Australia - Australian Capital Territory, Canberra
AECOM is leading edge when it comes to caring for our people and supporting the health and wellbeing of our staff. Ask around, AECOM is a people focused business.
We’re taking this to the next level and doing something new and different. We are offering you an opportunity to custom build your own role. We have a unique opportunity where we are re-designing our Business Operations team to support our ‘next generation’ Canberra team. We want to co-design this with you as part of the central leadership team.
AECOM have the flexibility to suit you. Do you want Full-Time? Part-Time? School Hours? It’s all up to you!
In this role there are elements of facilities management, change management, financial reporting, client experience, creative document design and management of business operations. We will custom design a position description for you and then build additional team members around you and your career drivers.
As a right hand to our Area Manager, this is a critical role to the success of our office. It’s a highly visible, people-facing role where you will be leading from the front. At AECOM, we support employees to be at their best through our cultural standards of:Make It Happen, Embrace New and Different, and Support Our Team.
We’re looking for highly motivated individuals with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to prioritise shifting workloads and the courage to try new things. If you’re ready to take on a wide range of responsibilities and are committed to seeking out new ways to make a difference, this role is for you.
We offer you the flexibility to shape this role to suit your strengths and career interests and a competitive compensation package where you will be rewarded based on your performance and recognised for the value you bring to the business. We also offer support and coaching from colleagues locally and nationally, and the opportunities to develop new skills and progress further in your career.
You will have strong administration experience, ideally in a professional services consulting environment. Above all, you will have a friendly and outgoing personality and be someone that enjoys supporting others.
Advanced knowledge of all Microsoft Office packages
Understanding of office systems and experience interfacing with IT support.
Experience in managing office finance and liaising with suppliers and stakeholders
Ability to drive outcomes, prioritise tasks and the flexibility to adapt to change
A confident communicator and willingness to take the lead, build relationships and communicate with all levels of the business
Ability to innovate, problem solve and contribute to activities to improve the efficient operation of the office
A strong sense of commitment, a willingness to learn in a dynamic, deadline driven team environment
Experience in developing and/or implementing new procedures and the ability to drive adherence and ensure best practice
Basic knowledge of WHS responsibilities and requirements – or willingness to learn
- Relevant qualification is preferred
What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.
Job Category Administrative Support / Secretarial
Business Line Environment
Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 254971BR
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.