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AECOM Project Controls Sr. Specialist in Taguig City, Philippines

Company Description

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.

Here, you will have freedom to grow in a world of opportunity.

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.

Job Description

AECOM is seeking a Project Controls Sr. Specialist to be based in Manila, Philippines

Job Description:

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 the contract review process for new contracts, modifications, and job closures. Understand and support or coordinate insurance verification process as necessary.

  • Ability to manage the review of contract risk types and deploy methods to identify and develop risk management approaches 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 the scope of work and resources, including subcontractors and consultants, planned to execute scope.

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

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

Execution phase

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

  • Develop key deliverables in preparation of project reviews

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

  • Identifies cost (and scheduled as needed) variances, investigates root cause, and develops/executes a 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 the 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 principles.

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

  • Proficiency with the 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 the Project team, with the change control management process and gain insight into the rationale 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 the 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 the input of final EAC

  • Support with coordination of final invoice as directed.

Complexity & Decision Making

  • Performs challenging assignments requiring independent judgment, with little or no supervision

  • Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives

  • May be required to assess project controls needs on several projects and develop more junior project controls, staff members.


Minimum Requirements:

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

  • Relevant work in lieu of degree considered

  • 5 to 8 years experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Detail Oriented

  • Strong organizational skills with an attention to detail.

  • Motivated, detail-oriented and flexible. Must be able to work independently, and exercise good judgment

  • Ability to successfully multi-task and work independently in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency.

  • Ability to work with high volume of transactions

Additional Information

With infrastructure investment accelerating worldwide, our services are in great demand, and there’s never been a better time to be at AECOM! Join us, and you’ll get all the benefits of being a part of a global, publicly traded firm – access to industry-leading technology and thinking and transformational work with big impact and work flexibility.

AECOM provides a wide array of compensation and benefits programs to meet the diverse needs of our employees and their families. We also provide a robust global well-being program. We’re the world’s trusted global infrastructure firm, and we’re in this together – your growth and success are ours too.

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

Join us and let’s get started.

ReqID: J10092378

Business Line: PCC

Business Group: DCS

Strategic Business Unit: Enterprise Capabilities

Career Area: Program & Project Management

Work Location Model: Hybrid