Planner/Project Controller

Posted 25 November 2022
Job type Permanent

Company's Benefits

  • Paid Parental Leave

    Paid Parental Leave

  • Return to Work Policy

    Return to Work Policy

  • Flexible Working Arrangements

    Flexible Working Arrangements

  • Mentorship Program

    Mentorship Program

  • Breastfeeding Rooms

    Breastfeeding Rooms

  • Sponsorship Program

    Sponsorship Program

  • Leadership Development Program

    Leadership Development Program

  • Coaching Program

    Coaching Program

  • Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

    Raise Numbers Of Women In Leadership

  • Internal Women's Networking Group

    Internal Women's Networking Group

  • Equal Pay Initiatives

    Equal Pay Initiatives

Job Description

Our People & Places Solutions business – reinforces our drive to improve the lives of people everywhere and epitomizes the “why” of what we do – the tremendous positive impact and value our solutions bring to our communities and society as a whole. From facilities delivering life-saving therapies and ensuring clean water to enabling the connection of people through all modes of transportation and providing access to technology – we’re integrating a multitude of these solution elements to build the smart environments of tomorrow.

Start your Jacobs career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed – today and into tomorrow.

Your Impact:

Globally Jacobs is involved in the management and delivery of some of the most complex and challenging projects.  As one of the world’s most value resources, our team is solving some of the world’s most complex water issues. Whether it’s treating, distributing or storing water, Jacobs reaches across boundaries and collaborates to successfully deliver customized innovative solutions. We provide you the means and tools to work on a wide variety of interesting and challenging projects to grow your career and help protect this valuable resource.

As one of Singapore's 2022 Top Best Employers, Jacobs has an exciting opportunity for a Planer/Project Controller to join our growing Water Business in Singapore, initially working on one of the largest and most complex mega-projects in the Water Sector.  

Main Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the Planning and Project Controls Manager, carry out planning/scheduling, risk management, cost control, and reporting tasks on the Project during both detail design and construction delivery.

  • Serve as the point of contact in planning/scheduling, cost analysis, and progress metrics reporting. Understand the relationships between the project controls functions—estimating, planning/scheduling, cost control, and risk management.  

  • Implement and execute project controls to proactively support, monitor, and communicate budget, actual status, and forecast costs, labor hours, and quantities for the projects assigned.

  • Analyze risk to forecast contingencies. Support contingency management.

  • Develop, improvise, publish, and promote the use of change control and other Project Controls procedures.  With project team, follow through on the procedures to recover all costs not specifically defined by the contract.

  • Develop accurate and timely project cost forecasts with the participation of lead staff and project management.  The forecasts should be valued and used by the project team to contribute to the overall management of the project.

  • Prepare and issue cost analysis narratives including recommendations for corrective actions that are used by the project team to manage the work.

  • Create and issue client and internal status reports that effectively communicate status and trends.

  • Baseline and issue network-logic-driven schedules that meet the needs of, and are used by, the project team.

  • Update schedules within Primavera P6 with actual progress and forecast remaining durations, project milestones, and completion dates.

  • Monitor earned value systems that accurately measure progress and performance. Analyze the data to lead project controls staff and the project team. Understand earned-value concepts and terms.

  • Apply practical field experience with planning/scheduling knowledge to identify challenges to the project schedules and suggest mitigation plans.

  • Implement and effectively use company-standard project control systems and project or program specific project control systems.

  • Lead the Project controls functions for one or more large value contracts during the construction phase based on site.

Here’s What You’ll Need:

To be a successful candidate, you shall possess a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with a Degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Project Management, or a related technical field. 

The ideal candidate should be able to demonstrate the following skills and knowledge

  • Understand EPC/ full-service project delivery processes and apply the principles of project control work processes and practices as it relates to the development of cost control

  • Good data handling skills

  • Proficiency in Primavera P6

  • Working knowledge of Risk Management or Reporting tools would be an added advantage

  • Ability to effectively communicate project control information to varied audiences including engineering, project/construction management, and project teams

  • Ability to write accurate and meaningful project status reports and possess good verbal and written communication skills

Jacobs. A world where you can.

From our inclusive employee networks, to our positive mental health champions – we’re committed to driving a culture of caring where you can be you. Joining Jacobs not only connects you locally but globally – and together, our diverse perspectives and unique backgrounds power our collective strength. We collaborate and share! By supporting one another, we all succeed.

With safety and flexibility always top of mind, we’ve gone beyond traditional ways of working so you have the support, means and space to maximise your potential. You’ll uncover flexible working arrangements, benefits and opportunities to do good too – from participating in our global giving and volunteering program, to exploring new and inventive ways to help our clients make the world a better place. No matter what drives you, you’ll discover how you can cultivate, nurture and achieve your goals – all at a single global company. 

Please note:  If you are being represented by a recruitment agency you will not be considered, to be considered you will need to apply directly to Jacobs. Jacobs complies with the Tripartite Guidelines on Fair Employment Practices (TGFEP), including the prevailing guidelines on recruitment. All qualified applicants will be considered for the position regardless of age, race, religion, language, nationality, marital status, or family responsibilities.