AECOM Financial Efficiencies Administrator in Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom

Business Line Government

Position Title Financial Efficiencies Administrator

United Kingdom - West Midlands

Sutton Coldfield

Job Summary

An opportunity exists for an individual to join our site based team in support of a major programme of work for the MoD.

AECOM is currently negotiating the next phase of the UK DIO contract and, once the negotiations have been completed, we will be looking for staff to fill a large number of interesting and challenging roles. It is anticipated that we will be recruiting for several staff for the roles. The roles will be across three locations so there will be some flexibility and in some cases there might well be a chance to work from home for part of the week. The approximate start and end dates is still to be confirmed, but we are looking for a mixture or full time employee’s and fix term contracts(6-18 months)

Previous experience working in the defence market is not a pre-requisite in the vast majority of cases.

Security Clearance will be required, so you will currently possess or be willing to go through the process of securing.

Minimum Requirements

  • The role is primarily focussed on delivering cost savings identified by earlier investigations carried out by the team.

  • Actively support negotiations for long term deals around the use of certain accommodation properties on behalf of the MOD. Outline terms of a future deal need to be agreed internally and negotiated with the PFI Contractor as this will form one of the key options that are appraised in the business case.

  • Working with the local housing managers and the local chain of command to realise a number of planned releases of units.

  • Supporting an upskilling of the local teams to improve the quality of contract management in order to challenge contractors where deemed necessary.

  • Participate in a series of workshops and audits with PFI Contractors.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a support capacity, providing Project Management support to the Planning and Requirements and Housing teams.

  • The individual will be expected to provide some meeting support, such as arranging various meetings, taking minutes and once grown within the role sometimes chair meetings.

  • Ability to work with Microsoft project would be useful but not essential but the individual should be expected to prepare action plans and monitor / manage/ challenge members of the team to provide updates of their progress in completing agreed actions by key pre agreed dates.

  • The ability to see the big picture and to think is essential in this role as is their ability to understand what needs to be done in order to achieve certain goals. The person must be a good communicator and ideally have a character that is encouraging and helpful.

  • ​Having Knowledge and experience of the governance and rank structure within DIO and MOD will be beneficial as well as knowledge of how to put together a business case document in the required format.

  • Expected to monitor and report progress to the Programme and Owners Board on a monthly basis as well as via a weekly report to the team lead

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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Job Category Program and Project Management

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 161172BR