2023 Graduate Project Manager (Canberra)

Job Summary

AECOM’s Canberra team is growing! We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Graduate Project Manager. At AECOM, we tailor the position description to work for you and your priorities – we believe in creating an environment where you can be your best self.

AECOM is a great place to work. We prioritise culture, fun and creating an engaging work environment. We offer career development and mentoring for every staff member, as well as social and wellbeing opportunities. We have been recognised for our commitment to gender equity, value diversity and flexible work is visibly led from the top. 

Delivering a better world.

At AECOM we’re driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world. Our clients count on us to think without limits and we partner with them on projects spanning transportation, buildings, water, governments, public realm, energy and the environment, to build legacies for generations to come.

Ideas have no borders and this ethos is embedded in our culture. As an undergraduate, you will have the chance to work alongside like-minded professionals and industry leaders on iconic projects that help shape and connect our cities and communities.

We’re looking for individuals who show energy and enthusiasm. People who like to work in team environments to problem solve. We also are interested in people who naturally care for the team around them. You’ll have good communication and interpersonal skills. Flexibility and a pro-active attitude will be key to your success in supporting the Canberra office and the wider AECOM business.

Graduate Project Manager

The Role:  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 Transport, Defence, Infrastructure, Aviation and Energy to name but a few, for primarily public sector clients. 

This role 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 asset. The PM is a key interface between the client, design team, consultants, contractors and other project stakeholders. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills
  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn, and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline-driven environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor Degree (or higher) Project Management /Construction Management, Business, Finance, Commerce, Law or relevant Architectural/Engineering Degree. 

Our Graduate Program

Our Growing Professional Skills (GPS) graduate program is designed to help you bridge the gap between formal education and the workplace. The program is spread across two years, drawing on a range of personal development activities, exposure to other graduates and business leaders, and a range of topics designed to grow your business and professional skills, so you become Business Ready.

What We Offer

We will give you 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. We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business. We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career. When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours. 

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Architecture, Banking and Finance, Business and
    ...
  • Work rights:
    Australian Permanent Resident, Australian Citizen
  • Locations:
    Canberra
  • Closing Date:23rd Dec 2022, 12:59 pm

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