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


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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