Job Openings Project Controls Manager

About the job Project Controls Manager

Hill International provides program, project, and construction management services for clients in a range of sectors undertaking major construction projects across the world. Our services include cost engineering and estimating, quality assurance, inspection, scheduling, risk management, and claims avoidance. For more information on Hill, please visit our website at

General Description of Role and Responsibilities:

  • Review all submitted programs and schedules, concentrating on assessment of technical compliance, the scope of work and level of detail.
  • Review Developers' reports.
  • Review Construction Reports.
  • Prepare Management Reports.
  • Analyze delays, identify impacts, and create mitigation/recovery or corrective action plans.
  • Normalize and standardize the schedule of work.
  • Regarding project WBS, advise on the percentage weighting of elements contributing to the total scope.
  • Organize project review meetings, evaluate, and report to CM about project growth.
  • In conjunction with the Manager Cost Management Division prepare and maintain a procedures manual covering but not limited to:
  • Planning management training and support.
  • Standardized WBS and CBS structures.
  • Standardized programme structures to appropriate levels of detail (L1, L2, L3 etc.)
  • Planning procedures and control methodology.
  • Time Management Plan.
  • Construction claims management, EOT and schedule delay analysis.
  • Preparation/review of tender programme submissions.
  • Resource planning and development of all Project Control Staff.
  • Establishment of a programme structure in conjunction with the development of the budget structure.
  • Planning and scheduling for all newly awarded projects.
  • Oversee the development of detailed schedule preparation for the Site Project Planner.
  • Establishment of four-weekly look-ahead programme procedures for on-site project planners.
  • Standardized and scored schedule health checks.
  • Establishment and maintenance of earned value-reporting procedures, i.e., measurement of Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled (BCWS), Budgeted Cost of Work Performed (BCWP) and Actual Cost of Work Performed (ACWP).
  • Assessing the suitability of project schedule resource allocations (materials and labour).
  • Assessing the application of project schedule elements such as activity logic, constraints, duration, coding etc.
  • Responsible for overall project deliverables and managing the constraints of the project (schedule, financials, change management, contract administration, customer, and stakeholder requirements).
  • Responsible for process improvement to drive schedule & cost completeness and accuracy, on-time delivery, and cycle volatility. Communicate and report out project management metrics to senior management. Coach and train employees in project management and control procedures while driving accountability for results.
  • Provide financial performance reviews, project execution and schedule performance analysis on an on-going basis.
  • Identify and mitigate project risks.
  • Drive the use of digitization strategy for project control process software systems and tools.
  • Coach and train employees in project management and control procedures for the mix of projects while driving accountability for the results.
  • Interface with commercial and engineering functions to coordinate project development implementation and control, resulting in project volume and profitability.

Qualifications, Experience, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering, Construction, Business Administration or equivalent.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience and 5 years of working experience in a similar role.
  • Holds a professional certification in Planning & Scheduling (PSP / PMI-SP/ or equivalent)
  • Holds a professional certification in Cost Management (CCE / CCP/ or equivalent)
  • Extensive knowledge of leading or executing project control elements such as project CPM scheduling, performance measurement, scope change management, control and management of budget and costs and project controls team is required.
  • Extensive knowledge of Primavera P6 is required. Experience with other systems and tools such as MS Project, Office suite, Power BI, Deltek Acumen Fuse, Asta Powerproject, and Oracle OPRA is desirable.
  • Possessing a PMP-SP (Project Manager Professional - Scheduler Professional PMI) Certificate or a similar certificate will also be valued.
  • Ability to think ahead, identify new opportunities and create new and innovative approaches to
  • Demonstrates a determination and desire to succeed and a wish to progress and develop within a commercial role.
  • Has proven organizational ability to produce work accurately to meet project time constraints.
  • Excellent command of written and spoken English.
  • Has great interpersonal and communication skills.