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Insights 4 reasons to choose an engineering project management job

According to a report published by the Project Management Institute, 2.3 million people will be needed each year to fill all of the project management-oriented positions expected to open by 2030. With a high demand for new infrastructure projects and technology advancements, there is a huge market for Engineering Project Management professionals. 

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will be responsible for overseeing and managing engineering projects from conception to completion. You’ll manage a team of engineers to ensure technical quality is maintained on projects. The world of Engineering Project Management offers endless opportunities for growth and impact. Keep reading to discover why this field is both exciting and fulfilling. 

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A wide range of opportunities 

Engineering Project Management roles will open your career up to a range of opportunities across industries and countries. Find a role that aligns with your interests and passion and do it in a country you love. 

We have offices across the world and many of our colleagues take the opportunity to relocate to be part of projects they are passionate about. Take Nestor for example, who moved from the UAE to Hong Kong. Before the move, he travelled all over the UAE and Oman whilst he worked as Desk Side and IT Support. He’s just one of many colleagues who have made the leap.

Moving across the world is a big change and just like Nestor, we will be there to make the transition a smooth one and support you every step of the way. 

Collaborative culture 

Part of your role as an Engineering Project Manager will be collaborating with cross-functional teams of engineers, designers, and department heads. This is an opportunity to meet a lot of different people with diverse backgrounds. 

One of our core values is collaboration and this means we work together to embrace each other’s unique contributions to deliver amazing results for all. Equality, diversity, and inclusion are woven into everything we do at AtkinsRéalis and this will be reflected in the teams you collaborate with. 

Career progression

As an Engineering Project Manager, you will be developing your leadership and management skills. Not only this, you will be gaining technical skills that will demonstrate your expertise in the field. These are great skills to have and could open doors to new career opportunities.

This career is an opportunity for both professional and personal development. Your progression matters to us. We actively encourage a continuous learning environment and strive to provide our people with the right support and training to help them learn and acquire what they need to succeed. Get to know our people and their progression journeys. 

Build a fulfilling career

When you imagine your dream job, what do you see? Is it being part of projects where you will contribute to making a difference in the world and tackle today’s most pressing challenges such as climate change, population growth, and increasing transportation needs? As an Engineering Project Management professional, you have the unique opportunity to be at the forefront of this positive change. 

At AtkinsRéalis , Engineering Net Zero is our blueprint for the future and is at the centre of all our projects. Build the future, and safeguard it for generations to come, with sustainable, innovative and resilient projects whilst building a fulfilling career. 

Engineering project management jobs at AtkinsRéalis

If these four reasons have caught your interest, there is a place for you at AtkinsRéalis . Unlock job opportunities across the world, work with diverse people, progress your career and feel fulfilled by applying to our open engineering project management positions