Project Controls Manager

  • Job Reference: R23077
  • Date Posted: 31 October 2023
  • Employer: Anglian Water
  • Location: Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
  • Salary: £50,000
  • Sector: Construction
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Circa £50k, salary dependant on skills and experience


Home working and Peterborough office

Full time, 37 hours a week

Anglian Water offers a flexible approach, this role offers you the flexibility to work from home and from an Anglian Water office. Your based location would be World Wide House in Peterborough.

Exciting position to work within our Major Infrastructure Team, working on Multi-Billion pound projects!

Anglian Water's Major Infrastructure Team helps to meet tomorrow's challenges today, by planning and delivering high-quality major infrastructure for the East of England that will help address major future challenges such as securing water supply for future generations, reaching net zero, adapting to climate change and restoring the environment. Delivering new jobs, improved opportunities for people in communities across the region and boosting local economies. The projects you may already be familiar with are: Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant relocation project and our two new proposed reservoirs in Lincolnshire and the Fens.

We are currently looking for a Projects Control Manager which will be a key role within Major Infrastructure, responsible for the co-ordination of Project Controls across Major Infrastructure.

The Project Controls Manager will provide consultation and support services related to project management such as but not limited to cost estimating services, scheduling, best practices solutions, procurement, benchmarking and overseeing and reporting the health of the projects within Major Infrastructure.

We are looking for exceptional candidates with the ability to operate and collaborate a strategic level across the business portfolio, whilst exhibiting the attention to detail required to provide robust challenge to ensure the efficiency delivery of schemes across this new portfolio and Delivery Route.

What will you be doing?

  • Coordinates with the various Programmes across Major Infrastructure to ensure on- time completion of work activities and the implementation of project control procedures (Project Controls Plan, Estimating, Planning, Cost Control and Reporting).

  • Manages the Major Infrastructure Programme Baseline

  • Responsible for undertaking project reviews (health checks)

  • Ensure effective collaborative planning is carried out for the Major Infrastructure Portfolio

  • Manage float and contingency across the Major Infrastructure Portfolio

  • Develop, own and continuously improvement Project Control processes across the Major Infrastructure portfolio

  • Provide training to the wider team, where necessary, on Project Control tools and techniques

  • Suggest and implement Project Control systems across the Major Infrastructure portfolio; ensuring alignment with the wider Anglian Water business

  • Responsible for providing reporting and analysis on the health of the Major Infrastructure portfolio

  • Responsible for building and maintaining reports across the Major Infrastructure business

  • Undertake audits on schedules across the Major Infrastructure department to ensure that project controls are being effectively implemented, inline with Major Infrastructure policies and best practice

  • Suggest improvements following audits and assist project teams to make these improvements

As a valued employee, you'll be entitled to:

  • Personal private health care

  • 26 days annual leave - rising with length of service

  • Flexible working

  • Competitive pension scheme - Anglian Water double-matches your contributions up to 6%

  • Bonus scheme

  • Flexible benefits to support your wellbeing and lifestyle.

What does it take to be a Project Controls Manager?

  • Proven experience as a Project Controls Manager on complex infrastructure projects

  • Experience of major projects within the water industry

  • APM Qualifications in Project Controls

  • Educated to degree level with appropriate technical qualification or equivalent experience

  • P6 Operator

  • PowerBI experience

  • Experience of implementation of Earned Value Management

  • Exceptional Stakeholder Management and leadership skills

  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills with the ability to influence at all levels of the organisation

  • Strong organisational, prioritisation and risk management skills

  • Good understanding of business risk and risk management processes

Why Anglian Water?

Here at Anglian Water, we are one of the leading providers of water and water recycling services in the UK and our organisation is an industry benchmark for quality and customer service. But what makes us unique is our commitment to providing the development people need to make a real difference.

Our career opportunities provide on-going learning and professional development within a challenging work environment, which provides a vital service for our customers.

Closing date: 8th October 2023