Associate Director - Project Controls

Location London
Discipline: Risk Management & Project Controls
Job type: Temporary
Salary: £750 - £810 per day
Contact name: Niamh Finnegan

Contact email: niamhfinnegan@aldwychconsulting.com
Job ref: BBBH1399_1710155874
Published: about 1 month ago

Are you ready to take your career to the ultimate level! Ready to take the next step to Associate Director within Project Controls! Do you have experience in the infrastructure sector?Then keep reading!!


A multi award winning consultancy firm is looking for their next Associate Director in their London office. Bring your knowledge of infrastructure to join some of the most exciting projects in the UK where the standards are high and rewards even higher.


As an Associate Director within Project Controls , you will manage the evaluation of project time, cost and quality targets for the Project, and Coordinate the communication and monitoring of project governance controls in order to enable the successful delivery of the Client Programme.


Responsibilities of the Associate Director:

  • Manage the establishment of contractor requirements through early supply chain engagement to support the time, cost, and quality targets for the programme of works and monthly business reporting.

  • Work closely with the Head of Project Controls to improve/sustain operating policies to mitigate risk throughout the project and take a lead in the monitoring of risk policy adherence.

  • Support the Head of Project Controls by providing specialist advice and technical knowledge to respond to delays, issues, and other challenges throughout the project.

  • Lead periodic correlation of schedule, cost, quality, and risk to drive expedient project delivery.

  • Manage the coordination and communication of the period reporting cycle ensuring correlation to the Phase's executive reporting lifecycle.

  • Lead business reporting taking ownership for its quality and robustness and provide periodic project progress updates to the Head of Project Controls and other senior stakeholders as required.

  • Sustain governance processes and review policies to ensure they are in line with strategic business objectives.

  • Lead a team by setting individuals' objectives, reviewing performance, undertaking appraisals and providing on-going feedback on a formal and informal basis, to ensure all staff are aware of what they are required to achieve and how they are performing against their objectives.

  • Undertake self-assessment of procedural compliance, sharing lessons learned and best practice within the Project Controls community.

  • Support Head of Project Controls in preparation for and/or attendance at meetings to deliver market and strategy insights to Client's Senior Commercial teams.


Requirements of the Associate Director:

  • Experience in Project Management or Project Controls role within large, complex infrastructure or construction projects, preferably with a formal professional Project Management qualification.

  • Knowledge of transport and/or major infrastructure or construction projects (under NEC Forms of Contract), and of the context specifically surrounding Client and the consultation process.

  • Ability to manage stakeholders and information flow in a matrix environment, possessing an aptitude to work across business areas and provide specialist advice as required.

  • Experience of Directing and motivating a team within a large-scale project environment.

  • Possessing attention to detail always, with ability to solve complex problems / mitigate risks.

  • Knowledge of public sector policies, processes and procedures and associated political impacts.

Aldwych Consulting values diversity and promotes equality. No terminology in this advert is intended to discriminate against any of the protected characteristics that fall under the Equality Act 2010. We encourage and welcome applications from all sections of society and are happy to discuss reasonable adjustments and/or additional arrangements as required to support your application.

Candidates must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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