AECOM Project Management Assistant in Sydney, Australia

Business Line Design + Planning

Position Title Project Management Assistant

Australia - New South Wales


Job Summary

Primary Responsibilities

  • Support Practice Line Lead & Project Managers with team operations and management.

  • Gather, collate, and prepare data to use for status or monthly reporting.

  • Monitor Unbilled and AR for all team projects; follow up with PMs on at least a monthly basis to facilitate strong.

  • financial performance of D+P - keep Practice Lead informed

  • Attend and prepare minutes of project/client meetings as required and follow up on action items.

  • Liaise with the Project Finance team, PMs, and PDs to facilitate smooth workflow of system related tasks, prompting individuals when necessary.

  • Assist PMs with compilation of invoices and collate staff hours and costs as required.

  • Perform Document Management on the Project, if required.

  • Assist PMs with the generation and maintenance of registers, if required.

  • Understand sub consultant requirements on projects and assist PMs when necessary, when engaging and assessing a sub consultant.

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Assist PMs and PDs when preparing for an internal or external audit.

  • Assist with approval for overhead supplier purchase orders and submit approved invoices and purchase orders to Finance.

  • Identify projects for closure weekly, ensure closure form completed, archive hard copy folder, and notify IT to archive electronic file.

  • Assist with the coordination of PPE, medicals, and drug and alcohol testing as required by projects.

  • Distribute incoming mail, organise outgoing mail, and couriers.

  • Maintain client database (differs in all business lines).

Minimum Requirements

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Some exposure to Project Management


  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Visio.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to liaise and consult with staff at all levels within the organisation and a range of external clients.

  • Excellent organisational skills.

  • Ability to prioritise multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Professional attitude and high level of attention to detail – takes responsibility for own tasks and work.

  • Ability to work as an individual or as part of a team, with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to engage with other areas of the AECOM business to understand systems and processes.

  • Highly motivated, enthusiastic, proactive and keen to learn.

Essential Performance Criteria:

  • A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn and a desire to work in a dynamic, deadline driven team environment

  • Quality and productivity in execution of duties and responsibilities, as outlined above

  • Timeliness and accuracy of completing tasks

  • Demonstrated innovation in developing solutions for projects.

  • Effective collaboration and professional assistance to assist all staff members.

  • Strong communicator with excellent interpersonal skills, be flexible and have a pro-active attitude to fully support your business line and the wider AECOM business

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Please note that AECOM does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Fee Agreement, AECOM will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, AECOM explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency. Any unsolicited resumes, including those submitted to hiring managers, are deemed to be the property of AECOM.

Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Australia

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 183903BR

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.