Project Controls Manager

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  • Location

    Bristol, England

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Contact:

    Zaida Bhana

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    12 months

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Project Controls Manager (SC Cleared) , Contract

Base location can either be Dalton Avenue, Bristol or Newbury - travel to either site will be required approximately 2 nights per week (most weeks) with some days working from home too.
Expenses will be paid when away from base location

Job purpose

PMO Manager managing a PMO within a complex/limited complexity project and operating at an
advanced level

Tasks and Activities:
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

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
Develop , implement and update resource allocations plans taking account of availabilities
and scheduling
Deputise for the Project Manager

Quality Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Responsible for ensuring that Company Quality standards are achieved or exceed on the
Responsible for ensuring that the contracted QA / QC requirements are adhered to at all
stages in the project, leading to an efficient handover and sign off by the client

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
Full project lifecycle experience from bid phase through to close out.
Have expert knowledge of PMO toolsets and the integration of these

A bachelors 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
Schedule Management The process for developing , baselining and monitoring of an
integrated schedule to inform the direction of the project

Planning background and primavera beneficial