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Senior Manager Project Controls.

Senior Manager Project Controls

Job Title: Senior Manager Project Controls
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney
Salary: $1400 - $1600 per day + super
Reference: 3335452
Contact Name: Jessica Howlin
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 01, 2021 10:33

Job Description

Our client is the leading transport agency in New South Wales and they are currently seeking a Senior Manager Project Controls for an initial 6 month contract. The role will cover the MTMS project and has 6 direct reports. 

The role leads and directs a team in embedding project management practices into the ways of working in Transport Planning, to facilitate the successful delivery of projects in Transport Planning and improve efficiencies, whilst implementing appropriate controls and project artefacts, and providing assurance on the management and delivery of major projects. This includes leading the development and implementation of core project management functions, as well as other appropriate portfolio management tools used during the development and strategy phase of programs and projects.

The role will also deliver core project management functions include Change Control, Risk Management, Schedule Management, Project Management Methodology, Project Management Plans, Scope Definition, Governance, Strategic Alignment, and Status and Performance Reporting, and Assurance.

Key accountabilities
  • Provide a consistent and transparent approach to the management of projects and programs, embedding this into the ways of working with ongoing support, guidance and training, to ensure that consistency, quality, value for money and rigour is achieved across projects.
  • Lead the development of effective project management structures, including frameworks, standards, processes and templates to guide project activities, enable outcomes to be delivered, and ensure alignment with recognised good project management principles.
  • Collaborate across TfNSW to leverage existing project management artefacts, and facilitate alignment and consistency with partners and stakeholders.
  • Establish continuous improvement processes to ensure best practice and innovative approaches are embedded into the project management functions
  • Establish project assurance and health checks on the management and delivery of major projects, including the tools, process and systems required to maintain continuous portfolio wide reporting.
  • Apply best practice from industry standard program/project management techniques, including MSP and Prince 2 to ensure successful project development.
  • Model collegiate and collaborative behaviours to achieve the greater good for the community, celebrate a diverse workforce, create an environment where people can create and thrive, or support people’s wellbeing.
Key knowledge and experience
  • Extensive high level skills, knowledge and demonstrated experience in project management, project management assurance and PMO’s.
  • Understanding strategic transport planning objectives and deliverables, and finding ways to support through project management ways of working.
Essential Requirements
  • Tertiary qualification in Information Science or related discipline, or equivalent experience.
If you are interested in a confidential discussion regarding this role, please forward an up to date copy of your resume to or call Jessica now on 0282524001.