Currie & Brown

  • Director - Project Controls

    # of Openings
    Saudi Arabia
    Job Post Information* : Posted Date
    1 month ago(12/10/2019 12:32 AM)
    Project Controls
  • Overview

    Currie & Brown is looking to recruit a director – project controls to work on various PMC projects in the Middle East, particularly in Saudi Arabia. The successful candidate will support project leaders in generating a high standard of service delivery, achieving successful outcomes for our clients, capturing and sharing knowledge across projects, enhancing our culture of innovation and reinforcing our reputation as a preferred service provider.


    Responsibilities for the successful candidate will include:

    • Managing and overseeing all project controls and scheduling staff in the Middle East region
    • Acting as part of the project management and project leadership team
    • Leading a team of professionals responsible for reporting against all aspects of the project consultant and contractor performances
    • Establishing the compliance requirements with programme-wide reporting frameworks and adherence to quality standards in performing and maintaining policies and procedures
    • Overseeing and taking responsibility for the preparation of monthly management reports
    • Creating control programmes and budgets and performing reviews to authenticate cost reports and change notices
    • Managing earned value reporting and being responsible for budgeting and forecasting
    • Monitoring field progress using earned value principles, managing KPIs and identifying cost and schedule trends as part of management reporting
    • Overseeing and controlling processes to manage any contractor claims for delay and disruption
    • Recommending training and professional development of project control staff
    • Monitoring functional staffing plans and supporting the hiring of project controls personnel
    • Implementing and ensuring cost control processes to report on estimates, expenditures and cost commitments accurately
    • Managing scope control and change management
    • Producing and maintaining accurate project schedules and understanding schedule resources loading
    • Conducting audits as necessary to review accuracy, quality and completeness of project database records and documents





    • BSc in civil engineering or a related subject
    • Knowledge of scheduling for construction projects
    • A minimum of 15 years’ experience with 5 years’ experience in the Middle East, particularly Saudi, in a PMC capacity/role
    • Experience of working on major projects, programmes or portfolios (ideally USD1 billion)
    • Accredited to a relevant professional body such as APM and PMI
    • Knowledge of PMIS systems and approaches to information management
    • Competent with Primavera P6
    • Ability to define in detail the set of reporting indices - schedule, cost, risk, safety, quality and other performance indicators
    • Arabic speaking preferable


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