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Planner / Project Control Engineer

Job Title: Planner / Project Control Engineer
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Midlands
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 11046
Contact Name: Anna
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 15, 2017 11:57

Job Description


• Builds tender integrated schedules and cost estimates 
• Build project schedule and project budgeting in cost and schedule tools 
• Ensures compliance to the Global Standard process for Project Controls 
• Support PM to align project budgets to as sold in appropriate systems 
• Maintain project schedule and cost forecast throughout project 
• Analyse schedule and cost trends and provide forecasted cost and schedules to project team 
• Maintain a register of potential schedule and cost risks 
• Maintain a register of actual and committed costs 
• Checks and controls cost movements, compares with current scope and progress as well as with previous forecast. Also Compares with productivity factors and validates accuracy of estimates 
• Communicates schedule and cost status/forecasts/risk to functional cost owners and drives/supports risk mitigation 
• Provides internal and external project reporting of project status 
• Collaborate with 3rd parties on project cost and schedules 
• Presents all financial data in a transparent way, attends project and management review to present cost status 
• Provides change order calculations to ensure schedule and cost estimates are accurate 
• Updates changes in appropriate systems to ensure costs are aligned to the current situation 
• Aligns with Finance Controller to ensure reconciliation takes place between approved project financial data and books. 
• Support project close out and claims 
• Provide support to tenders 
• Oversee the planning function on the project 

• Quality of the project controlling reporting. 
• Accuracy of cost budgets, actuals and forecasting 
• Collaboration with functional cost owners to find strategies to reduce cost 
• Alignment to established standards ( WBS, process, procedures, tools usage) 
• Efficiency and effectives of the project cost control team where applicable. 

Educational Requirements 
Degree qualified either in engineering, finance or project management 

Experience and Knowledge 
5+ years planning large turnkey projects 
2+ projects providing cost controlling on large turnkey projects 
Lead project controller/planner on 2+ turnkey projects 

Technical skills / competencies: 
• Cost estimating and forecasting 
• Project Accounting & Controlling 
• Scheduling (Primavera is highly desirable) 
• Local GAAP awareness (desirable) 
• Data handling skills (Excel, SAP…) 
• Commercial awareness 

Behavioural skills / competencies: 
• Communication (English language a must) 
• Proactive attitude 
• Thorough and precise


I’m free for a call on 0121 667 8637 or email me on


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