Oil and Gas Project Services

Senior Expert Project Control Lead

Published on: 12/19/22

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Senior Expert Project Control Lead Job Description

For one of our clients, we are recruiting a Senior Expert Project Control Lead responsible to lead all project control functions (cost estimating, planning, cost & contract controlling). He/She will be in charge for establishing project budget & schedule for the project manager, and monitoring their adherence.


  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Establish and implement project control plan;
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Establish and monitor ‚Äúphased‚ÄĚ project budget (PCP / project cost plan) and schedule (baseline, progress measurement) for the project manager in all project phases (from ‚ÄúIdea‚ÄĚ to ‚ÄúExecute‚ÄĚ);
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Lead the nominated project control functions (estimating, planning, controls, contract management);
  • ¬†¬†¬†Review/prepare financial data (incl. actuals, accruals, forecasting, invoice payments, purchase orders, material deliveries and other data) with critical interface to SAP software. Collect & compile progress and data. Develop cost control worksheets and reports;
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Monitor contractor performance in terms of progress, productivity, earned value and modification requests;
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Review modification requests versus budget and contract prior to approval, categorize modification requests to develop & analyze trends, and identify counteractive measures in case of inadequate contractor performance;
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Participate in RFQs (Request for Quotation) / ITBs (Invitation to Bid) / tenders and negotiations. Provide input for project cost control requirements, assist in commercial evaluations, and audit contractor‚Äôs cost control procedures and practices;
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Interface with critical project functions (e.g. procurement, engineering, execution, construction, Corporate functions etc.) and support Head of Project Services in case of ad-hoc requests.
  • ¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†Actively implement benchmarking process by using existing internal & external data, and by performing close-out in all project phases (especially Define & Execute) in terms of cost, resources, schedule, risk and change management and adding to internal benchmarking databases.
  • Improve internal & external processes and workflows (e.g. internal procedures, external contract appendices)


·       University degree (technical or economical)

·       Professional experience >7 years

·       Experience in project control and monitoring activities >5 years

·       Experience in investment projects in energy, construction or related industry >3 year

·       Ability to manage many interfaces, to see & understand the big picture, and to integrate different functions

·       Ability to work within a team, and across organizational borders

·       Ability to analyze & improve efficiency of workflows and processes

·       Fluent English proficiency