• Title
    Project Controls Manager
    Requisition ID
    Work Location
    Department / Discipline
    Project Control
    Position Type
    Staff / Permanent
  • Overview / Responsibilities

    Wood is currently looking for a Project Controls Manager to work out of our office in Al - Khobar, Saudi Arabia

    • Provides a complete Project Control Service to the project, covering all cost, planning and document control for the Engineering Services, Materials Management, Subcontracting and Construction Services in accordance with Contract Execution Procedures and / or Department Procedures and Work Practices
    • Integration of cost and schedule data and reporting with the Company’s accounting and management information systems to facilitate meeting company performance and financial goals. Represents the Company in dealing with clients on all project control matters
    • Identifies and track all changes or potential changes to the project scope, ensuring estimates of cost changes and schedule impact are given visibility with the client and project management. Integrates cost and schedule data and reporting with the company’s accounting and management information systems to facilitate meeting company performance and financial goals
    • Ensures that the Health Safety Environmental and Quality Policy is implemented and understood by all supervised staff and that all Compliance and Code of Ethics requirements are appropriately embedded within the project and document control organization
    • Reviews and understands all relevant documents and conditions pertaining to the project. Ensures that the contract requirements are followed and reflected in the provision of the services
    • Attends to the formal handover from proposals and estimating at the start of the project in accordance with corporate procedures. Prepares and maintains the manpower projection plan for the project control team and liaise with the Project Manager, Project Controls and Chief Engineers to ensure that the project is provided with enough resources at the required level
    • Establishes the specific responsibilities of the Lead Engineers and supervise the activities of the project control team for technical quality and productivity. Develops, in conjunction with the Project Manager and Client, a suitable work breakdown structure for the project
    • Establishes and agrees the level of reporting required by the project and ensures that responsibilities are defined, all reports are correct and issued in a timely manner
    • Ensures that cost and schedule baselines are put in place at an early stage of the project and communicated to the project team. In conjunction with the Lead Cost and Planning Engineers, ensures that all control mechanisms are established to monitor performance; analyses trend and prepares forecasts for review with Project Management
    • Identifies and analyses deviations and trends against budgets and schedules, investigate such deviations with the relevant group and advise the Project Manager. Ensures that effective change control mechanisms are established and that agreed changes are reflected in budgets and schedules
    • Holds regular progress and co - ordination meetings with project control staff and inform the team of the overall project and management objectives. Reviews overall project status with the Lead Cost and Planning Engineers and Project Management and recommends corrective action if necessary
    • Liaises with other departments to ensure that information affecting schedule and cost is continually up - dated and that project control objectives are known
    • Oversees the preparation and tracking / expediting of invoices and payments
    • Manages the preparation of final job statistics and analyses the effectiveness of procedures for possible improvement on future projects. Provides feedback on key project issues to Department Management team on a weekly basis
    • Be familiar with the current application of computer systems to Wood’s business and endeavors to optimize their use and development within the project, both to solve technical problems and to promote the effective management of information. Identifies responsibilities and control interfaces between Wood and any other Affiliate or Joint Venture project control team members

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Degree or HNC / HND in an Engineering discipline or where strong planning and commercial skills are included
    • Substantial experience in planning, progress measurement, cost control, change management and document control on all project phases from front end design through to construction completion which should have been gained in the refinery, petrochemicals or oil and gas industries
    • Experience of working in the Middle East in a multi - cultural environment
    • Must have thorough knowledge of project control / business practices, calculation methods / software, standards, procedures and specifications
    • Experience with Saudi Aramco / KSA projects is a preferential requirement

    Company Overview

    Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion.  We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors.  www.woodplc.com  


    Diversity Statement

    We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.


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