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Graduate Project Manager, Cambridge

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We have an exciting opportunity for a project management graduate to join our Project Management team in Cambridge. As a graduate project manager at AECOM, you have the opportunity to work on a number of exciting projects across a wide array of sectors. These include education, health care, sports facilities, residential and transport to name but a few, for both public and private sector clients.

The role of the Project Manager is dynamic and stimulating. As a graduate PM you will assist other members of the PM team to drive projects forward and ensure that our clients achieve the built assets that their business function requires. This involves working at all stages of the project from initial concept right through to construction and operation of the building. The PM is a key interface between the client, design team, consultants, contractors and other project stakeholders. The PM helps to ensure actions are carried out by the appropriate parties at the right times to ensure deadlines are met and that value is added to the clients projects.

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To be effective in the role of a graduate PM you must have strong communication skills, be good at building relationships and rapport with the various parties involved in a project, be good at planning and managing your time, be highly motivated, and be committed to delivering excellent service to our clients.

Day to day duties include:

  • Regular liaison with all relevant parties
  • Procurement
  • Liaising with and assisting Senior Project Managers
  • Contact administration
  • Data management
  • Coordinating the project team
  • Planning key task
  • Reporting on progress and cost
  • Site visits and meetings.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree (min 2:1 or equivalent) in Project Management, Construction Management, Quantity Surveying or Civil Engineering is essential
  • A Master’s degree in Project Management or Construction Management & relevant work experience would be an advantage
  • Able to demonstrate a keen interest in developing a career in Project Management
  • Effective decision making and strong verbal and written communication
  • Proactive and driven approach to work and creating success
  • Ability to working in a team of diverse individuals to meet common objectives
  • Buy-in to achieving deadlines set by Clients and Managers
  • Good organisation skills; ability to manage multiple tasks and willingness to ask for help when needed, as well.

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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Opportunity Overview

  • Ongoing
  • Competitive + benefits
  • 2:1 and above
  • Cambridge
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Disciplines accepted...

  • Civil
  • Construction Management
  • Project Management
  • Quantity Surveying

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