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Project Control Manager

Posted 12 days ago

Job DescriptionAs an international player in construction engineering and mobility services, Egis offers a unique global opportunity, combining consulting, engineering, and infrastructure operations.Our capacity for innovation allows us to respond to the challenges of the climate and digital world, offering solutions and recognised expertise in the transport and mobility, sustainable cities, building, water, environment, and energy sectors.The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience, a presence in 75 countries, and 19,500 employees around the world.Egis Transport Solutions (ETS), a business unit of the Egis Group, brings together all the necessary expertise for guided urban transport and heavy rail systems. Our business provides a full range of consultancy services from initial project feasibility to delivery, commissioning and closeout. We deliver design and resource solutions to our wide range of clients ensuring safe and successful delivery.Owing to a growing pipeline of project-related works, EGIS is seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Project Controls Manager. The role will ideally be based in London working within our Rail Transportation Division. Ideally you will have a strong background on UK Rail and Infrastructure projects.As Project Controls Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that key project risks and constraints are identified at the earliest opportunity to inform client decision making.We are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join the Egis Transportation Solutions team as a Project Controls Manager (PCM) within our Programme Management Office FunctionThis role involves delivering for our clients on a range of projects, contributing to the overall growth of the ETS business and managing other Project Controls Specialists within the PMO function ensuring Egis continue to set the bar for successful delivery of Transportation projects.Key Responsibilities:Client delivery: as a Project Controls Manager you will be expected to lead the delivery of services to our range of clients ensuring safety on time and within budget delivery. You will directly deliver outputs and manage the client relationship and where appropriate manage the work output and quality of other Project Controls Specialists deployed on the same commission.Process optimisation: Project Controls is at its core about providing the right information at the right time to the right people. This can often involve the coordination of a range of separate processes and interfacing with differing departments (eg finance / commercial). Stakeholder Engagement: Supporting our clients with their internal and external stakeholder needs whether via reporting or direct liaison to ensure that their needs & ours meet with clear communication.Technical specialist: You will have a technical specialism in either planning; reporting; risk management or information management.Technical Knowledge: Key to the PCM role is the appreciation of all the Project Controls professions; how to manage the relevant experts in each profession and where and how the differing systems can and best integrate – e.g. Primavera and BIMRecruitment: Work collaboratively in response to requests from the PMO Director to recruit sufficient high performing staff to meet forecasted resource requirements within budget.Strategic support: Work collaboratively within the PMO Director to positively contribute to business plan development to meet the overall business targetsTeam Management: Lead and mentor a team of project controls staff, providing guidance, support and performance management. Utilisation: Ensure that you and the project controls professionals appointed as your direct reports are fully utilised to the agreed targetsCompetence and Training: Support the continued development and adoption of relevant competence frameworks for each of the project controls professions.Innovation: Ensure Egis is a leader in the development and implementation of new tools and systems to ensure high performing project delivery.Work Winning: Act as bid lead or bid support for Transportation tenders and ensure that Egis’ Tender Unit has sufficient suitably skilled project controls support for all tenders.Client EngagementSafetyQuality AssuranceFinance / Business ManagementSkills and ExperienceEssential:Extensive experience in infrastructure project deliveryExperience in project controls in either planning, risk management, reporting or information managementProven track record of successfully delivering major projects within a consultancy environment.Excellent people management and development skillsStrong business development skills with a history of winning work.Excellent communication, negotiation and client management abilities.Financial acumen and experience in project budget management.Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.Willingness to travel as required for project assignments.Desirable:Degree in Project Management, Engineering or a related fieldChartered project manager or similar and member of a related professional bodyRail sector knowledgeYOU MUST HAVE THE RIGHT TO WORK IN THE UKWhat’s in it for you:By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidaysAnnual Bonus depending on level.Healthcare – Individual based on employee levelLife Assurance Bereavement Support ServiceCycle to work SchemeEye Care Vouchers with SpecsaversTravel LoansMobile Phone Allowance of £30 per monthWorkplace Nursery SchemeElectric Car SchemeTraining & DevelopmentEquality, Diversity & Inclusion We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.