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Project Controls Manager

  • Job reference: IF-001907
  • Sector: Infrastructure
  • Location: London, Epsom
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The Atkins Infrastructure Project Delivery Practice is the centre of excellence for the delivery of infrastructure projects and the home unit for our project management staff. The team is responsible for delivery of design services across our Markets of Water Infrastructure, Defence Infrastructure, Aviation, Energy, Stations and Urban Developments. These may be delivered as single major projects or a programme of smaller projects. Our Clients include, AWE, Berkeley Homes, BAE Systems, DIO, EDF, Environment Agency, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, High Speed 2, Horizon, London City Airport Metropolitan Police, United Utilities, Scottish Water, Sellafield, Seven Trent Water, St Modwen, Thames Water, Transport for London.

Atkins Infrastructure Project Delivery Practice (PDP) are looking to recruit a qualified Project Controls Manager with experience of complex infrastructure projects to be based in our London or Epsom offices. This is an opportunity to join a well-respected team and to have a significant impact on the successful delivery of multi-million pound contracts. 

Opportunities are also available for those with some relevant project controls experience and wish to follow a career path in project controls.

The Atkins Infrastructure Project Delivery Practice is the centre of excellence for the delivery of infrastructure projects and the home unit for our project management staff. The team is responsible for delivery of design services across our Markets of Water Infrastructure, Defence Infrastructure, Aviation, Energy, Stations and Urban Developments. These may be delivered as single major projects or a programme of smaller projects. Our Clients include, AWE, Berkeley Homes, BAE Systems, DIO, EDF, Environment Agency, Gatwick Airport, Heathrow Airport, High Speed 2, Horizon, London City Airport Metropolitan Police, United Utilities, Scottish Water, Sellafield, Seven Trent Water, St Modwen, Thames Water, Transport for London.

Key Responsibilities:
• Demonstrate a detailed understanding of Project Controls Techniques including, budget and spend management, change control, Earned Value Management, data analysis, trend analysis and Work Package Management
• Manages, revises, tracks and maintains status of the detailed project cost estimate/forecast to include all phases of project execution from design/engineering 
• Participates in the development and improvement of project controls systems. Recommends improvements in systems, tools, and methods of project controls and project management. 
• Establishes a project work breakdown structure in line with industry best practices. 
• Interacts with other project groups in relation to cost codes, purchase order commitments, change orders. 
• Assists in creating detailed project budgets from estimates and in the development of cash flow projections. 
• Works with senior project management staff in managing the overall project cost control efforts. 
• Works with scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and update integrated detailed project schedules including all phases of project execution. 
• Manages key project indicators and project commercial reports. 
• Assists in forecasting engineering and construction resource requirements. 
• Assists in coordinating engineering activities in conjunction with overall project schedule requirements.


Requirements:
• Must have strong cost management, scheduling, project planning and estimating skills, as well as the communication skills necessary to interface with external and internal stakeholders.
• Must have experience in developing budgets, cash flows and schedules. 
• Must have experience in developing and implementing project processes and procedures and support quality assurance to ensure compliance. 
• Must have experience of implementing risk management and facilitating risk workshops. 
• Clear and analytical approach to problem solving and strong decision-making abilities. 
• Must have excellent communication and presentation skills.
• Experience with Primavera and/or Microsoft Projects is preferred. 

Training
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help its staff make the best of their abilities and talents. Personal development is reviewed through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and Benefits
We offer a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and an opportunity to develop and learn new skills in a supportive and friendly environment. For full details of our benefits package please refer to our website.

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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