Vacancy: Project Controls Manager, Dubai, UAE

Vacancy: Project Controls Manager, Dubai, UAE

Posted on: Jul.16.2021

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Project Controls Manager to strengthen our team in Dubai to support the Basra Gas Company project. Please find below the details.

*Design and implement project control mechanisms and systems for effective control of Project estimates, schedule, cost and timewriting; to facilitate accurate reporting of schedule and cost performance, variance analysis, commitments, expenditures, VOWD, and estimates at completion
*Management and administration of contract types, project planning, project execution, work processes (Engineering, Procurement, Construction & Commissioning), estimating systems and software and manufacture processes for critical and major equipment
*Ensure development and implementation project WBS and CBS
*Schedule reviews to analyze schedule performance and ascertain schedule variations using Earned Value *Management techniques like Schedule Variance and Schedule Performance Index
*Ensure effective schedule control, analyse cause and degree of any variance relative to the schedule baseline and adopt necessary corrective or preventive action
*Assess schedule feasibility of project schedule and ensure adequate contingency is maintained and review and authorise plans to mitigate the impact of any unexpected situations
*Approve baseline schedules
*Review and approve of project progress reports and management reports
*Supervise and verify development of annual and total budget for projects based on approved cost estimates and schedule
*Monitor variances from the current budget and assist all project members with the control, formulation and interpretation of budgets, trends, and estimates at completion
*Review and endorse all project forecasts
Interface management with various project departments regarding project reporting requirements and ensure timely and accurate flow of information
*Participate in PROMs, identify Risks & Opportunities, analyse risk exposure using Monte Carlo simulations (@RISK) and contingency management
*Ensure that effective project change management is implemented and that approved changes are put in through adequate control systems on a timely basis and that changes, trends and forecasts reflect the project scope
*Serve as focal point for Project Control Systems and Procedures
*Assist in the preparation of the final project close-out report and asset register
*Interface with project accounting to ensure accuracy of actual costs reported
*Supervise project controls in the performance of required project control functions
*Supervise the timewriting team and test/validate accuracy of the data


Skills / Qualifications

-Degree or similar qualification
-Minimum of 15 years experience in oil and gas Industry
-Onshore oil and gas related project controls experience
-Experience of a leadership role in Project Controls with the ability to manage a team
-Expert in writing reports
-Commercially and contractually aware and able to manage budgets
-Familiar with project controls systems
-Good Oral and Communication skills
-Must be able to supervise and delegate
-Must have good interpersonal skills/team player

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 45,000 people. www.woodplc.com

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