Project Controls Lead - HS2

VGC Group
14 Feb 2018
15 Mar 2018
Public Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Project Controls Lead - HS2 (Birmingham)

Salary: £100,000 - £102,000

Duration: 12 month roling contract (PAYE - Inside IR35)

My client is looking for seasoned project controls professional on this major infrastructure project. This offers a long term prospect on the scale of project that would get most engineers excited. This is a great opportunity for an experience project controls professional to put their mark on an enviable opportunity.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead the framework within which risks and issues are captured, reported and managed.
  • Oversee Quantitative Cost and Schedule Risk Analysis (QCRA/QSRA), and act as the interface with other Project Controls teams across the Phases for programme level QCRA/QSRA exercises.
  • Manage the way in which Land and Property develop programme plans, monitor progress and identify dependencies; working with the Programme Management functions to ensure Land and Property plans interface with those from other areas of the business.
  • Lead reporting for the Land and Property Directorate, serving both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring the team deliver accurate Management Information and analysis.
  • Manage inputs to internal and external reviews, baselining exercises and audits; ensure plans are put in place to deliver on subsequent recommendations and outcomes.
  • Ensure that processes, guidance and assurance activities are in place so that Land and Property have confidence it is operating within the limits of corporate governance.
  • Oversee the co-ordination and management of formal decision-making bodies to secure the necessary direction to deliver programme objectives.
  • Manage and lead team members, developing, motivating and inspiring high performing Project Controls professionals and ensuring each has well-defined personal and developmental objectives that feed into regular performance discussions.

Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to assess financial risks, budgets and forecasts and set the direction for how to manage change and reporting
  • Ability to design, implement and operate control frameworks and processes
  • Ability to lead teams of people, both as line manager and through matrixed relationships
  • Knowledge of best practice project and programme management techniques
  • Experience of implementing and operating governance regimes, processes and assurance activities
  • Experience of implementing analytical techniques to understand business data

This is a great opportunity for an experienced individual so if you are interested or know someone that is (we do run a referral scheme), please don't hesitate to send me your CV or call me on 01895 671832.

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