Senior Principal Project Control Manager C12-2289


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Houston, TX


We have an immediate opening for a Manager Principal, Project Control to provide the appropriate Project Management and Project Control Strategies, tools skills, and temperament to ensure successful project execution. Lead by example. Be part of the team. Aggressively challenge the status quo. Accurately identify issues. Propose innovative solutions. Stay focused on company and project goals and objectives. Gather, analyze report and present data in such a way as to foster timely decision making. Someone with enough experience to drive the planning effort with limited effort from the delivery side of the project.  We are looking for someone that:


*       Stand back, seek and analyze ways of driving planning efficiencies into the company plans

*       If needed, must be able to drive a schedule recovery planning effort

*       Is a  true advocate of the planning disciplines

*       Overall Project Cost Functions

*       Overall Project Schedule Functions

*       Overall Project Estimating Functions

*       Project Accounting Functions (Directly on Project)

*       Summary Progress Measurement

*       Internal and External Project Reporting

*       Interface for Project Controls to External and Internal Customers


*       BA/BS degree in related field or applicable discipline, or equivalent or relevant experience. 12 to 15 years of relevant experience including technical and supervisory experience is preferred. Manages work directly or indirectly through Managers.

*       Minimum of 8 years of offshore experience

*       Minimum of 12 years of overall planning, scheduling and project controls experience

*       Brownfield and BP project experience preferred

*       Primavera P6 experience required

*       Gulf of Mexico offshore experience strongly preferred

*       Lead experience on projects of $250M and up preferred

*       Manages multiple functional disciplines; Develops and oversees implementation of strategic programs and policies for their groups, which will have impact on the overall organization; Ability to manage multiple complex projects through others; Works frequently with executive management on significant matters influencing the organizations business results, which typically include global strategies;

*       Ability to visualize and oversee the design of new concepts and ideas related to the broader organization as well as functional area of expertise and ; Broad knowledge of business operations and ability to implement and lead organizational change effectively; Solutions are derived from interpreted and applied general information and consultation with other individuals.

*       The ability to effectively communicate and present complex program proposals and reports to executive level management and/or the Board is critical. Ability to persuade and influence others is critical. Participative management style with a cooperative team approach. Proven leadership skills in multi-cultural and possibly multi-national environments. Commitment to customer service and ability to work in a team-oriented environment.

*       General characterized as a manager with seasoned technical knowledge. Manages and directs through mid-level and senior level managers or first level directors. Typically will interface with lower level personnel, executive management, customers, and outside vendors. General attributes required of all employees involved in leadership include: Zero Harm, Action Orientation, Building Effective Business Relationships, Commitment, Customer Focus, Dealing with Change, Drive for Results, Integrity and Trust, and Leadership Skills including Strategic Ability, Managing Vision & Purpose, Command Skills, and Global Business Knowledge.