Project Controls Assistant

Location:
Site Based
Line Manager:
Lean Alliance Coordinator
Job Type:
Construction

JOB ROLE PURPOSE

To assist the Project Controls team to develop and coordinate Digital Project Controls on some of the most complex and interesting projects in the industry. The role will involve working closely with project managers, Alliance members, subcontractors, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality construction projects.

The role also provides an opportunity for recent graduates to gain valuable experience and develop their skills
in construction project management.

COMPETANCIES

Governance: Understand importance of internal and external reporting (client reporting), establishing templates and improving company & project governance

Leadership: Strong leadership skills, experience in working with senior leaders, and throughout the business to get the best results

Team Player: Ability to harness a working environment which encourages team work, energy, and creativity

Decision-making: Excellent problem-solving skills, ability to think on your feet and recommend decisions with little hesitation

Communication: Presentation and spoken ability, written communication skills to be able to prepare company and project reports

Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail, provide high-quality reports and maintain high standards within the wider business

Project management: Excellent project, planning, change management capabilities

A Big-Picture Perspective: Ability to determine needs within the company and connect groups to work together to solve problems as they arise

Built environment sector expertise: Experience in working in the built environment sector (client or contractor),
preferably in a similar role

Innovation: Look for new ways to do things, introduce better solutions, lead innovation initiatives, experiment

SPECIFIC JOB DESCRIPTION

General Purpose

This role is part of the Project Controls team supporting a major civils engineering project. Assisting the project controls team and Lean Alliance
Coordinator to ensure work is completed within project schedules and communicate effectively with project stakeholders.

Key Responsibilities

• Management and maintenance of the Project controls systems & Reports.
• Capturing and validating project progress data (preconstruction and construction)
• Identify repeated manual workflows and design solutions to automate
• Extracting/harvesting data from various project management systems
• Analysing data, ensuring completeness through interfacing with discipline leads.
• Reviewing information provided by others and escalating key issues to be resolved in a timely manner.
• Developing, preparing, PowerBi reports; improving the efficiency and accuracy of reporting.
• Preparing and delivering guidance training to project stakeholders/contributors

Technical Skills Requirements:

• Engineering degree in construction management, or a related field, CAD experience or qualification.
• Project management skills, including planning, scheduling, and budgeting.
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work effectively with a range of stakeholders.
• Good problem-solving skills, with the ability to identify and resolve issues quickly and effectively.
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.
• Good attention to detail and a commitment to quality.
• Willingness to learn and develop new skills.