Project Coordinator wanted at AECOM – Dubai

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Project Coordinator, Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
United Arab Emirates – Dubai, Dubai
Job Summary
AECOM is currently seeking to hire Graduate Project Coordinator to be based at Dubai.

AECOM is built to deliver a better world. We design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets for governments, businesses and organizations in more than 150 countries. As a fully integrated firm, we connect knowledge and experience across our global network of experts to help clients solve their most complex challenges. From high-performance buildings and infrastructure, to resilient communities and environments, to stable and secure nations, our work is transformative, differentiated and vital. A Fortune 500 firm, see how we deliver what others can only imagine at and @AECOM.

Our Project Managers assist clients in defining and implementing the organisational structures and mechanisms required to successfully deliver a collection of individual/integrated capital projects. This includes operating portfolio, programme or project management offices, through governance and assurance processes, progress tracking, trending and reporting and communications between projects and stakeholders. This also includes specialist subjects in program planning, risk and value management and information management.

We cover a wide range of market sectors, such as Residential, Retail, Commercial, Transportation, Industrial, Healthcare, Education and Government, in their roll out of key infrastructure and property programmes, to support their emerging and growing business streams

Job Duties:

As a Graduate Project Coordinator you will play a key supporting role in the delivery of our services to our clients. Initially, working alongside more senior Project Managers, you will be responsible for gathering, sorting, analysing and presenting a wide variety of information and data relating to the projects you have been assigned to.

Typical tasks may include:

Project Administration:

Project programming (key dates, milestones)

Setting up meetings with key people from the design team and other key players in the construction process

Taking minutes and producing meeting reports

Collating and organising project data and information

Interpreting and reporting on items from the risk register

Contract Administration:

Issuing instructions for the change control process

Issuing certificates and instructions on the project as appropriate

Facilitating workshops

Answering queries on a range of issues and escalating as appropriate

Project Co-ordination:

Checking progress on-site and answering queries from contractors

Procurement strategy / Matching client objectives

Producing monthly reports for sign-off from a Senior Project Manager / Associate

Monitoring project programme, advising on variances and escalating as appropriate

As you progress through the Graduate Development Programme your responsibilities will increase and you will be expected to manage your own projects and clients. The timings of this will vary on your background and demonstrated abilities in the role.

Person Specification (Behavioral Attributes):

Safeguard – To operate ethically and with integrity, while prioritising safety and security in all that you do

Be decisive – Know how to prioritize, advocate focus and accountability

Be impactful – Use clear and frequent communications, drive execution and results.

Be client-focused – Be collaborative, innovative and strategic.

Be the role model – Lead by example, demand excellence, maintain safety and integrity as top priorities.

Minimum Requirements

Ability to understand complex problems and have the confidence to suggest possible solutions.

The ability to work in a consultancy environment, with a strong attention to detail, excellent organisational skills, ability to work independently and show initiative,

An innovative thinker with the ability to communicate ideas clearly (visually and verbally)

Demonstrate evidence of report writing skills

The ability to successfully manage time to meet project deadlines, as well as a strong work ethic

The ability to be able to work under close direction from senior colleagues as a key member of a multi‐disciplinary team

An aspiration to progress within their career and a commitment to ongoing professional development.

Strong negotiation skills

Preferred Qualifications

A construction related degree (accredited by RICS or MICE ideally).
Requisition/Vacancy No. 196966BR