Project Controls / Project Controls Manager - SC Clearance
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
13th December 2018
£300 - £500
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The role heads the Project Controls element for a Cat A or B project or large portfolios of projects with non-routine elements.
The role is responsible for setting and maintaining the performance management baseline for project(s) within the team(s). It is responsible for directing and integrating all aspects of earned value management, cost management, cost estimating, scheduling and risk management. It is responsible for providing the portfolio manager and/or project managers with analysis of progress against the performance management baseline and driving agreed recovery actions where necessary.
The role has significant responsibility for management of Project Controls employees and must be able to guide and coach other managers, interpret complex data and conflicting information, and strategically advise and influence senior stakeholders on complex strategic issues regarding project performance.
The role requires both leadership experience and extensive technical experience.
The post holder may be required to act as a Function Development Officer (FDO).
ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES: The Project Controls Manager (L4) is responsible for: o Developing and overseeing the delivery of Project Controls discipline operating plans and discipline performance within their projects or portfolio, including: ? The quality and timeliness of cost estimates, budgets, financial reports, risk management and schedules that define the Performance Measurement Baseline; ? Ensuring project baselines are under robust change control and the approval of impact analysis and estimates of proposed changes; ?
Monthly reporting including the generation of portfolio/project dashboards, financial reports and associated analysis and recommendations; ?
The effective implementation of functional procedures used for estimating, for monitoring and controlling cost and schedule and for earned value management; and ? Performing audits to ensure the quality of estimating, cost engineering, planning/scheduling and earned value activities;
o Directing or undertaking day to day project controls activities including: ? Cost estimating, analysis and control activities;
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? Schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification and recovery plan development activities; ? Earned value management analysis and control activities Managing workforce planning and staffing plans within their project or portfolio; ? Identifying, analysing and providing innovative solutions to cost management and planning/scheduling problems; ? Providing direct input to business cases, strategic plans, customer presentations, bid evaluation and contract negotiations; and ? Making presentations to management and customers.
o Building and sustaining capability ? Managing personnel, administration and skills development within their project or portfolio; and ? Managing the implementation of functional training programs within their project or portfolio.
Due to the nature and urgency of this post, candidates holding or who have held high level security clearance in the past are most welcome to apply. Please note successful applicants will be required to be security cleared prior to appointment which can take up to a minimum 10 weeks.
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd is an HMG Approved Consultancy and operates as an IT & Engineering Consultancy or as an Employment Business & Agency, depending upon the precise nature of the work, for security cleared jobs or non-clearance vacancies, we welcome applications from all sections of the community and from people with diverse experience and backgrounds.
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