Senior Project Controls Manager (Transportation & Infrastructure)

Civil & Structural
  • UK, North West, Lancashire, Manchester
  • Permanent
  • Full time
  • Negotiable
Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and civil services consultancies. They have a requirement for a Senior Project Controls Manager (Transportation & Infrastructure) to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio...
  • Posted
  • Deadline: 22.05.2024

Managing consultant

Nisa Hamid

Quote ref: 1061/75195

Quote ref: 1061/75195

Job description

Our client is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering, project management and civil services consultancies. They have a requirement for a Senior Project Controls Manager (Transportation & Infrastructure) to join their growing team on a permanent basis and to help support their increasing portfolio and workload. This role is flexible working and can be based in any of their UK locations.  

 

Job Description:  

 

Responsibilities for this role include:  

- Leadership and management of a Project Controls team: as an inspirational leader, you will set individuals' objectives, review performance, undertake appraisals, provide ongoing formal and informal feedback, and ensure all staff know what they must achieve and how they're performing against their objectives. You will be inspirational in creating an environment that allows empowered and creative team members to succeed.  

- Establish and manage the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) and supervise the Project Control deliverable to collate monthly KPI & progress data related to time, cost, risk, and quality for the purposes of monthly business reporting.  

- Deliver the project requirements around earned value management by setting the PMB or implementing amendments to the current PMB, agreeing on the progress methodology and timely submission of project actuals with the contractor and spearheading the production of Earned Value Management (EVM) reports for monthly business reviews.  

- Work closely with and deputise for the Head of Project Controls to improve/sustain operating policies, procedures & processes, and ensure its proper application by the Project Controls team when conducting risk, planning and cost management activities.  

- Change Control: lead the execution of the change management process on the project as mandated by governance. Chair and/or facilitate the necessary project level change forums, escalate change papers that require additional approvals and ensure all decisions are enacted within the change control system and toolsets. Co-ordinate multiple contributors to conduct change impact assessments and support Programme Management team in driving agreement on ‘best for Programme’ decisions.  

- Support the Project Head /Head of Programme by providing specialist advice and technical knowledge to resolve delays, issues, and other challenges throughout the project.  

- Integration of schedule, cost, scope, quality, and risk to drive expedient project delivery.  

- Head programme/project reporting, taking ownership for its quality, accuracy, and robustness, and ensure the monthly project review pack is compiled and presented to the Project head and other senior stakeholders.  

- Provide interpretation of the data in the monthly reporting to support prompt decision making.  

- Undertake self-assessment of procedural compliance, sharing lessons learned and best practice within the Project Controls community.

Requirements

- Experience successful leadership and delivering results within a large-scale project environment.  

- Ability to manage stakeholders and information flow in a matrix environment, possessing a strong aptitude toward working horizontally across business areas and vertically to senior levels of management, providing specialist advice as required.  

- Experience in a Project Controls role within large, complex infrastructure or construction projects, preferably with a formal professional Project Management qualification.  

- Good appreciation of planning and scheduling, cost engineering, change control, risk, and opportunity management.  

- Proficient in EVM processes and their application on construction projects and possess a strong aptitude to supervise schedule, cost, risk, change management activities, and reporting.  

- Knowledge of transport, major infrastructure, or construction projects (under NEC Forms of Contract), specifically surrounding client and consultation.  

- A good appreciation of Quantitative Schedule and Cost risk Analysis (SCRA).  

- Consistent attention to detail with the ability to solve complex problems and mitigate risks.  

- Resilience and the ability to maintain rational thought in a high-pressure environment.  

- Knowledge of public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts.

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