Project Controls Manager

Morson International
Basra, Iraq

Ref: KP703-97
Morson International

The Role

The Role

Essentially the role will encompass the following objectives;

Establish Project Controls within the Operational Office
Develop a local presence and the Project Controls capability
Develop a knowledge of the local market
Develop an execution approach/strategy in conjunction with the Business Unit and Operations objectives
Liaise and interface with Government bodies, Clients and Suppliers
All Project Controls functions
Work with the Business Units on various bids and proposals
Develop the capability to deliver Projects


All Project Control functions on the project as further noted below.

During the office establishment and setup phase, the responsibilities will be delivered by the individual, although as the office develops this will evolve into the supervision and direction of the Planning, Cost Control, Risk and Estimating personnel. The candidate is responsible for the following activities:

Controlling and directing the project controls activities at the work location
Producing and maintaining the Project Control Procedures applicable to the scope of work in that particular Work Location whilst still underpinning the Regional procedures
Ensuring that project schedules are prepared such that they define and communicate the plan required to meet project objectives
Producing Forecasts and mitigation strategies
Monitoring schedule and cost performance against the project objectives
Providing analysis of trends and deviation in schedule and cost from the established baselines
Managing project changes and risk assessments effecting economic, schedule, or business decisions
Development and execution of Project Control plans & detailed work processes
Review of proposed deviations from the Execution Plans & deliverables
Production of monthly and mid-monthly client reports, internal reports and ad hoc reports, as required
Providing estimate updates, associated cost and schedule risk analyses and benchmarking data in accordance with an agreed update cycle
In conjunction with the Project Quality Assurance team undertaking internal project control assessment reviews and audits
Providing data and support to external audit teams




English as a second business language is essential
Knowledge within an Engineering discipline and/or Construction environment is desirable

Successful candidates will be required to attend the London Offices for a period of time in order to become familiar with internal policy, systems, procedures and best practice, prior to returning to Iraq for duty. The role will potentially require visits to various site locations as required and also an element of International travel in line with the Operational requirements

About the Company

About the Company

Morson International is a world-leading technical recruitment consultancy enjoying a number of successful, long-term partnerships with major blue-chip clients, often being positioned as sole or preferred supplier. In many instances this is delivered on a managed vendor basis where we act as the "Managing Agent" controlling the entire recruitment process.

Divisions include:

* Aerospace and Defence
* Rail
* Energy
* Construction
* Marine
* Motorsport/Automotive
* Support Services
* Scientific
* Telecoms
* Oil and Gas
* IT
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