Project Controls Manager

Location: Pasadena, TX
Date Posted: 11-04-2018
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The primary purpose of the Project Controls Manager position is to manage a group of project controllers, that is: cost estimators, project controlling specialists, schedulers/ planners, cost controllers, and expediters; in addition the Project Controls Manager ensures the development and maintenance of the group’s knowledge, organizational process assets, and tools to enable the efficient and effective support of design/ built projects with project controlling services; they promote the use of good project controlling practices in the region
Major Tasks & responsibilities:
1) The Lead, Project Controlling is accountable for the provision of project controlling services in investment projects; the projects range in size from 1 million USD to 50 million USD
2) The Lead, Project Controlling manages a group of cost estimators, project controlling specialists, schedulers/ planners, cost controllers,and expediters; this includes the recruiting, training, guidance of project controlling personnel to develop the group and foster career opportunities for the controllers
3) The Lead, Project Controlling defines the project controlling tasks required to ensure projects receive the level of project controlling support necessary in project planning and execution to meet performance targets; the main project controlling tasks are: cost estimation,scheduling/ planning, spending planning, progress monitoring and analysis, monitoring and analysis of resource utilization, project accounting, forecasting, reporting, documentation, and risk management
4) The Lead, Project Controlling ensures that all project controlling complies with procedures, guidelines, and best practices and represent good industry practice
5) The Lead, Project Controlling is accountable for the development and maintenance of (project) controlling knowledge, organizational process assets, and tools
6) The Lead, Project Controlling is an expert in project controlling and project management and acts as a consultant to project managers and functional managers
7) The Lead, Project Controlling contributes to the investigation and resolution of compliance issues
Work Relations:
1) The Lead, Project Controlling reports to the Head of Project Management and Engineering
2) The Lead, Project Controlling supervises cost estimators, project controlling specialists, schedulers/ planners, cost controllers, and expediters
3)The Lead, Project Controlling works with project managers, line managers, engineers, procurement and accounting managers, contractor staff, and other stakeholders
4)The Lead, Project Controlling liaises with his peers in other regions in the definition of common knowledge documents and organizational process assets
5) The Lead, Project Controlling works within the  organization and with representatives of external entities, such as contractors,vendors and suppliers, consultants, professional
1) Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in engineering plus eight or more years of experience in project controlling.   
2) Proficiency in all aspects of project controlling for chemical or industrial plants from project conception through closeout
3) Field experience for design/build projects
4) In-depth knowledge of engineering, procurement and construction, and understanding of how these functions work together to meet project objectives
5) Extensive experience in driving project execution planning activities, such as scope development, scheduling, cost engineering, and procurement planning in design/ built projects
6) Extensive experience in setting up and executing progress monitoring, project performance analysis, forecasting, and reporting design/ built projects
7) Extensive knowledge of project management techniques – as, for example, defined in the Project Management Body of Knowledge of the Project Management Institute (PMI) – and tools
8) Experience in the facilitation of risk assessments and the application of stochastic methods in project execution planning
9) Experience in developing organizational process assets and tools for planning, scheduling, progress tracking, and reporting
10) Ability to lead and promote change
11) Willingness to travel within the sites in North America on a regular basis
12) Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
13) High degree of interpersonal skills and ability to work with a diverse set of stakeholders, to resolve conflicts in a constructive spirit, and to communicate requirements and results to contributors effectively
Preferred Qualifications:
14) Post graduate degree such as a Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, a Doctor of Laws, or a Master of Business Administration
15) Certification as Project Management Professional (PMP)
16) Management experience
17) International work experience- other major financial magnitude to describe importance of the position. Capital Expenditures: 100 MM or other non-financial magnitude describing the complexity of the position (e.g. number of clients, administrative reports, products or projects)
Very competitive salary and benefits!
Great company to work for!
Full relocation package is available!
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