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Programme and Project Management
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Americas Region

Excellence Leaves a Lasting Impression: Bring Your Vision to shape a better world.
 
At Arup, our innovative spirit compels us to express our ingenuity in unique ways — engineering, planning, designing, and consulting on many of the most renowned projects in the built environment. We aim to deliver technical excellence, innovation, and value to clients, while maintaining our core mission of shaping a better world. Since its founding in 1946, members of Arup have developed transformative ways of working. Adapting to the ever-changing environment, our work is focused on ambitiously reimagining a sustainable and resilient future for cities. Arup is rising to these new challenges: by bringing together broad-minded individuals from a wide range of disciplines, investing in research, innovating and creating better solutions for clients and the wider world.
 
We are currently seeking a Project Controls Specialist to join our team to work on various projects out of our Houston, Dallas or Bogota, Colombia offices.
The focus of this role is to provide strong commercial support to project managers, directors and business administrators. In particular in the areas of financial management, general commercial support, contract administration, sub consultant management and bid support.
 
Responsibilities for this role include but are not limited to:


•    Assist the Commercial Manager and Project Manager in implementation of project specific cost control processes to ensure project profitability and other commercial goals are met
•    Assist in budget estimation and resource planning
•    Assist in preparation of a WBS, to include understanding how schedule is integrated with WBS and budgets
•    Utilize the financial system to monitor financial performance, project costs and other performance parameters.
•    Assist in preparing and updating project schedules, using scheduling software such as Primavera P6.
•    Track actuals against budgets, conduct variance analyses, carry out reporting of project financials and respond to queries from project teams on performance issues.
•    Assist in monitoring and managing scope changes; maintaining change and risk registers, preparing fee proposals and contract change orders.
•    Assist in preparation and issuing of monthly client invoices and monitoring accounts receivable
•    Assist in collection, collation and review of timesheets of project team members
•    Assist in preparation of various monthly client reports.
•    Assist with commercial management of subs including preparation of sub agreements, tracking costs, and reviewing invoices and payments
 
The Qualified professional will have:


•    Bachelor’s Degree in a related field
•    Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in engineering design or construction industries.
•    Experience in preparing schedules using Primavera P6 desirable.
•    Advanced knowledge of Excel, data manipulation and spreadsheet design to communicate results.
•    Experience in PowerBI for report preparation desirable
•    General knowledge of commercial management and experience in contractual matters preferred
•    Ability to prioritize effectively and manage deadlines; highly organized
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills essential for team-based working
•    Proactive; a team player but able to perform independently.
•    Design-Build and experience of working with or for major Contractors preferred
 
Share your passion and experience in a global culture that believes your potential to achieve is endless.
 
Arup offers an outstanding benefits package including healthcare, GRRSP match, time off and profit share.
 
Arup is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment where our people are encouraged to thrive.

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