We are currently seeking expressions of interest for Planning & Project Controls Managers to undertake duties within our New Zealand based, Infrastructure, Project Controls team, supporting projects across the energy, defence, rail, airports, highways, water and utilities sectors.
The Planning & Project Controls Manager will work as part of our Project Controls team on a high-profile infrastructure projects, providing performance reporting and analysis support.
This may be part of a large team or as the key day to day contact point with the client.
Typical PPCM activities include working with cost and planning engineers to develop work breakdown structures and robust performance baselines, establishing progress and cost monitoring methods, producing project control reports and providing performance analysis and recommendations for our clients.
The PPCM includes advanced planning, scheduling, progress measurement, change management implementation and analysis that may involve a major project or several smaller projects.
A thorough understanding is required of policies, methods, and procedures that includes advanced Planning and Scheduling techniques, Risk Analysis, Risk Management, and support of project objectives.
The PPCM will provide expertise and best practice implementation in the workplace for the region with regards to the planning and scheduling discipline.
Previous experience working in a project controls environment within the infrastructure sector (Energy, Defence, Rail, Airports, Highways, Water / Utilities) is required, as is experience in at least one of the following : Programme Controls Management, Earned Value (EVM), Change & Risk Management, Planning, Project Controls and or PMO.
Applicants must eligible to work in New Zealand, ideally they will be degree educated with previous industry & sector experience being essential.
Previous experience of the following tools (or one of) is also required : Oracle Primavera, MS Project, Excel, PRISM (Cost Management System)
Applicants will also require excellent written and verbal communication skills, be rigorous in following documented processes and governance and be able to demonstrate the ability to innovate in creative ways to meet the challenges of the changing project environment.