The Project Controls Manager reports to the PM and is accountable for creation and maintenance of the processes and systems required for effective planning, scheduling and control of the programme and project. The role includes leadership of the project controls team, including direct reports for planning, cost control, estimating and risk / opportunity management, (Change Control).
The Project Controls Manager will support the PM to develop project scope, work breakdown structure, control account structure and associated techniques (i.e. – rules of credit, forecast trends) to appropriately monitor, control and report on delivery of the project to schedule, time and cost.
Key responsibilities include:
- Establishing and maintaining the project controls governance arrangements at functional level to support delivery of the of project
- Clearly define the project controls discipline lead roles and responsibilities aligned to project controls and wider project organisation structure
- Leadership of the Project Controls team
- Establish the processes, systems and techniques to plan, monitor, control and report on delivery of the project to schedule, time and cost
- Define the controls structures such as work breakdown, control account, resource library
- Establish the performance baseline and processes for measurement of progress against the base position in terms of schedule, time and cost
- Develop, implement and maintain quality management processes for schedule integrity (Acumen FUSE, Project Assurance Framework)
- Establish and implement the process to manage actual and forecasted costs against the defined control account structure (in-period, in-year, whole life)
- Establish and maintain processes to identify and track risks and opportunities and apply risk modelling periodically (timeline to be agreed with PM) to assess programme / project confidence levels
- Develop and produce performance progress reports to the JV, SL, JV MPR and the BEP JV Executive
- Establish and maintain processes to identify, define, evaluate, plan, track and realise cost and schedule benefits
- Strategic recommendations to the project leadership team on how the project resources (people, materials, supply chain) should be allocated to optimise the schedule and project performance