Company: Wood
Skills: Cost Engineer, Planner / Scheduler, Project Controls
Education: Associates/2 yr Degree/Diploma
Employment Type: Full Time Contractor
Location: Reading, England, United Kingdom

Wood has an opportunity for a Project Control Manager based in our Reading office. In this role you will be assigned to a project leading a team of planning engineers, cost engineers and document controllers. You will be responsible for all project control functions through FEED and Bidding phase.




  • Studying and understanding all relevant project documents and conditions
  • Establishing and defining job orientated project control procedures and reporting requirements
  • Defining primary job objectives clearly at project and departmental management levels by highlighting schedule and cost requirements
  • Organising and directing the activities of the project control team
  • Establishing and implementing document management and control processes
  • Ensuring the maintenance of both time and cost trend performance indicators and statistics
  • Analysing and comparing both schedule and cost information and relating conclusions such that management control action is alerted at the right time
  • Reviewing overall job status with cost/planning engineers and management and recommending corrective action where necessary
  • Reviewing actual progress against planned progress, particularly with regard to manpower levels, productivity, performance metrics and payment
  • Liaising with other team leaders at all meetings relative to project operations, to ensure that information affecting schedule and cost is continually up-dated
  • Co-ordination of the final job statistics and analysis of the effectiveness of procedures for possible improvement on future projects
  • Providing feedback on key project issues to Department Management team on a timely basis

Skills / Qualifications

  • Degree or HNC / HND preferred in an engineering discipline although relevant experience or related qualification will also be considered
  • Substantial experience in planning, progress measurement, cost control, change management and document control on all project phases from front end design through to construction completion which should have been gained in the refinery, petrochemicals or oil and gas industries
  • Must have a strong understanding of planning, progress measurement, cost and change control
  • A proven track record within the Oil and Gas, Petrochemical or similar industries
  • A pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
  • Excellent communication skills and a pro-active approach to solving problems and getting the job done
  • Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.