Project Controls Manager

Job Description

Project Controls Manager

Warrington or Newbury, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available

£60,00 - £75,000 + benefits

Full time / Permanent

Role ID: SF 49055

Amplify Your Impact

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Controls Manager at our Warrington, Newbury or Bristol sites.

As an international defence company, we support and enhance our customers' defence and security capabilities and critical assets, meeting their requirements of value for money, increased availability, modernisation and flexibility.

Cavendish Nuclear

As a leader within the UK nuclear industry, Cavendish Nuclear, part of Babcock International Group, provides a comprehensive range of critical nuclear solutions in clean energy, defence and civil new build and decommissioning projects. Together, we're innovating to make nuclear safer, faster and cost-effective across the nuclear energy life cycle. Your career with us could take you anywhere within Babcock International Group - from Canada, the USA to Japan. Work with us to create a safe and secure world, together.

The Role

As a Project Controls Manager, you'll have a role that's out of the ordinary. The Project Controls Manager will work closely with the internal teams, looking at project progress, cost control and forecasting, and gathering independent evidence to provide confidence to the client that the project is likely to achieve the success criteria and to enable PMO requirements to flow down into the supply chain.

Day to day, you'll be responsible for establishing/maintaining or adhering to the specific PMO governance, processes and procedures across a project. You'll establish the project baseline position in terms of scope/cost /schedule and the ongoing governance control of these. You'll manage scheduling staff to develop, manage, revise, and analyse integrated project schedules including all phases of project execution and manage project controls staff to provide cost management/change management/risk & opportunity management and document management provision.

At Babcock, we have a history of helping talent go far. With our track record of innovation, you'll continually develop your knowledge and expertise.

We offer flexible working to give people more options to better integrate their work and personal life, whilst ensuring that business needs are met. This role provides hybrid working arrangements with 3 days in the office and 2 days working from home.

Essential experience
Extensive relevant and recent experience in the same role, or equivalent, within a highly regulated industry
Full project lifecycle experience, from bid phase to close (design, procurement, manufacturing etc)
Understanding PMO toolsets (ideally Prima Vera), their processes, and the integration of these into the project
Awareness of various contracting methodologies (e.g. NEC3, NEC4 etc...)
Demonstrated evidence of APM competencies such as: Schedule Management, Budgeting and Cost Control, Risk, opportunity and issue management experience, Change Control and Team Management
Confident liaising with stakeholders (internal and external) and advising on best practice, reporting on project progression and cost/timing forecasting
You must have the ability to gain and retain SC clearance

What we offer
Generous holiday allowance of 25 days plus 8 bank holidays. You also have the option to buy or sell up to 5 days holiday per year
Reservist in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
Matched contribution pension scheme up to 8% of salary, with life assurance
Loyalty Recognition
Profession membership subscriptions - Subscription fees for one relevant professional institute per person per annum.
Working from home and flexible work patterns
Employee assistance programme supporting physical, mental and financial wellbeing
Flexible benefits, including cycle to work scheme, discounts and our Share Ownership Scheme
Autonomy. Trusted and empowered to be at your best

Babcock International

For over 130 years, we have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal. Change begins with our people and our shared Principles: be curious; be courageous; own and deliver; think: outcomes; collaborate; and be kind. These values not only guide the way we work, but also our efforts to reach net-zero carbon. Yes, our ambitions are big, but together, we can achieve them.

Armed Forces Covenant

We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant. If you are a reservist in the armed forces, we provide up to ten days special paid leave in support of your training commitments.

Application Guidance

All applications should be made online. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. We're committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone's free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.



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