Project Controls Manager

  • Job Reference: 679012697-2
  • Date Posted: 6 August 2022
  • Recruiter: Mott MacDonald
  • Location: Birmingham
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Care in the community, Management & Supervisors
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

Do you want to work for a company whose purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes, and to transform businesses, communities, and opportunities for it s employees? Mott MacDonald is a global consultancy whose people do exactly that.

As the Project Controls Manager, you will demonstrate a passion to work collaboratively with our client teams to deliver their complex projects to time, cost and quality with a commitment to safety.
A bit about the team
We operate in Highways, Rail, Aviation and Maritime. Our vision is to deliver major transportation projects as part of a global business and to establish our wide-ranging consultancy as credible and preferred for our existing and new clients.
What you will contribute to the team;


Analytical skills to prepare and critically evaluate performance measures (inc. earned value) and trends across multiple datasets


Ability to focus on key issues, and drive out mitigating or recovery actions across the project


Good people management and task facilitation skills


Experience of implementing robust project controls processes and toolsets in relevant industries

Candidate Specification

Required for the position of Project Controls Manager:


Educated to degree level and/or hold a project controls or management qualification (e.g. APMG Planning and Controls, EVM, PMQ, Prince2)


Flexibility to travel and work in different sectors


Demonstrate some project controls and delivery experience;


Demonstrable knowledge and application of project control methodologies;


Ability to effectively analyse project schedule and cost performance


Knowledge and experience applying earned value management


Risk management and reporting including the use of ARM


Knowledge and proficiency with Primavera (P6) or Microsoft Project and/or other planning and resourcing software;


Create and maintain project schedules that support and align with project requirements;


Reduce uncertainty on projects by adapting project methodology;


Project reporting including monitoring of KPIs;


Undertake project reviews;


Able to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge;


Comfortable working as a consultant within a client environment;


Strong stakeholder management experience;


Ability to operate both autonomously and as a part of a larger team


Excellent IT Skills - Word/Excel/PowerPoint


Strong communication skills including writing reports and presenting


Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with clients, stakeholders, colleagues and the supply chain


Ability to demonstrate a flexible approach to work


Flexibility to travel to client sites and other MM offices
Preferred, but not required:


Relevant experience working on transportation

If you meet 80% or more of what we re looking for, please still apply. We understand not everyone will meet all the requirements, but you might have skills we didn t know we need.

Job Profile

(APD) About the business unit
The advisory and programme delivery unit delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from a few million pounds to £20bn through the technical disciplines of land advisory, programme management, project management, project controls, scheduling, cost management, estimating, infrastructure finance, management consulting, digital consulting, education and healthcare management.
How to apply
To apply for this role, please complete our 15-minute application via our website. Our talent acquisition coordinators aim to provide feedback within 5 working days with the outcome of your application. More information about our application process can be found here. If you have any questions regarding your application or the role, please reach out to the dedicated recruiter listed who will be more than happy to help.
We are a Disability Confident Employer and will offer an interview to disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role. You will be given the opportunity to apply through this scheme when making your application.

Mott MacDonald is Work180 accredited - which means we actively support and encourage women to join our work force!
Benefits



We can offer:


Pension matched up to 7%


Competitive annual leave and the option to purchase additional annual leave


An annual professional institution subscription


Life insurance


Enhanced parental leave


Annual company performance bonus scheme - Subject to company performance


Flexible benefits scheme to suit you, including cycle to work & Interest free season ticket loans etc.
Other information
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald
We re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person s differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence

Other Information
Equality, diversity and inclusion
We put equality, diversity and inclusion at the heart of our business, seeking to promote fair employment procedures and practices to ensure equal opportunities for all. We encourage individual expression in our workplace and are committed to creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels they have the opportunity to contribute.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to apply or attend an interview, please contact us at and we will talk to you about how we can assist.

Agile working
At Mott MacDonald, we believe it makes business sense for you and your manager to choose how you can work most effectively to meet your client, team and personal commitments. We embrace agility, flexibility and trust.

More about Mott MacDonald
We re a global engineering, management and development consultancy.
Our purpose is to improve society by considering social outcomes in everything we do, relentlessly focusing on excellence and digital innovation, transforming our clients businesses, our communities and employee opportunities.
A fundamental part of this is respecting each person s differences and striving to meet their needs.
Our values: progress, respect, integrity, drive, excellence