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Project Manager - Rail


London, United Kingdom

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion.

About the Business Line Transportation
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary Our Transportation team currently have a vacancy in our Aecom Rail Team for a Project Manager with experience of working on Network Rail’s infrastructure, London Underground and metro / light rail networks. AECOM are currently expanding their already substantial rail engineering team in Croydon/London following several major project wins.

The successful candidate will have solid post graduate experience. You will have proven design management experience of delivering projects to client’s satisfaction at the appropriate standard, ensuring accuracy of drawings and calculations, ensuring designs are economic and appropriate and that the relevant codes and standards are complied with. You will have strong business development and client relationships skills and the ability to develop and manage the work of others. You will also have the technical ability and knowledge and competence to guide and teach others.

Job Responsibilities:

• Setting up the project;
• Managing all risks including quality, environmental and health and safety;
• Managing quality and integrating quality into all aspects of the project;
• Drafting Agreements and monitoring their execution;
• Appointing and managing sub consultants in accordance with company procedures;
• Establishing and implementing the Project Plan;
• Establishing and maintaining forecasts, costs and revenue budgets;
• Establishing and managing project team interfaces;
• All communications with Client representatives for the project;
• Producing, checking and verifying all deliverables;
• Managing and documenting all scope and fee changes and other variations;
• Implementing and monitoring the agreed staff development and internal communications program;
• Timely reconciliation of WIP, invoicing and debt collection;
• Post project review and requesting Client feedback on project completion;
• Project closure.

Minimum Requirements
Experience of working with large infrastructure and minor projects within Rail covering E&P / Rail systems
Experience of working on a variety of projects as project leader on some with experience of dealing directly with clients
Experience of managing small teams
Awareness of the role of CEM and CRE according to Network Rail’s Standard NR/L2/INI/02009 Engineering Management for Projects
Experience of significant design management
Understanding of Health and Safety including CDM

Preferred Qualifications
Prince2 - Foundation (as minimum)
APM Project Fundamentals Qualification ( SCQF Level 6): (as a minimum).
APMP: The APM Project Management Qualification (IPMA Level D, SCQF Level 7) (preferred)

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.


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