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Parsons Corporation Project Control Officer in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Job Description:

Parsons is looking for an amazingly talented Project Controls Officer to join our team!

What You’ll Be Doing

The Project Controls Officer will be an internal position within Parsons in Riyadh Corporate Headquarters, and will work from the early stages of one the most exciting and largest projects in the world.

The Project Controls Officer will be responsible for exercising a qualified level of proficiency in data capture / calculation and analysis, performance measurement, forecasting, trends and variance analysis, and cost / financial reporting for the sub-program level. In addition, this individual actively recommends cost control measures.

The position receives work assignments and specific instructions from Program Controls Director, Project Managers, Operations Team and the Budget and Planning Manager and may act as the responsible cost planning/control representative on several projects with sole accountability for cost control, analysis and financial reporting requirements.

The Project Controls Officer may produce and/or compile or assist in completing any one of the following utilizing analytical tools and techniques:

  • Capture / calculate, analyze, report and recommend on project data including schedule, cost / budget, risk, quality, and safety.

  • Undertake variance analysis and trends analysis on project data.

  • Review commitments, expenditures, calculate accruals and develop forecasts for ETC and EAC.

  • Develop cash flow forecasts.

  • Support / perform integration of scope, cost and schedule within the WBS and ensure mapping is accurate on an on-going basis.

  • Ensure WBS is up to date and accurate on an on-going basis.

  • Perform Earned Value calculations relative to cost and schedule; provides overall performance measurement and related forecasting.

  • Track and maintain Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and metrics including EV, variances, trends, production rates, etc.

  • May produce and/or support probabilistic modeling through the use of software / computational algorithms.

  • Maintain current cost control database.

  • Review proposed schedule changes with construction personnel, client and contractors and assess impact on cost / budget.

  • Oversee detailed engineering and construction project reports prepared by the CMA to ensure accuracy and consistency.

  • Support the education of CMA / Contractor / Consultant staff in the Program Project Controls Requirements; enforce requirements.

  • Promptly anticipates cost overages or other unsatisfactory cost elements and prepares cost exception reports.

  • Maintain liaison with client's financial staff. Reconcile and coordinate cost data with client's financial system.

  • Coordinate conceptual, preliminary and deliverable estimates for various design and construction projects and tasks in order to establish estimating history.

  • Support, annually, a fiscal budget and past period cost performance report.

  • Support, monthly, a consolidated program cost performance report.

  • Must become proficient / expert level operator of Ares PRISM and/or other P&D cost control software applications.

What Required Skills You’ll Bring

  • A B.S. degree in Engineering or related discipline and three to five years of related experience in scheduling, cost planning/control on engineering and/or construction projects.

  • Minimum of 5 years of related experience.

  • Knowledge / experience using cost control software applications, Earned Value Methodology, cost controls, forecasting, trends analysis, and related cost / budget experience.

  • Will be required to become proficient / expert level operator of cost controls software applications in use within the P&D / PMO

  • Must be self starter who can work under limited direction day to day and meet goals and objectives as set by managers.

  • Must be willing to take the initiative without specific direction; ability to work independently

  • Proven accuracy, reliability and completeness in performance of duties.

  • Ability to interface with design/engineering and construction personnel.

  • Ability to assume additional responsibilities.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. The actual duties, responsibilities, and qualifications may vary based on assignment and are not limited to those listed.

Minimum Clearance Required to Start:

Not Applicable/None

Parsons is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran.

About Us

Parsons is a digitally enabled solutions provider focused on the defense, security, and infrastructure markets. With nearly 75 years of experience, Parsons is uniquely qualified to deliver cyber/converged security, technology-based intellectual property, and other innovative services to federal, regional, and local government agencies, as well as to private industrial customers worldwide.

Parsons is an equal opportunity, drug-free employer committed to diversity in the workplace. Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran/LGBTQ+.

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