Job Description

Senior Project Controls Manager in Bristol








Role Details:

  • Senior Project Controls Manager
  • Either Cardiff, Bristol, Swindon Offices / Hybrid Working
  • Permanent
  • £55,000 - £65,000 + benefits
  • Benefits include:

The Energy Division at ARM are currently recruiting an experienced Senior Project Controls Manager to join a Leading Engineering & Design Consultancy business in the South West region.

Job Overview:

As a Senior Project Controls Manager based in Bristol / Cardiff, you will add value to project/programme teams on niche and high-profile schemes across the Energy Infrastructure sector for our reputable clients.

You will be tasked with fulfilling a range of responsibilities, tailored to the specific needs of the project or program you are contributing to. Some of those purposes are listed below.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Where required, Supervision and management of a Project Controls team.
  • You will set individuals' objectives, review performance, undertake appraisals, provide ongoing formal and informal feedback, and ensure all staff know what they must achieve and how they're performing against their objectives.
  • You will be inspirational in creating an environment that allows empowered and creative team members to succeed.
  • Developing and monitoring the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB).
  • Agreeing on the progress measurement methodology with the contractor and ensuring timely submission of project actuals in a previously agreed format.
  • Measuring current performance and predicting future performance of the project/programme using valid performance measurement techniques such as earned value management.
  • Collating performance & progress data related to time, cost, risk, change and quality periodically, agreeing on and developing high quality, robust, accurate periodic reports for project/programme leaders and providing interpretation of the data in the report to support prompt making choices.
  • Sustaining and improving planning, risk, cost control, change control management policies, procedures & processes, and ensuring its proper application by the project controls and delivery teams.
  • Leading teams which are implementing change control as per change control management process and procedures of the project.
  • Chairing and/or facilitating the necessary project/programme level change forums, escalating change papers with high-level impact that require additional approvals and ensuring all choices are enacted within the change control system and toolsets.
  • Advising project/programme leader by providing specialist advice and technical knowledge to resolve or mitigate delays, issues, and other challenges throughout the project.
  • Undertaking self-assessment of procedural compliance, sharing lessons learned and best-practice within the wider Project Controls community.

What do you need to succeed?

  • Proven expertise in a Project Management or Project Controls Management position, specifically within complex infrastructure projects across sectors such as transport, energy, defence, or water.
  • Successful leadership with a proven track record of delivering results within a large-scale project environment.
  • Exceptional skills and experience in managing stakeholders such as clients, senior leaders, and various colleagues in a matrix and line organization.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to present at programme or portfolio level forums or meetings to senior stakeholders.
  • Preferably owning a good standing formal professional Project Management or project controls management qualification or certification.
  • Proficiency in EVM processes and their application in complex infrastructure projects and possessing a strong aptitude to oversee schedule, cost, risk, change control management activities, and reporting.
  • Experience of project controls management under NEC Forms of Contract.
  • Experience in a client organisation for a complex infrastructure project/ programme.
  • Consistent attention to detail with the ability to solve complex problems and mitigate risks.
  • A good appreciation of Quantitative Schedule and Cost Risk Analysis (QSRA/QCRA) and baseline management.

How to apply:

If you are interested to find out more about this opportunity, please contact Jasmine White at ARM Recruitment or apply via the link or contact and we will let you know if you have been shortlisted.


This vacancy is being advertised by either Advanced Resource Managers Limited, Advanced Resource Managers IT Limited or Advanced Resource Managers Engineering Limited ("ARM"). ARM is a specialist talent acquisition and management consultancy. We provide technical contingency recruitment and a portfolio of more complex resource solutions. Our specialist recruitment divisions cover the entire technical arena, including some of the most economically and strategically important industries in the UK and the world today. We will never send your CV without your permission.

Job reference 124057_1719320939
Date posted 25 June 2024
Sector Energy

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