AECOM Project Manager (Fuel Retail) in Sandton, South Africa
Requisition/Vacancy No. 152478BR
Position Title Project Manager (Fuel Retail)
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Program Management
Country South Africa
State/Province/Region ZA - Gauteng
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 www.aecom.com.
About the Business Line
Our specialists are responsible for the management and control of hundreds of major capital programs totaling over US$300 billion across all continents and market sectors, including transportation/infrastructure, mining and minerals, environmental, facilities, water and energy.
The main purpose of this role is the project management of construction projects with in the fuel retail and petrol service station environment. These project would include knock down rebuilds andrefurbishments.
The Project Manager is a member of the Project Delivery Team reporting to the Operations Manager.
The Project Manager will be responsible for the operational delivery of all Build Projects, Build Programmes, and Dealer Projects. Project Managers will deliver end to end project services within programme deadlines within a set of clear performance indicators. HSSE is the most important of the KPI’s and the project manager must show a strong track record in operational delivery of HSSE processes and communication.
This role will require significant interaction with the Client Team to maintain seamless communications and client confidence on all project delivery progress.
The programme of work is fast moving and extremely demanding; this role will require strong management and leadership skills to motivate contractors and colleagues and provide excellence in execution.
Accountable to: Operations Manager
Location: There will be a significant amount of travel around the Country. The role is expected to be field based but this may change from time to time dependant on programme needs.
Manager the delivery of client and AECOM HSSE requirements
Manage the delivery of projects to the programme
Manage the delivery of projects within agreed budgets
Where appropriate, deliver savings on build projects and Programmes
Manage the delivery of dealer projects and programmes to approved time and cost
Typical generic task schedule to achieve the above:
Attend regular safety meetings, ensure messages conveyed to the operational staff and contractors, manage the safety messages into the projects and audit to give confidence that the safety is being implemented in accordance with client and AECOM HSSE processes and procedures. Feedback safety learning’s into the Safety Manager to provide continuous learning for the whole team. Provide safety training for operational staff and look for opportunities to give training to the supply chain.
Member of Project Managers Delivery Team charged with delivering projects to time, cost and quality standards. Lead Project Meetings to deliver all the stages of project development; delivery and close out, for example, scoping visits; design reviews; post tender meetings; cost plan reviews; pre-start meetings; regular site progress meetings; high quality handovers; financial close meetings; and safety audits.
For Dealer projects, ensure compliance to all brand standards while giving the solutions sufficient flexibility to meet the needs of the dealer business.
Management of supply chain partners will form a large part of this role; ensuring that they perform to required and agreed project execution plans to meet the clients desired outcome. Ensure that work is delivered within the agreed values of AECOM and the client.
Essential requirements of Applicant:
A leader in compliance and ethics
Previous experience with retail fuel upgrades or shop fit outs is essential.
Confident and capable individual with strong client focus
Recognised construction or design qualification (or similar experience)
Experienced in managing a diverse operational team
Strong track record in delivering projects in a fast moving and challenging environment
Ability to work under pressure and to tight dead-lines
Good grasp of IT, particularly Excel and Word
More than 2+ years experience in an operational role
Relevant tertiary qualification
Desirable requirements of Applicant: Management qualification
Engineering Degree or equivalent experience
Construction project management experience with in fuel retail, service station, hydro carbons or retail industries would be advantageous
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.