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AECOM Project Manager in Canberra, Australia

Company Description

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

Job Description

This opportunity is open to full time or part time employment

Due to recent project wins, we have an exciting opportunity for a Project Manager to join our Canberra team providing project management and consulting services on a variety of infrastructure projects.

This is an opportunity to further develop your skills managing teams of project professionals, engineers, and environmental scientists, establishing delivery strategies to achieve our clients’ goals. Your experience across the elements of engineering design, the infrastructure lifecycle, Government delivery and consulting will help to facilitate further growth of our services across the region.

This position will provide you with the opportunity to further develop your career and establish yourself as a highly proficient Project Manager. AECOM in Canberra is a significant contributor to the local economy, and broader Australian economy. Located in the National Capital but with locations all over Australia, AECOM Canberra focuses on Federal and State Government clients. Our people also support our nationally and globally significant projects, which have proven to provide unique career defining moments.

AECOM provides a great place to work where we place a high priority on a fun and engaging work environment offering career development and mentoring as well as social and wellbeing opportunities. We also pride ourselves on our flexible working arrangements. You will be working with driven professionals who are passionate, smart, creative, curious and quirky but proud to be part of a company that is dedicated to delivering a better world.

Qualifications

As a Project Manager , you will be engaged, and excited by project delivery and the successful integration of varied specialist and multi-disciplinary stakeholders.

Ideally, you will have:

  • Project management experience, preferably working with clients in Defence, Government, major construction or infrastructure projects.

  • Experience in Defence Sector Project Management - Mandatory

  • Proven ability to deliver projects on time, to schedule and client parameters including a demonstrated understanding of project management frameworks

  • Demonstrated commitment to collaborative, ethical behaviour in a client-facing environment

  • Strong commitment to safety and understanding of WHS best practice and obligations.

  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a multidisciplinary project team on complex multimillion-dollar projects with responsibility for outcomes.

  • Experience in developing proposals, managing contracts and sub-contractor agreements in consulting and contractor environments.

  • The ability to develop and maintain project programs, change schedules, scoping documents, risk assessments, management plans, budgets and issues registers

  • Confident communicator in client-facing environments and an ability to engage successfully across broad and complex stakeholder groups

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills aligned to Australian Government Standards.

Your background and experience will enable you to be confident working directly with clients and winning work, whilst also being able to roll up your sleeves to deliver. Your proven ability to lead and engage a diverse and geographically dispersed team will see you succeeding in this role.

Relevant tertiary qualifications a must. Existing strong and respected relationships with our key clients will be highly regarded.

Additional Information

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10075091

Business Line: Water

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: ANZ

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