AECOM Project Manager II in Alice Springs, Australia

Requisition/Vacancy No. 149520BR

Position Title Project Manager II

Job Category Construction Management

Business Line Government

Country Australia

State/Province/Region AU - Northern Territory

City Alice Springs

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


AECOM works with national and local governments around the world to manage and support critical programs in the areas of defense, security and intelligence; energy and climate change; environmental cleanup and waste management; infrastructure development, protection and resilience; and international development. Our global operations and connected expertise enable us to provide cutting-edge, relevant and cost-effective solutions that help our clients safeguard and enrich society and the world we live in.

Job Summary

AECOM has a great opportunity for a Project Manager to support of program in Alice Springs, Australia. The selected candidate will be responsible for overall operation of multiple projects/contracts to include the safety and well-being of its employees including subcontractors, safeguarding company funds and property, and generally represents the company with respect to the customer. Specific duties include working under the supervision of a senior PM or above, demonstrates and provides project leadership in their area of responsibility; 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; ensures development and adherence to the project Work Breakdown Structure, Asset Management, and Workflow Management elements; expand the Project Execution Plan for subsequent phases (Project Initiation, Project Execution, Construction, etc.) and communicates and coordinates the implementation of the enhancements with the project team; establish, track and report status against key performance indicators or contractual metrics on a routine basis; participate in the establishment of project organizational structure in support of proposal efforts; demonstrates command of the schedule goals, key milestones, and approach to the work embodied in the schedule; ensures that a firm scope-based schedule baseline is established and properly resourced; demonstrates knowledge of the schedule tools, procedures, and work process; manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans; reviews, reports and manages key performance measures defined within the contract. Implements corrective measures when measures are outside service levels or bandwidths; consistently meets or improves upon the established schedule goals in their area of responsibility; manages performance and progress against the plan and ensures accurate forecasts with commensurate action plans; establishes annual operating budgets in cooperation with customer, business manager or group financial department; provides accurate monthly forecasts of cost, schedule, and resource utilization; works with Business Development to increase scope of services on existing contracts; supports BD, and Group management in Contract negotiations with customers; may serve as the proposal manager of a medium sized project; supports or conducts formal presentations to clients and/or management and perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • TS/SCI w/poly security clearance is required.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Construction, Project, Facility Management or relevant discipline or demonstrated equivalent.

  • Must have 10-12 years of relative experience.

  • Good oral and written communication skills.

  • Working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications.

  • Organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) certification is preferred.

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.


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