Wood is currently recruiting for a Regional Project Controls Lead specialising in Planning and Schedule Management for our any of our following UK offices: London, Birmingham, Leamington Spa, Knutsford, or Newcastle. This is a dual role with both business management, SME and service line setting responsibilities.
The principle objectives of this role are to lead and grow Wood's E&I’s Project Controls capabilities and teams within their regions and to lead the Planning and Scheduling specialism nationally. With the aim of growing the E&I professional services business (Project and Programme Services) in line with the vison of the PPS Director and Head of Project Controls.
The Regional Leads and Head of Project Controls form the senior leadership for the Project Controls profession across Wood’s Environment and Infrastructure Europe business and are responsible for all areas of its direction, success and growth.
This role is being advertised in conjunction with a similar role specialising in Risk Management. A Project Controls Lead is required for each location, London and Leamington Spa (the Leamington Spa Lead will be responsible for Project Controls activities across the South Excl’ London), whilst one SME is required for each specialism.
Prime Responsibilities and Duties
The successful applicant will be required to utilise their broader Project Controls and team management skills to lead the regional team. The Regional Project Controls Team Lead will have responsibility for the day to day management of the Project Controls team in their region, they will have responsibility for line management, team development and deployment of resource. They will also be contributing to, or leading on, locally lead sub-national bids, and providing senior resource support and SME to live project delivery.
The second aspect of this role focuses on their professional specialism. As the Planning and Schedule Management SME the successful candidates will be required to share their subject matter expertise nationally leading their subject matter specialism – Owning process, procedure, industry best practice, lessons learned and establishing a CoP to share knowledge and drive professionalism within the Environment and Infrastructure Planning community.
Successful candidate will be based in London and/or Leamington Spa, but required to travel regionally and nationally as per role and project needs.
Qualifications and Accreditations
Management Skills, Knowledge and Experience
Technical Skills, Knowledge and Experience
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