Project Controls Lead

Currie & Brown is currently looking for a project controls professional for our Des Moines location who meets the following requirements:

  • Minimum of ten years' experience working on engineering and construction projects in similar roles
  • Able to self-manage, requiring minimal supervision
  • Good time management, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Scheduling experience and industrial project experience a distinct advantage
  • Experience of project controls and cost management software/systems implementation
  • AACE certification desirable
  • Extensive practical and theoretical understanding of project controls tools and methodologies
  • Expert knowledge of engineering disciplines, estimating, scheduling, procurement and contracts
  • Strong IT skills

Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

  • Conducting construction project cost reporting and analysis, including significant interface with estimating, procurement, scheduling, document control, and finance/accounting staff when appropriate
  • Leading, and when appropriate, implementing cost control, schedule and progress control reporting
  • Monitoring cost performance to discover and understand variances from the budget
  • Producing and compiling accurate cost forecasts at a detailed and summary level
  • Identifying and ensuring early warning of adverse cost trends so that corrective actions can be taken
  • Forecasting the final cost of the project based on the analysis of the actual incurred cost against the agreed budget
  • Supporting client account management, monthly invoicing and purchase order management
  • Assisting with project cost estimates across various stages of project development using experience, historical data, and parametric ratios
  • Establishing new and maintaining existing cost and estimating tools, methods and databases used to produce project estimates
  • Participating in industry benchmarking of project metrics

Currie & Brown is one of the world's leading physical assets management and construction consultancies, dedicated to advising clients in respect of the management and utilization of their physical assets, and is differentiated by innovation, expertise and experience.

With principal offices in Dubai, Hong Kong, London, Mumbai, New York and Shanghai, we operate throughout the Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe, India and the Middle East.

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