Associate Director – Infrastructure


Associate Director – Project Controls

London, England, United Kingdom

Are you a Senior Project Controls professional seeking the next step in your career?

An opportunity has arisen for an Associate Director to join a market-leading business, who specialise within the field of Planning and Project Controls. Our client partners with high profile public & private sector businesses to provide solutions on complex major multi-million-pound programmes within the infrastructure sector, subsets of which include but not limited to aviation, civil engineering/ construction, and rail.

As an Associate Director you show leadership qualities to ensure the team effectively capture, manage, and analyse project data in the areas of schedule, cost, risk, and the change process, to enable positive project outcomes. You will be supporting the Infrastructure Director in business development and bid writing to build on existing and new business.

With the ever-growing demand within digital engineering, a key focus moving forward will be Innovation within project controls, the business is currently on a Power BI drive, you will be a key part of this journey to help develop and introduce new digital ways of working to streamline and improve systems and processes.

Key responsibilities will include:

·        Manage and lead a team of project controls staff to deliver client workload and ensure positive outcomes are reached

·        Generating fee income through delivery on existing major projects

·        Working with existing clients to develop their project controls teams, systems, process, and governance, and in some cases rebuilding the offering

·        Checking integrity of internal and external programme (Primavera P6), cost, risk and change data and ensuring compliance to a clients’ governance process

·        Contributing to the development of the internal project controls professionals

You will require demonstrable expertise in:

·        Strong narrative skills to support with bid writing

·        Expertise within the planning & project controls toolsets, including good cost, Primavera P6, EVM and risk knowledge, from working on major projects.

·        Programme/ PMO knowledge and understanding of how they integrate within overall project delivery

·        Industry sector expertise from areas within Infrastructure such as aviation, civil engineering/ construction, utilities, and rail

·        Leading a project controls team

·        Stakeholder management and engagement.

In addition to the above, candidates will ideally hold a degree qualification in engineering, or a construction related subject and have other/ or be working towards, industry-related qualifications such as APM, MSP, Chartership status, MSc etc.

Our client can offer a competitive salary range £80-90k plus package including car allowance, bonus, pension, and healthcare. In addition, they can offer the opportunity to work on many of the UK’s biggest infrastructure programmes, to further develop your career in more rounded project controls skills and knowledge and the opportunity to further grow your career into more senior roles and opportunities.

Please only apply if you have 5 years of relevant sector experience and have the right to work in the UK without requiring sponsorship.