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Department Manager - Project Controls (E1)

General Description of Role and Responsibilities:

  • The Project Controls Manager has overall responsibility for managing and monitoring budgets, costs, planning/scheduling, and management of change. Including managing the development and implementation of budgets and baselines to meet the project objectives and ensure adherence to the policies and procedures of the project.
  • Assessing the capability of project control staff and recommending appropriate roles and responsibilities.
  • Inputting to the project control department knowledge transfer program which includes comprehensive on-the-job learning.
  • Developing and getting ratified section operating structure and department operating processes and procedures based on the PMM processes and procedures.
  • Controlling and monitoring project schedules from registration to handover.
  • Implementing the relevant Stage Gate Process on all new and existing projects.
  • Ensuring that all projects provide input to monthly dashboards, consistent with project guidelines.
  • Undertaking cost-related activities.
  • Preparing and maintaining portfolio cost reports, showing the budget for each project, forecast commitments, and actual costs.
  • Defining cost requirements for contracts.
  • Preparing financial input for contracts.
  • Preparation of consolidated cost report.
  • Establish project invoices register and update it every month.
  • Monitor the project's cash flow and available funds.
  • Implementing PMM standard planning and scheduling processes and procedures Qualifications.
  • Undertaking all planning and schedule-related activities.
  • Preparing and maintaining portfolio level 1 management schedule showing plan/actual/forecast for each project in a single line highlighting critical projects.
  • Preparing and maintaining a level 1 stage gate schedule for each project.
  • Preparing schedules for projects before bidding.
  • Defining schedule requirements for contracts.
  • Evaluating bidder's schedule submittals.
  • Preparing milestones and schedules input for contracts.
  • Maintaining Master Schedule.
  • Preparing consolidated schedule performance report.
  • Review and approve baseline schedules submitted by the contractor.
  • Review the recovery plans and corrective actions as proposed by contractors and accepted by the supervision consultant.
  • Implementing an Enterprise Documents Management System (EDMS) per relevant retention legislation.
  • Developing a structure and archiving project documents.
  • Preparing document management input for contracts.
  • Preparing the Document Management department knowledge transfer program which includes comprehensive on-the-job learning.
  • Monitoring and auditing of clusters Document Management performance, including spot checks and other verification of adherence to project record filing requirements per project.
  • Preparing testing and commissioning scope of work for construction RFPs.
  • Reviewing testing and commissioning aspects of contractors' proposed Project Execution Plans.
  • Preparing testing and commissioning input to contracts.
  • Assigning testing and commissioning resources to projects.
  • Maintaining functional responsibility for testing and commissioning resources assigned to projects
  • Maintaining overall responsibility for construction contractor/subcontractor testing and commissioning performance and adherence to their respective contracts.
  • Development and rectification of department operating structure [Org. Chart, Roles, Responsibilities] as well tools to be deployed [software, apply Intl best practice]
  • Informs themselves of the relevant Quality, Environmental, Safety, and Occupational Health Policies, Manuals, and Procedures in place within Hill International, and ensures continued compliance with these requirements while employed by Hill.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the line manager/supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited University.
  • Minimum 20 years experience in planning and scheduling including having worked as the scheduling manager on large-scale projects.
  • Thorough knowledge and demonstrated experience in directing cost engineering, cost estimating, control and analysis, planning and scheduling, schedule development, control, and analysis. Experience and demonstrated skill in establishing criteria and system set-up for all project control activities.
  • Working knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and start-up/set-up work processes.
  • Involvement in continuous improvement and capacity building/talent development.
  • Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
  • Advanced knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes.
  • Professional user of scheduling software such as Primavera P6 and EPPM platform.
  • Ability to review and analyze project schedules and contractor performance.
  • Demonstrated skill in management, supervisory, and personnel administrative functions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience working internationally (preference KSA experience).

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Department Manager - Project Controls (E1)

Hill International N.V.
Saudi Arabia
more than 10 years of experience

Published on 12 Jul 2024

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