Senior Project Planner/Controller

WSP | Parsons Brinkerhoff

Due to several significant projects wins, our Melbourne Transport team are looking for a Senior Project Planner/Controller to join our growing team.

  • Global Tier 1 consultancy
  • Flexible working
  • 2 year contract
At WSP we develop creative, comprehensive and sustainable engineering solutions for a future where society can thrive. Equipped with an intimate understanding of local intricacies, world-class talent and proactive leadership, we plan, design, manage and engineer long-lasting and impactful solutions to uniquely complex problems. With 48,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international brainpower. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, architects, planners, surveyors, and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. 

Here at WSP, we design lasting solutions in the Property & Buildings, Transportation & Infrastructure, Environment, Industry, Resources (including Mining and Oil & Gas) and Power & Energy sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. 

At WSP we make extraordinary efforts to attract, develop, engage and retain the best professionals in our fields of expertise because this is what makes us great.

Due to several significant projects wins, our Melbourne Transport team are looking for a Senior Project Planner/Controller to join our growing team on a 24-month contract.

The purpose of the role is to assist Project Managers, and Engineers with resource management, cost control, scheduling, project, and process set up, and project delivery.  
  
Duties will include:
  • Development of project WBS, schedules, budgets and baselines.
  • Monitoring and reporting of project progress, expenditure, and forecast to complete.
  • Variance analysis for cost, and schedule, including identification of exceptions and corrective actions as appropriate.
  • Earned Value Management in line with Australian Standards.
  • Project change management including the compilation of variations against the contract.
  • Support to the project risk and opportunity management including contingency management.
  • Engage and coordinate with the project leadership and project team to drive a robust project controls management approach.
Key Attributes:
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Project Planner/Controller, with exposure to infrastructure engineering.
  • Proven experience in fee estimate, tenders, contracts, claims, variations, project planning, schedule integration, schedule analysis, cost analysis, and project performance measurement and management.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and a high level of attention to detail.
  • Excellent written skills.
  • A strong work ethic, self-starter and ability to relate well to both work colleagues within a team environment and external parties.
  • An attitude which proactively contributes to and participates in a team environment.
  • Commitment to safety in the workplace; and
  • The right to work in Australia.
We are a collaborative team of experts that thrives on challenge and unconventional thinking. Channelling our curiosity into creating progressive solutions to complex issues is both our mission and our passion.

Join us in doing purposeful, sustainable work that helps shape our communities and the future!

We are the best professional services firm, positioned to be partners for tomorrow's challenges.

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WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.