AECOM Project Planner in Croydon, United Kingdom
United Kingdom - Surrey, Croydon
To work as a Project Planner and develop robust delivery schedules with Critical Path and with clear Milestones at appropriate levels in line with client requirements. Developing fully resourced programmes and maintain on a monthly basis – being in Control of Change both anticipated and actual within the programme.
To support the growth of the Project Controls team by ensuring collaborative working with the team and delivering work to the correct standards expected of this role and seniority.
Programme and Project Scheduling - Able to undertake planning of major construction projects both in a Client environment and working alongside AECOM Project Managers to include all aspects of the service including defining Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), development of activity durations and logic, application of PERT techniques and network diagrams.
Training, software, system set-up and implementation support - Increasing the maturity of AECOM’s approach to Schedule Management by helping augment training programmes, advice on software platforms, and building and operating the schedule management service.
Leadership skills – Able to facilitate and lead on the development of schedules with Stakeholders at all levels.
Software Skills – Able to use leading industry standard software and tools such as Primavera P6, ASTA Power Project, Microsoft Project and interfacing the aforementioned with Microsoft Excel.
Business Development – Internal networking to develop new business and bid support to respond to external Requests for Proposals (RFPs).
Analyse Programmes - Review and analyse the contractor’s schedules submitted for acceptance and provide the required recommendation to the project team.
Knowledge of how (and when) to deliver high quality programmes that will withstand close scrutiny.
The ability to work efficiently and swiftly in the development of programmes.
Awareness of Collaboration techniques to improve the quality and delivery time of the programme development.
Good working knowledge of NEC3 contracts or similar.
Significant experience with Primavera software (P6) and MS Excel with knowledge of MS Project and ASTA.
Specific industry and project experience – Tunnelling, Highways, Nuclear, Tram (Light Rail), Rail, Water, Highways or similar transferable.
Membership of recognised professional institutions
Graduate level qualifications in a relevant construction / engineering discipline.
Your benefits will include:
Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.
You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity,The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Program and Project Management
Business Line Water
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country United Kingdom
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 204856BR
Clearance Required No
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.