Project Controls Manager

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    negotiable / Month
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    4 weeks ago
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    Customer Service

Wood is currently recruiting for a Project Controls Manager with extensive experience in the nuclear industry. The Project Controls Manager reports to the PM and is accountable for creation and maintenance of the processes and systems required for effective planning, scheduling and control of the programme and project. The role includes leadership of the project controls team, including direct reports for planning, cost control, estimating and risk / opportunity management, (Change Control).The Project Controls Manager will support the PM to develop project scope, work breakdown structure, control account structure and associated techniques (i.e. – rules of credit, forecast trends) to appropriately monitor, control and report on delivery of the project to schedule, time and cost. Key responsibilities include:Establishing and maintaining the project controls governance arrangements at functional level to support delivery of the of projectClearly define the project controls discipline lead roles and responsibilities aligned to project controls and wider project organisation structureLeadership of the Project Controls teamEstablish the processes, systems and techniques to plan, monitor, control and report on delivery of the project to schedule, time and costDefine the controls structures such as work breakdown, control account, resource libraryEstablish the performance baseline and processes for measurement of progress against the base position in terms of schedule, time and costDevelop, implement and maintain quality management processes for schedule integrity (Acumen FUSE, Project Assurance Framework)Establish and implement the process to manage actual and forecasted costs against the defined control account structure (in-period, in-year, whole life)Establish and maintain processes to identify and track risks and opportunities and apply risk modelling periodically (timeline to be agreed with PM) to assess programme / project confidence levelsDevelop and produce performance progress reports to the JV, SL, JV MPR and the BEP JV ExecutiveEstablish and maintain processes to identify, define, evaluate, plan, track and realise cost and schedule benefits Strategic recommendations to the project leadership team on how the project resources (people, materials, supply chain) should be allocated to optimise the schedule and project performanceThe role suits an individual with a proven track record in successfully leading a schedule driven Project Controls team within the construction and engineering industry. The person needs to command respect within the JV and across the client’s organisation; be a strong leader, with the ability to inspire and motivate the project controls and wider functions on the project. Excellent planning and cost management skills are essential for success, along with the ability to objectively assess project performance and communicate to multiple stakeholders at project, client and JV executive levels.   In particular the candidate will ideally have:15 years’ experience within the Nuclear or similar highly regulated sector10+ years Earned Value Management (EVM) experienceDemonstrated ability to establish and maintain effective relationships and partnerships with key stakeholdersDemonstrated experience in leading and managing complex schedule driven projects that are strategic in nature and national in scopeExperience of complex projects with multiple contract tiers aligned to NEC3 Experience of joint ventures. Well organised and methodicalPositive and enthusiastic approachAble to work without day to day supervisionExperience of full EVM deployment across multi-million pound contractsWood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.   We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.