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Project Controls Team Lead

Peterborough, Ontario
Aversan, Inc. (www.aversan.com) is a reputable engineering company that provides expertise in the aerospace and defense industries. We are currently seeking a qualified Project Controls Leader who will be responsible for the quality & effectiveness of project controls governance, processes, tools, and metrics within the Project Management Organization. They are responsible for the creation, maintenance, implementation, and support of all project controls elements within the Fuel Handling and Engineered Solutions (FHES) business.

• Develop the procedures, tools, and best practices to ensure accurate and efficient management of the company’s portfolio and its associated projects.
• Lead all members of the PMO toward compliance and understanding with all project controls requirements.
• Assign tasks to the Project Controls Team to establish procedure, implement & maintain robust controls for projects and programs across the entire portfolio.
• Support company with the most accurate information to facilitate decision-making.
• Ensure thorough and varied instructions support all PMO procedures.
• Oversee and audit portfolio level resource forecasting.
• Improve, audit & reinforce scheduling fundamentals.
• Improve, audit & reinforce earned-value management fundamentals.
• Improve, audit & reinforce change management fundamentals.
• Improve, audit & reinforce risk management fundamentals.
• Work with the PMO Manager to assign tasks to the Project Controls Team to support specific projects and programs.
• Engage directly in supporting specific projects and programs.
• Work to consolidate information sources to facilitate simple and reliable periodic reports & reviews across the portfolio.
• Support departmental plans, goals and objectives, for the effective execution of project controls within the FHES business.
• Empower, support, and approve the PMO staff in the creation and maintenance of effective governance for work executed through the PMO.
• Support recruitment, development, succession planning, performance reviews, and retention of assigned resources.
• Support and lead the continuous improvement of departmental governance, procedures, tools, and best practices.
• Maintain strong collaborative relationships with FHES Management.
• Work with intra-departmental FHES colleagues to develop & support strategies to improve overall organizational effectiveness.
• Organize, plan, and chair meetings to ensure staff and other colleagues have the information, context, and expectations necessary to be successful.
• Accountable for project data and performance metrics and the effective dissemination to appropriate stakeholders.
• Responsible to report, present, and advocate departmental performance data and resource needs
• Bachelor's degree in Business, Engineering, or other suitable field from an accredited university.
• 10 years of related experience.
• 5 years of project control experience in a project based organization.
• Proven mastery of project management fundamentals like, scheduling, earned-value management, budget controls, and change management.
• Proven mastery in organizing, analyzing, and presenting large and diverse data sets.
• Professional mastery of English, in written and verbal forms.
• Demonstrate capabilities in personnel management, including conflict resolution, delivery of critical feedback, and supporting individuals and teams to achieve personal and professional success.
• Evidence of leadership capabilities.
• Demonstrate capabilities in data analytics and critical thinking.
Desired Characteristics:
• Project controls experience in a project based organization
• 5 years experience managing a Project Controls Team
• Experience in the nuclear energy production industry
• Advanced competency with Oracle Primavera P6
• Advanced competency with database management
• Project Management Professional certification
• Experience with development and maintenance of Project Controls within a project based business

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