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Project Controls Manager

Company: Cushman & Wakefield Inc
Location: Mountain View
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

Job Title Project Controls Manager Job Description Summary Job Description The Project Controls Manager (PCM) provides project controls & financial management for a portfolio of projects. The PCM will support project and program management efforts with the development and analysis of project budgets, costs, schedules and delivery status. The PCM will participate in the planning, tracking, forecasting, analysis and reporting on financial information for projects and programs of varying size and complexity. The PCM will provide key support to project and program management efforts monitoring project progress, coordinating and tracking cost and schedule data and identifying key project delivery risks and issues. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES * Work closely with Project Managers and Schedulers to develop and maintain cost and resource loaded project schedules * Coordinate with Project Managers and other stakeholders to ensure project financial data is complete and supports project completion to plan * Develop and maintain project budgets, forecasts, cost plans, and other financial information * Review, validate and update as necessary, individual project and program level financial forecasts on a monthly basis * Gather project financial information and data from key project stakeholders * Analyze project financial trends by comparing budget against actual and forecast data; provide recommendations and guidance to the Project Manager * Attend and participate in project status meetings * Manage information and data within various software and databases REQUIRED SKILLS & RESPONSIBILITIES * Experience performing budgeting, cost management, planning, estimating, scheduling and other project controls functions over engineering, procurement, and construction for Opex and Capex construction projects of varying size and complexity * Knowledge of project control fundamentals (AACE model) with superior analytical skills * Expertise in financial analysis, schedule analysis, modeling and budgeting methodologies * Coordinate with senior leadership on communications of Project Controls information with stakeholders * Advanced analytics and data manipulation skills * Demonstrated success working in a fast-paced, multi-stakeholder environment * Understanding of project management and business processes and systems * Ability to collaborate with various stakeholders at varied levels with different leadership styles * Detail oriented with strong organizational, critical thinking, and analytical skills * Ability to facilitate meetings including preparation of agendas, presentations, meeting minutes, action items, and other meeting documentation * Ensure a high level of accuracy and customer service is delivered by team members * Make recommendations for developing and improving project control and finance processes * Respond to inquiries regarding special financial reporting requests * At the completion of the project, develop and ensure recording of the project's historical cost information and "lessons learned" for future use. * Performed other duties as assigned * Advanced skills in MS Excel * Familiarity with G Suite Tools PREFERRED EXPERIENCE * Knowledge of Procore, Clarizen, Smartsheet, or other scheduling software including use of dependencies, cost loading, resource loading, resource leveling * Experience developing variance reports including supporting narratives * Experience developing, enhancing, and implementing processes and tools * Experience with SAP and WBS structures * Experience with Yardi and associated PO processes and reporting * Experience supporting change management associated with implementing forecasting processes * Ability and desire to coach, mentor and develop team member MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE * Bachelor's degree in project management, business, or an engineering field * 3-5 years' relevant work experience in the construction or engineering field DESIRED EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE * Project Management Professional (PMP) or Certified Associate in Project Management (CAPM) * 5+ years' relevant work experience in the construction or engineering field WORK ENVIRONMENT This job operates in a professional dynamic office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, and printers. It is a fluid environment in terms of daily location. Must be flexible to work from various locations and types of office space. PHYSICAL DEMANDS The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to communicate with others and exchange accurate information; operate a computer and other office productivity machinery; move about the workplace; ability to remain in a stationary position for up to 80% of the time; and extend hands and arms in any direction. AAP/EEO STATEMENT C&W provides equal employment opportunity to all individuals regardless of their race, color, creed, religion, gender, age,sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law. Further, C&W takes affirmative action to ensure that applicants are employed and employees during employment are treated without regard to any of these characteristics. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. This position requires that the employee perform services for a customer at a customer facility. The customer mandates that all service providers entering its facility be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. In light of the customer's requirement, C&W will require each individual to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to commencing employment in this position, except to the extent that applicable law requires a reasonable accommodation for the individual (and to the extent that such accommodation does not impose an undue hardship on C&W). Cushman & Wakefield provides equal employment opportunity. Discrimination of any type will not be tolerated. Cushman & Wakefield is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by state, federal, or local law.

Keywords: Cushman & Wakefield Inc, Mountain View , Project Controls Manager, Executive , Mountain View, California

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