Corporate Project Controls Manager, Jacobs, All Onshore and Offshore Projects

START Date: 
November, 2017
Jacobs Zate (EPCM / EPC) Saudi Arabia, Al Khobar Projects: All Saudi Aramco GES+ Projects for both the Upstream and Downstream buniness lines: Role: Project Controls Manager for the GES+ Aramco Contract (Upstream & Downstream) Job Description: Responsible for ensuring the project controls department delivers a cost and schedule effective, high standard of project controls services to all internal and external clients. Specific responsibilities include: • To attract, assemble and manage a high-quality project controls team. • To promote Jacobs’s project controls capability to our clients. • To set overall directions and manage development of Jacob’s project controls systems. • To routinely report on the cost, schedule and resource trends and forecasts on all projects. • To provide governance and corporate support for the project controls function within projects. Report to: • Manager of Project Controls Regional (home office). • Director of Projects (GES+ Programme) Work with: • Operations, • Business development group, • Project management group, • Client project controls group, • Estimating group, • Engineering group, • Procurement group, • Contracts group, • Construction group, • Commissioning group. Safety and Wellness • Provide visible HSE leadership. • Plan work activities and identify hazards and controls in consultation with employees. • Conduct and record site inspections and risk assessments (including Hazard ID, risk analysis and control). • Participate in the resolution of HSE issues. • Communicate and report on HSE issues/incidents (e.g. toolbox meetings). • Assure accountability of employees and sub-contractors. Strategic • Project schedule and cost baseline frozen in agreed time frame. • Project change management process established. • Range analysis performed internally or externally at required level. • Project team and systems mobilised in time. • Project controls plan in place. People • Provide HSE, technical leadership and guidance to all staff within the group. • Determine the necessary discipline training requirements and arrange for appropriate training. • Carry out performance assessments for members of the group and make recommendations for salary adjustments and professional development. • Liaise and train project managers/directors to clarify project control related issues. • Provide leadership, direction, supervision and inspirational management to all team members (direct and indirect). Clients • Client’s projects controls requirement understood from bid documents and proposal prepared accurately. • Project controls write up complete within bid period timeframes and presented well for winning bids. • Client’s projects controls requirement understood and agreed. • Project setup complete within contract timeframes and to contract requirements Operational/Financial /Corporate Key operational responsibilities and accountabilities as follows: • Operational • Ensure project controls team provides consistent, accurate management and reporting of services and capital cost, schedule and resourcing on projects. • Ensure project controls team provides timely trend information and variance reports to project managers and helps to develop recovery plans on cost and schedule within agreed timeframes. • Ensure project controls teams supports project teams on managing claims for variations and extensions and assists in resolutions of contract disputes. • Identify and implement best practices, procedure and tools and systems for project controls. • Manage the selection and / or development of project controls tools. • Manage the rollout of corporate initiatives with respect to project controls. • Ensure feedback of cost and schedule actuals to estimating and business development for improvement of corporate estimating data. • Ensure relevant lesson learnt output is communicated and reviewed.
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