Project Manager

Lead projects as a Project Manager in Bristol. Join Ameresco, a cleantech integrator and renewable energy developer. Full-time role with company pension benefits.

Bristol, United Kingdom  UTC+00:00   On-site   Full Time   1001-5000   2 months ago

About Ameresco

Company Overview

Ameresco, Inc.

Framingham, Massachusetts, USA


Business Model

Cleantech and Renewable Energy

Development, ownership, and operation of renewable energy and energy efficiency projects

Energy efficiency projects, renewable energy solutions, and related services

Locations & Geography

Operations throughout North America and Europe, including projects and regional offices

Significant contributions to sustainability and energy independence in served regions

Company Culture

Committed to providing innovative, sustainable energy solutions that meet their customers' needs

Focus on collaboration and empowerment within the workforce to foster innovation and drive results

Investment in training and development to enhance skills and leadership capabilities across the organization

Activities & Projects

Diverse portfolio including solar, wind, and biomass projects, as well as energy efficiency upgrades across various sectors

Leadership in integrating renewable energy solutions with traditional energy systems to maximize efficiency and sustainability

Robust environmental stewardship programs, focusing on sustainable practices across all areas of operation

Career Opportunities

Opportunities in project management, engineering, and sustainability initiatives, among others

Competitive benefits package, including health, retirement plans, and professional growth opportunities

Contact Information


Ameresco Careers

Ameresco, Inc. (NYSE:AMRC) is a leading cleantech integrator and renewable energy asset developer, owner and operator. Our comprehensive portfolio includes energy efficiency, infrastructure upgrades, asset sustainability and renewable energy solutions delivered to clients throughout North America and Europe. Our solutions range from upgrades to facility’s energy infrastructure to the development, construction and operation of renewable energy plants combined with tailored financial solutions. We foster an entrepreneurial, collaborative, and forward-thinking culture that thrives with innovation, diversity of thought, and inclusion. We are excited with all that the future holds for our industry, planet, and communities.

Role Scope

Ameresco provide Project Management and Project Consultancy Services incorporating all elements of a project lifecycle including Investment Grade Audits/feasibility studies, capital justifications, front-end engineering and detailed design, right through to full turnkey project completion. Our core clients operate within the Public Sector, Manufacturing, Pharmaceutical, Healthcare, and Food and Drink sectors. The diversity of our client’s markets and the size of the projects that we are asked to undertake, means that our Engineers have the opportunity to experience a variety of projects and use both established and developing technologies and methods.

As a business our reputation is important to us and therefore our ability to deliver projects safely, on time and to budget is key to our continuing success.

We are looking for a Project Manager to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for taking clients projects from the initial idea or specification stage, through to Detailed Design, Build, Acceptance Testing and installation and on to commissioning.

The Project Manager may be required to work on a variety of client projects at any one time depending on the size and scope of the work.

The role is expected to provide strong leadership in a matrix environment to promote best practices in managing interrelated projects and programmes to ensure successful delivery.

Strong project or programme management and excellent organisational skills are fundamental, as is the ability to liaise with people at all levels of the organisation.

Requirements of the role as follows

  • Be responsible for the planning, development, procurement and implementation of a variety of projects.
  • Ensure project scope, goals and deliverables are accurately specified, budgeted and planned to meet the objectives of the clients' "Project Brief".
  • Define project tasks and resource requirements
  • Develop full scale project plans
  • Assemble and coordinate project resources
  • Manage the project budget
  • Manage project resource allocation
  • Plan and schedule project timelines
  • Track project deliverables using appropriate tools
  • Compliance with Health and Safety Regulations
  • Quality assurance
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of the project to all stakeholders
  • Present reports defining project progress, problems and solutions
  • Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs
  • Project evaluations and assessment of results
  • Continually review new and existing technical developments to ensure sustainability for client's developments.
  • Manage Project Engineers and Contractor's activities in line project requirements and company procedures.
  • Coach and support the operational side of engineering prior, during and after project implementation.
  • Ensure projects meet the requirements not only of the Client but also any relevant regulative bodies.
  • Project Development - Support bid development teams to review, approve relevant Project, Construction and Programme sections of proposals. Attend bidder’s day, bid presentation meetings as required and assist in the preparation of presentation materials.
  • Review and approve capital budgets. In some cases this will require the preparation of capital budgets depending on the size and complexity of the project.

People are important to our business and therefore the ability to interface with other disciplines within the engineering design office and project delivery teams is a vital skill that we look for in all members of our team.


  • Significant experience at a senior level in Project Management role.
  • Recognised formal project management qualification (PMP/APMP or equivalent) is desirable
  • Minimum 2:1 engineering degree preferably in chemical, mechanical, building or electrical. services
  • Achieved Chartered Engineer status.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Project Management and Implementation function particularly covering energy centres and associated utilities.
  • Commercially aware with experience of negotiating with equipment suppliers and installation contractors.
  • Developed project/programme management and planning skills and experience.
  • Ability to manage a range of projects types and complex business initiatives and change programmes/.
  • Ability to and experience of providing input to organisational business and budget planning.
  • Good understanding of performance management frameworks and tools in the delivery of business objectives.
  • Team management experience with the ability to manage and motivate project teams.
  • Ability to juggle different projects/priorities and deliver high quality outcomes under pressure.
  • Capability to provide timely, accurate and relevant project and portfolio reporting as agreed.
  • Experience of resource planning against the prioritised portfolio of projects and ability to work with the project team and business to manage project resource needs.
  • Capability to track project benefits realisation and lessons learnt activities to feed into on-going improvements.
  • Able to focus on a clear goal in all actions.
  • Ability to monitor and report on project budgets across the portfolio.
  • Advanced IT skills in relation to Word, PowerPoint and Excel and MS Project or other project tools
  • Responsible for mentoring and coaching the project teams to effectively implement the Project Delivery Approach
  • Thought leader with a view to creating a viable Project Implementation service and supporting pragmatic delivery of projects.

Personal Attributes

The successful candidate will be enthusiastic, confident and have a flexible approach to work. They will be customer focused, passionate about energy efficiency and renewable energy. They should be able to demonstrate good organisational skills including the ability to multi-task, prioritise work under pressure and complete within deadlines. The job requires the willingness to travel across UK and Europe, while based in Central London.

An award-winning industry leader, AMERESCO challenges the brightest, most talented and creative individuals in the industry by providing an environment that embraces initiative, diversity, and achievement along with comprehensive rewards, including company pension and incentive plans.

All applicants must be eligible to legally work in the UK

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About the role

May 07, 2024

Full Time


Nov 03, 2024



Bristol, United Kingdom



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