AP-SPCM-5149172: Senior Project Controls Manager - Rail/Infrastructure
  • Stephen Pimm
  • 30 Sep 2020
  • Location:
    Birmingham - Multiple sites
  • Sector:
    Construction and Property
  • Type:
  • Offering:
    £60K - £80K package depending on experience
  • Start Date:
    ASAP - Post Interview
Job Description:
Senior Project Controls Manager – Rail/Infrastructure

Birmingham based – Permanent opportunity

As a Senior Project Controls Manager you will be responsible for co-ordinating and supporting the development of the project baseline across scope, time, cost, risk and quality for a development or delivery area our clients major infrastructure programme, providing strategic insight and analysis of performance against the baseline and highlighting any trends or risks to support decision making.

Reporting to the Head of Project Controls, you will deliver an important function across planning, scheduling, cost, risk, change, reporting and analysis functions within this major infrastructure programme. Technical ability across all functions is important and as such you must be able to demonstrate extensive skill and experience within these fields.

Essential Knowledge:

  • Expert knowledge of the core Project Controls disciplines, including; Schedule Management, Cost Management, Change Management and Risk Management.
  • Extensive knowledge of baseline development and maintenance of baselines on a programme.
  • Strong knowledge of the Project and Commercial Management principles including understanding of cost delivery, schedule targets.
  • Strong understanding of NEC contracts, amendments, early warning notices and the work flows of communications between contractor and client.

Essential Experience:

  • Demonstrable experience in project controls on major infrastructure  projects/ programmes including the management of multi-discipline project controls teams.
  • Demonstrable experience in the core project controls functions, including; baseline maintenance, schedule management, cost performance, change management, risk management and performance reporting.
  • Experienced in the management and control of key Project Controls systems (e.g. Primavera P6, Prism, CEMAR, Power BI, Xactium etc.).
  • Experience of managing and/or influencing governance forums including project change and investment boards with delegated decision-making powers of multi-millions of pounds.
  • Excellent reporting and analysis skills and experience.
  • Excellent experience working with senior stakeholders.


Please note: This role is a hands-on role and requires excellent technical understanding of project controls functions within major infrastructure projects. This will be assessed at interview stage via technical competency-based questions.

Target interviews - week commencing 3rd November. 

Applications are open – further information available on application about the multiple roles available and specific locations that are required to be filled across the portfolio.
Project Controls 
Person Specification:
See above

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