Project Controls Manager

Dublin, Ireland Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
11 Nov 2016
LS 00006M
Contract Type
Full Time
A position exists for a Project Controls Manager as part of the Senior Management team. The Project Controls Manager will play a key role in the development and direction of the business whilst taking a functional responsibility for the Project Controls element of designed Design projects.

The Project Controls Manager shall manage all aspects of the Project Controls function for assigned projects. The role involves the implementation and maintenance of effective work practices, implementation of successful systems of reporting and project execution activities across assigned projects.

The successful candidate will carry out the following duties:

    • Preparation and review of Cost Reports with management;
    • Ensure that correct departmental tools/procedures are used to ensure management are fully aware of status of all projects, from a cost and schedule\planning perspective;
    • Margin reports;
    • Managing project performance using Jacobs' procedures for performance management and project execution;
    • Setting objectives, reviewing and managing performance for designated staff;
    • Providing training, mentoring and guidance to designated personnel to assist them in achieving project objectives;
    • Ensure that Company policies are adhered to and that any changes are communicated to project staff;
    • Estimate budget requirements for man-hours and equipment/facilities for projects and overhead;
    • Co-ordinate the Project Controls aspects of project co-ordination procedures ensuring a common approach consistent with Company procedures;
    • Report to the Project Manager in written form, at the times stated in the project co-ordination procedures, advising on project performance in terms of cost, time, resources and progress;
    • Co-ordinate the preparation and issue of the project controls section of the Project Co-ordination Procedure;
    • Ensure that the methods, procedures, systems and techniques used by the project are in accordance with the Project Co-ordination Procedure and are those approved by the Manager of Project Services;
    • Ensure that the technical and commercial obligations of the Contract related to the activities of project controls are understood and implemented by the project;
    • Responsible for resolving any interface problems between the disciplines and/or groups within his area of responsibility.

    The required qualifications and attributes are:
    • A third level degree in Engineering, Cost Engineering, Quantity Surveying, or Business Management;
    • Significant experience;
    • Membership professional institute is preferred but not essential.
    • Excellent oral and written communication skills;
    • A proven capacity to manage human and financial resources and deliver results;
    • An ability to lead, manage and motivate individuals and teams;
    • A strong track record and credibility in the Project controls fields;
    • Highly computer literate with MS Word and excel;
    • Leadership, Motivation, Communication and Presentation skills;
    • Good analytical skills;
    • Methodical and organised;
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
    • Self-motivated;
    • Enthusiastic;
    • Flexible;
    • Ability to relate to people at all levels within the company, and with suppliers;
    • Excellent communication skills and telephone manner.