31 Mar 2016

AECOM Job Vacancy : Logistics Manager

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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 www.aecom.com. at http://www.aecom.com

About the Business Line

Transportation

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

This role is for a pending project which we expect to be awarded by April/May 2016. This position would be based in Accra.

The Logistics Manager will receiving direction from senior managers on a wide range of complex problems and ad hoc duties. These may include:

  • coordinating project site tours for potential contractors and suppliers; visiting government officials; and global Corporate leaders
  • coordinating large meetings involving the client’s team and stakeholders
  • supporting the procurement and leasing of project equipment and office space
  • supporting preparation of project reports for internal use
  • supporting the risk manager in documenting project risks
  • supporting the construction management team with ad hoc assignments
  • supporting the interface manager in applications for permits and clearances from local authorities

Specific skills required

  • Time Management ; The ability to prioritise work and to work well under pressure
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Judgement and Decision Making
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Commercial awareness

Person Specification (Personality Attributes)

  • Determination to see tasks through to completion in spite of obstacles
  • Interpersonal skills and the ability to work well with people at all levels
  • Active learning – ability to think quickly, logically and analytically

Additional Comments

  • Eligibility to work in Ghana due to nationality is required.

Minimum Requirements

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm or construction contractor

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from a College or university in business, engineering or other applicable discipline

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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