AECOM Project Manager Construction Services, Leuven or Ghent in Leuven, Belgium

Belgium - Flemish Brabant, Leuven

Alternate Locations BEL - Ghent

Job Summary

AECOM is currently seeking a Project Manager Construction Services to be based in our Leuven office. As Project Manager you will be involved in the delivery of construction projects within various sectors including industrial manufacturing, medical industry, public infrastructure, commercial and residential developments as well as high rise buildings.

In the role of Project Manager your key duties include:

Lead projects delivery including setting up teams and implementing AECOM projects standards and procedures

Ensuring that the project is planned and structured for success;

  • Full ultimate responsibility for the project on site / delivery

  • Set up project strategy including procurement routes, programme, construction logistics, design approach

  • Maintain client relationship

  • Direct project team and manage resource planning process to deliver to client expectations while meeting and/or exceeding profitability targets;

  • Monitor financial performance of these projects in line with AECOM financial reporting, project reviews and other mandatory requirements.

  • Manage Sub consultants/ subcontractors

  • Administer AECOM contracts and ensure compliance with company procedures

  • Monitor project team performance and take corrective action as required

  • Be accountable for the successful delivery of the projects from an SHE perspective

  • Report regularly to Regional director on any material issues involving the projects or our contracts

  • Act as direct Line Manager to project staff on projects under his responsibility

  • Liaise and seek assistance of different AECOM dpts / support functions as required

  • Support other AECOM BU in Benelux or outside Benelux as required

  • Support business development as required

  • Development of Staff, actively engage in development of team, participate in recruiting and on-boarding of new staff, lead on diversity

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimal 5 years of project management experience within related construction projects

  • University degree

  • Strong communication skills

  • Experience with end to end delivery of large construction projects in leading role

  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills

  • Uncompromising standards of safety

  • Flexibility to travel, as needed

  • Fluent in Dutch or French

  • Fluent in English

Preferred Qualifications

  • Energy, enthusiasm and determination.

  • Commercially aware and experienced.

  • Lead by example and through others;

  • Decisive; holds people accountable to project delivery;

  • Must thrive in a fast paced environment where multi-tasking and prioritizing is necessary;

  • Ability to work with a geographically dispersed team;

  • Ability to build and sustain client relationships and adapt to ever changing client demands;

  • Ability to see the opportunities for improved performance and act upon them;

  • Ability to strike a good balance shifting between big picture planning and detailed level execution tracking;

  • Ability to set up teams

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 Engineering - Construction

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Belgium

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 200905BR

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.