Project Control Manager

NES Fircroft

Job Description

A huge opportunity in the offshore wind industry based out of Manhattan.

The Project Control Manager is responsible to establish and manage the Project Control activities across all project phases (pre-FEED, FEED, execution, up to handover to Operations and provisional acceptance of the Facilities, as per Project Strategy (Budget & Schedule), Project execution plan (PEP) and project governance procedures for the Attentive Energy New York Bight offshore wind project.
The Project Control Manager shall ensure that project company / JV policies, rules, guidelines and procedures are enforced and shall take any action necessary to maintain the quality of Project Control activities to the highest level.

  • Develop tools, processes and procedures for the management of the project control activities (Budget & Cost, Schedule, Risk, Documentation)
  • Ensure that all project control activities are performed in accordance with the highest industry standards
  • Ensure the project is delivered within budget, in due time and the expected quality
  • Liaise with the appropriate TotalEnergies entities, identify existing tools and processes to implement and maintain for the Attentive Energy project, and adapt where/when required
  • Prepare, implement and report Key Performance Indicators to help successfully drive the Project
  • Prepare ad hoc information as required by the Project for stakeholders, shareholders (reports, audits, etc.)
  • Budget & Cost Controls
    • Establish and maintain a comprehensive reporting system for budget (DEVEX, CAPEX, OPEX, FINEX) and cost (invoice review and follow up, payment processing and tracking against budget)
    • Supervise the preparation of Project Budget revisions (LOP and yearly budget)
    • Provide inputs to the business model
    • Develop, maintain, and adapt the Project Work Breakdown Structure and the Cost Breakdown Structure
  • Scheduling and Progress reporting
    • Develop and maintain the Integrated Master Schedule, reflecting the project milestones and critical paths
    • Develop appropriate planning and schedules when required, including lookahead schedules
    • Ensure regular planning and progress analysis (overall, per WBS, per activity, per discipline, etc.)
    • Check progress against approved baseline
  • Risks Management
    • Coordinate the project’s risk identification process, establish and keep up to date the project’s risk register, and coordinate identification and follow up of risk mitigation plans, anticipate critical situations and highlight them to the management
  • Documentation Management
    • Develop and implement procedure and tools for a robust document control system
  • Reporting
    • Prepare weekly and monthly report by consolidating required information
    • Support to prepare any report as required
  • Procurement and Contract Management
    • Oversee procurement team and contracting efforts, including development of procurement and tender evaluation procedures, address potential contracting issues, and establish and maintain the Management of Change process, in line with the DoA and the variation procedures
  • To a large extent, act in project-specific roles comparable to the Environmental Affairs Manager job description as part of group-wide project organizations and in such role reports to applicable work package / workstream / project manager of the respective project(s)
  • Travel across project and company offices as needed
  • Perform other tasks and takes on additional duties as reasonably assigned by supervisor, project manager and/or group unit

Candidate profile

The Project Control Manager is accountable for:

  • The development and proper implementation of project company / JV policies, rules, guidelines and procedures, and their enforcement
  • Ensuring that all project control activities are performed in accordance with the highest industry standards
  • Ensuring the Project is delivered within budget, in due time and the expected quality
  • Participating to the development and implementation of the HSE culture among the Project, incoordination with the Project’s HSEQ Manager

Skills and Qualifications:

  • 10+ years’ experience in project controls for a complex project within in the energy sector
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field
  • Working experience in project management and / or project control tools and methods
  • Understanding of offshore wind industry is preferred
  • Excellent understanding of complex tasks, ability to work autonomously with great rigor and precision,
  • Excellent organization skills with the ability to manage own workload, meet timescales and coordinate a number of external and internal stakeholders
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills, with the ability to enable effective discussion and transfer of information between, contractors, team members and other stakeholders
  • Ability to use MS Office, in particular MS Excel and MS Project and / or Primavera
  • Team player with ability to work collaboratively across complex project teams and interface between interdisciplinary departments and within an international team

If this looks like a position you would be interested in and qualify for…
Please forward your resume to We look forward to hearing from you and learning about your background!

With over 90 years’ combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world’s leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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