Senior Project Controls Expert

Posted 03 April 2024
Salary Negotiable
Job type Permanent
DisciplinePermanent Recruitment
Contact NameRob Wilson

Job description

Exciting opportunity for an experienced Project Controls Expert to join a Global Energy & Chemicals company based in Austria.

As part of their group strategy, they intend to transition from an integrated oil, gas, and chemicals company to a leading provider of innovative and sustainable fuels, chemicals, and materials, while taking a leading global role in the circular economy.

The Role:

  • Develop and improve the full project controls structure, tools and systems pertaining to the project controls effort, Project Management System, and stage-gated work process activities.
  • Accountable for developing, implementing, and assuring necessary processes and tools for the Project Controls System in all main expertise strings (Planning & Scheduling, Cost Estimating and Project Control).
  • Monitor project deviations regarding cost and schedule versus the baseline on a portfolio level and carry out root cause analysis and propose improvement measures.
  • Develop and perform quantitative (integrated) cost and schedule risk analysis by setting up the necessary models, collecting and applying uncertainty and risk information, and compiling reports.
  • Improve procedures and guidelines, to enable best-in-class project delivery and support continuous improvement.

Required Experience:

  • University Degree Master/Diploma in Engineering or Economics or Project Management.
  • Minimum of 9 years relevant years of experience in Project Controls.
  • Extensive experience in project planning and control as well as risk management.
  • Strong knowledge of Project control tools, extensive experience in cost and schedule benchmarking, and relevant experience in cost estimating.
  • Experience in carrying out assurance activities and ability to deliver findings in a structured manner to all levels of the organisation.
  • Fluent in English.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.