Project Controls Manager

Faithful+Gould and Atkins Corporation
United Kingdom
Closing date
16 Feb 2023

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Property, Construction
Contract Type
Property Management
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Streamlining projects in a complex world.

Welcome to Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group.

Our talented employees work on some of the most exciting and prestigious construction challenges around the globe. So, join our friendly, collaborative team, where you'll be trusted to deliver excellence for people and the environment. We'll also support you with all the training and progression you need to take your career to the next level.

We encourage our people to find a work-life balance that helps them thrive. So, ask us how our flexible and remote working policies can support your priorities. We hear and recognise all our people's different perspectives. Some of our recent pledges have been for Women's Equality and being a 'Disability Confident' and 'Inclusive Employer.' Learn more.

Read more about how you can thrive with us.

Work with us as a Project Controls Manager within our Nuclear team and play a central role in shaping projects across the UK. You'll manage the evaluation of project time, cost and quality targets, communicating and monitoring project governance controls to deliver innovative, sustainable Client Programmes. These positions cover projects in the South West, South East and North West Region.

Your Purpose:

  • Work closely with the Lead Project Controls Manager and/or Head of Project controls to improve/sustain operating policies, procedures and processes, ensuring their proper application within the Project Controls team when conducting risk, planning and cost management activities.
  • Manage the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB)and support the project on the monthly collation of performance data related to time, cost, risk and quality.
  • Support the setting of progress methodology and timely submission of project actuals with the contractor, and the production of Earned Value(EV) reports for monthly business reviews.
  • Manage the execution of the Change management process on the project as mandated by governance.
  • Support the necessary project level change forums, escalating change papers that require additional approvals and ensuring all decisions are enacted within the change control system and toolsets.
  • Manage Project Controls processes and systems, ensuring all audit trails are correctly maintained, accurate, up to date with supporting documentation following the client's document management protocols.
  • Manage the coordination and communication of the periodic reporting cycle, ensuring correlation to the phase's executive reporting lifecycle.
  • Manage the preparation and submission of monthly performance reports, taking ownership for its quality and robustness, to enable prompt decision making, approvals and financial authorisations.
  • Lead a small team: setting individuals' objectives, reviewing performance, providing ongoing formal and informal feedback, and ensuring all staff know what they need to achieve and how they're performing against their objectives.
  • Undertake self-assessment of procedural compliance and share lessons learned and best practice within the Project Controls community.

What you can bring?

  • Experience within a Project Control, Reporting, or Project Management role on infrastructure or construction projects. Preferably with a formal professional Project Management or Controls qualification.
  • Competent in EVM processes and their application on projects, possessing a good understanding of schedule, cost, risk, change management activities and reporting.
  • Ability to manage stakeholders and information flow in a matrix environment and work across business areas, providing specialist advice as required.
  • Possessing strong attention to detail and the ability to solve complex problems.
  • Actively promote and embed Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (ED&I) in all your work, supporting and complying with all organisational initiatives, policies, and procedures on ED&I.

Why work for Faithful+Gould?

Join us and expand your career on some of the industry's most exciting and newsworthy construction projects – from mission-critical COVID-19 facilities 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.

In 2020, we took away Silver and Gold in the Construction Manager of the Year Awards; and made finalist for the Young Surveyor of the Year. So, you'll be part of a team where our standards are high, as are the rewards. And, at every career stage, you'll benefit from industry-leading programmes to help improve your skills and knowledge.

Communities are at the heart of our work. Together, our people are proud to be working towards a Net Zero Carbon future and regenerating cities across the UK. Read about more of the ways we're making a positive impact.

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. You'll enjoy benefits such as fitness funding, leadership training, professional accreditations, and career planning for any stage of your career.

Making sure you're supported is important to us. So if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk through any adjustments you might need.

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More about us:

Faithful+Gould, a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, is a leading international consultancy with over 70 years of integrated project and programme management expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills and support to develop in ways that work for you. You'll be trusted to play a vital role in the organisation while making a tangible difference to the world and our future.

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. 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.


Faithful+Gould is a member of the SNC-Lavalin Group, we advise on some of the world’s most exciting construction related projects – from giant petrochemical plants to the world’s tallest hotel, and from London’s Heathrow Airport to the Freedom Tower in New York.

Our success is built on hiring and then developing the very best people. Our standards are high, as are the rewards for those who join our team. The opportunity to draw from international expertise and work on some of the most demanding and prestigious construction challenges around the globe ensures your career success.

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