Project Controls Manager

Canada - Industry - Shipbuilding - Project Management & Services - Other

Brunel have recently partnered with an established shipbuilding company based in Nova Scotia, Canada to support their upcoming international recruitment requirements for a number of significant shipbuilding projects for the Department of National Defence. To support these projects, Brunel are actively recruiting an experienced Project Controls Manager for a full time, permanent role based in Halifax, Canada. The client offers an attractive relocation package to the successful international applicant. The successful Project Controls Manager will have significant experience in the maritime, defence, shipyard or engineering industry.

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Scott McAdam, Account manager

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About this role

Reporting into the Deputy Project Director, the successful Project Controls Manager will manage the Project Controls team ensuring the relevant processes are carried out accurately and in a timely manner. The role requires an individual who will install and maintain effective management processes through a procedure of review and improvement. A comprehensive understanding of the way the specific processes interact as part of a Project Controls System will be required.

The aim of the resulting outputs is to assess project performance, enabling the relevant Project Managers and Technical Leads to focus on the key issues, threats or opportunities, and make appropriate management decisions. Project Controls outputs need to be provided with associated commentary as to the possible performance drivers, with further support provided where additional investigation based on the data is required.

The role includes interaction with the customer and the design subcontractor, to ensure alignment of information.

Duties & Responsibilities include:

  • Customer and internal stakeholder reporting;
  • Project Risk Management;
  • Baseline change control;
  • Tracking of deliverables and actions;
  • Financial management, in co-operation with the project finance roles;
  • Resource management;
  • High level planning activities, until a full planning system and associated resource is in place;
  • Effective communication of performance data to the ISI team (visualisation);
  • Toolset development as required for the above processes.

About you

  • Post-Secondary education required;
  • Experience in the following: Maritime, defence, shipyard, or other equivalent Engineering environment;
  • Excellent personal time management;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Proactive approach to Project Control System development;
  • Attention to detail / understanding of impacts on the total system;
  • Key Attributes: Initiative, Flexible, Organized, Requires little direction once tasked;
  • All successful applicants must meet requirements for Canadian Controlled Goods Program (CGP), Canadian Government Security clearance, and U.S. International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).

What we offer

  • Our client is proud to offer a competitive salary and benefits package including medical, dental and vision;
  • Full relocation assistance including VISA support, flights, shipping and fully furnished accommodation for 2-3 months;
  • Access to a dedicated settlement team upon arrival.

About us

The shipbuilding company is part of a group of companies and is in the business of building and repairing quality vessels. The company’s primary site is within the Halifax Shipyard, with three other locations in the Maritime Provinces. The company are working on a number of noteworthy projects for the Department of National Defence which are expected to last till 2040.


  • Vacancy number: PUB185526
  • Location: Canada
  • Market: Industry
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Shipbuilding
  • Education level: Other
  • Area of Expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Closing date: Sunday, November 25, 2018
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Feel free to contact


Scott McAdam

Account manager Brunel Energy Australia Perth

+61 8 9429 5600

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