Project Controls Manager

BH-274104
  • Market Rate
  • Australia Western Australia Perth
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Our client a Global Oil and Gas organization in Perth CBD are currently seeking a Project Controls Manager to join them for a 12-month contract.
The Project Control Manager (PCM) assists the Project Manager (PM) in the overall control of the project and is specifically in charge of managing:
  • Main contract, subcontracts and procurement
  • Cost control
  • Planning and scheduling
  • Progress monitoring and reporting
  • Document control
  • Change order management
  • Risk management
Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Provide the Project Manager and Project Services Manager with comprehensive and reliable data and information
  • about the project status (actual, forecast, trend) and highlight the reasons for adverse trends if any exist
  • Proactively assist the Project Manager in the identification of preventive measures or corrective actions, as required, to improve the project status and mitigate risks
  • Manage the preparation of the project procedures
  • Set the subcontracting strategy including target budgets, award dates, subcontracting principle
  • Maintain the risk register
  • Review and validate the subcontracts plan and database, engineering deliverables list, progress monitoring structures, master and offshore schedules, CBS structure and forecasting accuracy and manpower forecast for the project team
  • Analyse the actual status and forecast for cost, progress and schedule
  • Drive the preparation of change orders and/or claims, maintain the Change Register
  • Assist the Project Manager in the preparation of the RMI (Internal Monthly Report) and PMR (Project Management Report), and any ad-hoc reporting requirements internally and externally to Clients (Sponsors meetings, Regional management requests etc)
  • Develop, maintain and regularly update an overall manpower utilisation plan (actual and forecast) for Project
  • Controls personnel across the project. Liaise with HR & Project Services to ensure project requirements are fulfilled
  • Attend operations meetings, weekly management team meeting, client meetings and meetings in relation to project status
  • Reports directly to the PM and attends weekly management team meeting
  • Attend meetings related to project status and/or concerns, provide guidance/resolutions as required to maintain progress and/or contractual standing
  • Ensure the project is performed in compliance with project & corporate procedures and lead by example in relation to QHSE
Key Skills and Experience Required:
  • Engineering, Construction Management, Commerce Degree or related tertiary qualification preferred
  • Strong understanding of the principles of contracts management, cost control, planning and scheduling and risk management and project management reporting
  • Advanced MS Excel skills
  • Working knowledge of Primavera and Microsoft Project Scheduling Software
  • Capability to develop and maintain databases, such as MS Access is preferred
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in project services in the offshore/onshore oil & gas industry, or construction industry with exposure to large-scale EPC or EPCM projects


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