What is a Project Controls Manager?
A Project Controls Manager is responsible for planning, monitoring, and controlling all aspects of a construction project's schedule, cost, and performance. Their primary role is to ensure that the project is completed on time, within budget, and to the required quality standard.
The Project Controls Manager plays a critical role in ensuring the successful completion of a construction project by providing effective planning, monitoring, and control of the project's schedule, cost, and performance.
What are the typical duties and activities for a Project Controls Manager?
From employer to employer the description of a Project Controls Manager job will vary, however typical duties and activities undertaken include:
Developing and maintaining project plans: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for developing and maintaining detailed project plans that include schedules, budgets, resource allocation, and risk assessments.
Monitoring project progress: The Project Controls Manager monitors the project's progress against the plan, identifies any deviations, and takes corrective action where necessary to ensure the project stays on track.
Reporting project status: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for preparing and distributing regular project status reports to stakeholders, including senior management, the project team, and clients.
Managing project risks: The Project Controls Manager works with the project team to identify and manage project risks, including developing risk mitigation plans.
Managing project costs: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for monitoring and controlling project costs, including managing budgets, forecasting costs, and tracking actual costs against the budget.
Managing project resources: The Project Controls Manager ensures that resources, including people, materials, and equipment, are allocated efficiently to achieve project goals.
Managing project documentation: The Project Controls Manager is responsible for managing project documentation, including maintaining records of project plans, schedules, budgets, and other relevant documents.
Supporting project teams: The Project Controls Manager works closely with the project team to provide support and guidance on project controls and project management best practices.
Skills required to be a successful Project Controls Manager
To be successful within a Project Controls Manager job, the below skills are important;
Attention to detail
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Swindon is a large town in the county of Wiltshire and lies along the M4 corridor close to Reading. As of the 2011 census the estimated population was 185,600. Swindon has seen numerous large scale construction projects over the past couple of years and has multiple large constructions projects in the pipeline, such as:
The £400m Great Stall East development
This huge housing scheme will see 1,500 new homes built, with a selection of 2-5 bedroom private and affordable homes. The scheme will also see two new schools.
This project will see a six-storey tower block, which will host nearly 1,000 staff and is to be built with the environment in mind, with staff encouraged to take the stairs and extra electric vehicle charging and bike facilities installed. When it has been built, Swindon Borough Council will buy the £38m building and lease it back to Zurich.
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