AECOM Industrial Placements 2017 - Project/Construction Manager (UK wide) in Various, United Kingdom

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145112BR

Position Title Industrial Placements 2017 - Project/Construction Manager (UK wide)

Job Category Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line Graduates / Interns

Country United Kingdom

State/Province/Region GBR - Hertfordshire

City Various

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

The Path Forward with AECOM

After years of study, you’re looking for the path forward to a rewarding career with a company that provides opportunities to work on exciting projects and supports your ongoing professional development. This is AECOM .

Job Summary

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

We have a number of exciting opportunities across the UK & Ireland for Industrial Placements within our Project Management Teams.

As a Project Manager at AECOM, you have the opportunity to work on a number of exciting projects across a wide array of sectors. These include education, health care, sports facilities, residential and transport to name but a few, for both public and private sector clients.

The role of the Project Manager is dynamic and stimulating. As an Industrial Placement PM you will assist other members of the PM team to drive projects forward and ensure that our clients achieve the built assets that their business function requires. This involves working at all stages of the project from initial concept right through to construction and operation of the building. The PM is a key interface between the client, design team, consultants, contractors and other project stakeholders.

The PM helps to ensure actions are carried out by the appropriate parties at the right times to ensure deadlines are met and that value is added to the clients projects.


To be effective in the role of a graduate PM you must have strong communication skills, be good at building relationships and rapport with the various parties involved in a project, be good at planning and managing your time, be highly motivated, and be committed to delivering excellent service to our clients.

Day to day duties include:

  1. Regular liaison with all relevant parties,

  2. Procurement

  3. Liaising/Assisting Senior/Associate Project Managers

  4. Contact administration,

  5. Data management,

  6. Coordinating the project team,

  7. Planning key tasks,

  8. Reporting on progress and cost,

  9. Site visits and meetings

Minimum Requirements


• Must be enrolled in Project/Construction Management (preferably RICS accredited related) degree


• Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication

• Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success

• Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives

• Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers

• Good organisation skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed, as well

Preferred Qualifications

As per the above requirements

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.