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Associate Director - Project Controls

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. London
R-116479

We’re AtkinsRéalis, a world-leading design, engineering, and project management organization. We connect people, data, and technology to transform the world’s infrastructure and energy systems.

How would you like to work on some of the most exciting and prestigious projects around the globe? Join our collaborative Project & Programme Services team, where everyone has a voice, and together, we deliver excellence for people and the environment.
Flexible and remote working are central to our culture. So, talk to us about how we can support you. How about opting for reduced workweeks or purchasing extra leave during school holidays? What about workplace adjustments or a supported transition back after a career break? We value your transferable skills and potential and are ready to invest in your development and progression.

Join our Complex Infrastructure team and progress your professional career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects and use your business acumen in an organisation that has multiplied revenues in only a few years.

We have long term contracts across the infrastructure sector, with HS2, Network Rail, National Highways, Combined Authorities nationwide, energy, defence, airports, and utility companies amongst our clients. Our growth has been built on our excellent service and expertise of our people.

We are a multi award winning business. So, you'll be part of a team where our standards are high, as are the rewards. You'll support that continuous improvement and benefit from the expertise that comes with a global Project and Programme Management consultancy.

As an Associate Director Project Controls, you will manage the evaluation of project time, cost, and quality targets for the Project, and Coordinate the communication and monitoring of project governance controls in order to enable the successful delivery of the Client Programme.

Responsibilities (include but are not limited to):

  • Manage the establishment of contractor requirements through early supply chain engagement to support the time, cost, and quality targets for the programme of works and monthly business reporting.
  • Work closely with the Head of Project Controls to improve/sustain operating policies to mitigate risk throughout the project and take a lead in the monitoring of risk policy adherence.
  • Support the Head of Project Controls by providing specialist advice and technical knowledge to respond to delays, issues, and other challenges throughout the project.
  • Lead periodic correlation of schedule, cost, quality, and risk to drive expedient project delivery.
  • Manage the coordination and communication of the period reporting cycle ensuring correlation to the Phase’s executive reporting lifecycle.
  • Lead business reporting taking ownership for its quality and robustness and provide periodic project progress updates to the Head of Project Controls and other senior stakeholders as required.
  • Sustain governance processes and review policies to ensure they are in line with strategic business objectives.
  • Lead a team by setting individuals’ objectives, reviewing performance, undertaking appraisals, and providing on-going feedback on a formal and informal basis, to ensure all staff are aware of what they are required to achieve and how they are performing against their objectives.
  • Undertake self-assessment of procedural compliance, sharing lessons learned and best practice within the Project Controls community.
  • Support Head of Project Controls in preparation for and/or attendance at meetings to deliver market and strategy insights to Client’s Senior Commercial teams.

Requirements:

  • Experience in Project Management or Project Controls role within large, complex infrastructure or construction projects, preferably with a formal professional Project Management qualification.
  • Knowledge of transport and/or major infrastructure or construction projects (under NEC Forms of Contract), and of the context specifically surrounding Client and the consultation process.
  • Ability to manage stakeholders and information flow in a matrix environment, possessing an aptitude to work across business areas and provide specialist advice as required.
  • Experience of Directing and motivating a team within a large-scale project environment.
  • Possessing attention to detail always, with ability to solve complex problems / mitigate risks.
  • Knowledge of public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

Join our Project & Programme Services team and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from Sizewell C to the world's tallest hotel, London's Heathrow Airport to Europe's first eco-friendly mosque. You'll enjoy invaluable exposure to international expertise as well as innovation in local niche areas. Communities are at the heart of our work and our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK.

Corporate Social Responsibility | AtkinsRéalis Careers (atkinsrealis.com)

AtkinsRéalis is committed to developing its people both personally and professionally. Our colleagues have the advantage of access to a high ranging training portfolio and development activities designed to help make the best of individual’s abilities and talents. We also actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

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Meeting your needs:

To help you get the most out of life in and outside of work, we offer employees "Total Reward." It's a package that can be tailored to your changing lifestyle, career, and personal needs.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview, and we’ll discuss any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis.  It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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Additional Information:

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. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. 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.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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