Programme Controls Manager

West Cumbria
08 Nov 2021
08 Dec 2021
Full Time
Contract Type

About us:

Would you like to work for one of the most successful construction and infrastructure companies in the UK? 

Morgan Sindall Infrastructure delivers some of the UKs most complex and critical infrastructure across six core sectors of energy, water, nuclear, highways, rail and aviation for public and private customers. Working on projects and long-term frameworks, we believe in connecting people, places and communities through innovative and responsible infrastructure. Our people are our business. Through their expertise, we harness innovative ideas and approaches that enable us to safely and responsibly design and deliver resilient infrastructure upon which we all rely. Morgan Sindall Infrastructure is part of Morgan Sindall Group plc, a leading UK construction and regeneration group with revenue of over £3 billion.

Principal responsibilities and accountabilities

  • Provide oversight, leadership and direction to the Programme Lead in all project controls matters
  • Communicate significant unresolved concerns regarding project and programme cost, schedule, scope or Project Controls fundamentals to the Programme Lead.
  • Ensure the accuracy of data communicated and reported to all stakeholders and highlight any current and potential issues to the PMG, Programme Lead and Portfolio Manager(s).
  • Maintain compliance with approved processes, procedures and provide active contribution to continuous improvement of quality and performance (including, but not limited to, Project Controls).
  • Perform regular functional peer review and support the PC QA process.
  • Mentor and support the development of Project Controls personnel within supervision.
  • Establish the required governance process for the programme and ensure reliance can be placed on the outcomes of the assurance processes.
  • Support the gate review process and preparations for any internal / external review (e.g. Investment reviews).
  • Ensure that resources for the Programme, including supply chain, are considered and effectively managed in terms of capacity and allocation against future demand.
  • Develop and maintain professional relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including third parties and strategic suppliers.
  • Ensure the programme management processes, procedures and tools are of high quality, fit for purpose and compliant with business requirements.
  • Share best practice with peers in other programmes.
  • Lead, motivate and develop the project controls functions to deliver a professional, customer focused high performing service.
  • Regular review of the service provided to the wider team and other stakeholders to ensure that it is effective, through liaison with stakeholders and appropriate surveys.
  • Consolidation of reports to Portfolio Managers, Programme Lead, and beyond as appropriate.
  • Set standards, through liaison with business functions, to ensure compliance with existing policies and practices and meet expectations of the stakeholders – accept and promote potential challenges with the intention of striving for improvement.


About our Nuclear business unit:

Joining a growing, innovative and more than anything friendly team, you’ll be able to play your part as well as develop and learn from colleagues. Operating in the Nuclear sector for just over a decade, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure delivers services from operational reactor support, new build and decommissioning, to nuclear defence facilities and more sensitive projects within highly regulated and secure sites. With an ever-expanding Nuclear portfolio, we are proud to support our customers in installing and maintaining existing assets. The Nuclear sector is growing, changing and an innovative environment to work and operate in. We strive to deliver operational excellence and each member of our team plays their role in that.


We offer longevity currently delivering some of the biggest infrastructure projects in the UK, as part of the Programme and Project Partners (PPP). A 20-year partnership, PPP was established by Sellafield Ltd through contracts with Kellogg Brown and Root (KBR), Jacobs, Morgan Sindall Infrastructure and Doosan Babcock Ltd in 2019, to revolutionise project delivery at Sellafield and create a lasting legacy.

Future opportunities within our Infrastructure Strategic Alliance (ISA). The ISA provides Sellafield Ltd with the capability and capacity to deliver a growing programme of infrastructure projects required for an aging asset portfolio. The alliance is mainly aimed at protecting and developing the utility assets; however, it also has scope for a number of non-utility asset projects as well.

A diverse and growing portfolio with our Clyde Commercial Framework (CCF). The CCF programme ensures that the teams responsible for delivering the UK’s Continuous at Sea Deterrent (CASD) are able to live work and train in safe, state of the art facilities. The framework delivers cost effective infrastructure solutions to enable HMNB Clyde to continue to endure in its new role as the Royal Navy’s Single Integrated Operating Base.

Our projects will offer experience, development and vast degree of knowledge. The areas in which we operate in will offer you the opportunity to explore, open your mind and work in some of the most beautiful landscape within the United Kingdom.

We believe in delivering responsible nuclear and defence infrastructure.

Morgan Sindall is an equal opportunities employer and has been accredited with the Positive About Disabled People ‘Two Ticks’ accreditation.  We are also an Investors in People company.

Morgan Sindall is unable to employ anyone who does not have the legal right to live and work in the UK.

In the recruitment process all applicants are required to provide the necessary right to work information and documentation.

Morgan Sindall has a commitment to sourcing candidates directly and as such we do not accept speculative CV’s from agencies. Please note that any CV’s submitted will be deemed as gifted to Morgan Sindall and any agency terms & conditions associated with the use of such CVs will be null and void.