Project Controls Manager

Mott MacDonald

Location: Glasgow City

Job Type: Full time

Posted

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Project Controls Manager

This is an opportunity for an experienced, qualified and enthusiastic Project Management professional to join our Rail Project Management team. This opportunity is within our market leading team of more than 30 staff dedicated to effective delivery of Rail projects and forming part of a company-wide technical practice.

As a member of the Project Management you will work within a team developing and delivering Rail projects from inception to handover and completion; This will include scheme definition, feasibility, design development, procurement and Contract Administration.

Your role will require you to liaise closely with multiple stakeholders and clients, co-ordinate multi-disciplinary design teams, draft and manage the production of reports and tender documents, monitor cost and schedule and manage the Health & Safety and Quality Assurance aspects of projects.

You will be confident in contributing to a technical team and as a key member of a project team, liaising directly with the client, project sponsors and key stakeholders when necessary.

Your role as Project Controls Manager, would be to plan out the engineering project from start to finish, including budgets, staffing, timings of each stage, measure success, and the various resources needed to make the project work.

Work also includes:

  • Create, maintain, review and administer design schedules and plans
  • Liaising with managers and engineers to discuss the progress of the project and address any issues that arise
  • Liaise with external contractors and suppliers to organise the phases of the construction development
  • Keep the client team up to date on progress to present to the client
  • Present information for internal meetings on the project
  • Problem solving
  • Produce tender plans to support bids

A Project Controls Manager is an important part of any construction team and to be successful in the role, a broad range of key skills are required, including:

  • Strong communication including writing reports and presenting
  • Understanding engineering principles
  • Time management and planning
  • Organisational skills
  • Methodological approach
  • High Attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills and relevant knowledge of Planning software including MS Project, and Primavera P6
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Strong Problem solving
  • Budget and financial management
  • Leadership
  • Work as part of a team and individually

If you meet 80% or more of what we're looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn't know we need.

About the business unit

We help conceive, drive, and implement transport solutions for cities, regions, and asset owners/operators around the globe. From preparing the business case and advising on related issues - such as revenue, procurement, and environmental legislation - to delivering the completed infrastructure and helping maintain it. Our planning, engineering, environmental and management skills cover the whole project cycle. We play a major role in developing and delivering the Global Transport Sector Strategy.

How to apply

To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!

Benefits we offer:

Pension matched up to 7%

Life insurance

An annual professional institution subscription

Continuous development opportunities - because we want you to thrive

Agile/flexible working - because life isn't 9-5

Enhanced parental leave; shared parental leave policies - for parents and care givers

Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance

Flexible benefits that suit you, including cycle to work & interest free season ticket loans.

The opportunity to make a difference; learn more about our social outcomes

Equality, diversity and inclusion

We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at reasonable.adjustments@mottmac.com and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Agile working

At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald

We're a global engineering, management, and development consultancy.

Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients' businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.

A fundamental part of this is respecting each person's differences and striving to meet their needs.

Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

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