Project Control Specialist

Daria Tkach
Dublin, Ireland
Dependent on experience
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Project Control Specialist position with a premium multidisciplinary consultancy in Dublin to work on infrastructure and rail projects.

The employer is hiring for Project Controls Specialists at all levels with an engineering/technical or construction-related background.

Applicants must possess full working rights in Ireland to be considered for this position.

Project Details

Infrastructure Controls Specialist will be responsible for overseeing and managing all aspects of project controls, ensuring the successful delivery of projects on time and within budget.

This Irish consulting practice operates in various sectors such as energy, utilities, transport, housing and healthcare. Suitable candidates would have worked in construction or infrastructure projects.

This Project Control Specialist role demands a keen eye for detail, strong analytical skills, and great communication and collaboration skills with diverse stakeholders.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Engage directly with employer’s clients across various sectors including energy, water, transport, gas, telecoms, housing, and healthcare, to devise innovative insights and solutions tailored to their requirements.
  • Formulate and implement project control protocols and frameworks to efficiently oversee scope, schedule, cost, and quality aspects within infrastructure projects.
  • Collaborate closely with project managers, engineers, contractors, and other stakeholders to establish project benchmarks and monitor performance against predefined metrics.
  • Develop and maintain comprehensive project schedules, incorporating critical path analysis and resource allocation to optimize project timelines while identifying potential risks and opportunities.
  • Track project costs and expenditures, analyze budget variances, and deliver timely reports to facilitate well-informed decision-making processes.
  • Proactively identify and address project risks through thorough risk assessment, analysis, and mitigation strategies.
  • Conduct regular progress meetings and presentations to keep project stakeholders abreast of project status, key milestones, and performance metrics.
  • Leverage project management software and tools to streamline project controls procedures and enhance project visibility and transparency.
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to junior project controls personnel, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional growth within the team.
  • Assist in the preparation of project proposals, bids, and cost estimates by furnishing accurate and dependable project controls data and analysis.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Relevant experience in project controls or project management within the infrastructure sector, with a proven track record of successfully managing large-scale projects.
  • Previous experience in consulting or a similar client-facing role
  • Proficiency in Planning Software such as Microsoft Project, Primavera P6, or equivalent, as well as Microsoft Office Tools.
  • Solid understanding of design, construction sequences, and logistics
  • Proven track record in stakeholder management and communication, particularly in handling complex programs.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with ability to analyse complex data
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, enabling effective collaboration with diverse stakeholders across all levels.
  • Great leadership skills with meticulous attention to detail, and a proactive, results-oriented approach to project controls management.
  • Familiarity with industry-specific regulations, standards, and best practices in infrastructure development and construction.
  • Certifications such as PRINCE2® or PMP are advantageous.

Qualifications/Educational Requirements

  • A degree or equivalent qualification in Engineering, Construction, Quantity Surveying or a related field

Employing Company Overview and Profile

A premium construction consultancy and a global, multidisciplinary services organisation.

This employer provides a wide range of professional services to clients across various industries, combining expertise in project management, contract management, procurement, and other critical domains.

Within the infrastructure sector, they play a pivotal role in overseeing contract management activities for construction and infrastructure projects.

Full details of this employer will be disclosed to shortlisted candidates.

Additional Benefits Package and Incentives

  • Competitive compensation package negotiable based on experience.
  • Full details disclosed to shortlisted candidates

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