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31 Jul 2022

AECOM Graduate Project Manager - Auckland

Graduate Project Manager

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

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. Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Ideas have no borders and this ethos is embedded in our culture. Graduates – with their fresh thinking and passion for reimagining what’s possible – are critical to our success. As a graduate, 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.

The Role

Project Managers are the key interface between the client, design team, consultants, contractors and other project stakeholders. As a Graduate Project manager, you will have the opportunity to work on a number of exciting projects across a wide array of sectors. These include education, health care, sports facilities, transport, renewables, and defence to name but a few, for both public and private sector clients.

Project Managers at AECOM are involved in all stages of the project lifecycle – you will be assisting the team to drive projects forward and ensure that our clients achieve the built assets that their business function requires. You will be working at all stages of the project from initial concept right through to construction and operation of the building. You will have the opportunity to influence and shape your career and will receive ongoing support from your team members.

Minimum Requirements

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrated time management and organisational skills

  • Self-motivated and eager to learn

  • Strong team player

  • A strong sense of commitment and a desire to work in a dynamic deadline-driven environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree - whether you are a qualified Engineer, QS, Architect and/or Building Science graduate, this is your pathway into Project Management.

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.

Along with local site visits, technical seminars, and internal and external training, AECOM connects you with local and global teams to source knowledge and experience, which creates an invaluable network that helps you learn, grow, and develop your professional skills.

As an added incentive, your involvement in the GPS program is fully endorsed for those seeking Professional accreditation. If you decide to do additional studies, we will help you examine your options and identify areas of specialisation to support you in your career.
Click here to find out more about our graduate program

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.

Apply Now!