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AECOM Associate Project Controls Consultant in Manchester, United Kingdom

Company Description

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Job Description

We are recruiting for an Associate Project Controls consultant to join us at either our Manchester, Birmingham, or London offices.

The primary function of this role will be the management and delivery of Project and programme controls for clients, addressing actual budget and forecast costs to effectively capture the business and Project status.

To support the business and project delivery in all aspects. The role will be part of the AECOM Integrated Programme Controls team and experience of delivery of PMO best practice in a consulting environment on infrastructure projects and programmes will be a key requirement of the role.

As an Associate Project Controls consultant you will be able to demonstrate the following experience and behavioral skills

  • Skilled in the use of company cornerstone systems and able to represent cost data formats necessary to control the project.

  • Understands financial terminology and measures and recognizes the financial impact of various project actions.

  • Participates in analysing and using financial data to identify key project issues.

  • May assist in leading junior staff through assignment tasks.

  • Participates in tracking action items.

  • Able to use drawings and specifications in the establishment of project baseline data.

  • Knowledgeable of accounting principles with extensive understanding of the way the company establishes and documents the financial position.

  • Prepares revised cost forecast for select accounts.

  • Prepares analysis of progress trends and cost impact. May participate in reviewing and approving contractor invoices.

  • Works hands on with earned value monitoring.

  • Evaluates manpower, labour hour, and labour cost requirements versus budget limitations including preparation of variance analysis.

  • Compares actual cost to funding limitations. Prepares expenditure forecasts to identify critical points in project funding.

  • Reviews purchase order and subcontract commitments and expenditures. Maintains tracking database to ensure that subcontractor funding is aligned with work authorization and expenditures.

  • Understands the way profits on projects are budgeted and the extent to which the budget value is achieved.

  • Possesses the knowledge of scope control and change management. Involved in the tracking system to ensure that project management is fully aware of detailed change order status.

  • Creates and assists with cost/schedule baseline budgets.

  • Familiar with basic cost/schedule integration and basic critical path analysis and other rescheduling concepts.

  • Conducts or assists in performance measurement and associated cost trending.

  • Prepares and assists in various levels of project reporting.

  • Participates in and may lead project cost review meetings.

  • Assists in procedure development and implementation.

Qualifications

As the ideal candidate you will have experience working within our primary markets along with having the following preferred experience and qualifications.

Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised and accredited university or hold a project controls or management qualification (APMG Planning and Controls, Prince2, RICS, APM, MICE, CIOB).

  • Proven experience and excellent working knowledge gained in a multi-discipline project environment in Cost Control or Planning & Scheduling.

  • Experience in the implementation of Earned Value Management based Project Control systems, in accordance with relevant national standards.

  • Practical ability to utilise critical project management concepts (e.g., EVM, project planning, risk analysis, configuration management.

  • Proficient in Primavera P6, MS Project or other Planning software and PowerBI.

  • Flexibility to travel and work in different sectors.

  • Good people management and task facilitation skills.

  • Technical professional with extensive project controls experience.

  • Knowledge of engineering and construction management.

  • Working knowledge of current methodologies and tools related to managing projects.

Additional Information

About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $13.1 billion in fiscal year 2022. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have 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.

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.

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

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10101503

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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