Business Admin & Operations Manager - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee   contract

Sydney - Au

Australia - New South Wales, Sydney - AU

Job Summary

AECOM (NYSE: ACM) is a global provider of professional technical and management support services to a broad range of markets, including transportation, facilities, construction, environmental and energy. With over 87,000 employees around the world, AECOM is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves.

AECOM’s Easing Sydney’s Congestion program are currently looking for an experienced Business Admin & Operations Manager to join their complex construction program from a busy Parramatta project office. This will be a fixed term contract to start as soon as possible, initially lasting until 30 th May 2020, with a strong potential for extension.

The Business Admin & Operations Manager will be responsible for the daily operations and administration of the Program to support the Easing Sydney’s Congestion program goals and objectives, while managing 3 administration and operations staff.

The Role

The Business Admin & Operations Manager is accountable for leading and managing strategic business improvement initiatives across the Sydney Division.

The Business Admin & Operations Manager will manage the Office of the Executive Director, Sydney; providing a range of high level executive, secretariat, and issues management support services including providing strategic advice, managing communications and implementing strategies to support the achievement of the organisation’s strategic and operational objectives.

As the Admin and Operations Manager, you will undertake research and prepare quality, accurate and often sensitive analyses, reports, briefings or position papers to inform the Director. As well as ensuring performance reporting against Easing Sydney’s Congestion Programs deliverables are kept timely and the General Manager is informed of delays or key achievements.

The suitable Business Admin & Operations Manager will have a proven ability in an Administrative and process improvement role, with a background in working across various IT systems to record information and data across various project groups and committees.

A previous background in State or Federal Government would be highly beneficial in understanding our program and working closely with Roads Maritime Services, Transport for New South Wales, State Government, as well as AECOM Engineers and Project Managers.

Minimum Requirements

  • Tertiary qualification or equivalent relevant professional experience in Admin Operations and Business Support Management

  • Highly developed facilitation and negotiation skills and demonstrated success in building effective working relationships across Government.

  • Outgoing and proactive personality in stakeholder engagement, with a keen motivation to improve processes in administration and general operations involving a variety of stakeholder groups

  • An understanding of working to projects with an on-budget and on-time mentality

  • Prior exposure to admin management and improving business admin operations processes

  • Ability to manage day-to-day operations as well as support multiple and varied projects in general administration support, alongside delegating tasks within your team

  • Ability to maintain capacity to work across a wide range of subjects and providing quality analysis and advice often at short notice and under pressure.

  • Actively listen and encourage others to contribute inputs

  • Share lessons learned across teams/units

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proven background interfacing across Federal, State or Local Government complex stakeholder groups, highly advantageous

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Line Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Temporary

Requisition/Vacancy No. 205464BR

Additional Locations AU - Parramatta, NSW

Clearance Required 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.