Vacancy: Project Management Assistant, London, United Kingdom

Vacancy: Project Management Assistant, London, United Kingdom

Posted on: Aug.14.2021

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a creative, motivated and ambitious Project Management Assistant for employment in the London office to support the growth demands of the Rail sector.

The individual should be a self-starter with ambitions to manage infrastructure projects in the future. The successful candidate will be mentored within the LSE Rail Project Management team and will assist experienced Project Managers in the delivery of multidisciplinary projects.
Knowledge of the UK Rail sector is desirable but not a requirement for this role.

The selected candidate for this position needs to demonstrate competence in the below items:
-Knowledge of project management and associated methodologies, in relation to planning, monitoring and controlling projects throughout their lifecycle
-Strong analytic and numeracy skills with the ability to understand and present data in different representations
-Has a problem solving approach to project delivery
-Is aware of financial terminology and recognises the financial impact of various project actions
-Excellent communicator, (both written and verbal) with ability to present at UK client meetings either in person or via remote working facilities
-Analyses financial data to identify key project issues
-Prepares cost forecasts which can be updated periodically
-Prepares and analyses progress trends and cost impact


Minimum Requirements

-Degree qualified
-BA/BSc in engineering, business management, accounting, or similar
-1+ years’ work experience in a professional environment

Essential Skills

-Excellent capability in the use of Excel
-Competence in the Microsoft Office Suite of products (Word, PowerPoint, Visio)

Preferred Qualifications

-Knowledge of MS Project
-Skills in Power BI reporting


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.

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