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Burns & McDonnell Program Controls Manager - Construction (Multiple Locations) in Kansas City, Missouri


The Program Controls Manager is responsible for managing all controls for a specific client program, including the budgets, system, cost, earned value, and schedules of the projects within the program. This position is responsible for all reporting systems within the client organization for program controls, and is responsible for the roles, staff, and tools used by the program. The program controls are developed by the Program Controls Manager in partnership with the client according to the Program Execution Plan (PgEP). The Program Controls Manager is responsible for the successful execution of complex aspects of estimating, scheduling, cost control, earned value analysis, and progress reporting to internal management and clients. The Program Controls Manager will work closely with the client each day to ensure the success of the Program, and work to further the partnership with the client by providing reporting through reviews of the program status.

  • Responsible for managing quality and consistency across all controls practices within the clients program and interface with the clients, attend program meetings, and create statistical reports for management on a recurring or as need basis.

  • Manage and present detailed schedule and earned value analysis and assess the impacts(s) of design/construction changes and schedule alterations, provide direction, and specialized assistance for the resolution of complex program schedule and cost issues.

  • Manage the development, implementation and maintenance of a management reporting data warehouse to present valuable program controls reports and data.

  • Lead and direct schedule management involving critical path method scheduling techniques, estimating, project cost management, forecasting and document control across a program.

  • Manage quality review of Earned Value Management system reporting.

  • Lead quality review and present cost management and forecast reporting across the program to stakeholders.

  • Implement and manage risk management process by identifying and mitigating risk potentials to the project.

  • Lead the Interactive Program Planning Meetings (IPPM).

  • Manage quality review and implementation of program execution manuals.

  • Analyze program forecast project costs including performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.

  • Manage and maintain effective relationships with existing and potential clients, customers and contractors to develop additional business.

  • Responsible for recruitment, development, training and retention and evaluating performance of the program controls team.

  • Performs other duties as assigned

  • Complies with all policies and standards


  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering, Construction Management or related field. and 7 years direct project controls experience or managing industry specific programs in project controls Required or

  • Applicable experience may be substituted for degree requirement. Required

  • Field experience in facilitating and producing detailed construction schedules and interfacing those construction schedules with engineering and procurement activities required.

  • Experience with Oracle Primavera P6 preferred.

  • Experience with Project Management Information System(s) preferred.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Proficient with Microsoft office.


Job Project Controls

Primary Location US-AZ-Phoenix

Other Locations US-MO-Kansas City, US-TX-Houston

Schedule: Full-time

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Req ID: 233096 Job Hire Type Experienced