Vacancy: Project Controls Lead, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Vacancy: Project Controls Lead, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Posted on: Sep.20.2021

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Project Controls Lead to strengthen our team in Abu Dhabi.


Primary Role:

• Establishment and maintenance of systems, processes, procedures, and resources for all areas of functional accountability on the contract.
• Provide the Project Management with accurate monthly cost and progress reports incorporating early warning, forecast completions, together with the critical path and trend analyses.
• Accountable for managing the Main Contract commercial issues.
• To ensure that all work is performed without compromise to quality and in line with the company’s procedures.
• To maintain high standard of safety at all times.

Principal Responsibilities:

Principal responsibilities include but not limited to;
• Advising project team on cost control, planning & Contract compliance
• Tracking progress & reports against actual cost
• Preparing any special progress reports, cost reports, and forecasts for team activities
• Assisting in change management process with project leaders and contractors
• Reviewing project cost estimates and schedules
• Coordinating routine progress reporting
• Reviewing project cost estimates and project budget tracking for compliance
• Assist Cost Engineers to prepare and update weekly and monthly project cost reports.
• Tracking and evaluating PO and subcontract cost reporting and invoicing
• Participating in reporting on process and cost
• Develop a suitable Work Breakdown Structure covering the project requirements / scope of works.
• Develop, baseline, update, and maintain detailed project schedules for various phases of project execution including but not limited to design development, construction, pre-commissioning, and start-up.
• Coordinate with client representatives, team members, contractors, subcontractors to consider all project requirements.
• Provides training, mentoring and ongoing project controls guidance to project team members.
• Establish and manage the invoicing procedure and supervise its proper implementation.
• Support the development of the Project Controls team members.
• Identify and share lessons learned to support continuous improvement of project performance and company operations

Skills / Qualifications

• Graduate Degree is preferred however alternative qualifications will be considered i.e. HNC / HND
• Minimum of 15 years’ relevant experience in the oil and gas industry with minimum 5 years similar experience.
• Experience of working with multi-national and multi-cultural project teams is strongly preferred.
• Previous experience of working in the Middle East would be an advantage.


Competencies

• Previous Oil & Gas industry experience.
• Experience with detailed Engineering and Construction scheduling.
• Experience with Concept Selection and FEED studies

Interpersonal Skills

• Clear communicator with good interpersonal skills
• An active listener with the ability to focus on customer requirements.
• Fluent in both spoken and written English language

Technical/Business Skills

• Highly motivated and self-reliant
• Confident and assertive
• Problem solver
• Open thinker and innovator
• Good communicator with a willingness to share knowledge and support others.
• Flexible and adaptable
• Strong commitment to safety


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

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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