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Assistant Project Controls Manager

  • Job reference: TR-002186
  • Sector: Rail, Transportation
  • Location: Birmingham
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Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. They build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of new and exciting ideas. Atkins have a vision to shape the future of transportation, to lead where others follow and to deliver the future of mobility today.

Atkins’ Transportation is our centre of excellence for the design of highway and rail infrastructure projects. We aim to be the first choice designer for local and national highway authorities, Network Rail, contractors and developers. We are working on a number of high profile projects and frameworks nationwide, including Cambridge to Huntingdon A14 upgrade and Smart Motorways programme through the Collaborative Delivery Framework for Highways England, Cross Rail, Great Western Electrification Programme, HS2 and related projects.

Working with the Project Controls Manager, this role is to assist the processes and procedures required to effectively manage the Project Controls function for the Alliance as directed by the Project Controls Manager. The role includes producing information to inform the Periodic Reporting processes for the Alliance as well as integrating the Project Controls processes within the other functions of the Alliance.

Responsible for producing information included in the Project Controls Strategy and communicating to the wider Alliance Project Team.

Ensuring accurate cost, time and risk reporting on a periodic basis and highlighting major issues to the Project Controls Manager.


Accountable for:
• Production of agreed progress metrics as directed by the Project Controls Manager
• Produce period performance statistics (EV, CPI, SPI, EAC)
• Produce spend and resource forecast profiles
• Ensuring Timely Dashboard reporting
• Communication of Critical Paths and Key Risks to Project Controls Manager
• Ensure consistency of information and message throughout all levels of the operating model.
• Collate progress update information and highlight key issues to Project Controls Manager
• Development of progress dashboards to suit the project as the operating model evolves through the lifecycle of the project
• Work closely with all departments to provide support throughout the reporting cycle

Drive collaborative working behaviours through the planning team and across the alliance; contribute to team events; respond to information on Alliance Behaviours as requested, ensure any safety concerns with regards to programme are highlighted, visibility of programme for efficient team working and communication.

Knowledge of Microsoft Office and an appreciation of the construction process.

This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

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