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Project Controls Manager

Queensland Rail
Brisbane QLD

Location

Brisbane QLD

Full job description

Queensland Rail's Commonwealth Games Delivery Program is responsible for the successful delivery of heavy rail transport and customer service excellence for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.
This opportunity will allow you to work in a multi-discipline high paced team environment, working collaboratively across the organisation to ensure that Queensland Rail is ready to play its part in transporting hundreds of thousands of spectators to and from the Games.
Specifically, this role will provide strong governance and project controls to a project with a fixed deadline, working collaboratively across other functions of the business to ensure that adequate reporting, risk identification, cost capturing and controls are in place, to support the successful delivery of a heavy rail transport solution for the Games.

Key responsibilities will include:
To lead the Project Controls team, including Cost, Risk, Schedule and document control to ensure the program and its projects are being delivered on time, on budget and aligned to the requirements as defined.
To develop, implement and maintain an efficient and streamlined system of effective project control reporting tools to monitor and report on the health and performance of the Commonwealth Games
Delivery Program to executive and other stakeholders.
Develop and manage procedures that satisfy financial and audit reporting requirements for Project Managers, internal and external clients and other government organisations.
Provide business improvement, project control and commercial advice to project managers and project staff to build project management capability and develop and promote a culture of commercial

Accountability at all levels of the organisation including:
Management of the Program's investment approval process;
Maintenance of systems to provide information on Program performance;
Producing and distributing high quality information reports in a timely manner;
Co-ordination development of capital and operation budgets in consultation with the cost and risk analyst;
Co-ordination of business improvement, portfolio management and program coordination activities to ensure compliance with internal and external policies and standards.
To facilitate Stage Gate reviews with Project Managers and project staff to ensure projects maintain delivery schedules and milestones.
To provide support to the Commonwealth Games Delivery Program team on risks and issues associated with Program Risk/Cost/Schedule and provide guidance on mitigation options.
To ensure Queensland Rail projects are being delivered in accordance with our strategic objectives and expectations of government stakeholders.
To ensure the Commonwealth Games Delivery Program is being delivered in line with the OnQ project management methodology.
Provide oversight of the updating and maintenance of the program schedule with reporting of achievements, critical path analysis and any delays to key deliverables.
Skills Required
High level of skill in a project delivery environment involving complex projects/programs with multiple disciplines.
High level of skill in projects control including interpreting and reporting on various data elements as per client/stakeholder requirements, using various tools and techniques.
Extensive knowledge of program and project performance management methodologies.
High level of skill in program performance management and reporting including but not limited to: Earned Value management principles, the establishment of Key Performance Indicators and the production and maintenance of data collection for the measurement and timely presentation of key reporting metrics from a project and program basis.
The recruitment and selection process for this position might require shortlisted applicants to undertake Psychometric Assessment, Pre-Employment Health Assessment and background checks that might also include Criminal History and Credit Checks.
Queensland Rail is an equal opportunity employer and encourages women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from non-English speaking backgrounds to apply for this position.
Apply to position number 72593 by clicking onto the "Apply" button. Please submit a resume and covering letter outlining relevant experience by 5pm, Sunday, the 5th of March, 2017.