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Associate Director - Project Controls - Infrastructure


Job Description:

Leading international engineering consultancy seeks to secure the services of a proven project controls professional in the role of Associate Director. This is an excellent opportunity to join a people focused company where everyone has a voice and an opportunity where you will work on world class projects and with ground breaking technologies.

You will work underneath a passionate, positive and supportive Head of Project Controls where you will support continued growth and development of a diverse team of 50 project controls professionals as well as supporting a wide spectrum of clients with creative solutions. This fantastic opportunity can be based in London, Birmingham, Manchester, York or Bristol with a hybrid working model split between the office and working from home.

If you are passionate about project controls and would enjoy working for a company where their staff are the key element to their success and not just a number this is an excellent opportunity for you!

  • Manage the establishment of contractor requirements through early supply chain engagement to support the time, cost, and quality targets for the programme of works and monthly business reporting.
  • Work closely with the Head of Project Controls to improve/sustain operating policies to mitigate risk throughout the project and take a lead in the monitoring of risk policy adherence.
  • Support the Head of Project Controls by providing specialist advice and technical knowledge to respond to delays, issues, and other challenges throughout the project.
  • Lead periodic correlation of schedule, cost, quality, and risk to drive expedient project delivery.
  • Lead the coordination and communication of the period reporting cycle ensuring correlation to the Phase's executive reporting lifecycle.
  • Lead business reporting taking ownership for its quality and robustness and provide periodic project progress updates to the Head of Project Controls and other senior stakeholders as required.
  • Sustain governance processes and review policies to ensure they are in line with strategic business objectives.
  • Lead a team by setting individuals' objectives, reviewing performance, undertaking appraisals and providing on-going feedback on a formal and informal basis, to ensure all staff are aware of what they are required to achieve and how they are performing against their objectives.
  • Undertake self-assessment of procedural compliance, sharing lessons learned and best practice within the Project Controls community.
  • Support Head of Project Controls in preparation for and/or attendance at meetings to deliver market and strategy insights to Client's Senior Commercial teams.

To be considered for the role candidates will have:

  • Previous experience in working for a Project Management Consultancy,
  • Experience in JCT and/or NEC contract administration
  • Highly motivated, able to work independently, diligent and with an eye for detail,
  • Experience in delivering a range of infrastructure projects from inception to completion,
  • Client facing experience, including working with Clients on a commission/project basis in conjunction with senior colleagues,
  • Ability to oversee a team on commissions/projects/programmes.
  • Good understanding and appreciation of programme and scheduling software.
  • Sound technical health, safety and environmental knowledge, applicable to the business and wider construction industry,
  • Ability to form effective working relationships with colleagues and Clients,
  • Confident, outgoing, with the drive to succeed and develop.

In return you will be offered a starting salary of between £65,000 - £75,000 dependent on experience accompanied with a car allowance, attractive pension, 25 days holiday, healthcare and other associated benefits.

To apply is easy, contact Oli for more info or just simply apply online.

  • Job Type

    Permanent, Full Time

  • Work Authorisation


  • Industry Sector Other

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