Project Controls Lead – Africa
We are hiring project controls supervisors, senior planners, and cost engineers with vast experience levels and the flexibility and agility that this evolving programme demands. This is a great opportunity to develop with this fast-moving customer.
The Project Controls professionals are responsible for cost analysis/control and planning/scheduling activities. Directs cost estimating, analysis, and control activities and schedule development, maintenance, monitoring, impact identification, and recovery plan development activities. Directs the preparation and presentation of on-project estimates and cost forecasts. Supports project organizational and administrative activities. Identifies, analyzes, and provides innovative solutions to cost engineering and planning/scheduling problems.
Range of Job Responsibilities include (not limited):
Responsible for effective execution of Project Controls programs on an assigned project in accordance with Bechtel Project Controls Department Procedures.
Reviews and approves Earned Revenue Determination Data, Proposal Financial Summaries, Project Financial Status Reports, and Charge for Project Working Capital calculations for assigned projects.
Plans staffing needs for assigned projects.
Supervises Project Controls staff.
Reviews contract drafts to ensure they include adequate cost and scope definition and meet Project Controls requirements. Coordinate’s development of all data in support of negotiations.
Prepares, coordinates, and directs Project Controls presentations to Bechtel and client management, as required.
Participates in the development and training of assigned personnel and in the implementation of on-the-job and classroom training programs.
Conducts personnel performance reviews and career counseling. Interviews candidates for employment and makes recommendations for employment decisions.
Directs project control activities. Develops, interprets, and executes policy, objectives, and standards applicable to cost and schedule control and analysis activities.
Prepares the Project Controls plan for assigned projects.
Maintains liaison with GBU functional management to coordinate workload and staffing plans, work processes, and procedures.
Experience in performing, monitoring, and reviewing planning and scheduling functions, which include schedule development, control, and analysis, in the field and the home office.
Skilled in oral and written communication.
Proficiency with PC operating systems, with proficiency in several basic software applications. Proficiency with multiple discipline-specific software applications currently used in Bechtel i.e., PowerBI, QlikView, SQL Server Reporting Services and Microsoft Office Applications, for example).
Ability to interface with other disciplines, client reps and subcontractors as required.
Intermediate level of knowledge of engineering, procurement, contracts, construction, and startup work processes, as performed by Bechtel.
Must have a strong work ethic and willingness to work alongside our partners and management team. Should have a strong and collaborative personality
Experience of both Cost & Planning on a medium to a large construction project.
Grade 26: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university plus at least 9 years of relevant professional experience, or in lieu of degree, at least 15 years of progressive related work experience.
Grade 27: Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university plus 13 years of relevant work experience, or in lieu of degree, at least 19 years of progressive related work experience.
Assignment Terms and Conditions:
Initial team members will likely telework and business trip to the various site locations during the development phase. Long-term terms and conditions are u
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Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that foster long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Energy; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live.
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About Bechtel Corporation
Bechtel is one of the most respected global engineering, construction, and project management companies. Together with our customers, we deliver landmark projects that create long-term progress and economic growth. Since 1898, we’ve completed more than 25,000 extraordinary projects across 160 countries on all seven continents. We operate through four global businesses: Infrastructure; Nuclear, Security & Environmental; Oil, Gas & Chemicals; and Mining & Metals. Our company and our culture are built on more than a century of leadership and a relentless adherence to our values, the core of which are safety, quality, ethics, and integrity. These values are what we believe, what we expect, what we deliver, and what we live. Our expertise Infrastructure Aviation, civil, communications, rail, and power. Defense and Nuclear Security Chemical weapons disassembly and destruction, critical infrastructure, facilities operations and management, supply chain management, U.S. naval programs Environmental Cleanup and Management Cleanup and remediation, decontamination and decommissioning, waste processing and disposal Mining & Metals Coal; ferrous, nonferrous, and industrial metals; metal forming and finishing. Oil, Gas & Chemicals Liquefied natural gas, offshore oil and gas, onshore oil and gas, petrochemicals, pipelines Power Nuclear, renewables, thermal, transmission, combined cycle and hydro. Safety, quality, ethics and sustainability Bechtel is built upon time-tested values of excellence and integrity. This means working to the highest ethical standards and being measured by the enduring quality of our projects. Year after year we are among the safest companies in our industry. We are committed to leaving a legacy of progress by developing local skills for sustained economic opportunity and volunteering our time and talent to the communities where we work.