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Design Project Manager


London, United Kingdom

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Job Summary AECOM are seeking a Design Project Manager to work within our Central area London Highways Alliance Contract office. This role is based in our Southwark Street office in Central London, a five minute walk from both London Blackfriars and Southwark tube station.

CVU is a Joint Venture between Colas, Volker Highways and AECOM, delivering the Central London Highways Alliance Contract for TfL. CVU provide a fully integrated highways service including traditional highways maintenance services, emergency response, inspections, design services and the delivery of capital investment and existing asset renewal schemes.

To be responsible for designs within area of responsibility
To be the client liaison for the design elements of all the schemes within his/her workstream
To be a line manager to senior engineer, engineers and technicians (approximately 5 direct reports)

Key Accountabilities
Approve the production safe and economic scheme designs
Supervise and support more junior members of the team and assist in their development
Collaborate with the Commercial team to develop designs that are cost effective to CVU
Responsible for the project management of all design schemes including financial management
Fully understand the requirements of the London Permitting Scheme and other specific requirements relating to permitting and permissions for working within London
Liaise with TfL and other stakeholders in the LoHAC Central Area and develop best practice working

Minimum Requirements The following skills are required:
Highly IT competent
Experienced user of MS Office, MS Project, AutoCAD
Engineering design for highways schemes
Full driving licence
Traffic engineering design principles
Experience of user industry standard software
Thorough knowledge of CDM Regulations

Whilst not essential any of the following skills would be desirable:
Full driving licence
Experience of user industry standard software
Producing Bills of Quantities from detailed design drawings
Experience of working within a permitting scheme
Experience of working within a joint venture

Preferred Qualifications
Degree in Civil Engineering or similar discipline.
Preferably candidates should be Chartered member of a Professional Engineering organisation (Institution of Civil Engineers, Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation or similar)

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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