Accessibility Links

Graduate Programme / Project Controls Analyst

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Environment & Infrastructure , Construction
  • Discipline: Project Engineering / Management
  • Location: London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job reference: 2017-19836_1505294787

Job Description

Amec Foster Wheeler is currently recruiting for a Graduate Programme / Project Controls Analyst to join the Project Management team in London.

Role Purpose

The Programme / Project Controls Analyst is accountable for the operation and maintenance of the processes and infrastructure required for effective planning, scheduling and control of the programme or projects. This includes supporting the programme or project manager and programme / project controls manager to develop the project scope, requirements and work breakdown structure and establishing appropriate techniques to monitor and control delivery to time, cost and quality parameters. The role also involves a focus high quality delivery and promoting health and safety excellence. This role is responsible for supporting the delivery of programmes or projects involving multidisciplinary teams.

Key responsibilities

  • Documenting and maintaining the definition of the scope and requirements of projects
  • Maintaining governance arrangements for the delivery of projects, that align with organisational practice
  • Managing the processes, techniques and systems to plan, monitor and control delivery of programmes or projects
  • Maintaining the performance measurement baseline and protocols for measurement of progress for time and cost
  • Maintaining processes to identify and track risks including the impacts on cost and schedule and where appropriate applying risk modelling to assess programme or project performance confidence levels.
  • Capturing information into programme/project controls systems including the management of documents and records.
  • Producing performance progress reports to the programme/ project board

Technical Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Knowledge of approaches for the preparation and maintenance of schedules of project and/or programme activities and events
  • Knowledge of developing and agreeing budgets for projects and/or programmes and managing actual and forecast costs against them
  • Knowledge in identifying and monitoring project and/or programme and/or portfolio risks (threats and opportunities), planning and implementing responses to them and responding to other issues that might affect the project and/or programme and/or portfolio
  • Knowledge of documenting the fundamental components of projects and/or programmes and/or portfolios (scope, schedule, resource requirements, budgets, risks, issues and quality)
  • Knowledge of governance arrangements for the delivery of projects and/or programmes and/or portfolios, defining clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities that align with organisational practice.

Desirable

  • Knowledge of value management and value engineering techniques
  • Developing, maintaining and applying quality management processes for project and/or programme and/or portfolio activities and outputs
  • Experience in the use of programme/project controls software for scheduling, cost management, risk management and performance reporting.
  • Experience of preparing and maintaining an overall schedule for resource use, which avoids bottlenecks and conflicting demands, and sequencing outcomes, to enable the efficient realisation of benefits

Management Skills, Knowledge and Experience

Essential

  • Proven experience of collaborating with people.
  • Confident communicator

Desirable

  • Experience in a project environment from inception to completion
  • Experience in preparing bids for professional services

Qualifications and accreditations

Essential

  • Degree level or equivalent in an engineering, building, quantity surveying, science or business subject

Desirable

  • Project Management qualification at foundation level, for example PRINCE2, APM PFQ
  • Membership of Association for Project Management or Project Management Institute
  • Programme / Project controls qualifications - scheduling, risk management

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors.

Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, clean energy, power generation, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.

Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.

Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Related news

Primat awarded five year offshore labour contract
Primat awarded five year offshore labour contract
Primat has been awarded an offshore labour supply contract for operations, maintenance and construction by Marathon Oil....
26/08/2016

Latest News

Why is job searching and London’s underground system the same?
Why is job searching and London’s underground system the same?
With news reports of self-driving trains and commuter delays, it’s no wonder the London rail system is daunting to...
A proud sponsor of the 2017 RailStaff award for ‘Rail Engineer of the Year’
A proud sponsor of the 2017 RailStaff award for ‘Rail Engineer of the Year’
The 1980s brings back memories of bright blue eyeshadow, the rise of Casio watches and BMX bikes.  For Primat, it&r...
05/10/2017
How to: Get into the UK rail industry
How to: Get into the UK rail industry
In 2016, the number of passenger journeys on Great Britain’s railways totalled 1.69 billion, a record high since t...
24/08/2017
Getting your CV on track
Getting your CV on track
A report published by the ORR (Office of Rail Road) in 2016 announced that 216,000 people in the UK were employed by the...
Primat hosts NEPIC ClusterConnect event
Primat hosts NEPIC ClusterConnect event
Primat Recruitment hosted NEPIC's ClusterConnect event at our head office in Darlington on Thursday 3rd Augus...
Register with Primat for upcoming rail opportunities in the Midlands
Register with Primat for upcoming rail opportunities in the Midlands
Primat is seeking suitably qualified candidates in the Birmingham and Midlands area to register with us for potential wo...
Primat listed as a top UK recruiter by Recruitment International
Primat listed as a top UK recruiter by Recruitment International
We are pleased to have been recognised within the top 50 UK Recruitment companies in Recruitment International’s &...
09/02/2017
Top 10 tips for writing your CV
Top 10 tips for writing your CV
We receive a high number of applications for every advertised job vacancy. With this in mind, it’s important to ma...
Connect
Close
Connect with us