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AECOM Senior Project Manager Construction Services in Leuven, Belgium

Job Summary

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.

As a Project Manager you will be responsible to deliver end-to-end project services and for the operational delivery (safety, time, cost, quality) of one or more projects, including HSSE requirements, performance criteria/objectives together with all deliverables and financials.

You will report to a Project Director and/or Operations Manager who will be responsible for strategy and wider team coordination, whilst you will retain all management and coordination duties at project level.

You will also contribute to the growth of the business through consolidating systems and procedures, expanding the relationship with clients, identifying new opportunities and actively be part of and collaborating with the BeLux team.

To be successful in this role you will need strong organisational, management and leadership skills to ensure safe and proactive delivery of Services in line with AECOM’s scope, coordinate stakeholders and timely issue of deliverables.

Main Responsibilities

General Items

  • Lead and promote HSSE with all stakeholders;

  • Ensure compliance with company procedures;

  • Support business development activity by generating new business with existing and new clients and/or identifying new opportunities;

  • Actively engage with other BeLux teams and foster collaboration;

  • Support and implement build-up of AECOM branding;

  • Contribute to improvement on operations delivery and internal systems;


  • Ensure safe delivery and compliance with HSSE requirements;

  • Take ownership for Contract Management and internal/external KPIs;

  • Ensure Delivery of scope in line with AECOM Contract;

  • Review project plan and structure with Project Director to ensure successful delivery;

  • Coordinate project’s stakeholders: management, client, designers, contractors, etc.;

  • Manage Procurement of Works, Services and Suppliers as required;

  • Programme Management to monitor progress and ensure deadlines are met;

  • Information Management & Document Control;

  • Commercial management during all project phases.

Key Deliverables

  • Develop, monitor and update project programme & delivery strategy,

  • Coordinate, prepare and issue int/ext deliverables

  • Arrange, prepare, chair and minute meetings;

  • Review, distribute and obtain submissions’ approval and/or comments;

  • Prepare and issue int/ext reports regularly;

  • Manage, update and issue risk register including mitigation measures;

  • Formulate recommendations addressing key issues;

  • Undertake site checks to monitor progress and quality;

Competencies & Skills

  • Lead by example and through others in safety, performance, compliance and ethics;

  • Energy, enthusiasm and determination;

  • Be well-versed in all construction methodologies and procedures;

  • Analytical mind, problem-solving and time-management skills;

  • Strong communication and organizational competencies;

  • Proficient use of IT tools: MS Office, MS Project, Information Management systems, etc.

  • Confident and capable individual with strong client focus;

  • Commercially aware and experienced;

  • Decisive; holds people accountable to project delivery;

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

  • Experience with end-to-end delivery of projects in leading role;

  • Ability to build and sustain client relationships and a

Minimum Requirements

  • Holder of a graduate degree in Engineering

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Construction Project Management

  • Uncompromising standards on Safety and Quality

  • Fluency in English

  • Fluency in French or Dutch

  • Valid driving licence

Preferred Qualifications

  • Flexibility to travel occasionally

What We Offer

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.

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 Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Belgium

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 269179BR

Virtual: 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.