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Associate Director – Project Management


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Australia - South Australia, Adelaide

Job Summary

As the world's most trusted infrastructure consulting firm, we’re committed to managing our business with the upmost responsibility and to always strive for better – reducing emissions, creating social value or diversifying our senior leadership and workforce.

We understand both the urgency of the challenges facing our society and our responsibility to respond in an impactful and enduring way. Armed with this consciousness, we’re leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future, partnering with those who want to make a positive difference in the world.

We’re listening to clients and the communities we serve to improve lives and livelihoods, and to create sustainable legacies for generations to come.

This role will be based in our busy Adelaide office, supporting our Project and Construction Management team across a diverse range of market sectors and projects.

Suitable candidates can expect to:

  • Provide day-to-day management of consultants and contractors, ensuring they are delivering their scope of services, performing as expected and meeting deadlines;

  • Work across diverse projects in a client-facing environment and coordinate/cooperate across multiple stakeholders to manage project timeline and cost

  • Develop briefs, tender and contract documents and administer the tenders in accordance with relevant policies and procedures and manage tender evaluation processes;

  • Administer consultant and construction contracts;

Assess consultant and contractor payment claims, variations, extension of time claims and work orders and issue site instructions.

Minimum Requirements

This is a concept-completion Project Management role with pipeline across varied project sectors in Healthcare, Power, Defence, Civil Infrastructure, Education and Aviation, with a future opportunity to work across a diverse range of other market sectors.

This is an opportunity to partner with our clients in major project delivery and operate in a diverse role, which will generally require the Project Manager to have some or all the following:

  • Relevant qualifications in Project Management or Engineering, such as a Bachelor of Engineering;

  • Proven Project Management background across Australian engineering projects, ideally across some of the following; Civil Infrastructure, Defence, Education, Healthcare or Land Development;

  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative, ethical behaviour;

  • Strong commitment to safety and understanding of OH&S best practice and obligations;

  • Proven background in client-side Project Management and managing contractors would be strongly considered;

  • Knowledge and understanding of procurement processes across EPCM environments and ability to provide strategic advice to clients while overseeing procurement processes;

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including the ability to develop comprehensive reports and submissions;

  • Experience with administering contracts and overseeing the work of builders, including negotiating variations and managing progress claims; and

  • Proven experience with internal project controls, including managing budgets, schedules, and resources.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exposure to diverse project sectors and project management frameworks is strongly preferred.

  • Industry recognised accreditation or approaching accreditation (such as AIPM accreditation) is highly advantageous.

Benefits at AECOM

The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) recognises AECOM as taking a sophisticated, holistic approach to supporting women and men’s participation throughout our workplace.

We provide a diverse and inclusive work environment and offer many benefits to ensure your professional development and wellbeing.

  • Flexible start and finish times, working from home, part time and job share options;

  • Work-from-home equipment packages and assistance;

  • Diverse, challenging and exciting multidisciplinary engineering projects;

  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices;

  • Paid parental and partner leave;

  • Purchased additional annual leave + salary packaging;

  • Corporate Employee discounts from up to 400 retailers;

  • Wellbeing benefits eg. Vaccinations, health insurance discounts;

  • Employee stock purchase plans;

  • Study assistance;

  • Professional and technical development opportunities.

AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or recruitment agencies. 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 and in the absence of a signed Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any recruitment fee.

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 inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 254037BR

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.

Job details
Date posted
24 Aug 2021
Civil & Structural
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