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Manager Project Controls

  • Location: Germany
  • Salary: Negotiable per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 5 days ago

  • Sector: Life Sciences
  • Contact: Robin Hussain
  • Start Date: 01/10/2022
  • Expiry Date: 01 September 2022
  • Job Ref: JN -072022-472528

Manager Project Controls

Tasks & responsibilities

  • As Manager Project Controls you report to the Head of Project Controls and functionally to the Project Manager in charge.
  • You conduct effective controlling mechanisms for (strategic and large) CAPEX projects and support project stakeholders by illustrating the project's progress.
  • In this role you transform the cost estimation to a cost breakdown structure and create the budget baseline for project controlling.
  • Furthermore, you issue monthly financial report, including curves on planned, actual and forecasted cost and cash spending - you monitor / report monthly on the state of risks / opportunities, change orders / claims, and budget transfers.
  • You identify deviations from plan, analyze cause and effect, and recommend corrective measures to the Project Manager.
  • Monitoring performance and determine improvement areas by developing key performance indicators for critical metrics is one of your key tasks.
  • In addition, you establish work habits to let the Project Controller's function become an integral, agile and pro-active building block in project execution.


  • Master's degree (e.g. MBA, MSc. M.Eng.) or Diploma degree in Engineering, Business Administration or Economics, or related fields
  • Several years of professional working experience in CAPEX projects and profound project controls expertise
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and SAP
  • Empathic communication, strong analytical, problem-solving and organizational skills
  • Good understanding of international and interdisciplinary working environments
  • Fluency in English (written and spoken), German is a plus
  • Flexible schedule and the willingness to travel and relocate