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Associate Director - Project Controls

  1. Project, programme & cost management
  2. West Midlands
R-115971

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. Our Project & Programme Services team are proud to deliver on some of the most prestigious construction projects across the world. It's thanks to our talented people and their diverse thinking, expertise, and knowledge. Join us and you'll be part of our genuinely collaborative environment, where everyone is supported to make the most of their talents and expertise.

When it comes to work-life balance, AtkinsRéalis is a great place to be. So, let's discuss how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We're passionate about are work while valuing each other equally. So, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer. 

Having achieved exciting and sustained growth across our complex infrastructure sector and with further growth potential, we are looking to recruit more talent to bolster our client development and delivery teams. We are looking for individuals to lead attainment of our goals, happy clients, great assets, and to unlock our talent.

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 from Project Controls perspective 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 senior leaders to improve/sustain operating policies to mitigate risk throughout the project and take a lead in the monitoring of risk policy adherence.
  • Support the Project Leaders by pointing out the main challenges of the project from planning, cost and risk perspectives and providing advice and thought leadership.
  • Lead periodic correlation of schedule, cost, quality, and risk to drive expedient project delivery.
  • Manage the coordination and communication of the periodic reporting cycle, ensuring the reporting pack is developed for and presented to project leaders.
  • Leading change control management for the project as per the processes, policies, and governance of the organisation.
  • 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.

Requirements:

  • Experience in Project Management or Project Controls role within large, complex infrastructure, energy, defence, or similar projects, preferably with a formal professional Project Management qualification.
  • Experience in consultancy and being willing to be seconded to and add value to the client organisations by performing outstandingly and building exceptional client relations.
  • Knowledge of 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.

When it comes to work-life balance, AtkinsRéalis is a great place to be. So, let's discuss how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We're passionate about are work while valuing each other equally. So, ask us about some of our recent pledges for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.

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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