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Job Ref:  133397BR
Employer:  AECOM
Country:  Gabon
City:  Libreville
Libreville, Gabon (Show on map)
30/09/2016 11:57

Why Choose AECOM?
AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees - including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals - serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine's annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World's Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients' projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at NA.

About the Business Line
We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary
The primary focus of the role is to lead and manage and deliver a major transport infrastructure project by ensuring consistency and efficiency. Provide direction to various support functions that will assist the three Areas in their primary delivery role for the project.

Duties & Responsibilities
The Senior Project Manager will be responsible for:
  • Deliver project management program/plan and Project Execution Plan encompassing all the details of the project to team members
  • Develop project goals and strategies to achieve project roles
  • In-depth knowledge of project requirements to coach and guide project team members in understanding their tasks and execute effectively
  • Develop a manning plan specifying resources, hours, budgets, costs to complete the extension of the Special Economic Zone
  • Regularly evaluate project progress
  • Adopt improved technologies, strategies and tools within project management where applicable to improve project performance
  • Evaluate performance of the project managers and interface managers
  • Actively participate in and contribute to the technical aspects so that project is delivered on time and on budget
  • Promotes, finds opportunities for and maintains teamwork
  • Maintain quality of work (statutory requirements, corporate standards)
  • Obtain all publications and policy statements related to the government's health and safety regulations, policies and procedures ensure that the Contractor draws up a site health management plan and keeps all staff fully informed on procedures
  • Ensure the deliverables of the project management team
Person Specification (Personality Attributes)
  • Customer (internal and external) focus
  • Well presented, with a professional attitude
  • Willingness to develop technical and project management skills
  • Reliable
  • Able to maintain confidentiality
  • Demonstrates enthusiasm
  • Is collaborative
  • Willing to share knowledge, experience, ideas and expertise for the betterment of group and self

Minimum Requirements
  • Minimum 10 years EPCM or project experience
  • Managed teams of minimum 10 people
  • Proven experience in the administration and management of contracts and contractors
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen in the engineering and construction environment
Specific Skills required
  • Previous experience in a similar role
  • International procurement experience desirable
  • Communication skills - written messages are clear; communicates with passion and conviction; able to communicate at all levels
  • Demonstrated commercial acumen, and ability to develop a client base
  • Knowledge of the market for consulting services
  • High level of general computer skills, e.g. Excel
  • Teamwork
  • Results orientated and self-starter
  • Able to communicate effectively with people at all levels in the organisation
  • Able to maintain composure under all circumstances
  • Ownership, responsibility and accountability
Will be located in Western African, French speaking country
Incumbent should be willing to move in-country
Should have experience in airports, roads and railway

Preferred Qualifications
  • Engineering Degree
  • Professional body registration
  • Background in complex multi-disciplinary engineering field

What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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