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AECOM Project Controls Officer in Taguig City, Philippines

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking a Project Controls Officer to be based in Manila, Philippines

At AECOM, we’re delivering a better world.

We believe infrastructure creates opportunity for everyone. Whether it’s improving your commute, keeping the lights on, providing access to clean water or transforming skylines, our work helps people and communities thrive.

Our clients trust us to bring together the best people, ideas, technical expertise and digital solutions to our work in transportation, buildings, water, the environment and new energy. We’re one global team – 47,000 strong – driven by a common purpose to deliver a better world.

Job Description:

Develops, implements, and maintains cost control, and planning/scheduling function on one or more of the larger, more complex and demanding projects. Demonstrated ability to utilize his/her broad experience, technical expertise, and familiarity with company policies and procedures as well as exposure to a variety or project complexity, and client interaction, to execute complex project controls efforts. Applies broad knowledge of one professional discipline or advanced knowledge of specific, technical and operation practices.

Opportunity phase

  • Supports Go/No Go preparations, forms and gathering information and process, as directed by Project Manager.

  • Review project controls requirements of RFP/opportunity. Provide or obtain project controls support for proposal deliverables, as appropriate for project complexity.

  • Understand proposal pricing approach and support as appropriate. Proficiency with company standard pricing tools and support as required.

Planning phase

  • Develop customized Cost/schedule control plans/solutions to provide Project Management and other project team and management with appropriate tools for project cost and schedule control.

  • Support PM/Project team/contract administration in managing contract review process for new contracts, modifications and job closures. Understand and support or coordinate insurance verification process as necessary.

  • Ability to manage review of contract risk types and deploy methods to identify and develop risk management approach for projects.

  • Ability to manage/oversee financial project issues such as segmentation, work at risk and revenue recognition during project setup.

  • Review scope definition documents and support PM with development of complex Work breakdown structure development (and maintenance during execution), interfacing with Procurement, Engineering, Subcontractors and Finance to support proper job setup for cost and schedule development, progress tracking, risk analysis, client billing.

  • Manage the development, updating, and monitoring of schedules and preparing status reports and staffing curves, in alignment with scope of work and resource, including subcontractors and consultants, planned to execute scope.

  • May support other Project team/procurement in managing documentation to support procurement of required sub-consultants and vendors

  • Develop and review of project cost and revenue baseline, based on above element, on behalf of PM.

  • Develop and implement performance measurement and earned value plan and updates during execution. Elevate for review by PM, Project team and other Management staff.

  • Understand contractual invoicing requirements. Understand project/organizational and client interfaces. Review invoice support requirements, during execution, with Project Manager.

Execution phase

  • Integrate cost and schedule data/baseline with company’s enterprise system, to facilitate Projects financial goals, or oversee this effort.

  • Develop key deliverable in preparation of project reviews

  • Developed expertise with system and reports to review actual costs, commitments, coordinate cost adjustments, reviewing for coding accuracy.

  • Ability to perform analytics including experience in SAP, sharepoint, oracle, Power BI

  • Identifies cost (and scheduled as needed) variances, investigates root cause and develop/execute correction action plan, as discussed with PM and Project team.

  • Lead effort for tracking budget, project costs, labor hours, schedule updates, installed quantities and progress measurements for work to include direct hire and subcontracted work.

  • Maintain the planning/scheduling updates, applying engineering, procurement and construction terminology, concepts and relationships. Develop and maintain critical path logic networks and bar charts.

  • Analyze, evaluate and forecast current status against an established baseline schedule. Assess the impacts of design or construction changes and schedule slippages. Report schedule status to all levels of project and company management as well as to Client.

  • Accumulate and access historical data, such as performance experience, for use in maintaining a realistic basis for future planning, forecasting and Estimate at complete development.

  • Measure progress and review performance trends. Exposure to progressive performance data and associated concepts and principals.

  • Prepare reports, graphs, and charts, to communicate project status.

  • Proficiency with company’s financial systems, processes and procedures such as segmentation, work at risk and revenue recognition requirements and processes and be able to align with project status and assist in analyzing and using financial data to identify key project issues.

  • May coordinate/review invoices for consistency with contract requirements and rates. May interface with Billing and accounting staff.

  • Assist the Project Manager with reporting on accounts receivables and unbilled issues as assigned.

  • Support Project team, with the change control management process and gain insight into rational and importance of change events. Support project with pricing and determining schedule impact of change orders.

  • Assist PM with support on gathering information to develop trending, forecasting and estimate to complete process. May assist PM with WAR (work at risk) and RAR (Revenue at Risk) forms.

  • May provide guidance, direction and specialized assistance to others in the resolution of project controls problems.

Closeout phase

  • Review project scope and determine all contractual deliverables have been met, discuss with PM.

  • Coordinate with PM/procurement for closeout of sub agreements

  • Support PM with input of final EAC

  • Support with coordination of final invoice as directed.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, construction management, accounting, finance or other associated degree.

  • Strong MS Excel skills/Power BI

  • Relevant work in lieu of degree considered

  • 8 to 15 years’ experience

Preferred Qualifications


What We Offer

We will give you the flexibility you need to do your best work with hybrid work options. Whether you’re working from an AECOM office, remote location or at a client site, you will be working in a dynamic environment where your integrity, entrepreneurial spirit and pioneering mindset are championed.

You will help us foster a culture of equity, diversity and inclusion – a safe and respectful workplace, where we invite everyone to bring their whole selves to work using their unique talents, backgrounds and expertise to create transformational outcomes for our clients.

We will encourage you to grow and develop your career with us through our technical and professional development programs and diverse career opportunities. We believe in leadership at all levels. No matter where you sit in the organization you can make a lasting impact on the projects you work on, the teams and committees you join and our business.

We offer competitive pay and benefits, well-being programs to support you and your family, and the development resources you need to advance your career.

When you join us, you will connect and collaborate with a global network of experts – planners, designers, engineers, scientists, consultants, program and construction managers – leading the change toward a more sustainable and equitable future. Join us and let’s get started.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Engineering

Business Line PCC

Business Group Design and Consulting Services Group (DCS)

Country Philippines

Position Status Full Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 260798BR

Virtual: Yes

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.