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Jacobs Project Controls Manager in Bristol, United Kingdom

Your Impact:

At Jacobs, we'll inspire and empower you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow. With more than 55,000 people in 40+ countries, working at Jacobs offers an exciting range of opportunities to develop your career within a supportive and diverse team who always strive to do the right thing for our people, clients and communities.

People are Jacobs’ greatest asset, and we offer a competitive package to retain and attract the best talent.

In addition to the benefits you’d expect, UK employees also receive free single medical cover and digital GP service, family friendly benefits such as enhanced parental leave pay, free membership of employee assistance and parental programmes, plus reimbursement towards relevant professional development and memberships.

We also give back to our communities through our Collectively program which incorporates matched-funding, paid volunteering time and charitable donations.

Work-life balance and flexibility is a key focus area for Jacobs. We’re happy to discuss hybrid, part-time and flexible working hours, patterns, and locations to suit you and our business.

About the Opportunity

Owing to expansion within Jacobs Government Solutions, particularly in Bristol and at other Ministry of Defence sites, we are currently recruiting for pioneering Project Controls Managers to join our growing Defence Team.

We are seeking a Project Controls Manager who has a passion to work with our client teams to manage the project control disciplines and resources required to achieve the successful delivery of portfolios, programmes or projects.

The Project Controls Manager will work with the Project Manager(s) to provide progress reporting including, but not limited to, schedule updates, risks and opportunities and cost analysis as well as identifying potential opportunities for improvement.

Provide P3M skills on site, involving the delivery of project controls management, including strategic, tactical, and operational analyses, to our client. The Project Controls Manager must be skilled at analysing trends, influencing and communicating outcomes and, with the support of client teams, implementing any change / improvements required.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Provide project controls management, including baseline schedule development and management, performance status and reporting, baseline change control, risk management, earned value management guidance and tools within an agreed drumbeat.

  • Analayse Data outputs and generate Management Information.

  • Provide cost control support to produce forward forecasting and demonstrate cost adherence.

  • Advise and consult on the application of effective planning techniques and controls (earned value, cost and schedule variance, estimates at completion, critical path analysis).

  • Support programme integration, governance, formats, plan optimisation, reporting and project controls best practices.

  • Lead and advise on the definition of Project Controls and Earned Value Management and define the standards required to deliver projects.

  • Support the development of integrated master schedules for specific programmes that reflect all interface milestones and durations from contractors’ schedules and manage any changes in to the integrated master schedule.

  • Manage governance to ensure robust cost and schedule performance for the agreed Scope of.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

  • Significant Project Controls experience on large / complex projects or project environments.

  • Organization experience of sub-functions.

  • APMP - Certified Project Management Associate.

  • Experienced in the use of P3M practices and a specialist in the application of advanced planning tools.

  • Educated to Degree level or relevant experience.

Our Culture

Our values stand on a foundation of safety, integrity, inclusion and diversity. We put people at the heart of our business and we truly believe that by supporting one another through our culture of caring, we all succeed. We value positive mental health and a sense of belonging for all employees. Find out more about life at Jacobs. (https://careers.jacobs.com/life-at-jacobs/)

We aim to embed inclusion and diversity in everything we do. We know that if we are inclusive, we’re more connected, and if we are diverse, we’re more creative. We accept people for who they are, regardless of age, disability, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, mental health, race, faith or belief, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, and whether you’re pregnant or on family leave. This is reflected in our wide range of Global Employee Networks centred on inclusion and diversity – ACE, Careers, Enlace, Harambee, OneWorld, Prism, Vetnet, and Women’s – find out more about our employee networks here. (https://www.jacobs.com/about/inclusion-and-diversity?_ga=2.1062705.1096535124.1626879887-1704311048.1575562676)

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