AECOM Project Manager Construction Services Retail & Fuel, Leuven in Leuven, Belgium

Belgium - Flemish Brabant, Leuven

Job Summary

Currently we are seeking a Project Manager to be based in our Leuven office. AECOM has been appointed to deliver the SHELL Retail Capital Development Programme in the Benelux, where we will provide Engineering Procurement and Construction Services in an end to end delivery process with a focus on safety and operational excellence.

AECOM is currently building a dedicated team for this programme. The ideal candidate will become part of a growing Benelux team with offices in The Netherlands (The Hague) and Belgium (Leuven and Ghent).

This position requires significant travel and will split your time between working on the client sites, AECOM office and from home.

Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  1. The Project Manager is a member of the Project Delivery Team reporting to the Operations Manager.

  2. The Project Manager will be responsible for the operational delivery of all Build Projects, Build Programmes, and Dealer Projects. Project Managers will deliver end to end project services within the programme deadlines with a set of clear performance indicators.

  3. The Project Manager must show a strong track record in operational delivery of HSSE processes and communication; as it is the most important of the KPI’s.

  4. The Project Manager role will require significant client team interaction to maintain seamless communications and client confidence on all project delivery progress.

  5. The programme of work is fast moving and extremely demanding; this role will require strong management and leadership skills to motivate contractors and colleagues and provide excellence in execution.

Performance Assessment based on ability to:

  1. Manage the delivery to client and AECOM HSSE requirements

  2. Manage the delivery of projects to the programme

  3. Manage the delivery of projects within agreed budgets

  4. Deliver savings on build projects and Programmes, where applicable

  5. Manage the delivery of dealer projects and programmes to approved time and cost

  6. Attend regular safety meetings, ensure messages conveyed to the operational staff and contractors

  7. Manage the safety messages to the projects and audit to give confidence that safety is being implemented in accordance with client and AECOM HSSE processes and procedures

  8. Feedback safety learnings to the Safety Manager to provide continuous learning for the whole team

  9. Provide safety training for operational staff and look for opportunities to give training to the supply chain

  10. Be a Member of the Project Managers Delivery Team charged with delivering projects to time, cost and quality standards

  11. Lead project meetings to deliver all the stages of project development; delivery and close out, for example, scoping visits; design reviews; post tender meetings; cost plan reviews; pre-start meetings; regular site progress meetings; high quality handovers; financial close meetings; and safety audits.

  12. Ensure compliance to all brand standards for Dealer projects, while giving the solutions sufficient flexibility to meet the needs of the dealer business

  13. Manage the supply chain partners and ensure that they perform according to required and agreed project execution plans to meet the client’s desired outcome. Ensure that work is delivered within the agreed values of both AECOM and the client.

Minimum Requirements

  • Proven 3-5 years’ experience in an operational role

  • Leadership skills in compliance, ethics and HSSE

  • Confident and capable individual

  • Client focused

  • Recognized construction or design qualification (or similar experience)

  • Experience in managing a diverse operational team

  • Strong track record in delivering projects in a fast moving and challenging environment

  • Ability to work under pressure and tight dead-lines

  • Good grasp of IT, particularly Excel and Word

  • Full Driving License

  • Fluent English and Dutch and/or French speaker

Preferred Qualifications

  • Engineering Degree or equivalent experience

  • Management qualification

  • Petrochem knowledge/experience

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 Engineering - Construction

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Belgium

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188409BR

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.