Manager, Project Controls

Suncor - Fort McMurray, Canada

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Job ID 22823

Reporting to the director of business unit project, you will lead the project controls team located in Calgary and Fort McMurray to support Oil Sands and In Situ project development and execution.

  • Provide predictable and competitive project outcomes long term strategy
  • Responsible for overseeing the cost control, estimating, planning and scheduling throughout the full lifecycle of the projects in the portfolio, including capital and expense projects
  • Support the delivery of project controls expertise including baseline cost/schedules, status reporting, variance analysis, forecasting, project execution performance and close-out
  • Provide technical cost and schedule impact guidance and recommendations to different levels of the organization, including senior leadership
  • Understand project risk and able to translate those risks into schedule and quantitative cost impacts
  • Provide a high standard of quality of service by proactive, timely and accurate project analysis and performance
  • Build and maintain peer-to-peer interfaces within the team, business units and functional groups to promote trust and craft collaborative working relationships
  • Develop and mentor direct reports to promote employee retention, and ensure effective execution and bench strength to support continuous growth plans
  • Lead and support the development and implementation of improvement initiatives

Required Qualifications

  • 10 or more years of experience in the oil and gas industry, including project controls
  • Five or more years of experience in a leadership role
  • Professional engineering degree considered an asset
  • AACE and PMP accreditation(s) considered an asset
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and a clean driving record

  • Deep understanding of project management practices and ability to work in a deadline driven environment
  • Strong aptitude for the development of creative and fit for purposes processes and procedures
  • Strong people management skills, exceptional influencing and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledgeable in all project related standards, procedures and guidelines, including finances and supply chain management
  • Ability to work with a diverse groups of internal and external parties to achieve the best results for the organization
  • Working knowledge of SAP, Primavera, estimating tools (ICARUS), GenSight is considered an

Working Conditions

  • Office environment with frequent travel to Calgary and other Suncor sites
  • Position requires intermittent walk downs in operating plants and construction sites
  • If you reside outside of Fort McMurray, relocation of your primary residence to within 60 km of Fort McMurray is mandatory
  • Relocation support will be provided; we offer highly competitive housing assistance to eligible candidates

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Suncor Energy is Canada's energy company - meaning rewarding opportunities for you to apply your knowledge, contribute and grow in a variety of career-building positions. Our business portfolio spans the entire energy sector, from a leadership position in oil sands development, to refining and marketing operations, natural gas, and conventional oil production, internationally and offshore East Coast Canada.

And while we are working to responsibly develop petroleum resources and contribute to the communities where we live and work, we are also developing our renewable energy portfolio, which includes wind power and biofuels.

As part of Suncor's team, you'll contribute to the ongoing success of Canada's largest energy company - one with a solid track record of growth, a focus on safety and sustainability and tremendous potential for the future. And you'll have the opportunity to learn from experts in the industry and build on your skills every day.

Suncor promotes diversity and inclusion in the workplace. Suncor is an equal opportunity employer and encourages applications from all qualified individuals. Suncor is committed to accessibility and accommodations will be provided to applicants upon request. At Suncor, we are dedicated to building a workforce that reflects the diversity of the communities in which we live, and where every team member has the opportunity to reach their full potential.

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Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    May 31, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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