Project Controls Manager

NSR Associates

Manama, Bahrain

Ref: KP714-1465

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time


Salary 4,000-5,000 BHD Plus Car, Flights , Medical & Bonus

Bahrain's Leading Build, Civil & Marine Contractor. Can you add value throughout all stages handling risk, cost & program ?

Able to have meaningful conversations with stakeholders & management.

This country offers a great life style with strong healthcare, education & sporting clubs & facilities. We find that many settle long term as it offer a great family way of life.

Project Controls Manager required for Bahrain’s Leading Build, Civil & Marine Contractor.

This business has 50+ Years delivering Hotels, High Rise, Commercial, Bridges, Port Works, Airport Works & Multi Lane Highways. Projects from £35 Million to £300 Million.

Sitting within the management team in HQ. Adding value at pre-construction and execution stages on site. Cost control, planning , scheduling, risk management and change management will be factors you have an abundance of experience within.

Working alongside Project Managers & Project Controls Engineers to management and implement recovery strategies if needed.

• Provide support in the management of project budgets, track costs, and oversee the preparation of financial forecasts.
• Monitoring project cost with the Project Commercial Manager
• Conducts detailed review and analysis of project performance control and reports
• Track the project’s performance metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs)
• Review and discuss material waste reports with the Project Team
• Review and endorse proposed corrective actions to maintain the project within planned cost and schedule
• Monitor and manage project risks, including the identification, assessment, and mitigation of risks and opportunities
• Provide support to project teams in regards to change management, including subcontractor claims, change requests, claims and dispute resolution


Communication ( Critical )

• Able to write a clear & concise e-mail that states your position in a polite fashion.
• Personable enough to knock on a door of a client and find middle ground over a cup of coffee..
• Presentation skills to stakeholders in an articulate manner and raise critical issues
• Soft skills and empathy to coordinate with internal stakeholders, project teams, sub-contractors & suppliers
• Communication with NSR will be evident you can work at the level needed by how you hold yourself. This means no dear sir / madam as its clear who is handling this appointment and no whom it may concern. Be a wordsmith that our client wants ! Please put your BEST foot forward.


• Clear Project Controls Management experience for the past 10+ Years for Reputable Main Contractor / PMC
• Strong analytical skills and a calmness to perform under pressure
• Degree in Civil Engineering , Project Management or Cost from a reputable University
• Primavera P6 Software experience and Project Management Tools
• Professional status desired
• Able to pull apart programs and see risk when required

BHD 4,000 to 5,000 per month inclusive of fixed allowances.
Additional benefits: Car, Fuel, Flights , Medical & Bonus

About the Company

At NSR we pride ourselves on market knowledge, integrity, loyalty and professionalism. Through personal relationships and knowledge of what our clients look for in specific requirements we like to pride ourselves on matching people to the right role.

The partners at NSR have always dealt with people in an open and honest manner and as a company we are driven to find the right opportunity for people enhancing their career where ever this may be worldwide.

We work on the principal that every person we deal with is a potential client, this process has proved beneficial for us as there are many people we have dealt with on the International circuit that have approached NSR Associates to recruit for them as a client after we have worked on their behalf as a candidate.

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