Project Controls Specialist - Wellington
Wellington, New Zealand
6d ago


Communities are fundamental. Whether around the corner or across the globe, they provide a foundation, a sense of place and of belonging.

That's why at Stantec, we always design with community in mind.

We care about the communities we serve because they're our communities too. We're designers, engineers, scientists, and project managers, innovating together at the intersection of community, creativity, and client relationships.

Balancing these priorities results in projects that advance the quality of life in communities across the globe.

About the role :

Stantec is seeking a Project Controls Specialist to work in our New Zealand team, based in our Wellington Office.

This role will ensure our projects are well managed through the project life cycle by supporting Project Managers to plan, program, coordinate and manage specific projects whilst taking on certain task management elements of individual projects as they arise.

You will also support senior staff with aspects of managing our overall project portfolio.

If you are looking to grow your project management experience, work in a vibrant and inclusive team where culture and work life balance are a priority this could be the next progression in your career.

Day to day tasks would involve :

  • Implement established project control processes and procedures for project execution, including, but not limited to, earned value management, management of change, delegation of authority, and cash flow projections
  • Support development of Project Execution Plan, Construction Execution Plan, change management plan, and the Project Control Plan
  • Assist Project Managers with monthly programme, cashflow and progress reports to both internal and external clients working with the project team
  • Prepare and establish Baseline schedule, controls budgets, and resource load schedule in conjunction with both Project Management, Engineering and Construction Management Team Members when required
  • Monitor cost and schedule alignment
  • Develop breakdown of work and programme with project team

    Identify critical path

    Understand schedule slippages and propose mitigation strategies if required

    Resource monitoring

    Monitor by measuring against schedule baseline and control budget through progressing and forecasting

    Cost and Schedule variances

    Cost and Schedule Trend

  • Be accountable and drive quality by providing accurate reports and monitoring within the timelines set out for the project
  • Estimate proposals and scope changes throughout Project Phases
  • What we offer

    Along with a competitive salary we offer many other benefits to ensure your professional development & wellbeing is ongoing.

  • Flexible Working Arrangements including purchasing up to 4 weeks additional leave and provision for school term contracts, job sharing and part time employment.
  • Learning and Talent Development Programs including global programmes, online learning and on-the-job learning
  • Mentoring for your own development
  • Professional Memberships
  • Health Insurance Income Continuance Insurance (ICI) Life Insurance
  • Service Recognition Awards
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • How to apply

    Applications close on Friday 4th March

    To discuss in more detail contact Glen Tarrant on 04 381 6729 or 027 4430 184 or apply directly online.

    No Agency CVs will be accepted.

    Title :

    Project Controls Specialist - Wellington

    Qualifications :

    To be successful for this role you'll need :

  • Extensive knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, knowledge of PM software would be beneficial and a facility for quickly learning company PM / Financial tools and processes
  • Strong self-organisational and process skills, comfortable with multiple tasks, and outcome focussed.
  • Strong interpersonal skills able to communicate with a wide range and levels of people, to elicit cooperation and apply diplomacy in tense situations.
  • Sound administrative skills including attention to detail, written and oral communication.
  • Conscientious person willing to take initiative and ownership of areas of responsibility to meet project requirements. Ability to work on several projects or tasks during any given day on a consistent basis
  • Must be able to manage time, be organised, and set priorities
  • Employment Type : Full-Time

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