Direct subordinate managers engaged in monitoring and controlling the scheduling, estimating, cost and document control of all projects. Prepare configuration documents for standardization of the reporting process.

Responsibilities:

To perform this role successfully, the individual will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

• Responsible for the management/supervision of the cost control, estimating and planning/schedulers group;
• Execution of project control mandates on projects
• Understand and familiarization with in-house procedures and lead implementation of the procedures on the project;
• Organize and plan activities of established procedures and practices to provide the best services to projects and; to ensure the application of the appropriate methods and procedures and their adaptation to suite the philosophy, strategy and conditions of specific projects and proposals.
• Business development through proposals
• Initial project planning including scope definition and execution planning
• Preparation of fair price estimates, monitoring and reporting on contractor progress and subsequent review
• Preparation of project schedules including precommissioning activities
• Preparation of project change orders and follow-up negotiations
• Review/analysis of contractor bids
• Approval of contractor progress payment certificates
• Analysis and resolution of contractor claims
• Making staffing decisions and providing employees with training and development opportunities
• Proposing and managing department budget and participating in development of unit budget
• Accountable for quality of work of subordinates, including those who supervise others
• Being accountable for business unit deliverables

Qualifications:

• Appropriate University degree with experience in planning, estimating and cost control
• Comprehensive knowledge of engineering and construction management principles and practices and the associated flow of design and construction project management
• You will have 10 – 20 years’ experience, preferably in a senior project controls position
• Significant knowledge of all project management functions, contract discipline and administration, procurement, materials control, economics and project accounting
• Capacity to determine program objectives and requirements and to develop standards and guides for diverse technical or administrative activities
• A distinct results orientation combined with outstanding communication, interpersonal and team building skills
• Experience managing a team of 25+ project controls specialists
• Proven team leader
• Extensive knowledge of a variety of estimating methods and techniques
• Ability to recognize potential claims and manage project contract activities to avoid costly claims and litigation
• Ability to supervise and evaluate the work of subordinates
• Ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
• Ability to establish program policies and procedures and evaluate their effectiveness
• Ability to work under pressure
• Excellent computer skills including experience with some of the following: Primavara (P5, P3, P3e/c), Monte Carlo, MS Project, Progress Measurement systems such as Mile marker, Convero
• Significant knowledge of all project management functions, contract discipline and administration, procurement, materials control, economics and project accounting;
• Fully fluent in French and English