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November Jobs At AECOM

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1 Nov, 2016

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Logistics Jobs in Ghana

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 Fortunemagazine 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 500firm, 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.

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 Description

Job Title: Logistics and Finance Assistant

Job Summary

The Logistics Manager resolves complex problems and ad hoc duties as assigned. The logistics and Finance Assistant will liaise with the entire various departments to resolve their logistics needs.

Duties and Responsibilities

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The Logistics and Finance Assistant will receive direction from senior managers on a wide range of complex problems and ad hoc duties. These may include

  • Supporting in the coordinating project site tours for potential contractors and suppliers; visiting government officials; and global Corporate leaders.
  • Supporting in the 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.
  • Supporting in the coordinating of accommodation for employees.
  • Providing support for office staff.
  • Preparing expense claims for approval.
  • Capturing invoices for approval.
  • Providing support on petty cash procedures.
  • Updating supplier payment schedule.
  • Keeping finance files up to date.

Minimum Requirements

Experience

  • Minimum 2 – 5 years of experience in the employ of an engineering consulting firm or construction contractor.

Specific skills required

  • Time Management; The ability to prioritize 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.

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.

Preferred Qualifications Bachelor’s degree from four-year 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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