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Project Controller

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Beechwood Recruitment
27 April 2012
11 May 2012
George Lowi
Contract Type
Attractive Salary Package

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We are now seeking a Project Controller to join this leading provider of Control Systems, on-board and wayside signalling systems and communications solutions for global freight rail and transit industries.

The Project Controller will provide leadership to the Project Controls team and develop a world-class plan to monitor and control the execution of projects within time and budgetary parameters, while optimising resource utilisation. In this role you will support the proposals and projects functions in the development of project planning and project control systems. You will lead the project control activities within the EMEA region. This will require a good knowledge of the processes involved as well as the company tools such as Primavera P6 and Oracle project accounting. It is essential that you understand the principles of Work Package Management and the structuring of WBS. This role will also involve the development of toolsets and training of project staff.

Your specific areas of responsibility will include project programme/Costing, helping to ensure the integrity of Primavera P6 and coherence with data held within Oracle achieved by a thorough understanding of the systems used to capture the actual progress and the costs to complete. The Project Controller must challenge all inputs to assure their validity and appropriateness. This will involve a comparison of actual to forecast in the project plan, challenging plans with regard to past performance, workload profiles, dependencies, risk profiles, contractual requirements. You will analyse, report and make recommendations on associated KPI`s.

The successful applicant should be educated to degree level (or equivalent) and have a good knowledge of Primavera P6 at both user and administrative levels. An excellent understanding of the cost control function is also necessary. Other desirable skills would include familiarity with Oracle & Project Accounting; the ability to create and execute work plans; strong quantitative and analytical skills and the ability to identify and implement best practices. Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills as well as rail sector experience would be very useful.

This is a fantastic career opportunity to join a truly global technology leader and supplier to the railroad, marine, drilling, wind and mining industries. They offer an attractive remuneration package, an excellent work environment and great possibilities for personal and professional development.

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