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Senior Adviser - Project Controls


London, United Kingdom
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June 28, 2024
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Do you want to play a role in the transition to sustainable energy production?

At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

Our New Build segment is responsible for delivering major energy projects for the oil & gas and renewable markets. The segment includes all phases of a project, and specializes on delivering complete solutions that include engineering, procurement, construction and installation. 

We are currently looking for Senior Adviser - Project Controls to support our offshore wind HVDC EPCI projects in our Chiswick office, UK.

What will you be doing?

  • Application of Code of Accounts (CoA set up in costing software, split out project estimates, allocate invoicing and all cost data etc.) according to specific contract terms
  • Provide an accurate and timely cost reporting service according to contract reporting periods and review with project management; compile project trends to provide critical analysis and forecasting
  • Identify, reconcile and explain variances against budget / forecast across departments and Cost Breakdown Structure, to identify and recommend means of improved cost performance
  • Calculate commercial aspects of variation order estimates and maintenance of a variation order log
  • Maintain the project resource management tool; update the project forecast according to MPP, changes and trending as well as managing and documenting the change to monthly submission
  • Understand and perform the interfaces between financial and cost systems (i.e. SAP, SAREPTA, MPP) and other project control systems (i.e. Primavera / Safran, Document Scheduler, CCS, ARM)
  • Provide ad hoc reporting for discipline leads and project management and respond effectively to Client requests
  • Perform client invoicing functions including but not limited to creating, reviewing and submitting of invoices
  • Maintain cash flow forecast and knowledge of the status and direction of the project; communicate effectively with senior management on all project status issues
  • Close out and final reporting of the project including the compilation of the Project history and benchmarking

We think you should have:

  • Relevant experience, to include FEED and EP phases of a project
  • Working knowledge of engineering design contracts, accounting principles as well as procurement policies & terminology
  • Thorough understanding of project controls terminology
  • Advanced competency in use of Excel (including charts, graphs and data manipulation) and competent use of other standard MS Office products
  • Prior use of SAP advantageous
  • Undergraduate degree and QCF level 3 (or similar evidence of basic competency) preferred
  • Good level of numeracy with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Self starter who can work alone or as member of a team.

More reasons to work with us:

  • Professional development and excellent career opportunities with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects
  • A healthy work-life balance with flexible working conditions throughout the different phases of your journey
  • Competitive pay and benefits with excellent pension and insurance schemes as well as private health services 
  • Possibility to work remotely/from home 2-3 days per week 

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact: Stephen Laurie, NES Advantage Solutions

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing service.

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Our goal is to make Aker Solutions a place where everyone can perform at their best by creating opportunities for all. We see diversity as a source of creativity, innovation, and as a key competitive advantage. Diversity includes not only gender, ethnicity, or age but also disabilities, religion, sexual orientation, and many other parts of one’s identity. We welcome your application no matter who you are or where you come from and encourage you to let us know if you need any supportive adjustments throughout the recruitment process. 

This is Aker Solutions

Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 11,000 people in more than 15 countries.