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  • Job reference: RMS0170492

Project Controller

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Illinois
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/08/2016
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (06/09/16)
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The Company:
A large midstream company

The Role:
Core 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, labour 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.

Decision Making:
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.

Duties:
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.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree
- 8+ years of experience within the oil & gas industry
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