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AECOM Assistant Project Controls Consultant in London, United Kingdom

Company Description

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Job Description

We are recruiting an Assistant Project Controls Consultant to join us in our flagship London office.

The primary function of this role will be to support the management and delivery of Project and programme controls for clients, addressing actual budget and forecast costs in order to effectively capture the business and project status and to support all aspects of the business and project delivery.

This role will be part of the AECOM Integrated Programme Controls team, where you will utilise PMO best practice in a consulting environment on infrastructure projects and programmes.

As an Assistant Project Controls Consultant, you will be provided with a foundation for learning and working towards a career pathway that encompasses the following tasks and deliverables.

  • Introduced to the company financial and cornerstone systems and processes.

  • Introduced to financial terminology, measures, concepts and principles for analysis of financial data.

  • Exposed to processes that increase recognition of financial impact of various project actions.

  • Exposure to WBS concepts and principles.

  • Research data for subsequent use in analysing cost and schedule analysis.

  • Developing knowledge of accounting principles.

  • Developing ability to use drawings and specifications.

  • Exposed to progress/performance data and associated concepts and principles. Assists in the collection of progress data and review of performance trends.

  • Develops knowledge of earned value concepts, principles, and methodology.

  • Collects data and produces an initial analysis on manpower, labour hour, and labour cost requirements versus budget limitations.

  • Collects data and produces an initial analysis for tracking actual cost to funding limitations.

  • Provides support for tracking purchase orders and subcontract commitments and expenditures.

  • Exposed to the concepts and principles of project revenue and cost.

  • Develops knowledge of scope control and change management.

  • Exposure to basic scheduling and cost baseline fundamentals, concepts, and principles.

Qualifications

As the ideal candidate you will have gained an introduction to infrastructure markets within a construction, financial or supply chain setting, and will possess the following qualifications and experience.

  • A Master’s Degree or a Bachelor’s Degree as a minimum from a recognised and accredited university, with a focus on construction, project, or financial management,

  • An understanding of, and experience in, scheduling, budgeting, cost reporting, progress and earned value reporting.

  • Experienced in the preparation of cost control plans and procedures, and communication of such to project teams.

  • Experienced in the timely and accurate preparation of project weekly and monthly reports, and presentation of results and recommendations to senior management, often working to tight timescales.

  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.

  • A high attention to detail and a fundamental desire for always delivering the best possible product, including the ability to deal efficiently with priorities and manage time appropriately.

  • Prior use of Primavera P6 and Power BI is desirable but not essential.

Additional Information

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About AECOM

AECOM is the world’s trusted infrastructure consulting firm, delivering professional services throughout the project lifecycle – from advisory, planning, design and engineering to program and construction management. On projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, new energy and the environment, our public- and private-sector clients trust us to solve their most complex challenges. Our teams are driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world through our unrivaled technical and digital expertise, a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion, and a commitment to environmental, social and governance priorities. AECOM is a Fortune 500 firm and its Professional Services business had revenue of $14.4 billion in fiscal year 2023. See how we are delivering sustainable legacies for generations to come at aecom.com and @AECOM.

Freedom to Grow in a World of Opportunity

You will have the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

ReqID: J10111630

Business Line: B&P - Buildings & Places

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Europe & India

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid

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