Job Title: Project Controls Manager – Infrastructure
Contract Type: Permanent/Freelance
Location: Royston, UK
About Walker Sime:
Walker Sime is a renowned construction and property consultancy known for its dedication to innovation, sustainability, and excellence in project management. We have a history of delivering exceptional results on a variety of projects. We are currently offering an exceptional opportunity for a Project Controls Manager to join our team and work on a significant sustainable technologies portfolio.
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As a Project Controls Manager at Walker Sime, you will assume a pivotal role in managing and overseeing project controls for a high-profile sustainability portfolio. This portfolio encompasses a wide range of initiatives aimed at addressing critical global challenges such as climate change, resource scarcity, and air quality. But that is just the start of it! This is your chance to take on an exciting project, grow a team, and, once settled in, expand your capability offering across the wide range of infrastructure projects we cover. And you couldn’t find a company more focused on its people than Walker Sime! You will receive full support and be championed toward success!
- Project Controls Strategy: Develop and execute project controls strategies tailored to the sustainability portfolio, encompassing planning, scheduling, cost management, and risk assessment.
- Portfolio Oversight: Provide comprehensive governance and assurance for a diverse range of sustainability initiatives, ensuring alignment with sustainability goals and regulatory requirements.
- Cost Management: Monitor project costs and budgets, identifying cost-saving opportunities and ensuring efficient resource allocation.
- Schedule Management: Create, update, and maintain project schedules, aligning them with sustainability milestones and objectives. Identify and mitigate schedule risks.
- Risk Management: Assess and manage project risks related to sustainability, incorporating mitigation plans and sustainability best practices.
- Performance Monitoring: Continuously monitor project performance against sustainability targets, providing regular reports and insights to stakeholders.
- Change Management: Oversee changes in project scope, schedule, and budget, ensuring proper documentation, communication, and alignment with sustainability objectives.
- Stakeholder Engagement: Collaborate with multinational stakeholders to ensure consensus and alignment with sustainability initiatives.
- Team Leadership: Lead and inspire project teams, fostering a culture of sustainability, diversity, and equality.
- Sustainability Integration: Ensure that sustainability principles and objectives are embedded into project controls processes and decisions.
- Bachelor’s degree in construction management, engineering, sustainability, or a related field. A master’s degree is a plus.
- Minimum of 10 years of experience in project controls, with a focus on process-driven industries such as Net Carbon Zero, Nuclear, or Oil & Gas.
- Proficiency in project management software (e.g., Primavera P6, Microsoft Project).
- Strong knowledge of cost estimating, scheduling, risk management, and change management principles related to sustainability.
- Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
- Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills.
- Leadership experience in fostering sustainable and diverse project cultures.
- Relevant industry certifications (e.g., PMP, AACE, sustainability certifications) are a plus.
Why Join Walker Sime:
- Work on a high-impact sustainability portfolio with the potential to drive global positive change.
- Join a forward-thinking company committed to sustainability and innovation.
- Engage in collaborative and challenging projects that make a difference.
- Competitive compensation and benefits package.
- Opportunities for professional growth and development.
If you are a seasoned Project Controls Manager with a passion for sustainability and a desire to ignite your own career goals, then reach out to us now!
Walker Sime is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive workplace that reflects the communities we serve. We welcome applications from individuals of all backgrounds and experiences.