Project Manager – Civil Infrastructure & Water - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

New Zealand

New Zealand - Otago, Queenstown

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 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.

The Role

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.

Minimum Requirements

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • 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.