Senior Project Controls Engineer

WSP

Abu Dhabi, UAE

Ref: HP362-2591

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

We are WSP - Join us and make your career future ready!

Think bigger scale. Think higher profile. Think ground-breaking. Join WSP, and you'll be at the heart of a team of international experts all dedicated to growing and sharing their expertise, and working on projects that transform society for all of us.

We are seeking a highly skilled Senior Project Controls Engineer to join our team and play a pivotal role in overseeing project controls for an infrastructure construction supervision project based in Abu Dhabi.

As a Senior Project Controls Engineer, you will be responsible for managing and implementing project controls processes, systems, and strategies to ensure the successful execution of an infrastructure construction supervision project. You will play a critical role in monitoring project performance, identifying potential issues, and driving proactive solutions.

Your new role, what's involved?
• Project Controls Strategy: Develop and implement comprehensive project controls strategies, plans, and systems to optimize project performance and deliverables.
• Budget and Cost Management: Oversee budget development, cost tracking, and forecasting to ensure efficient allocation of resources and adherence to financial targets.
• Schedule Management: Develop and maintain project schedules, monitor progress, and analyze potential delays, providing recommendations to maintain project timelines.
• Risk Analysis: Identify, assess, and mitigate project risks, collaborating with project teams to develop risk management strategies.
• Change Management: Manage change orders, variations, and scope changes while maintaining alignment with project objectives and client requirements.
• Performance Metrics: Establish key performance indicators (KPIs) and reporting mechanisms to track project performance and identify areas for improvement.
• Documentation: Maintain accurate project records, including contracts, specifications, and other project-related documents.
• Quality Assurance: Implement quality control processes to ensure project deliverables meet or exceed industry standards and client expectations.
• Communication: Foster clear and open communication among project stakeholders, providing regular updates and facilitating effective problem-solving discussions.
• Team Leadership: Lead and mentor project controls teams, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous improvement.

Requirements

We'd love to hear from you if you have:
• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Construction Management, or a related field (Master's degree preferred).
• Proven experience as a Project Controls Engineer, with a strong background in infrastructure construction supervision.
• Proficiency in project management software and tools, including Primavera P6, Microsoft Project, or similar.
• Familiarity with project controls standards, processes, and best practices.
• Excellent leadership, communication, and negotiation skills.
• Fluency in English; Arabic proficiency is advantageous.
• Relevant certifications in project controls and management are a plus.
• Experience of working in Abu Dhabi.

What's in it for you?

As well as rewarding you with competitive pay, WSP offers standard benefits including first class medical cover, paid professional subscriptions.

Be you, be happy - we strive to have a friendly and inclusive culture which respects and maximizes the contribution individuals can bring to WSP. We recognise the benefits that people with varying backgrounds and experiences can bring. Here at WSP we positively encourage applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, religion or belief, marital status, pregnancy or maternity/paternity. We will interview all disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria.

Apply now and be the future of WSP!

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. 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. 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.

About the Company

WSP is one of the world's leading engineering professional services consulting firms. 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. 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. With 36,000 talented people in more than 500 offices across 40 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

Get personalised updates on latest vacancies
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month