AECOM Assistant Project Manager in York, United Kingdom

United Kingdom - North Yorkshire, York

Job Summary

This is a truly excellent time to join the AECOM Railways team in York and join a multi-award winning global engineering consultancy working on some of the most high profile rail projects globally.

As an assistant project manager with proven experience in the UK Railways industry you will be:

  • Tracking the progress and delivery of deliverables

  • Administrative support such as maintaining the design registers

  • Administrative support such as arranging meetings, taking and disseminating minutes and monitoring the progress of actions.

  • Preparing, updating and checking of project documentation and evidence logs

  • Preparing, collating and publishing project documents, reports and presentations

  • Provide support for ad hoc commercial tasks such as preparing estimates for variations

  • Assist project managers with the monthly project forecasting cycle

  • Maintaining project financial data within our Project Management System – Ecosystem Project Management (ePM).

Minimum Requirements

  • Experience and understanding of (Project) Financial Management

  • Administrative or project support experience

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work autonomously and prioritise own workload

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Strong organisational and numerical skills

  • Ability to meet tight deadlines and work under pressure

  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships

  • Ability to influence other staff to obtain information in a timely manner

Preferred Qualifications

  • AAT Accounting Technician, equivalent, higher or Qualified by Experience (QBE)

  • HND / HNC or equivalent.

Your benefits will include:

Helping our employees achieve a healthy work-life balance is important to us. If you join AECOM, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements. Core benefits include 25 days’ annual leave, company pension scheme, private medical insurance, life assurance and one paid annual professional institution membership fee. You can also choose from a wide range of flexible benefits to suit your lifestyle.

You’ll also be able to give back to communities with up to two paid CSR days each year. Through our charity, The AECOM Foundation, you can volunteer to support children in developing countries. And if you’re a member of the Reserve Forces you’ll receive an additional 15 days paid leave for training commitments.

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 Transportation

Business Group DCS

Country United Kingdom

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 198740BR

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.