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Senior Project Planner/Controller

  • LocationSydney, NSW 2000
  • Positions1 Position
  • Published At:4 days ago


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At WSP we develop creative, comprehensive and sustainable engineering solutions for a future where society can thrive. Equipped with an intimate understanding of local intricacies, world-class talent and proactive leadership, we plan, design, manage and engineer long lasting and impactful solutions to uniquely complex problems. With 55,000 talented people in more than 550 offices across 50 countries, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for lifetimes to come.

Due to several significant project wins, our Melbourne team is looking for a Senior Project Planner/Controller to join our growing team on a 24-month contract.

The purpose of the role is to assist Project Managers, and Engineers with resource management, cost control, scheduling, project and process set up, and project delivery. 


Duties will include:

  • Development of project WBS, schedules, budgets and baselines
  • Monitoring and reporting of project progress, expenditure and forecast to complete
  • Variance analysis for cost, and schedule, including identification of exceptions and corrective actions as appropriate;
  • Earned Value Management in line with Australian Standards;
  • Project change management including compilation of variations against contract
  • Support to the project risk and opportunity management including contingency management
  • Engage and coordinate with the project leadership and project team to drive a robust project controls management approach.

Key Attributes:

  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience as a Project Planner/Controller, with exposure to infrastructure engineering
  • Proven experience in fee estimate, tenders, contracts, claims, variations, project planning, schedule integration, schedule analysis, cost analysis, and project performance measurement and management;
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision;
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, and a high level of attention to detail;
  • Excellent written skills;
  • A strong work ethic, self-starter and ability to relate well to both work colleagues within a team environment and external parties;
  • An attitude which proactively contributes to and participates in a team environment;
  • Commitment to safety in the workplace; and
  • The right to work in Australia

  Benefits at WSP: 

  • As a people focused business, we really focus on work/life balance and helping you built a stable career.
  • You'll be able to purchase extra leave to facilitate your dreams or obligations.
  • You will have a Personalised career growth and training through our Award-winning Learning & Development team
  • You will be able to drive you own career and your own success using our THRIVE Portal.
  • We also offer a suite of benefits including health and wellness initiatives.
  • WSP is an organisation that truly values and practices flexible working options.
  • State of the art, modern and contemporary offices.
  • Paid Parental and Partner Leave.

At WSP you'll be part of a supportive organisation that encourages continued development through structured technical/management training, global and local practice networks and wellbeing programs.

Join us in doing purposeful, sustainable work that helps shape our communities and the future!

We are the best professional services firm, positioned to be partners for tomorrow’s challenges.

Express your interest by clicking on the 'apply now' button. Your application will be treated in strict confidence.

WSP supports a diverse and inclusive work environment as well as equal employment opportunities. We encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and people of culturally diverse backgrounds to apply.

  • Published on 11 Jun 2021, 8:54 AM