AECOM Graduate Project Manager - Ashford, UK in Ashford, United Kingdom

Business Line Program, Cost, Consultancy

Position Title Graduate Project Manager - Ashford, UK

United Kingdom - Kent

Ashford

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at aecom.com and @AECOM.

We have a number of exciting opportunities across the UK & Ireland for graduates to work within our Project Management Teams.

As a graduate project manager at AECOM, you have the opportunity to work on a number of exciting projects across a wide array of sectors. These include education, health care, sports facilities, residential and transport to name but a few, for both public and private sector clients.

The role of the Project Manager is dynamic and stimulating. As a graduate PM you will assist other members of the PM team to drive projects forward and ensure that our clients achieve the built assets that their business function requires. This involves working at all stages of the project from initial concept right through to construction and operation of the building. The PM is a key interface between the client, design team, consultants, contractors and other project stakeholders.

The PM helps to ensure actions are carried out by the appropriate parties at the right times to ensure deadlines are met and that value is added to the clients projects.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

To be effective in the role of a graduate PM you must have strong communication skills, be good at building relationships and rapport with the various parties involved in a project, be good at planning and managing your time, be highly motivated, and be committed to delivering excellent service to our clients.

Day to day duties include

  1. Regular liaison with all relevant parties,

  2. Procurement

  3. Liaising/Assisting Senior/Associate Project Managers

  4. Contact administration,

  5. Data management,

  6. Coordinating the project team,

  7. Planning key tasks,

  8. Reporting on progress and cost,

  9. Site visits and meetings

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (min 2:2 or equivalent) in Project Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering is essential.

  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication

  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success

  • Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives

  • Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers

  • Good organisation skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed, as well

Preferred Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Project Management or Construction Management.

  • Relevant industry Experience would be an advantage.

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.

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Intern / Student

Requisition/Vacancy No. 189398BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.