Project Controls Manager - German Speaking


Project Controls Manager - German Speaking

  • Frankfurt am Main, HE, Germany


Project Controls Manager - Frankfurt, Germany (German Speaking is essential)

The opportunity

Mace is providing project controls services (Cost Management, Planning and Scheduling, Project Accounting, Change and Risk Management) to major pharmaceutical clients in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

Due to a period of sustained growth, our pharmaceutical and technology business is recruiting for a German-speaking and non-German speaking project controls managers to be based in our office in Germany.

This role will be based in Frankfurt, Germany

Your responsibilities will include:
• Establishing an information control and information flow system for the project and coordinating its implementation and adherence during the project duration.
• Establishing and agreeing with the client procedures for review, approval and transfer of design and engineering documentation among the project participants.
• Developing and agreeing with the client the preliminary project cash flow (finance schedule), cost control and reporting procedures.
• Providing a monthly project report that shall include an executive summary – status about cost and budget, time schedule and works completed, done/open approvals, major next steps; cost and budget overview - status on orders against agreed budget, status of change orders, deviations from budget and recommendation for adjustment, cash flow forecast at least 3 months ahead.
• Establishing and agreeing with the client the form and the procedure of cost estimation/calculation.
• Establishing and agreeing with the client the form and the procedure of progress measurement and forecasting for all project contractors and overall project progress (in line with investment reporting principles of percent of completion, each milestone achievement and acceptance by the client will bear its weight in % related to monetary values) and S-Curves for late/early/forecasted values.
• Verifying the works completed by package contractors and report against the approved project delivery program.
• Tracking and controlling any changes in the delivery program including work scope/time and cost changes and advising the client by using decision proposal.
• Collaborating with other disciplines of project controls, as well as other project support functions, to help deliver project goals in keeping with the client's principles of trust, transparency, and teamwork.
• Helping to lead and ensure the identification and assessment of all risks, opportunities, trends, and changes within the programme, including associated schedule and cost impact.

About you

You have previous working experience in a similar role. Have a construction related degree. And ideally have experience in pharmaceuticals projects. You have a complete understanding of design, construction and cost programs. You have an excellent technical grounding in all aspects of schedule and cost controls. You have substantial experience in the use of computer software products including web-based or bespoke client systems. You have knowledge of Primavera P6 and other schedule, cost, earned value and/or risk management tools.

You are digitally savvy especially in using MS Office programs, can build relationships and provide support to strong, motivated teams. You will have experience in project management within a pharmaceutical sector and be hungry to grow your career and enjoy the opportunities Mace has to offer.

Apply now for a confidential discussion.


  • project support
  • cost control
  • cost management
  • risk management
  • project accounting
  • project controls
  • cost estimation
  • risk management tools
  • forecasting
  • advising
  • controlling
  • information flow
  • engineering documentation
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Category : Project Manager
Posted : October 5, 2023
Salary : N/A

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