AECOM Project Manager, Sewerage Works, Abu Dhabi in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Requisition/Vacancy No. 158477BR

Position Title Project Manager, Sewerage Works, Abu Dhabi

Job Category Engineering - Water / Wastewater

Business Line Transportation

Country United Arab Emirates

State/Province/Region AE - Abu Dhabi

City Abu Dhabi

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in

Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by

Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A

Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at

About the Business Line


We provide professional services in areas such as aviation, transit, freight rail, highways and bridges, planning, and ports and marine. Our global network of top-tier specialists delivers comprehensive services over the full life cycle of a project to benefit clients in government and private industries.

Job Summary

AECOM’s Project Manager will be responsible for the overall direction & management of assigned Project Management contracts. The appointed PM will establish and build professional relationships with Clients, other Consultants and Contractors and effectively manage AECOM’s client expectations.

The Project Manager will prepare and implement Project Management plans and procedures, coordinate and Interact with other disciplines within AECOM and with 3rd parties in relation to Technical, Financial, Safety, Quality, program and other elements of a project, to ensure successful execution of the PM scope of services.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acting as the Company representative for all day to day Contract matters with the Client during the program execution. Understanding and developing Client’s Brief. Negotiating changes to the scope of work with the client and contractors. Responsible for following up on instructions & commitments associated with the project.

  • Taking an active, personal role in the establishment, implementation and management of project Safety Management Systems and Procedures.

  • Overseeing establishment of Package / Project specific briefs, contracts and procedures. Assisting the Project Director on matters that cross between interfacing elements, projects or Business Lines.

  • Establishing the program requirements for all areas of the project, and monitoring the draft and final deliverables for adherence to these criteria.

  • Planning, directing, supervising and controling the execution of all business, technical, fiscal and administrative functions of the assigned project or subtask.

  • Working with the Project Director to develop construction budgets, schedules and plans for the various elements of a project.

  • Supporting the Project Director in the Procurement of other Consultants and Contractors on behalf of the Client.

  • Assisting the Project Director in devising and execution of actions plans to rectify potential cost overruns or schedule delays, or to accommodate significant changes to the scope of work.

  • Monitoring and reporting to management on the progress of all project activity within the program, including significant milestones, and any conditions, which would affect project cost or schedule. Supportig or developing recommendations and action plans to resolve issues affecting or likely to affect the successful execution of the works.

  • Liaison with Technical Services and Shared services personnel for delivery of design, costs, schedules and overall project support.

  • Establishing regular meeting to review package status, formulate action items and follows up on close out.

  • Working proactively, constructively and fairly with all parties to ensure the successful execution of the project,

  • Performing other responsibilities associated with this position as may be appropriate.

  • Responsible for all Contract activities and commercial performance to meet project goals & objectives.

  • Responsible for managing Safety and Quality performance of projects.

Minimum Requirements

  • Applicants would ideally have a minimum of 10 years’ overall Project Management experience, with the last 2-4 years as a number 1 on a mid-sized project, or number 2 on a large scale program.

  • Good working knowledge of Internationally-accepted Project Management, construction industry principle and practices / safety / quality management systems.

  • Understanding of Construction Law. Seeks advice as appropriate.

  • Good knowledge of design processes and systems related with Sewerage Works and Wet Utilities overall.

  • Good understanding of regulations of Abu Dhabi Authorities such as ADSSC, ADDC

  • Good knowledge of current construction technology.

  • High level of critical thinking, problem solving, numeracy and English literacy skills.

  • Good negotiation skills.

  • Ability to work in a matrix organisation.

  • Clear verbal communication skills.

  • Uses diplomacy and tact in discussions with other parties. Contributes to team building and enhancing morale across the team / project.

  • High level of computer literacy

Preferred Qualifications

A Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering or Project / Construction Management

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.

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