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Senior Project Manager - Buildings

Job Description and Requirements
  • *Job Summary**

AECOM is currently seeking to hire Senior Project Manager- Building for Abu Dhabi location.The Project Manager is a member of the Project Management Group within Buildings. This role requires a person with a proven history of technical leadership and management abilities (projects and people). The Project Manager will work with the peers, Project Director, Buildings Director to collaborate and provide strong direction and ownership of project design delivery, including team management. 

The Project Manager will have proven skills and a depth of experience in at least one technical field of expertise, including the delivery of multidisciplinary projects. The Project Manager will have a broad range of experience preferably in public and private sector and in the Middle East region and will include work on at least 2 major projects. The Project Manager will provide input into the review of project design standards, philosophy and approach, while considering, client requirements & expectations, provide financial management and the coordination of both internal and external project design delivery resources. 

The Project Manager will manage a technical group of project planners and design disciplines on AECOM Buildings projects and must collaborate and provide leadership as part of the broader team. 

Job Duties: 

The Project Manager will lead the project team to complete design work in accordance with budget, quality and timelines for the client. Duties will include but not limited to: 

Champion AECOM safety initiatives and advocate the safety for life program and lifeguard principals. 

Manage the preparation of contracts, service agreements, partnerships, submissions, and funding arrangements 

Co-ordinate with discipline leaders within Buildings and across the organisation to support strong collaboration and integrated delivery 

Attend and lead client briefings and planning and design workshops and present project stages and work to the client throughout the project. 

Work closely with the client, sub-contractors and stakeholders to deliver high quality products in a timely manner and manage relationships with the client and the local authorities 

Attend briefings with the client to review project plans, and resolve any conflicts in design or parameters of the work. 

Ensuring expected outcomes re budget expenditures and established timeframes are met. 

Ensure accuracy and quality of work in accordance with project scope within project parameters and client requirements. 

Manage the presentation and report development for the client and play a key role in client management and client satisfaction. 

Meet with and report to a Project Director on a regular basis to track project progress against the deliverables. 

Issue invoices and resolve overdue payments when required in consultation with the Finance group and in accordance with AECOM standards. 

Implement and use AECOMs QA system within all project work and maintain and refine in-house standards, procedures, and policy. 

Lead marketing efforts to current clients and be instrumental in identifying and attracting new clients. 

Delegate aspects of the project to team members including Assistant PMs and or Project control Specialists and oversee their delivery in a timely and accurate manner with agreed quality standards. 

Participate in Regional and Firm-wide committees, forums and Practice Networks as required. 

Specific Skills Required: 

A proven track record of successfully delivering major multi-disciplinary projects in the Middle East. 

Flexibility and breadth of experience and knowledge across the design, planning and delivery of major projects. 

Extensive experience in the management of major multi-disciplinary projects from proposal development to completion, including periodic project reviews

  • *Minimum Requirements**

+ 15+ years in delivery of design related disciplines 

+ 5 years in a lead role delivering major projects. 

+ Proven experience successfully managing a team and multi-disciplinary project teams 

+ Experience working in the Middle East region will be considered favorably 

Additional Comments: 

+ The Project Manager will have to nurture a collaborative culture across the Buildings Disciplines. The Project Manager remains hands on while having the political nous to positively influence the client.

  • *Preferred Qualifications**

+ A degree in Architecture, Urban Planning, Mechanical or Civil Engineering. 

+ Additional degrees or qualifications in related fields will be considered favorably.

  • *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