Global Project Controls SME (Open to Remote) (274835)

Job Posted 8/23/2023
Minneapolis, MN
United States
Category Farming Jobs
Job Description

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Job Purpose and Impact

This position is a part of the Global Capital Engineering Group, reporting to the Global Director of Project Controls.  This position will be responsible for establishing Project Control standards, tools and procedures and serves on the Project Controls Leadership Team working with a multi-nation and multi-cultural team.


In this role you need to be able to center the global project controls organization, and wider project management, on a topic / deliverable and fully manage all of the complexities that come with dealing with a global group and divergent opinions / approaches.  

Key Accountabilities

  • Lead activities with respect to development of project controls business management, cost management, and planning for projects, including functional objectives and initiatives

  • Ensure consistency of implementation of a standard project control plan as part of the Project Execution Plan (PEP) for project execution

  • Plan and organize the setup of baseline project controls systems

  • Providing technical and administrative direction, coordination, evaluation, training and coaching to a large team of Project Controls specialists

  • Supervise the implementation of Project Coding Structures for control and integrity

  • Proper understanding of earned value management principles

  • Proper understanding of planning and scheduling systems and techniques

  • Understanding of procurement and subcontract management commercial contract development, control practices and principles

  • Understanding and experience with Agile and Lean project execution principles

  • Coordinate the provision of historical data and ensure it is meaningful and normalized for reuse

  • Ability to produce meaningful documentation and presentations on key concepts and/or details that can resonate with a wide audience


Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in a related field or equivalent experience

  • Minimum of six years of related work experience

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with change management

  • Experience with capital planning portfolio management

  • Engineering and technology discipline and domain knowledge

  • Experience with program management and tracking

Equal Opportunity Employer, including Disability/Vet.


United States