Bilingual Project Controls Manager - Mining
Johannesburg, South Africa Full-time Department: Natural resources Company DescriptionDo you want to be part of our successful Natural Resources team supporting a top Mining & Metal's client forTurner & Townsendin a Project in Labrador City? We are hiring an ambitious and forward thinkingProject Controls Managerto work in our growing team. You can be based from either Montreal, Calgary or Toronto for this role, but will be required to travel to site regularly.At Turner & Townsend were passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.Our team is dynamic, innovative and client-focused. Our clients value our proactive approach, depth of expertise, integrity and the quality we deliver. As a result our people get to work on some of the most exciting projects in the world.Who are you?Project Controls Manager with a minimum of 10 - 15 years post-graduate experience looking for the next step, or are currently undertaking a similar role in a similar environment.Job DescriptionAs Project Controls Manager, you will deliver, maintain and manage a standard and consistent full suite of Project Controls, i.e. Cost Estimating, Cost Management, Planning & Scheduling, Risk Management, Contract Administration and Information Management Delivery to a Program Management Office (PMO).Depending on the development phase of the projects within program, accountabilities can be summarized as management and enablement of the following activities:Establish and implement the project controls process and systemLead the development of cost management, planning and progress monitoring proceduresProvide project management support in the development of the work breakdown structure, activities, logic, resources and progress of the integrated project schedule, i.e. baselineApply probabilistic techniques to determine and communicate the possible range of cost and schedule outcomes for the projectReview scope change requests for the total installed cost & schedule impactIdentify, implement and maintain the complete controls structure, tools and procedures needed for the program based on the contracting strategy, execution plan and the risks identified for different projectsProvide strategic guidance to the program controls team consistent with the different projects execution strategyResponsibilitiesBusiness Development Being aware and proactive to highlight potential opportunities to Associate Directors and Directors Staff management Input into performance review process of consultants and graduate consultants where applicableRecruitment - Inclusion in selection and recruitment process, including interviews Knowledge management Ensuring that key information and learning generated from each commission is input into the Turner & Townsend internal database QualificationsEngineering / Construction Management / Quantity Surveying Degree and/or Certification as Project Controls Manager or equivalentMinimum of 10 - 15 years industry experience in project controls management positions across all project phasesConfident and able to lead projects in own right, but when necessary to work as part of a senior delivery teamStrong interpersonal skills to train and develop teamsRobust and methodical analytical skills, adaptable, with experience leading effective teamsExperience in driving new and existing business development opportunitiesAble to prepare, define and lead on bid proposals, and work closely alongside other Associate Directors and DirectorsExcellent verbal and written English & French communication skills, with excellent report writing skills and demonstrated negotiation and influencing skills, and the ability to relate and communicate with people from a variety of backgrounds at all levels in the industry.Additional InformationTurner & Townsendis a leading independent professional services company specializing in program management, project management, cost management and consulting across the property, infrastructure and natural resources sectors. With offices in 45 countries, we draw on our extensive global and industry experience to manage risk while maximizing value and performance during the construction and operation of our clients assets. We are an Equal opportunity employer who will ensure accommodations are available for applicants with disabilities upon requestTurner & Townsend does not accept any speculative or unsolicited CVs that have been sent to our internal recruitment team or hiring managers from agencies outside of our preferred supplier list. Any speculative or unsolicited CVs will be treated as a direct application.