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Project Controls Manager

  • Job reference: TR-002185
  • 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 Lead Project Controls Manager, this role is to manage the processes and procedures required to effectively manage the Project Controls function for the Alliance. The role includes creating and managing the Periodic Reporting processes for the Alliance as well as integrating the Project Controls processes within the other functions of the Alliance.

Responsible for managing the time and budget metrics 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 Alliance Leadership Team.


Accountable for:
• Day to Day Line Management duties of the Project Control Assistants
• Produce period performance statistics (EV, CPI, SPI, EAC)
• Propose & develop additional performance measures suitable for the project
• Produce spend and resource forecast profiles
• Ensuring Timely Dashboard reporting
• Communication of Critical Paths and Key Risks
• Liaise with Change Manager to ensure that implemented change is reflected in updated programmes and reporting
• Ensure consistency of information and message throughout all levels of the operating model.
• Ensure consistency of information between Alliance partners reporting updates and client updates
• Collate progress update information and highlight key issues to the Lead Project Controls Manager
• Education of Project Controls techniques to the wider project team
• Highlighting emerging risks identified during the reporting cycle to the Risk Manager

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.

Experience in working on a multidisciplinary Infrastructure project in a Project Controls role. Expert User of Primavera P6 and Earned Value Analysis.
Knowledge of QSRA 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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