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Project Controls Manager

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General information


Egis is an international player active in the consulting, construction engineering and mobility service sectors.
We design and operate intelligent infrastructure and buildings capable of responding to the climate emergency and helping to achieve more balanced, sustainable and resilient territorial development.
With operations in 120 countries, Egis places the expertise of its 18,000 employees at the disposal of its clients and develops cutting-edge innovation accessible to all projects.
Improving people's quality of life and supporting communities in their social and economic development, whilst drastically reducing carbon emissions and achieving vital 2050 net zero targets, that's our purpose.



Position description

Job title

Project Controls Manager

Contract type

Permanent contract

Business Line specific context

As an international player in construction engineering and mobility services, Egis offers a unique global opportunity, combining consulting, engineering, and infrastructure operations.

Our capacity for innovation allows us to respond to the challenges of the climate and digital world, offering solutions and recognised expertise in the transport and mobility, sustainable cities, building, water, environment, and energy sectors.

The Egis Group has more than 50 years of experience, a presence in 75 countries, and 18,000 employees around the world.

Egis Transport Solutions (ETS), a business unit of the Egis Group, brings together all the necessary expertise for guided urban transport and heavy rail systems.  Our business provides a full range of consultancy services from initial project feasibility to delivery, commissioning and closeout.  We deliver design and resource solutions to our wide range of clients ensuring safe and successful delivery.

Owing to a growing pipeline of project-related works, EGIS is seeking an experienced candidate for the position of Project Controls Manager. The role will ideally be based in London however we are open to discussing other locations.

Job description

As Project Controls Manager you will be responsible for ensuring that key project risks and constraints are identified at the earliest opportunity to inform client decision making.


Typically, the role will demand the following contributions:

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced individual to join the Egis Transportation Solutions team as a Project Controls Manager (PCM) within our Programme Management Office Function

This role involves delivering for our clients on a range of projects, contributing to the overall growth of the ETS business and managing other Project Controls Specialists with the PMO function ensuring Egis continue to set the bar for successful delivery of Transportation projects.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Safety: cascade our behavioural safety strategy in all aspects of your allocated projects and direct ETS reports to promote and enable the well-being of our team and the safe delivery of our client's work
  • Client delivery: as a Project Controls Manager you will be expected to lead the delivery of services to our range of clients ensuring safety on time and within budget delivery.  You will directly deliver outputs and manage the client relationship and where appropriate manage the work output and quality of other Project Controls Specialists deployed on the same commission.
  • Process optimisation: Project Controls is at its core about providing the right information at the right time to the right people.  This can often involve the coordination of a range of separate processes and interface with differing departments (eg finance / commercial).  You will be able to identify process optimisation to improve the delivery of the project controls role either through the establishment of digital solutions or a simple clear accountable reporting cadence
  • Technical Knowledge: Key to the PCM role is the appreciation of all the Project Controls professions; how to manage the relevant experts in each profession and where and how the differing systems can and best integrate – e.g. Primavera and BIM
  • Strategic support: Work collaboratively with the PMO Director to positively contribute to business plan development to meet the overall business targets.
  • Team Management: Lead and mentor a team of project controls staff, providing guidance, support and performance management.  Ensure your team all have annual objectives and personal development plans to help them succeed in their role.
  • Work Winning: Act as bid lead or bid support for Transportation tenders and ensure that Egis’ Tender Unit has sufficient suitably skilled project controls support for all tenders.
  • Utilisation: Ensure that you and the project controls professionals appointed as your direct reports are fully utilised to the agreed targets
  • Finance / Business Management: accountability for ensuring that the costs involved in delivering your commissions and managing your team remain within the agreed budget and participate in periodic reviews as requested.




Skills and Experience


  • Experience in infrastructure project delivery
  • Experience in project controls in either planning, risk management, reporting or information management
  • Proven track record of successfully delivering major projects within a consultancy environment.
  • Excellent people management and development skills
  • Strong business development skills with a history of winning work.
  • Excellent communication, negotiation and client management abilities.
  • Financial acumen and experience in project budget management.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Willingness to travel as required for project assignments.


  • Degree in Project Management, Engineering or a related field
  • Chartered project manager or similar and member of a related professional body
  • Rail sector knowledge


What’s in it for you:

By joining Egis, as well as receiving a competitive salary, you’ll also have the opportunity to explore flexible working arrangements.

27 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays

  • Annual Bonus depending on level.
  • Healthcare – Individual based on employee level
  • Life Assurance Bereavement Support Service
  • Cycle to work Scheme
  • Eye Care Vouchers with Specsavers
  • Travel Loans
  • Mobile Phone Allowance of £30 per month
  • Workplace Nursery Scheme
  • Electric Car Scheme
  • Training & Development

Equality, Diversity & Inclusion 

We at EGIS are an Equal Opportunities employer and we recognise the value of a Diverse Organisation. EGIS appreciates all job applications. If you decide to apply for an opportunity at EGIS, your application will be assessed based purely on your experience, the essential and desirable criteria, and your suitability for the role. We value each and everyone’s contribution as this builds our culture and means, if you work for EGIS, you will be included, listened to, and respected.

Position location

Job location

Europe, United Kingdom



Candidate criteria

Minimum level of education required

4-Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Science

Minimum level of experience required

Over 10 years


English (5- Proficiency)