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Manager Project Cost - Project Controls

NiSource - Valparaiso, IN

IntroductionJob Summary:Manage the NiSource Major Projects and Indiana TDSIC Program Project Controls Cost Staff.Provide integrated project controls management to the Major Projects Organization. Seamlessly integrate project controls methodology, staff, processes, tools, techniques, and information management systems to provide daily support to the Project Managers, Project Developers, Project Engineers, Project Technical Specialists, Construction Managers, and Major Project's Management. Directly responsible to ensure optimum project controls staff support of individual projects.Leads and Directs Performance Area Capability in Project Initiation, Project Planning and Project Controls; Competent and facilitating support for Project Execution and Project Close-Out and TransitionDevelop, apply, and advance Project Management and Project Controls capability and competence using industry standards (AACE, PMI, Construction Management Industry, etc.) and best practice application to integrate knowledge areas for optimum project delivery applicationLead and direct project team members in regard to project cost controls. Objectifies drives, applies subject matter expertise, directs and leads Project Controls Resources Conflict Management, Coaches, Team Builds, Motivates, Inspires, Program Manages Major Project's resources. Demands, promotes, and inspires leadership; leads in 360 degree management cycle. Day to day management of Project Controls Cost Staff.Project Control Cost Tool and Information System Subject Matter ExpertOptimizes, leads, empowers, accountable for all Project Controls Scheduling PerformancePortfolio-manages Project Controls Cost resourcesFacilitates leadership and development of Cost resourcesAccountable for Project Controls Cost StaffManages reporting of project EAC status, performance through KPI metrics and Executive reportingManages Project Cost processes and best practicesResponsibilitiesPrincipal Duties and Responsibilities:
Competent in the product life cycle including project development, engineering, construction, testing, turnover and operations support. Ensures scope planning, requirements management, and scope definition. Deployment of optimum WBS and Cost Account management methodology to establish integrated product and project baseline development, and integrated scope change control methods. Perform life cycle project change control to prevent quality degradation and scope creep.
Manages reporting the effect on EAC of identified project risks
Provides project controls subject matter expertise support for Contract Project Control / Commercial Components
Manages core project controls cost expertise:
Responsible for the utilization of project management guidelines, project management standards, processes, job aids, and tools
Manages all project management subsidiary systems to improve project performance
Manages project cost effort
Manages cost management tools / techniques to advance cost performance
Manages correlation of project execution costs to original cost estimates
Manages and integrates the project budgets and cost performance baselines
Responsible for Project Cost Accounting
Manages project cost assessment processes, tools, and techniques
Manages project cost analysis processes, tools and techniques
Manages cost control processes, tools, and techniques
Manages project cost reporting
Manages project continuous life cycle planning and cost processes with progressive risk management forecasting with increased predictability, accuracy and precision.
Manages the integrated cost/schedule performance baselines
Manages project cost performance reporting and identifies opportunities to avoid or mitigate negative cost variances
Manage project controls effort in regard to project initiation, project planning-project management plan, project control subsidiary plans, project execution and project controls plans, and baseline change control
Accountable for safety and environmental performance for project control staff (internal and external)

QualificationsKnowledge, Skills and Abilities:Required for Selection:
Core Project Controls Cost Tool and Information System Subject Matter Expert
Develops, integrates, tailors, manages
Influences, negotiates, team builds, integrates, applies political and cultural awareness; problem solves and collaborates
Integrates and manages leadership; 360 degree

Education/Work Experience: Required for Selection:
Four year College Degree plus six years project controls experience or
Ten years project controls industry experience

Preferred for Selection:
BA Accounting or Finance
PMP PMI Certification

Additional Requirements:All successful applicants will be required to pass the PMP PMI Project Management certification within either one year of their hire date or one year after the employee meets the necessary requirements to qualify for the examination.Inclusion & DiversityValue inclusion within your day to day responsibilities by respecting others' perspectives/convictions, engaging others' opinions, creating a safe environment where people, ideas, and opinions are valued within your Team/Customers and external partners.Respect and take into consideration diversity within your Team/Customers and external work partners by valuing different world views, challenges, and cultures that represent all walks of life and all backgrounds.Treat others with respect and consideration. Actively participate in creating and contributing to a positive work environment.How To ApplyFor immediate consideration, please apply on-line at on or before December 30th!Equal Employment OpportunityNiSource is committed to providing equal employment opportunities in each of its companies to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, veteran status, disability, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any protected group status as defined by law. Each employee is expected to abide by this principle.By applying, you may be considered for other job opportunities.

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Manager Project Cost - Project Controls NiSource - Valparaiso, IN, United States


Location: Valparaiso, IN

Company Profile:
At NiSource (NYSE: NI), our aspiration is to be America’s premier regulated energy company, providing customer-focused energy solutions, investment-driven growth opportunities, and sustainable value for our customers, investors and employees. Underpinning this effort is our unwavering commitment to top-tier safety and reliability, collaborative stakeholder relationships, inclusive and engaging work environments, strong governance and transparency, and forward-looking environmental practices and stewardship.