Project Services Manager

Assignment Description

  • Accountable for all aspects of project control/services activities including procurement, scheduling, budgeting, estimating, auditing and administrative services throughout project life cycle
  • Provide Project Controls, cost and schedule expertise and supervision for the project
  • Manage planning & scheduling activities including development of summary and detailed project schedules, progress and performance monitoring, schedule deviations and workaround solutions 
  • Coordinate and issue necessary project reports, including progress and cost 
  • Lead in development and optimization of plans and procedures for contracts, procurement, project cost controls and project resource loaded schedule
  • Advise/Assist EPC contractor development of estimating procedures 
  • Participate in reviews and workshops (Risk, Cost & Schedule, etc.)
  • Ensure Project Management of Change process is in place and followed 
  • Set up the SAP Project Systems (PS) module for the Project
  • Ensure that all accruals are submitted on a monthly basis and a reconciliation is completed each month
  • Prepare and maintain cash flow forecast and status every month. Submit monthly cash flow forecast to Finance Team
  • Assist in the LRP budget process for the project
  • Interface with the Finance team and other personnel as necessary to perform job duties 
  • Review monthly cost status reports and ensure alignment with SAP records 
  • Ensure that Project Controls Exhibit is an attachment to Request for Proposals (RFP) to ensure that Contractors understand expectations on contractual obligations. Monitoring of all project Purchase Orders and Contracts with suppliers and Sub-contractors 
  • Communicate regularly with Contractor, Suppliers and Project Team to ensure all material and equipment is on-site when needed 
  • Coordinate and monitor the actions of the Contractor Project Control Support team to ensure they meet their contractual obligations and to ensure that effective controls are in place to maintain the commercial integrity of each subcontract through its execution and close out. 
  • Review contractor project controls system and rules of credit. 
  • Review, along with the Contractor, all claims in accordance with the appropriate provisions of the subcontract 
  • Review construction contractor tracking and quantity monitoring system prior to implementation
  • Assist PM to identify opportunities to reduce vendor costs and schedules by proactively reviewing vendor procedures 
  • Directly supervise any cost and schedule, document control, and services personnel that may be assigned to the project
  • Ensure all administrative needs and support are available to support project, i.e., document controls, IT, etc. Coordinate necessary project document and filing systems 
  • Attend coordination meetings with equipment suppliers prior to and after placement of purchase orders 
  • Work with Client Project Controls Group to prepare and review AFE Baseline cost estimate 
  • Interface with “network” and/or specialist resources to ensure adherence to best practices, lessons learned, and Client project management requirements 
  • Coordinate development of risk-weighted cost estimate 
  • Coordinate development of risk-weighted schedule 
  • Ensure necessary tax and other regulatory costs are administered and maintained for the project 
  • Coordinate and administer invoice verification and payment for the project 
  • Act as project controls liaison on audits carried out by Client internal auditing

Qualifications Required

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering or Construction Management preferred
  • Minimum 15 years cost estimating or related experience of large projects or multiple small projects in the industry in assignments of increasing responsibility, complexity and scope
  • 10+ years of supervisory experience
  • Ability to work within a diverse cultural environment 
  • Demonstrated interpersonal/teambuilding skills 
  • Strong written and oral communication skills 
  • Strong knowledge of project controls standards, procedures, and best practices with ability to apply to specific project requirements
  • Experience with Owner’s team to have the Owner’s perspective for overview and oversight of Contractors 
  • Ability to serve as a consultant to advise teams in a wide variety of project control situations
  • Willing and able to travel to project site on an as needed basis


Long-term contract


Houston, Tx

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Melissa Macklin

Houston, TX


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