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AECOM Construction Manager (Industrial) in Leuven, Belgium

Netherlands - Limburg, Geleen

Job Summary

At AECOM, we believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

We take on the most complex challenges and pioneer innovative, iconic solutions that push the limits of what’s possible – the world’s longest cable-stayed bridge, record-breaking sports events, the largest greenfield port development mega project, life-sustaining and disaster recovery programs, and the tallest tower in the Western Hemisphere.

On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, energy and the environment, we deliver professional services throughout the project lifecycle.

AECOM Netherlands is involved in the construction of a new advanced recycling plant in Geleen and we are currently building a dedicated team with experts for this programme. As a Construction Manager you will become part of a growing AECOM Benelux team with offices in The Netherlands and Belgium and are a member of the Project Delivery Team, reporting to the Project Director.

Within the role as Construction Manager you oversee all aspects of construction management during the construction phases. The goal of this position is to ensure that the actual construction of the project is carried out in a safe manner, to the agreed specification and quality laid out by the client, and is completed within the project programme.

Key duties include:

  • Manage day-to-day supervision of the Contractor as Client’s Construction Manager for the project.Manage the Client’s contribution to construction effort and be the construction representative of our company with Client.

  • To plan, develop and organize the construction effort to formulate the most cost-effective plan to timely completion within budget and to implement the execution of that plan.

  • Collaborate with the Client and the Contractor to achieve best practice and align expectations, processes, objectives etc. at site.

  • Monitor and report to Project Manager / Project Director of project details, including progress, risks and opportunities in a timely manner.

  • Ensures all changes to specifications, work scope and drawings are documented and have necessary approvals in place for execution.

  • Monitor construction quality, productivity and schedule performance and investigate reasons for less than satisfactory performance. Provide recommendations and institute measures for improvement by modification to operating procedures/work instructions.

  • Adhere to Safety Standards and actively promote a strong safety culture.

  • Manage a small team of professionals based at site who cater for other disciplines of work i.e. for HSSE coordination, site technical liaison, quality inspections etc

  • Support the Project Manager with feedback on quotations, applications for payment etc to validate Contractor’s claims.

  • Monitor the Contractor’s RAMS before construction and inspect installed works on behalf of the Client post construction, witness testing and commissioning of final installations.

  • Manage a Permit to Work system with support from HSSE specialist.

Minimum Requirements

  • Higher education from a technical university.

  • 5-10 years of experience within a similar role, thorough knowledge of the construction process, preferably within the industrial sector.

  • Fluent in Dutch and outstanding English language skills.

  • PC literacy

  • We are looking for a teamworker with a strong customer focus who is commercially and financially aware and is able to take initiative and work under pressure.

  • Good job organisation and time management skills

  • Effective communicator.

  • Understand clients’ objectives.

  • Valid VCA and strong Safety and HSE awareness.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Residing in the area of Geleen, The Netherlands or flexible to travel and/or relocate

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 Construction Services

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Netherlands

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 248242BR

Additional Locations BE - Leuven

Virtual: No

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.