Project Controls Manager

The Project Control Manager I has overall responsibility for managing scope, cost, schedule, internal staffing and outside vendors, and contractual deliverable. Manages and oversees all aspects of a project to ensure it is completed on-time and within budget. Being a Project Control Manager I typically requires a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent. Prepares reports for upper management regarding status of project. In addition, Project Control Manager I typically reports to a manager. May require certification in Project Management. Being a Project Control Manager I works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role. Work is closely managed. Working as a Project Control Manager I typically requires 0-2 years of related experience.

Project Controls Manager Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Project Controls Manager to join our team.


  • Analysing and comparing both schedule and cost information and relating conclusions such that management control action is alerted at the right time;
  • Cost Management;
  • Co-ordination of Project Level Reporting (eg CSR, Project Performance & Customer Reporting);
  • Project Schedule – generation, maintenance & status update;
  • Providing feedback on key project issues to Department Management team on a timely basis;
  • Ensuring the maintenance of both time and cost trend performance indicators and statistics;
  • Lead technical / programme presentations and negotiations with clients, partners and suppliers;
  • Schedule development and management;
  • Studying and understanding all relevant project documents and conditions;
  • Project reporting – to the client and company;
  • Development and production of reports on progress, critical paths, resources and earned value and schedule risks and issues;
  • Liaise and assist with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Support ad-hoc duties that will be consistent with the nature of a Project Controls Manager position within MADG;
  • Project Change Management (including maintenance of the Project Performance Measurement Baseline);
  • Managing Project Control Engineer(s) and other staff as appropriate.


  • Ensure coordination within the Project / Programme Controls functions,
  • Review and approval of all technical output, measures, metrics and recommendations from the Project Controls team,
  • Responsibility for completeness, suitability and accuracy of data used and presented in all reports;
  • Development of project specific processes and procedures and application of good practice,
  • Review and oversight of appropriate checks to ensure all data used by the project is complete, suitable and accurate, and;
  • Development of project specific Project / Programme Controls Execution Plan to achieve the contract requirements,