Project Controls Manager

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The Project Controls Manager will lead and manage a Project Controls team in the effective and timely delivery of all aspects of Project Controls for multiple blue-chip client projects from concept through to handover. He/she will be responsible for executing, supervising and coordinating the generation of Key Project Controls deliverables in conjunction with multi-disciplinary project teams. The successful candidate will be an accomplished leader who brings experience, integrity, agility and innovation to the role in leading an ambitious, professional Project Controls team in a dynamic, fast growing, Lean Operation

Category:
General
Location:
Ireland
Years of Experience Req.:
10+
Date Posted:
13/04/2022
Days Remaining:
41
Employment Type:
Permanent full-time
Education Level Req.:
Third-level qualification in the relevant discipline

DPS Group is a global engineering, consulting and project management company, serving high-tech industries around the world. DPS delivers services for clients across the complete engineering and construction value chain including feasibility studies, concepts, consulting, architecture, engineering, procurement, construction management, commissioning, qualification and validation; as well as client-side technical services.DPS applies its extensive process engineering expertise built over 47 years, as well as significant Lean construction experience to assist clients in high-end process sectors such as pharmaceuticals, biotech and semiconductors to deliver manufacturing facilities speedily, safely and cost effectively. What sets the firm apart are the partnerships it builds with clients through a fundamental understanding of their businesses and its own agility, flexibility, original thinking and high-calibre people.DPS has grown substantially in recent years and now employs more than 2,500 people in 18 offices and on client sites in Ireland, U.K., Netherlands, Belgium, Sweden, Switz43993.4058516erland, Israel, Singapore, Saudi Arabia, and the United States. For more information, visit www.dpsgroupglobal.com.

About the Role

The Project Controls Manager will lead and manage a Project Controls team in the effective and timely delivery of all aspects of Project Controls for multiple blue-chip client projects from concept through to handover. He/she will be responsible for executing, supervising and coordinating the generation of Key Project Controls deliverables in conjunction with multi-disciplinary project teams. The successful candidate will be an accomplished leader who brings experience, integrity, agility and innovation to the role in leading an ambitious, professional Project Controls team in a dynamic, fast growing, Lean Operation

Summary Responsibilities

  • Lead and manage a Project Controls team in the effective and timely delivery of all aspects of Costs, Cost
  • reporting, Schedule, Planning and Contracts in DPS Cork.
  • Accountable for effectively managing all areas of the Project Controls team at DPS Cork
  • Management of Project Control Hours, KPI Delivery, Performance management, Annual Leave, CPD, Continuous Improvement etc.
  • Ensure that appropriate Project Controls strategies are prepared, reviewed and approved for all Projects.
  • Responsible for the execution of Project Controls deliverables within an agreed schedule agreed hours and to
  • an acceptable quality.
  • Establish rules and methodologies that are aligned with the client requirements for Project Cost reporting and
  • forecasting.
  • Ensure compliance with existing approved DPS Project Controls procedures and oversee the development of all Project Controls procedural updates.
  • Ensure that accurate Project estimates and Forecasts are prepared and presented to all associated stakeholders
  • on time.
  • Establish appropriate and accurate contract schedules, budgets and forecasts for all projects.
  • Ensure accurate Monthly cost reports are generated, reviewed and approved in a timely manner.
  • Provide all necessary information requested to manage and forecast project outcomes in relation to Costs,
  • Schedule and Contracts including Change Management.
  • Implement appropriate Lean execution methods including Last Planner, Target Value Design, etc.
  • Manage and articulate communications with all key stakeholders throughout the lifecycle of projects both internally and externally
  •  Identify and lead strategic cost control efforts within a project.
  • Provide ongoing mentoring, coaching and SME support to the Project Controls team.
  • Align with and drive the Continuous Improvement Culture in DPS.
  • Lead Cost Control efficiency and Lean initiatives both within the department and on client projects. 
  • Other reasonable work as requested by the Operations Director Cork


Experience Required

  • Candidates should have a third-level qualification in the relevant discipline and typically 10+ years’ procurement/cost controls experience.    
  • Ideally a member of the Society Of Chartered Surveyors Ireland or an equivalent body.
  • Experience working in a multi-disciplinary design office or equivalent client engineering team.
  • Leading and motivating a team.
  • Knowledge of auditing, budgeting, estimating, and forecasting. 
  • Previous exposure to lean working practices 
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced working environment and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational, multitasking and communication skills. 
  • Strong presentation skills. 
  • Self-starter capable of working on own with minimal supervision and capable of supervising direct reports. 
  • Strong attention to detail and reporting skills
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