Project Controls Consultant

Location: Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Job Type: Contract
Discipline: Government Technology, Data & Transformation Brisbane
Reference: 1509220
Posted: 13 days ago
The Project Controls Consultant (known internally as Program Manager (Area)) will be required to work with key stakeholders to undertake the following:  
  • Assist local government and other delivery agents to successfully execute programs, while delivering program management and project controls for funding programs including (but not limited to):
    • Monitoring and reporting on the governance, scope, cost, time, and quality of programs and projects
    • Maintaining Governance of, and verifying, monthly progress and payment claims
    • Risk management
  • Identify (discover), develop, implement, embed and sustain systems, procedures and/or processes for program management continuous improvement.
  • Be available for deployment at short notice to support the organisation's activities throughout the state as required.
  • Undertake related programs, projects and other duties of equivalent complexity as required.
  • Comply with the principles of ethical behaviour for the Queensland Public Service Code of Conduct:
    • Integrity and Impartiality
    • Promoting the public good
    • Commitment to the system of government
    • Accountability and transparency
Key Skills & Experience

  • Advanced level in MS Excel.
  • Intermediate level in MS Office 365 suite.
  • Intermediate level in document control solutions.
  • Intermediate level in Primavera P6 (or Microsoft Projects).
Program Management / Project Controls
  • Demonstrated experience involving end to end execution of program and project governance, scope, cost, time, and quality functions including:
    • Monitoring of complex and varying funding programs and projects (submissions) budget structures from multiple funding sources and/or arrangements.
    • Quantifying, verifying, and processing applicant monthly progress and payment claims and associated governance tasks.
    • Managing Risk including emerging risk (issues) identification, escalation, prioritisation, mitigation, corrective actions, and solution generation with associated reporting.
    • Ability to find ways of solving or pre-empting problems.
    • Interrogation of general ledgers and monitoring cash-flow financial positions.
    • Facilitating variations and extension of times.
    • Ensuring effective quality assurance and the overall integrity of the programs
    • Developing, producing, analysing and monitoring reporting including:
      • Trends for scope, cost, time and or quality.
      • Monthly financial performance including variance analysis (e.g. forecast, actual expenditure and contingency).
      • Monthly schedule performance including variance analysis (e.g. critical path, status progress updates, baseline reviews and reforecasting).
      • Coordinating reporting requirements with Project Managers.
      • Providing detailed understanding of data synergies between portfolio, programs and projects.
      • Interpreting and providing commentary to key stakeholders.
      • Earned value performance monitoring and reporting.
Data and Analytical
  • Demonstrated ability to problem solve, understand and process data from complex structures and multiple sources to achieve desired reporting objectives (e.g. intelligent dashboards).
  • Ability to understand complex data structures and provide efficient continuous improvement solutions.
This position is offered as a 12 month contract (with potential extension options).  The role is located within the Brisbane CBD, and while WFH options are available, the successful candidate will need to attend the office on a weekly basis, as agreed with the team.

Applications close 17th June 2024.

Graham Eather -
Harry Harper -