 3) Accredited Project Manager
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 (DO NOT USE)
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 242138BR
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.