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Job Information

AECOM Graduate Project Manager - Immediate Start in Oxford, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Hampshire, Southampton

Job Summary

Are you a Graduate Project Manager looking to work on projects that can change the world, projects that are always more complex and innovative than the last? If so, we are looking for Graduate Project Managers to join our teams in Oxford, Basingstoke or Southampton offices to work on a variety of interesting and challenging projects. You will be joining a team of like-minded experts that have a passion for innovation and delivering cutting edge solutions.

This role will provide the ability for you to develop your career with support from our experienced and expert Project Management Team that includes guided support to achieve Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB or APM.

AECOM plays a critical role in the conceptualisation and creation of amazing spaces, delivering projects and buildings that define skylines and communities. AECOM Buildings & Places is made up of dedicated teams delivering projects in Commercial, Residential, Hospitality, Sports Venues, Workplaces, Education, Government and Healthcare.

We are friendly, conscientious and motivated with an established track record of successfully delivering local and overseas projects. Some of our flagship work in recent years includes:

Palace of Westminster; Arctic Science Centres; The Bank of England; BBC Broadcasting House; Guy’s Cancer Centre; The Titanic building, Belfast; Surrey County Council Schools Expansion Programme; the Mary Rose Museum, Portsmouth; Mercedes-Benz World, Brooklands; Ministry of Justice Prisons Renewal Programme to name but a few.

Job Summary:

As a Graduate Project Manager, you will be expected to work with a Project Manager, Senior Project Manager, Associate or Project Director to successfully manage and deliver construction projects across a variety of sectors.

In addition to our opportunities to deliver smaller projects, you will also have the ability to work as part of an integrated team on a significant component of a larger projects, that will be led by an Associate or Director. With our commitment to development, we would expect you to take the opportunity to learn and develop within the role.

The role would cover the whole project lifecycle from initial inception and business case development, through the design, procurement process, site delivery, commissioning phase and defects management.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Project Lead that has the responsibility of being the primary interface with AECOM clients (New and Existing)

  • To provide effective support to Project Managers via the project administration process, e.g., recording of notes/actions, information trackers/registers

  • Support the management of the delivery of project management team outputs, in accordance with agreed timescales and quality standards

  • Ensure that there has been a sign off of all management information produced by project management teams prior to issue

  • Assist in the delivery of Project Management Commissions, taking responsibility for elements of their successful delivery

  • To support ‘winning’ clients through the quality of your work outputs, effective communication and demonstration of professional behaviours

  • Be directed by the leadership within project management business and from within your Project team

  • Ensure you complete all relevant training

Minimum Requirements

  • Project Management /Construction /Engineering / Quantity Surveying Degree

  • Working towards Chartered Status with the RICS, CIOB, RIBA, ICE or other equivalent institution

  • APM affiliation preferred (as secondary accreditation)

  • General understanding of construction technology

  • General understanding of construction contracts

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge of:

  • Construction procurement routes

  • Techniques required when delivering construction projects

  • Different project management roles in construction

  • CDM regulations

  • Design management process inclusive of approvals processes

  • Change management process

  • Working with stakeholders/clients

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 Vacation Student / Internship / Graduate

Business Line B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 257344BR

Additional Locations UK - Basingstoke, UK - Oxford - Avalon House

Clearance Required No

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.