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Title:  Planning and Controls Manager

Job Number:  7436

Brisbane, QLD, AU, 4006

About us.


We’re all about transforming lives by finding solutions to complex challenges across a wide range of industries including infrastructure, property, rail, building and water projects in Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia. 


From the epic, to the intimate, everything we do improves life for someone, somewhere. It gives our business momentum and means we approach things a little differently.


While our competitors talk about what they do, we focus on why we do it. We transform communities to make them easier to move around, more connected and better to live in.


Are you up for the challenge?


We’re currently looking to recruit an experienced Planning and Project Controls Manager who’ll play a key role in delivering one of the states’ key infrastructure projects based on the Gold Coast.


Responsibilities of the role include,


  • Ensure project planning activities are conducted in accordance with John Holland policies and procedures
  • Ensure monitoring and reporting of Project Controls processes are successfully set-up and implemented on project
  • Interface with the project team, partners, clients, stakeholders, consultants, designers, vendors, subcontractors for management of the planning function in accordance with established procedures
  • Lead Project & Operations Managers in report interpretation, analysis of project performance, forward planning and development of corrective actions to maximise project delivery outcomes
  • Early identification and communication of issues and opportunities to the Business Group, Region or Major Projects team.
  • Supervise staff undertaking planning and controls activities, exercising functional control over all onsite staff with planning / scheduling responsibilities, including performance through subcontractors
  • Perform all duties in accordance with John Holland policies, processes, systems and procedures

About you


To be successful in this key role, you must have:


  • Tertiary degree, preferably in one of the following disciplines - Engineering, Construction, Building, Sciences, Architecture or Project Management, or equivalent experience
  • 10 years + experience in Construction, Engineering, Planning and Project Controls
  • Use of planning software & tools such as Primavera Project Planning, Time Chainage Charts, Schedule Risk Analysis, Program Forensic Analysis, Earned Value and Cash Flow Analysis
  • Experience in the planning process and the use of risk management within a major project environment.


As part of the team, you’ll help us deliver on our promise to transform lives. Your success is reflected in ours, so we’re committed to being an employer of choice. We pride ourselves on having a diverse and inclusive workplace, as different perspectives and ideas will deliver our long-term success.


We’ll do all we can to help you develop your skills, and make a difference, right from the start. We have a flexible workplace and focus on all aspects of your physical and mental health and safety. We want you to be with us for the long-term, so providing you with rich career experiences and ongoing development is our priority.

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