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Project Controls Lead

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Fort McMurray
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 03/05/2013
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their ongoing oil sands mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
The Lead Control reports directly to the Business Services Lead. He/she also will report to Organization Controls Lead for functional guidance on work processes and systems integrity. The Lead Control’s role is to ensure that the project obtains the quality needed to achieve project goals related to estimating, financial stewardship and project management controls. The Lead Control will provide quality control over the Contractor’s estimating and controls activities to ensure the project is executed in accordance with Project Management System expectations.

The responsibilities of the Lead Control include facilitating the use of the PM System within the Project. This position is responsible for preparation of estimates, cost forecasts, and implementation of project controls systems for the Execution Team to track progress and monitor trends. The position leads the reporting and stewardship activities of internal reporting for the Execution Team to the overall roll up in the Calgary office.

•Line responsible for executing project estimating and controls plans in compliance with PM System.
•Monitor activities consistent with estimating development plans for Post Gate 3 Estimate/Outlooks and make required corrective adjustments in response to deviations from plan (post-Gate 3).
•Oversee the Management of Change work process for assigned facilities during post-Gate 2.
•Control the Project to agreed plans and processes, including financial stewardship, cost, management of change, key issues, lessons learned, etc.
•Monitor FEEP contractor’s resources to ensure appropriate work procedures are followed in developing project estimating deliverables, to allow effective functional verification of project estimates & controls, and to share best practices and lessons learned.
•Interface with engineering, execution, Controllers and other Business Services related functions such as Procurement, Planning and Document Control.

•Professional position with broad project management experience.
•Technical expertise in estimating and project controls.
•Sets and achieves high standards; adaptable to changing priorities.
•Strong interpersonal and communication skills.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
Skill Area Proficiencies
•Understands and is proficient in the application of the Project Management System.
•Competent to Expert proficiency in the estimating and project controls of Project Gate and Checkpoint deliverables.
•Competent proficiency in most Project Management skills
(e.g. cost estimating, project controls, execution planning, contracting, planning & scheduling).
•Basic to Competent proficiency in most Construction and Development Planning skill areas.
•Typically, previous experience in one or more technical disciplines
(Facilities, Pipelines, Mining, etc.).

Qualifications and Experience
•10 - 20 years in an engineering or operations assignment.
•10 - 20 years experience in a variety of project management positions (see Skill Areas).

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