Responsible for ensuring the project controls department delivers a cost and schedule effective, high standard of project controls services to all internal and external clients.
Specific responsibilities includes
To attract, assemble and manage a high quality Project controls team
To promote Jacobs’s Project Controls Capability to our clients
To set overall directions and manage development of Jacob’s Project Controls systems.
To routinely report on the cost, schedule and resource trends and forecasts on all projects.
To provide governance and corporate support for the Project Controls function within Projects.
Ensure Project Controls team provides consistent, accurate management and reporting of services and capital cost, schedule and resourcing on projects
Ensure Project Controls team provides timely trend information and variance reports to Project Managers and helps to develop recovery plans on cost and schedule within agreed timeframes.
Ensure Project Controls teams supports Project teams on managing claims for variations and extensions and assists in resolutions of contract disputes
Identify and implement best practices, procedure and tools and systems for project controls
Manage the selection and / or development of project controls tools
Manage the rollout of corporate initiatives with respect to project controls
Ensure feedback of cost and schedule actuals to estimating and business development for improvement of corporate estimating data
Ensure relevant lesson learnt output is communicated and reviewed
Ensure the sell sheets for Jacobs services are prepared accurately and on time
Provide HSE, technical leadership and guidance to all staff within the group.
Determine the necessary discipline training requirements and arrange for appropriate training
Liaise and train project managers / directors to clarify project control related issues
Provide leadership, direction, supervision and inspirational management to all team members (direct & indirect)
Meet overhead and S&O budgets as directed by the Manager of Project Services
Provide input to project budgets for bids in consultation with the Manager of Project Services
MBA or equivalent
Tertiary Engineering qualifications
At least 15 years’ experience in Cost Control, Planning or Estimating of multi-disciplined projects
Ideally EPC, EPCM experience across a broad range of projects
Relevant experience in Project Control
MS Excel & Project, Cost Software, Primavera etc.
Keeps up to date with the best practice in the field of Project Controls