Project Controller

Vacancy ID

BBBH1097571

Location

Houston, Texas, USA

Job Type

Contract

Job description

Our client, one of North America's leading energy infrastructure companies, is seeking someone for a Project Controller position to work within their facilities located in downtown Houston, TX.

Responsibilities

  • Provide active cost management reporting and governance of projects/programs from initiation to completion.
  • Create, maintain and manage cost forecasting/reporting systems to ensure accuracy and visibility of project estimates and budgets to project scope/objectives.
  • Create and analyze change management documents to govern project costs and objective variances.
  • Forecast costs to completion based on trends including productivity measurements, labor rate analysis, commitments, management of change, schedule impacts and material cost variance.
  • Update, maintain and analyze project commitments, cost flow, and expenditures while also supporting monitoring, reviewing and analysis of cost, schedule, earned value and associated reporting;
  • Track, report and analyze project/program performance and costs from initiation to completion.
  • Establish and report project/program metrics and benchmarks.
  • Assess and document trends and risks of the project/ program as related to costs/schedule.
  • Develop and maintain financial reporting (weekly/monthly).
  • Collaborate and communicate with internal (Project Managers, business analysts, project administrators) and external stakeholders (vendors) throughout the project cycle to ensure transparency of project costs and trends.
  • Makes decisions and recommendations on high governance activities or complex issues, including those without formal guidelines or precedents.
  • Exercises resourcefulness and ingenuity to execute responsibilities and interpret policy.
  • Responsible for overseeing and analyzing project cost and performance data to establish performance metrics, which support the effective and proactive control of project costs and forecasting.
  • Reviews reports, analyses data and proposes recommendations in support of cost management governance.
  • Provides input related to improvements and process developments.
  • Considered a Specialist, works independently and demonstrates independent judgment in relation to accountabilities, including compilation and analysis of data.
  • Develops risk mitigation and ongoing improvements and developments in projects.
  • Identifies opportunities for cost improvements and internal benchmarking within and outside of areas of accountability.
  • Provides mentoring, coaching and guidance to junior colleagues.
  • Represents the department as a key contact, interacting with Project Managers, senior internal and client personnel on significant and complex project governance and controls matters.



Requirements

  • Must have oil & gas experience;
  • Pipeline/midstream will be a bonus
  • SAP experience will be a bonus
  • Must have from 7 to 10 years of experience