Project Manager Senior
Calgary, Alberta
26d ago

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Senior Project Manager to be based at our Calgary, Alberta office location. Please note, this position is also site-based at times.

This position is responsible for the overall operation of a project / contract to include the safety and wellbeing of its employees, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the client.

Project Managers complete projects to the satisfaction of the client, consistent with cost, schedule and contractual requirements.

They ensure that established company goals are realized while maintaining client relations that will enhance future business.

May include the following responsibilities :


Demonstrates leadership by example with integrity and candor.

Leads project proposal efforts for small and mid-size projects.

Exhibits confidence and positive attitude about the project and the Company.

Demonstrates strong interpersonal skills (e.g. conflict resolution, team builder).

Prepares the next generation of Project Managers and leaders by providing opportunities and through networking and mentoring.

Judgment & Management of Project Risk

  • Consistently demonstrates the ability to proactively identify potential project problems or opportunities, analyze the issues using all appropriate resources, develop alternatives, and arrive at the most optimum approach to mitigate problems or exploit opportunities.
  • Organizational Skills

  • Demonstrates knowledge of resources and capabilities of other Groups for appropriate incorporation into project organization.
  • Execution Planning

    Understands and executes the project, employing the Project Execution Plan developed in the proposal stage and expanding it to be effective and in compliance with requirements for each project phase.

    Establishes, tracks and reports status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis.

    Participates in the establishment of project organizational structure in support of proposal efforts.

    Capable of developing and taking responsibility for the Project Execution Plan development for small and / or medium size projects.


  • Participates in contract negotiations.
  • Client Relationship

  • Clearly understands the scope of work and contract requirements or those requirements that pertain to his / her area of responsibility.
  • Negotiation

    Participates with BD and BU management in assessment, strategic development, and negotiations with customers.

    May serve as the Proposal Manager of a medium to large-sized project.

    Presentation Skills

  • Supports or conducts formal presentations to clients and / or management.
  • Education :

    Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Facility Management or other relevant discipline

    Demonstrated equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.

    Experience :

    Entrants to this position require 12 years engineering, operations / maintenance, M&O, construction, project controls, and / or procurement experience.

    Has a record of proven performance as Project Manager on previous project(s).

    Capable of performing as the highest project lead on a medium-risk, medium-complexity project.

    Capable of successfully performing on a $100 million project / contract.

    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.

    At AECOM, employee's safety and security are our top Safeguarding core value. All employees are expected to set the highest level of safety expectation in their work, display the highest level of safe behavior, and actively participate in AECOM's Safety For Life Program.

    SH&E is a part of our company culture and participation is required for all employees.

    NOTICE TO THIRD PARTY AGENCIES : Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies.

    In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

    In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

    Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

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