AECOM Jobs – Graduate Project Coordinator


Job Summary

The Graduate Project Coordinator (GPC) will play a pivotal role in pre-contract project delivery supporting architectural design projects following predictive project management methodologies.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • The GPC will be required to assist and deliver in the following tasks:
  • Day-to-day assistance to Senior Project Managers in the delivery of projects
  • Assist in proposal preparation and tender submission procedures
  • Coordinate and collaborate with the Design Team
  • Prepare and manage project execution plans, organization charts and status reports
  • Work closely and effectively with clients and internal project teams
  • Daily program management throughout the program life cycle
  • Defining the program governance (controls)
  • Planning the overall program and monitoring the progress
  • Managing the program’s budget
  • Managing risks and issues and taking corrective measurements;
  • Coordinating the projects and their interdependencies
  • Managing and utilizing resources across projects
  • Managing stakeholders’ communication
  • Aligning the deliverables (outputs) to the program’s “outcome” with the aid of the business change manager
  • Managing the main program documentations such as the program initiation document.

Minimum Requirements

  • Must have graduated in 2021 or graduating no later than Sept 2022
  • Successful applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.4 or 2:1 (or equivalent) and above
  • Methodical approach to problem solving
  • Effective time & task management and leadership skills
  • Excellent organization and verbal communication skills are essential
  • Ability to use initiative to undertake tasks efficiently and independently
  • Advanced in Microsoft Office
  • Software experience in industry standard project management software is preferred
  • Excellent written communication skills and attention to detail, must be able to demonstrate accurate report writing
  • Energetic and self-motivated, you must be a team player with a flexible approach
  • Understanding in Gantt chart programming

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Project Management, Architecture, Engineering or related AEC degree from an accredited University

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.

Job Category Program and Project Management

Business Line Building Engineering

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country United Arab Emirates

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 270620BR

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.

Job Details:

Company: AECOM

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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