Project Controls Manager, Rail

  • London, UK
  • Full-time
  • Department: Infrastructure

Company Description

At Turner & Townsend we’re passionate about making the difference. That means delivering better outcomes for our clients, helping our people to realize their potential, and doing our part to create a prosperous society.

Every day we help our major global clients deliver ambitious and highly technical projects, in over 110 offices worldwide.

Job Description

Turner & Townsend is the leading consultancy provider to the rail sector. Using our skills, processes and knowledge we provide industry leading services to our clients. We are currently looking to recruit a Project Controls Manager with proven rail sector experience to be based in our London office.


Delivering Project Controls across a major rail project in London, the Project Controls Manager will lead the programme controls function for a programme, monitoring for accuracy and consistency of plans, cost, safety, environment and performance reporting, and deploying available controls team resources to best effect.


Establish effective control processes in compliance with the Guide to Railway Investment Projects (GRIP) and as directed by the Programme Controller and maintain these at Territory / Project level.

Review new project proposals/remits, and monitor so that realistic, resourceable plans are developed for delivery of the programme.

Identify resourcing requirements to support the programme and liaise with the Territory Delivery Planning Unit and national resource planning functions to resolve resourcing issues.

Provide an efficient day-to-day service to the Programme and Project Managers in reporting on plans, costs, safety, environment and programme performance.

Monitor so that data input by project teams and others to cost and performance systems meet required data standards.

Manage the production of the Investment Plan at Territory/Project level as part of the Business Planning Process.

Comply with the Investment Competence Framework.


Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office

Skilled in oral and written communication

Proficiency with PC operating systems, with proficiency in several basic software applications

Proficiency with multiple discipline specific software applications such as

Primavera (P6) and Microsoft Office Applications, for example

Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and start-up work processes

Knowledge of engineering and construction management


Degree qualified in a construction related subject

Additional Information

Our inspired people share our vision and mission. We provide a great place to work, where each person has the opportunity and voice to affect change.

We want our people to succeed both in work and life. To support this we promote a healthy, productive and flexible working environment that respects work-life balance. 

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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