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Schemes Project Manager


London, United Kingdom

AECOM are currently recruiting for a Schemes Project Manager to work on our London Highways Alliance Contract in Northwest London. CA is a joint venture between FM Conway and AECOM delivering the North West Area Highways Alliance Contract for Transport for London. CA provide a fully integrated highways service including traditional highways maintenance services, emergency response, inspections, and Design & Build services for the delivery of capital investment and existing asset renewal schemes.

We would consider the role on either a full or part-time basis and are happy to look at a range of different working patterns.

You will responsible for planning and coordinating highways improvement and renewal schemes from inception through to build which is integral to the successful operation of our multi-year contract.

As a Schemes Manager you will have the following main responsibilities:

Working as part of a senior management team to successfully manage the term maintenance contract

Cover the whole project / scheme life lifecycle from inception through design and build

Develop collaborative relationships with our client and other professional colleagues

Act as the day to day main client point of contact for projects

Successful delivery of projects with minimum supervision

Manage and mentor junior staff in other departments

Fully understand the requirements of the London Permitting Scheme and other specific requirements relating to permitting and permissions for working within London

Responsible for monitoring performance to ensure Primary and Secondary Performance Indicators are met on a monthly basis for schemes. Manage and monitor requirements and report monthly. Produce corrective action reports and implement their recommendations where required.

Maintain, monitor and forecast Schemes budgets

Attend weekly Highway Capital Renewal programme updates, compile meeting minutes and follow up with our joint venture partners on outstanding actions/programme updates

Arrange and coordinate meetings as required

Attend onsite buildability review meetings

Manage Client Task Orders and Responses in collaboration with CA Commercial Team and joint venture partners

Minimum Requirements

The following skills are required:

Experienced user of MS Office and MS Project

Thorough knowledge of CDM Regulations

Able to conduct peer reviews where necessary

Able to build strong relationships with joint venture partners to ensure that work is undertaken collaboratively

Time management and prioritisation of work for self and other members of the team against challenging demands of network needs

Excellent communication skills (written and verbal). Able to communicate clearly and appropriately with colleagues and internal / external stakeholders

Adaptable and flexible to cope with the variety of responsibilities involved

Delegates work to, mentors, trains and supervises less experienced staff to complete assignments

Strong commercial focus and knowledge of the NEC Conditions of Contract

Seeks business development opportunities during client meetings

Experience of highways term maintenance contracts

Experience of managing projects of highway works

Design Experience related to Highway works

Whilst not essential any of the following skills would be desirable:

Full driving licence

Experience of user industry standard software

Experience of producing and reviewing Bills of Quantities from detailed design drawings

Experience of working within a permitting scheme

Experience of working within a joint venture

Site Supervision/Construction Experience related to Highway works

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)


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