AECOM Project Management Assistant in Plymouth, United Kingdom

Business Line Building Engineering

Position Title Project Management Assistant

United Kingdom - Devon


Job Summary

The nature and scale of projects undertaken by the office varies widely and includes: building and infrastructure projects ranging from private residential developments to large scale commercial and public sector buildings; rail projects including culverts, bridges, station structures and trackside structures; wind farm projects; maritime projects including ferry piers & jetties, docks and lighthouses.

We are seeking a driven and flexible individual, preferably with experience in a financial or business administration role. Being a Project Management Administrator primarily means supporting business project managers but also being part of a wider business and office support team; being flexible about offering help and assistance at all levels.

The successful candidate will need to fulfil duties that are key to the smooth running of the business and office. The principal duties will comprise:

  • Supporting project managers with the financial administration of consultancy projects utilizing Excel and database packages

  • Support project managers in the generation of invoices to maintain business cash flow

In addition, the role will entail:

  • Monitoring prompt invoice payment by clients

  • Arranging and tracking supplier payments

  • Monitoring and pursuing completion of staff timesheets

  • Supporting colleagues in submitting expense claims

  • Offering general office support including answering staff queries and helping to solve general issues that may arise

  • Providing cover for office administration duties including making corporate bookings for individuals or events, assisting in printing and arranging tender documents as well as arranging refreshments for corporate meetings/events as necessary

Minimum Requirements

Good mathematical knowledge and sound experience in working with spreadhseets (e.g. Excel) to deliver financial analysis and records.

Attention to detail

Team player and good communicator

Good problem solving skills

Flexible, pro-active attitude with willingness to undertake a range of tasks and provide cover for others when needed

Ability to fit into an existing team and co-operate with others

Preferred Qualifications

A-level maths a minimum requirement. Higher standard desirable.

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.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. 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.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 168322BR