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Head of Project Controls

Location: Amsterdam Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + car, bonus, package
Sector: Construction, Planning and Project Controls, Planning Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Matt Lilburn

A great opportunity has arisen for a Head of Project Controls to join a leading name in the construction industry, a global player who specialize in delivering large and complex engineering projects.

The Head of Project Controls will be responsible for leading all Project Controls activities on a flagship project in Holland, a complex hyperscale Data Centre. They will ensure the project has robust and consistent processes and procedures deployed and in use for schedule, cost, management of change, risk management and reporting. They will also ensure correct tools are deployed to support projects.

The Head of Project Controls will need to be able to demonstrate strong leadership skills and experience in managing Partners / Subcontractors project controls team to ensure alignment, transparency and quality of project controls deliverables.

The Head of Project Controls will either be based in Holland or they will be based in UK or Europe and happy to work on a rotation basis, various rotation options are available and all flights and accommodation will be fully expensed.


  • Lead pre - contract support on identifying project milestones.
  • Lead Project Controls objectives ensuring & consistency of work being performed or produced.
  • Integrate overall Master Project schedule development, update, forecast, controls and reporting
  • Assist in developing claims/change management using Project Controls tools
  • Report project cost projections and identify costs saving areas and cost risk areas.
  • Development of pre-contract schedules.


  • BSc degree or high relevant subject
  • Experience working on the mission critical industrial construction project for the full project lifecycle - bid/early engineering, detailed engineering, procurement/supply chain, construction, commissioning.
  • Strong background in planning/scheduling procedure write ups, maintenance, update, forecast, analysis baseline.
  • Professional working knowledge of project management and integrated project controls software and tools, Primavera P6, Oracle, SAP, IFS or similar.


  • Up to £120,000 per annum
  • Accommodation
  • Flights (various rotation options)
  • Monthly living allowance
  • Company car or car allowance
  • Pension
  • Healthcare
  • Life assurance
  • Private Medical - family cover
  • Other great benefits

If you are looking for a new career challenge in planning and you are interested in the above opportunity then please apply by sending your CV or call Matt Lilburn on 01342 330 533 for further information quoting reference 947737.

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