Planner/Project Controls Engineer IAG (Assistant Manager)
KPMG
London, GB
4d ago

Job description

KPMG’s Infrastructure Group in the UK consists of c150

professionals and is widely recognised as one of the world’s leading

independent business, financial and regulatory advisers in infrastructure. The

group has won many awards, including Financial Advisor of the Year

Infrastructure Journal) for several years. The group has locations in London,

Birmingham, Edinburgh, Leeds and Manchester, but is organised on a national

basis, operating under a single national team.

You will be joining a team of experts with deep industry

experience in major projects and programmes delivery. As an Associate / Assistant Manager you will support

our Major Projects Advisory Integrated Controls' practice in the delivery of

high quality services to top tier public and private sector clients including

government agencies, contractors, industry associations, developers, investors

and asset managers, by bringing planning, scheduling and project controls expertise

to the team.

Description of the role :

  • Carry out planning reviews and advising clients on appropriateplanning techniques and good practice.
  • Working with clients to develop overarching project orprogramme plans and integrated strategic schedules.
  • Support in carrying out the maturity assessments ofclients' planning capability and providing recommendations on improvement areas.
  • Carry out schedule forensic analysis to determine delay causations.
  • Perform schedule modelling and scenario based analysis.
  • Perform qualitative and quantitative schedule riskassessments using industry-led tools.
  • Perform quality assurance and audit of schedules.
  • Play a supporting role in business developmentinitiatives, including presentations, client meetings, and contributing to practice development initiatives.
  • Role Dimensions :

    Leadership & Management :

    The role involves managing people to drive an output and

    may involve managing direct reports internally and / or within the client

    organisation.

    Stakeholders Interactions & Challenges

    The role will be

    expected to work across KPMG functions as well as with clients, and will be

    required to build and maintain strong relationships by working collaboratively

    and effectively managing these relationships.

    Impact, Risk, Accountability & Governance

    The candidate will represent KPMG in front of clients,

    our values need to be aligned and our ways of working to be inclusive well

    represented. Failure of the candidate to

    uphold our values could damage client relationship and / or impact on repeat opportunities.

    Experience : Essential

    Essential

  • Subject matter expert in project planning and scheduling.
  • Experience across major infrastructure project development and delivery in the public and private sectors.
  • Solid project controls / project engineering and / or risk management experience.
  • Desirable :

  • A Bachelor's degree and a Master's degree with preference in Engineering
  • Understanding of operating models, policies, procedures and governance to support successful programme and project delivery.
  • Experience in Transport, Defence or Energy sector
  • Technical role requirements :

  • Advance Microsoft Office
  • Primavera P6, MS Project
  • Primavera Risk Analysis
  • Acumen Fuse Analysis
  • Monte Carlo simulation
  • Skills :

  • Strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to bring complex concepts to life fornon-specialist audience
  • Stakeholder management
  • Ability to quickly assimilate and apply new techniquesand knowledge
  • Proactive and able to work with minimal supervision.
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