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Job Description

This role is to provide Project Controls which include schedule and cost controlling on projects. This role is for Project Controllers who are responsible for both cost and schedule on projects and or larger projects where this person will lead a team of people providing cost and schedule controls for a project.

 

Responsibilities

  • Builds tender integrated schedules and cost estimates
  • Build project schedule and project budgeting in cost and scheduling 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 the project
  • Analyze schedule and cost trends and provide forecasted cost and schedules to the 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 the previous forecast.  Also Compares with productivity factors and validates the 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 closeout and claims
  • Lead the team of Project Cost Control analysts on larger projects
  • Provide support to tenders
  • Oversee the planning function on the project

Accountabilities

  • 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 effectiveness of the project cost control team where applicable.

 

Quality

Comply with Quality Procedures, work instructions, and Processes in eBook and on-site

Report or resolve any non-conformances and process in a timely manner

 

Health and Safety 

Demonstrate commitment to safety through participation in formal and informal discussions

Adhere to all safe working procedures in accordance with instructions

Ensure safety work instructions comply 

Participate in the resolution of safety issues.

 

Skills and Qualifications

  • Degree qualified either in electrical or equivalent engineering degree (with financial training preferred).
  • 5+ years planning large turnkey projects
  • 2+ projects providing cost controlling on large turnkey projects
  • Cost estimating and forecasting
  • Project Accounting & Controlling
  • Scheduling
  • Data handling skills (Excel, SAP…)
  • Commercial awareness
  • Communication (English language a must)
  • Fluent in English and French

Interested candidates to share their CVs on info@uberafricasolutions.com, subject of the email Project Control Engineer.

 

Job Details

Level : Management level
Industry : Business
Salary : Confidential
Experience : 5 Years
Applications : 16
Locality : Nairobi, Kenya
Eligibility : Bachelor
Company : Uber africa sol...
Posted By Uber africa sol... / 30 Mar 2021

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