Actionline is currently seeking on behalf of its client BBI - Intrakat RT Joint Venture for Project Control Manager.
The purpose of this role is to provide oversite and coordination of project cost control and change management through development of internal training tools, coaching of Project Managers, auditing of deliverables, and defining service requirements for engineering and construction contracts. The candidate will act as a pivotal figure in the completion of the project.
Key tasks and responsibilities of this role include:
- Execution Oversight: Oversee the on-ground execution of the project to ensure it aligns perfectly with the pre-established plan, schedules, and budgets.
- Cost Controlling: Oversee cost estimating functions including quantity surveys, assessment of appropriate inflation factors, and pricing, independent cost estimating, and contractor style cost estimates produced. Implement client cost control processes develop and monitor an effective system of program/project cost controls.
- Coordination: Assists in coordinating engineering and construction activities in conjunction with overall project schedule requirements. Work closely with project managers, engineers, and other teams to ensure seamless execution and resolve any emerging issues that might deter the project from its original plan.
- Project Management: Accountable for the management and tracking all project/program including scope of works and external contracts.Lead, control, assess projects and provide guidance and consultation to project managers. Ensures the efficient execution of schedule and timeline status, cost or budget considerations, changes, supplier performance, risks and all matters related to project control.
- Performance Monitoring: Regularly track and analyze project performance against the established plan, making necessary adjustments to keep the project on schedule and within budget. Measure and control cost, schedule, and technical performance against task or project plans.
- Reporting: Develop and update project control reporting format. Preparing monthly analyses and reports on expenditures, progress, commitments, budget performance and schedule performance. Provides regular briefing to project manager on project financials, schedule status, issues, and concerns.
- Change Management: Manage and evaluate any deviations or changes from the original plan, assessing their impact on the project's scope, schedule, and budget.
- Risk Management: Monitor on-ground activities to anticipate potential risks, implementing pre-determined strategies to mitigate them, and communicating them to the relevant stakeholders.
- Reporting: Develop and update project control reporting format. Provide accurate, detailed and regular updates to stakeholders on the project's execution status, comparing the current situation with the plan and highlighting any adjustments made.
- Resource Management: Ensure the proper allocation and utilization of resources, including manpower, machinery, and materials, according to the project plan.
- Stakeholder Engagement: Maintain transparent communication with both internal and external stakeholders, ensuring alignment between on-ground execution and stakeholder expectations.
- Continuous Feedback: Collaborate with the planning and strategy teams to provide feedback on the plan's feasibility and effectiveness based on on-ground observations.
Professional experience & qualifications of a successful candidate:
- Master’s degree in civil engineering, or a related field.
- A degree or PMP certification is advantageous.
- 5+ years of experience in project control, execution, or project management, preferably in the construction industry.
- Strong expertise in project management tools and software (e.g., Primavera P6, MS Project)
- Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Word
- Expertise in work performance evaluation and management.
- Familiarity with Greek construction best practices
- A proven track record of successfully executing large-scale construction projects.
Core skills of a successful candidate:
- Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills
- Exceptional leadership qualities and the ability to manage cross-functional teams effectively.
- Excellent communication skills to maintain transparency with stakeholders.
- Negotiation and interpersonal skills.
- An acute attention to detail and commitment to excellence and quality.
- Resilient and adaptable in the face of challenges.
- Able to work under pressure.
- Able to work on site environment.
- Competitive Contract depending on the seniority of the candidate.
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