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Location: Staffordshire, England
Duration: Contract
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Job Posting Title: Project Controller - Intermediate Level

Description: Role & responsibilities:

* They are a key member of the project team and the "right hand" of the PM

* Role has two main functions… cost and scheduling

* Scheduling

- Develop tender schedules using the established tools and processes and challenges the team to ensure schedule risk is managed with a balance of competitive offering aligned to historical performance

- Develops and maintains the single project schedule representing the entire project by integrating inputs from all functions, units and third parties contributing to the project

- Ensure proper linkages in schedule to show all interdependencies between contributing parties

- Ensure functional owners sign off on commitments and are made accountable for their date

- Work collaboratively with other overall project planning team to ensure optimal alignment of schedule with overall schedule

- Delivers a high quality schedule aligned with global standards to ensure project is accurately represented

- Maintains schedule thru the entire project obtaining inputs from all project contributors

- Drives regular operating rhythm with project team to review schedule status and operating rhythm

- Challenges functional owners on forecast completion dates to ensure dates are realistic

- Provides schedule analysis to forecast schedule risk and opportunities using available tools and experience

- Provides look ahead, backlog and future late reporting with prioritizations to clearly communicate potential and real risk and drive the project priorities

- Generates "what if" scenarios to optimize execution and works with project teams to evaluate feasibility

- Provides strategies to mitigate risks

- Drives functional owners to mitigate risks and follows up with functional owners on risk mitigation actions

- Provide and communicate regular status reporting

- Provides contractually required customer reporting and is able to communicate directly with customers on scheduling matters

* Cost Controlling

- Ensure the project cost are managed with global standard tools and processes

- Ensure budgeted values are aligned with historical performance

- Reviews project schedule and progress to identify cost risks and opportunities

- Reviews project scope evolution to identify cost risk and opportunities

- Reviews functional execution and events to identify cost risks and opportunities

- Provide cost analytics using project information and analysing cost and productivity trends

- Own and drive the Budget Deviation Process with tools

- Drives a regular cost operating rhythm to discussion risk and opportunities

- Develops cost forecasts based on functional input and analytics, challenges functional estimates where needed

- Checks and controls cost movements, compares with current scope and progress as well as with previous forecast. Also Compares with productivity factors and validates accuracy of estimates

- Communicates cost status/forecasts/risk to functional cost owners and drives/supports risk mitigation

- Presents all financial data in a transparent way, attends project and management review to present cost status and actions

- Aligns with Finance Controller to ensure reconciliation takes place between approved project financial data and books.

- Provide time based cost forecasts to support revenue recognition


* Analyse all the risks and opportunities communicate clearly priorities and potential impacts

* Support change order analysis

* Support claim preparations

Key Skills:

* Able to drive project teams to control the project

* Analytical skills to use data to forecast outcomes

* Clear communicator with strong communication and influencing skills

* Primavera skills

* Cost management skills

How to Apply

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