Project Controls Manager

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    Project Management & Controls

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  • Salary:

    c£60/hr Umbrella

  • Contact:

    James Walker

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  • Published:

    11 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months+

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Project Controls Manager - Leicester - Duration 6 monthss - Rate c £60/hr Umb
Keywords / skills: Planning, NEC, FIDIC,JCT, ChPP

Wilde Recruitment are working along side Cavendish Nuclear in order to recruit a Project Controls Manager to work on a 6 month contract based at Leicester LE3.
As a Project Controls Manager your responsibilities and duties will include:
Responsible for establishing/maintaining or adhering to the specific PMO governance, processes and procedures across a project
Establish the project baseline position in terms of scope/cost /schedule and the ongoing governance control of these.
Manage scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and analyse integrated project schedules including all phases of project execution
Manage project controls staff to provide cost management/change management/risk & opportunity management and document management provision.
Provision of regular management reporting both internal and external to the project to provide relevant, accurate and reliable information on the status and forecast of the project.

Additional Key Accountabilities:
Managing stakeholders, taking account of their levels of influence and particular interests
Establishing governance reviews at appropriate points during the project lifecycle
Planning and controlling of finances
Gathering independent evidence to provide confidence that the project is likely to achieve the success criteria
Collation of lessons learned and onward communication to business process owners.
Develop , implement and update resource allocations plans taking account of availabilities and scheduling
Integration and alignment of project control toolsets
Deputise for the Project Manager
Ensure that PMO requirements are flowed down into the supply chain
Planning and tracking of benefits
Schedule and Cost Risk analysis inputs/outputs
Develop and mentor staff ensuring succession planning is in place
Attending and contributing to communities of practise or forums

Key Outputs / Deliverables: Business Unit
Input into Delivery/Project/Programme Execution plan
Project Baseline packs
Control Account Plans
Risk and Opportunity Registers
Master Deliverable Register
Weekly Project Progress Reports
Monthly project reports accurately reflecting the project status in terms of HSSE, Quality, Schedule and Cost;
Formal minutes/actions from key meetings
Lessons learned outputs
Project Close out reports
Leadership Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Leading Self: Is a role model, demonstrating Cavendish principles, promoting health, safety and wellbeing, respect and inclusion
Leading Others: Owns the performance and development of their team members, including effective and ongoing communication and feedback
Leading Resources: Responsible for effective planning and organisation of resources to
deliver on customer promises
Industry Knowledge:
Extensive recent and relevant experience in a similar environment / business sector
Extensive experience in a PMO position
Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. FIDIC/NEC3, NEC4/JCT etc…)
Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out.
Have expert knowledge of PMO toolsets and the integration of these

 A bachelor's degree in engineering / project / construction management or a related field;
 A postgraduate qualification is also desirable, as is membership in a professional body;
 Ideally APM qualified preferably to Chartered Project Professional (ChPP)

Key Technical Skills:
Proficient (applies the competence independently, primarily in complex situations , supervises others applying the competence , has a detailed knowledge in complex situations and can critically evaluate and adapt as required)
in the following APM competencies –
Requirements Management - the ability to prepare and maintain definitions of the requirements through the project lifecycle including document management of deliverables.
Schedule Management – The process for developing , baselining and monitoring of an integrated schedule to inform the direction of the project
Budgeting and Cost Control – the process for setting agreed budgets and the control of forecast and actual costs against that budget. Use of tolerances and performance management
Risk, opportunity and issue management – Risk and opportunity identification techniques and the ongoing management and control techniques throughout the project
Frameworks and methodologies – the appropriate adoption of specific frameworks and methodologies for the management of projects and tailoring of these.
Change Control – the features of a rigorous change control process , and how to establish, implement and maintain a change control process
Team Management – Different styles of communication and how these can be adapted to the particular circumstances and needs of the project.
Contract Management - The nature of contracts and statements of work, and the implications for the contracting organisations and the suppliers into this. Negotiating and managing contract variances
Reviews – the legal, regulatory and organisational requirements for review, the range of factors that need to be evaluated during reviews, and how these may vary throughout the lifecycle of the project
Governance arrangements (including quality) – the organisational and project specific processes, standards and guidelines for the governance of projects, including the process of initiation, review, handover and close out
A bachelor's degree in engineering / project / construction management or a related field.

You will be an experienced Project Controls Manager.
Nuclear exp essential.
HND / Degree

To discuss this vacancy please contact: James Walker or Mike Kelly
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

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