Project Managers Assistant (PMA) - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

United Kingdom

United Kingdom - Cambridgeshire, Peterborough

Job Summary

We are looking for an experienced person to join our team in Peterborough as a Project Management Assistant.

You will be working in a well established, busy office assisting in project setups, including support with creation of work breakdown structures, entering tasks etc. as appropriate and then support the project financial maintenance through to closeout.

The role will keep the successful person busy and stimulated, working with various teams within the business and a changing workload depending on projects and the work you are involved in.

The role includes the following responsibilities;

  • Assist in pulling together documentation required to support project submission

  • Assist in co-ordination with Project Accountant to ensure project set-up is actioned timely and correctly

  • Act as the ePM assistant on the project team by preparing information and entering data for PM review and submission.

  • Ensure that financial impacts of change orders are correct.

  • Assist the Project Manager with the preparation and update of EAC (Estimation at Complete costs) for all projects.

  • Ensure that the current budget reflects original as-sold contract plus all client approved changes.

  • Process updates to projects

  • Assist in responding to questions arising from Finance

  • Assist with gathering information and preparing responses to bids in the format of Expression of Interest (EOI)/Request for Proposal (RFP) etc.

  • Assist in the monitoring of the accuracy of time recording

  • Provide Project Managers with ePM data for their review and monitoring

  • 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 date to support EAC updates

  • Liaise with Operational Finance to support regular project reporting

  • Review aged debtors report with project manager & capture and track actions required

  • Day to day administration supporting various departments and project teams

  • Assistance to the Directors and Operational Manager in preparing forecasts in reporting and servicing opportunities pursuits and contracted work

Minimum Requirements

You will have worked in a similar role and you must be used to a fast paced and busy environment in which to work, we're looking for someone with ideally a background in project support or you will have assistant experience in other roles that may transfer to this position.

Preferred Qualifications

Relevant qualifications would be helpful but experience is more important in this position.

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 Buildings & Places

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229578BR

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.