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Senior Manager, Project Controls

Dublin , Ireland

Ref#: 9677249532

Date published: 11-Nov-2020

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Job Purpose
Dedicated Client Role. As the Senior Manager, Project Controls, you lead a series of complex, multi-disciplinary projects. You plan requirements with internal customers and guide both initiatives and projects through the entire project and programme lifecycle. This includes oversight of multiple project schedules, identifying risks and maintaining the tools necessary to help identify, assess, plan and mitigate these risks. As an important team member, you clearly communicate goals and objectives and progress against the same to programme stakeholders. The programme in question supports projects spanning offices, time zones and hemi spheres, and it's your job to help keep all players coordinated and up-to-date on the programme's progress and deadlines.

Role & Responsibilities
As the Senior Manager, Project Controls, you have responsibility for managing process and tools implementation working with the programme management team to enable standardization across the programme planning, design & construction schedule. You have a deep understanding of construction, its disciplines, methods with particular emphasis on project and programme controls processes. You will drive the successful implementation of programme-wide tools globally. Component elements of the role include the ownership of all tools and processes necessary to measure and monitor controlling project and programme variables and their identified threats, issues and opportunities, including:
1. Planning and Scheduling;
2. Risk Management (includes identification & assessment);
3. Cost estimating and management;
4. Scope and Change Management;
5. Earned Value Management;
6. Document Control;
7. Supplier Performance;
8. Maintaining the project baseline; and
9. Programme and Project Reporting.
You're equally at home explaining the programme teams analyses and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical and financial trade-offs with architects, engineers and contractors.

Person Specification
Minimum Qualifications
  • BA/BS degree in Construction Management, Quantity Surveying, Civil Engineering, Construction Economics, Data Analytics, or other related technical field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 8 years of relevant work experience (engineering, construction, project controls, procurement)
  • Experience in process development, implementation, and improvement
  • Deep understanding of capital delivery processes
Preferred Qualifications
  • Cost Accounting with Quantity Surveying (RICS Certified)
  • Ability to collaborate and influence across multiple levels of an organization with experience leading cross-functional process improvements and holding project leads accountable to the greater project goals
  • Tenacious problem solver
  • Strong verbal/written communication and facilitation skills Comfortable shifting between hands-on detailed analysis and big picture thinking and customizing communication based on the audience
  • Experience working within Primavera P6 or SixSigma.
  • Project management software encouraged (e.g., Oracle Primavera, Unifier, Meridian Prolog, CMiC, SAP, BIueBeam)
  • Experience with Google Apps (Docs, Sheets, Calendar, Forms, Drive, etc.)

  • Proven data analysis, interpretation and problem-solving skills
  • Eye for detail and can work logically and accurately
  • Excellent communication, presentation skills and interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively work across various business and services lines
  • Appreciation for technology and its use in the design & construction industry
  • Analytical Skills
  • Relationship Management
  • Technical Programme Management
  • Engineering
  • Consulting
  • Class A office building developments and standards/guidelines associated
  • Data Centres encouraged but not required
  • Cross-functional leadership
  • Process development
  • Process improvement
  • Fluent written and spoken English

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of financial terms and principles. Ability to calculate complex figures. Ability to forecast and prepare budgets. Conducts financial/business analysis including the preparation of reports.
  • Decisions made with in-depth understanding and interpretation of procedures, company policies and business practices to achieve general results.  Responsible for setting department deadlines.  Errors in judgment may cause long-term impact to co-workers, supervisor, department and/or line of business.

Supervisory Responsibilities 
  • May Provide formal supervision to individual employees within single functional or operational area.  
  • May Prepare and deliver performance appraisal for staff.  Mentors and coaches team members to further develop competencies.  Leads by example and models behaviours that are consistent with the company's values.
  • Manages 3rd party project delivery resources/team (typically larger more experienced team). Responsible for identifying training needs, tracking performance, coaching, and motivating team members.