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Project Management Assistant

AECOM

Manchester, United Kingdom

Our talented experts are dedicated to managing the complexity inherent in construction projects, catering to each client’s unique needs. We provide services such as program management, construction management and owner’s representation to our clients around the globe.

As the builder of some of the world’s most iconic and challenging structures ever conceived, we transform design concepts into tangible assets through a comprehensive approach to construction that is informed by our diverse technical expertise.

With nearly 100,000 employees serving clients in over 150 countries around the world. We are a leader in key markets, including transportation, facilities, environmental, high-rise buildings, energy, oil and gas, water, and government. We provide a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients.

Our Construction Services business line is currently delivering a number of prestigious high rise buildings projects across the UK, with landmark projects such as Long Street (London), Silvertown Quays (London), 20 Farringdon Street (London), Portugal Street (Manchester), One Bryant Park (New York) and Old Street (London) to name a few.

Due to growth we are looking to recruit a Project Management Assistant who will be involved in a project from conception to completion.

The operations role is a broad role that will undertake a wide variety of tasks across the business for the
operations department.

Operations support
o Provide support to Operations team by preparing required monthly reports.
o Provide support to Operations team by reviewing weekly Utilisation reports.

Project Opportunity
 Assist with gathering information to respond to Expression of Interest (EOI)/Request for Proposal
(RFP); focus around financials.
 Assist in the entry of the project into Salesforce and help monitor Go/No Go status;

Project Planning
 Assist with Client set up and checking billing entity.
 Assist with document management of key business records as appropriate

Scope, Approach & Deliverables Management
 Assist with monitoring the schedule and ensure APIC end dates are updated.
 Assist with creation of project deliverables list and method to monitor & control, as appropriate assist with monitoring and administration of change control requests.

Budget & Schedule Management
 Assist Project Managers in identifying where spend is incurred outside of contract and support in
gathering appropriate approvals in line with delegation of authority;
 Assist in gathering rates and resource data to support EAC updates;

Change Management
 Assist with process of updating APIC for change orders, variations and associated cost budget
changes required;
 Liaise with Project Accountant to initiate changes to project status (on hold or closed) including
consideration of final invoices, unbilled etc.

Contracts
 Monitor to ensure contract documentation is in place for each project & prompt Project Managers
as necessary.
 Monitor adherence to processes regarding interface with legal department/commercial director.

Resources
 Assist in the monitoring of the accuracy of time recording.
 Provide Project Manager with APIC data for regular review & monitoring of resources.

Stakeholders & Communications
 Assist with production of monthly business group review pack (BGR)
 Support to Project Manager in reviewing Net Promoter Score information.

Project Reviews
 Provide regular reviews to with Project Managers to go through any project issues e.g. remaining
contract value against work outstanding, gross margin issues, adjustments including monthly
update of estimates at completion (EAC).
 Provide and drive schedule of One Reviews ensuring adequate project participation;

 Good analytical & problem solving skills essential
 Must be pro-active and demonstrate ability to see things through to the end
 Ability to manage details
 Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 Ability to be resourceful, hands on and work both independently and as part of high-performing team
 Ability to prioritize and juggle multiple duties in a fast-paced environment.
 Works independently as well as part of a team; willingness to work with multiple different colleagues on
a variety of initiatives
 Ability to take initiative and ownership. Self motivated.
 Some flexibility to work outside normal working hours to meet deadlines.

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