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Lead Project Controller

  • Sector: Power & Energy
  • Location: Barrow-in-Furness
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 05/08/2014
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The Role:
To lead a team in achieving programme goals and performance targets. Accountable for interpretations of data and information, acting as an enabler in the decision making process. Work with the Project Control's management team in defining Project Controls Processes/Organisation for the Programme/ Projects. Provide support into Control Account Managers with the most complex accounts to enable effective management of costs, schedule, risks and opportunities and resources across whole Projects. Provide analysis of Earned Value Management (EVM) Data and variance reporting to the CAM population.
Core Duties:
Lead and manage the production of various Project/Programme reports, using a variety of Software/Reporting
Techniques and accountable for robust metrics and management reports required for the CAM Review process and CSR Reviews.
Provide support, expertise and advice on data analysis and forecasting to Senior Management.
Provide expertise in project planning, monitoring and control tools, techniques and procedures to Programme teams and Cost Account Managers.
Lead improvement initiatives within the organisation in particular assist in establishing a robust project control culture within the business.
Lead on System/Process development and creation, distribution and analysis of ad hoc reports.
Accountable for supporting the CAM’s in defining the work content of the control account (Statement of work) to support resource estimating. Accountable for providing timely inputs to the Company BRP Process to ensure required resource is available to carry out the defined scope of work.
Accountable for analysis and reporting on cost and schedule performance in line with monthly CAM reviews and support completion of arising actions. Ensure integrity of overall Project data.
Ensure general governance for all Project Controls processes; including Work Packages [Open/Close/DataValidation etc] at appropriate - authorised level and; regular cost and schedule baseline maintenance and support through the Performance Measurement Baseline Change Request (PMBCR) process.
Accountable for production of Programme Information, analysing, identifying and communicating areas for continuous improvement.
Lead, develop and motivate any reporting and assigned staff through good communication and honest open management techniques in keeping with company values, policies and procedures and Take responsibility and accountability for the performance management of the team [including PDR's, ESM, performance reviews etc in line with the company process.
Work with Cost Engineering and Finance in the development of accurate estimates in support of bids, annual budgets or cost to completion and analyse “spend to date” data

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Expert knowledge of EVM and project management theory
Highly proficient user of EVM packages such as Deltek Cobra
Knowledge of project planning systems such as Primevera P6 would be a distinct advantage
Knowledge and experience of SAP PS and FI modules would be a distinct advantage
Project management degree or chartership would be a distinct advantage.
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