|Job Ref:||141148BR||Employer:||AECOM||Country:||United Kingdom||County/State:||London||City:||London||Address:||Post Code:||WC1A||Post Date:||30/09/2016 12:10|
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
Program, Cost, Consultancy
We provide cost and project management services, and specialist consultancy services, to public- and private-sector clients around the world, with a strong presence in Africa, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, the Middle East and the United States.
AECOM are looking for Consultants to join their established Programme & Project Controls team in key UK locations.
Job responsibilities will include:
•Assisting with the development of and implementing best practice project controls policy, processes and procedures
•Developing the Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) and mapping of the Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) dictionaries for budget loading of schedules and Earned Value Management
•Development and implementation of project specific processes to ensure planning/scheduling/cost control/change management and reporting meets the project / business requirements
•Management and development of individuals and teams within the project controls function
•Project performance management using Earned Value Management (EVM)
•Extensive reporting especially at senior management level
•Building rapport with discipline leads and setting up progress update information flow from relevant delivery staff
•Management of project trend and change management
•Provide timely variance analysis and early warning to management on critical activities
•Provide timely and accurate cost and schedule forecasting
•Actively contribute to the risk management process
•Management of sub contractor information
•Developing and managing a database to capture and identify work rate/productivity norms and trends, earned value and performance indicators
•May be required to travel/work at off-site facilities in various UK and international locations for reasonable periods of time
•Demonstrable, client-facing Project Controls experience - the ability to provide first rate Programme & Project Controls services to national and international blue-chip clients
•Collaborative professional - Work closely with Project Controls and Project Management colleagues to provide a seamless delivery service
•Stakeholder management - Maintain, enhance and develop client relationships to their benefit and that of AECOM
•Systems knowledge - Demonstrable experience of the daily use of Planning software (i.e. Primavera P6, MSP, Artemis, ASTA) to deliver an integrated project controls offer
•Industry knowledge - good periods of Planning / Project Controls exposure to one of the following market sectors: Rail infrastructure, Power Generation or T&D, Nuclear, Defence and Government, Heavy Civils, Construction, Airports or Aviation and M&E
•Not less than a Bachelor's degree or HND in a technical discipline, such as engineering, business applied sciences or equivalent
•Practitioner qualification in PMI, PRINCE2 or Managing Successful Programmes (MSP) is desirable but not essential
•Evidence of systems implementation and integration
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.