Company: Wood
Skills: Project Controls
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently looking for a Project Controls Manager to join Conventional Energy Canada team in Calgary, Alberta

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities:

  • Effectively implement and manage the required Project Controls processes, methodologies and reporting of Cost Management, Progress Measurement, Planning & Scheduling and Estimating in a project environment in accordance with the Project Management Plan
  • Act as the focal point with internal project team, client and 3 rd party contractors and vendors as appropriate, to ensure alignment with the project reporting requirements and timely and accurate schedule, cost and progress reporting
  • Monitor overall project / assignment progress status, achievement and non-achievement of major milestones and analyze and forecast performance in relation to plan
  • Identifies and establishes the communications interfaces essential for the delivery of cost, planning, scheduling and risk deliverables and services
  • Manage and oversee the project work approval process in terms of accurate cost code allocation and initial budget set-up and approvals
  • Timely control and forecasting of budgets and ensure that the impact of all change requests are properly assessed and included in the budget and schedules if applicable
  • Accountable for providing analysis of current and future resource needs for the project
  • Manages and oversees the recovery process following identified slippages or significant float erosion responsible for timely and accurate development and issuing of project change orders / variations in accordance with contract / assignment change notifications
  • Promote the project change management system and facilitate assurance activities to ensure the process is adhered to
  • Serve as Chair for ongoing internal team and client team Project Controls meetings (Cost, Schedule and Progress).
  • Lead cost and schedule risk analysis workshops / sessions both internally and with clients; ensure risk is managed and monitored at project level in line with local standards and processes
  • Responsible for ensuring all project specific control tools and systems are set up and functioning adequately
  • Manage the workload, performance and development of the Project Controls team. Provides constructive feedback and coaching; responsible for ensuring Project Control staff are competent to carry out assigned work
  • Reviews contractual obligations and ensures that cost control activities are performed in accordance with the contractual agreements and specific project requirements
  • Ensuring that lessons learned are captured and implemented in support of continuous improvement
  • Motivates project control team to meet project aims; promotes communication and teamwork within Project Controls group and project team

Skills / Qualifications

Qualifications and Personal Attributes:

  • A bachelor's degree in a relevant technical or business discipline (or equivalent gained through relevant vocational training and/or industry experience)
  • Minimum twelve (12) years of progressive Project Controls experience with minimum 4 years Project Controls supervisor role in Oil, Gas and Chemical industry
  • Significant experience and capability in management of contracts, budgeting, controlling costs, planning, scheduling and management of change
  • Knowledgeable across engineering, procurement and construction execution
  • Possess keen business insight: embraces business strategic purpose and goals and translates these into practical concepts relevant to project execution
  • Builds knowledge networks: creates and maintains a global network of subject matter experts inside and outside their team
  • Ability to think analytically, conceptually and adaptively, and make sense of new information across multiple levels of detail
  • Able to address substantive conflicts and facilitate timely resolution: builds collaborative relationships, engages others, fosters teamwork, aligns differences
  • Mentoring skills: teaches, coaches, and mentors to help assure individual and team success as well as develop the team
  • Able to foster development of a common vision and collaboration among team members and teams across geographical and cultural boundaries, promotes open expression of ideas, encourages and empowers others to achieve
  • Ability to lead a team and work independently
  • Exceptional organizational skills and able to multi-task
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to build exemplary working relationship with project teams and clients with professional service focus
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Uses initiative and a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Commitment to continuous improvement
  • Excellent presentation and communication skills (both written and verbal)

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy 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.

Diversity Statement (EEO)

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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.