Project Controls Manager - Major Exhibition Programme

Mace
Dubai

36 days ago

The company

Mace is an international consultancy and construction company that has delivered world class projects since 1990. Today we employ over 5,000 people across five global hubs in Europe, Middle East North Africa and India, North America, Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.

Four simple values guide our behaviour in our pursuit of a better way; Safety first - no compromise, Client focus - deliver on our promise, Create opportunity - for our people to excel, Integrity - always doing the right thing. We aim to attract the best and brightest people, whatever their background, to bring new perspectives to some of the most challenging and inspiring projects around the world.

We support our people who are aiming to achieve an academic or professional qualification that will help them develop personally and deliver to the highest standard for our clients. At Mace you can deepen your knowledge, expand your skills and define your own path.

The opportunity

Be a part of our international consultancy business that spans our five global hubs, where we oversee work for world leading organisations across the public and private sectors.

Our Middle East, North Africa and India hub started in 1998 and has successfully operated in a wide range of countries, delivering project and programme management and cost consultancy services.

The role

Project Controls Manager - Major Exhibition Programme

Your responsibilities will include:
  • Managing the programme development and delivery of the strategic business case and feasibility plans.
  • Managing the resources engaged in producing the business case.
  • Sequencing and scheduling of works across multiple projects in the programme.
  • Establishing and maintaining the schedule baselines and ensuring project control mechanisms are in place to monitor performance.
  • Working closely with the client, sub consultants and main contractors.
  • Reviewing overall project status with the project management team and recommending corrective action where necessary.
  • Demonstrating a clear, systematic approach in solving complex issues and communicating solutions in an effective, efficient, high level manner.
  • Analysing and reporting on all scheduling, cost and change controls for this scheme in conjunction with the PMO.
  • Recognising and allocating best practice across the various project teams.
  • Carrying out other duties for the project as and when required.
The requirements

Your experience, knowledge and skills need to include:
  • Previous experience within construction industry.
  • Previous PMO experience.
  • In-depth project/programme controls experience, demonstrating a clear understanding of the distinction between the functions of each disciplines.
  • Proven capacity for successful negotiation, consultation and stakeholder management with clients, team members and the community.
  • Complete understanding of design, construction and cost programs.
  • Strong knowledge of IT and planning software particularly in Primavera P6.
  • Understand the framework of the structured environment in which contractors are working.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, with people at all levels across the organisation and externally.
  • Ability to build effective working relationships, with people at all levels across the organisation and externally and to influence.
Qualifications
  • A bachelor degree in engineering, construction, commerce or quantity surveying is required for client approval.
  • Professional memberships i.e. PMP, PMI, ICE, RICS or equivalent is an advantage but is not essential.

“Mace is an equal opportunity employer. We embrace diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for our people to excel.”