PMIS and Integration Lead

Job Overview

At Mace, our purpose is to redefine the boundaries of ambition. We believe in creating places that are responsible, bringing transformative impact to our people, communities, and societies across the globe. To learn more about our purpose, culture and priorities, visit our strategy site.

Within our consult business, we harness our unique combination of leading-edge practical expertise and project delivery consultancy to unlock the potential of every project.

The project:

This is an opportunity to work on Building and Infra projects.

Experience working in the United Arab Emirates is essential for client approval.

Safety first – Going home safe and well.
Client focus – Deliver on our promise.
Integrity – Always do the right thing.
Create opportunity – For our people to excel.

You’ll be responsible for: 

  • Manages PMO and Project Controls performance on their assigned commissions.
  • Creates and designs effective implementation of PMO and Project Controls framework/strategy on assigned commissions.
  • Manages and directs Clients, consultants, contractors, project team on assigned commissions on all PMO and Project Controls matters.
  • Partners with clients to meet expectations and build strong professional relationships.
  • Provides expert advice to the Project team in the administration of the PMO and Project Controls process, with focus on cost, schedule, change, risk and reporting, to achieve key objectives and the escalation of performance and management issues.
  • Facilitates and drives periodic reporting and structured governance and performance meetings.
  • Accountable for developing and managing Baseline (scope, time, cost, risk, assumptions) and subsequent delivery performance, change and contingency monitoring.
  • Contributes to the development of Quantitively Analysis (cost and time).
  • Works alongside the PMO Director and/or Project Manager to recognise actions, recognise opportunities and mitigate risks and issues.
  • Coordinates activities/operations to ensure they are carried out in line with Mace Control Centre, Client requirements and prevailing legislation.
  • Responsible for line management a team of PMO and Project Controls  team members to deliver on assigned commissions.
  • Provides comprehensive technical expertise to mentor and assist the personal and career development of team members of the PMO and Project Controls team.
  • Manages the integration of Project Controls with PMO and Planning disciplines.
  • Supports the HUB PMO and Project Controls Director with resourcing and recruitment for the assigned commission.
  • Works collaboratively towards the common goal of net zero carbon transition and share responsibility for the proactive identification and management of the associated carbon emissions and reductions during the delivery of work.

You’ll need to have: 

  • Experience of effective PMO and Project Controls leadership on complex construction projects.
  • Experience in setting up effective PMO and Project Controls Services/audit and assurance frameworks/strategies.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of risk tools, techniques and software (e.g. MS office and Power BI, Aconex, Primavera P6 and RiskHive).
  • Ability to manage activities with significant uncertainty of solution or outcome.

You’ll also have:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to form effective working relationships.
  • Ability to collaborate with and influence others.
  • Proven ability to articulate complex information and ideas for a non-technical audience.
  • Ability to work in a highly pressurised environment, managing multiple priorities.
  • Manages, influences and negotiates with senior stakeholders.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to ‘deep dive’ into topics.
  • Experience or equivalent supporting the delivery of a range of PMO and Project Controls services within the construction sector and/or management consultancy.
  • APM Planning and Project Controls (PPC) Foundation and Practitioner Progress towards achievement of Chartered status (or equivalent) and/or membership of professional a relevant professional institution e.g. Association of Project Managers.

Mace is an inclusive employer and welcomes interest from a diverse range of candidates. Even if you feel you do not fulfil all the criteria, please apply as you may still be the best candidate for this role or another role within our organisation.