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Project Controls Manager

Job Title: Project Controls Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Wiltshire, England
Salary: Up to £695 per day
Start Date: 07/01/2019
Duration: 12 months
REF: ASHD8418JH_1543599892
Contact Name: Jon Heard
Contact Email:
Job Published: 6 months ago

Job Description

A government organisation based in Chippenham area, Wiltshire is looking for a Project Controls Manager to lead multiple government teams, impart knowledge, introduce processes and best practice into a reshaping team delivering capability into multiple areas. Duties will include:
*Production of reporting detail on status and quality of project plans on a monthly basis.
*Providing evidence to support robust governance/reporting ensuring consistent regular submissions to ISS & SRO.
*Ensuring Risk and Resource adjusted plans are produced and provide evidence for decision making. Identifying shortfalls in resources utilising technical and project management staff.
*Effective planning and scheduling. Monitoring and development of delivery schedule. Maintaining quality of schedule to meet ISS policy standards.
*Support to timely business/commitment case generation.
*Effective stakeholder management and documentation as required.

This will be a contract role for 12 months with the option to extend, is paying up to £695 per day and will require candidates to start no later than Monday 7th January, however looking for applications to be processed immediately - deadline for applications: Wednesday 12th December.

In order to be suitable for this role you must proven experience in a Project Controls Manager role as well as the following essential criteria:
*SC preferred, or willing to undergo
*Proven experience in working within a programme of similar size and complexity
*Expert level user of Microsoft Enterprise Project Management solution with experience of managing programme dependencies, baselining and tracking
*Evidence of producing EPM plans against AGILE projects and can circumvent or overcome the associated challenges
*Workshopping; ability to lead small to medium sized groups of stakeholders to extract relevant schedule information to feed into schedules
*The ability to work under pressure and adhere to challenging timescales
*Proven organisational skills
*Strong analytical skills
*Excellent communication skills
*Reporting; ability to gather, analyse and present accurate, consistent messages to senior management boards
*Experience in liaising with industry partners
*Experience of dealing with remote groups of stakeholders and managing expectations and communications between disparate groups
*Experience in working in a large scale change programme
*Demonstration of working on a large scale technical project / programme

A good understanding of programme objectives and proactively link these to scheduling and risk management functions, IT literate experience covering Microsoft Office 365 including SharePoint and MOD will be considered highly beneficial, but are not essential.

If you would like to apply for this Project Controls Manager role please ensure that you include all relevant skills and experience to stand the best chance of securing an interview. Please send a WORD CV indicating reference number ASHD8418JH in the subject line of your email.

Please note: as an approved Crown Commercial Services supplier we are regularly registering new government based contract opportunities so if this role is not suitable then please feel free to review and apply directly to any other roles that appeal on our website.

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