New Zealand - Otago, Queenstown
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 the key markets that it serves.
Our Project and Construction Management team has a long-term pipeline of projects across the New Zealand markets and is at a stage where you can build a fantastic long-term career in client-side Construction and Project Management and be part of our global service to clients in a diversified brand!
Our projects in South Island will involve you in many industry sectors as well as offering prospects in other AECOM locations/offices. This opportunity will allow you to gain a diverse project management experience with our clients in major Infrastructure, Defence, Aviation, Energy & Resources, Vertical Infrastructure, Education and Healthcare.
Due to long-term project pipeline and growth we are currently looking for a Project Manager to work with our key client in Queenstown and assist in the delivery of their civil infrastructure program from completion of business case through to design, procurement and construction phases.
AECOM’s role as Project Manager will be a key point of contact, working with AECOM colleagues and our client in their Queenstown project office. Your role of Project Manager will work across various locations and sites across central Otago.
You will gain exposure to a number of procurement models, including construct only, design and build and ECI, while working with a variety of stakeholders as a key point of contact throughout project lifecycle. Therefore you will ideally have a project management background, coupled with prior exposure to civil engineering or civil infrastructure construction standards and frameworks in New Zealand.
The position of Project Manager will suit a proven Project Manager with a broad understanding of Project Management principles and frameworks, alongside a proven knowledge in construction methodology and experience in client-side project delivery.
We will consider a wide range of experience levels the role of Project Manager and will be broadly looking for some or all the following specific criteria;
Bachelor's degree in engineering or similar
Broad Project Management experience in a civil construction environment
Proven ability to deliver projects on time, to schedule and to client parameters including a basic understanding of project management frameworks
Ability to confidently support projects and Senior Project Managers in delivering projects worth up to $20m in capital value
A demonstrable background in commercial acumen and the ability to develop stakeholder relationships.
Demonstrated commitment to collaborative, ethical behaviour in a client-facing environment
Strong commitment to safety and understanding of OH&S best practice and obligations.
Familiarity with financial and contractual obligations and a confidence in holding such discussions with clients
Strong ability to influence and confidence in negotiation
Ideally, Project Management diploma or similar (not essential)
Civil Engineering or Infrastructure project exposure
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 Program and Project Management
Business Line Construction Services
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Country New Zealand
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 225148BR
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.