Project Controls Manager


Job Ref: #317

Cleantech, EV & EV Charging, Others


As Project Controls Manager you will lead the project controls estimation, schedule, and cost management teams on large-scale Infrastructure projects. You will manage high-performing teams working cross-functionally with project execution, finance, construction engineering, and facilities teams while ensuring your teams are delivering the best value to all.



  • Estimation: Further development of estimation program and tools. Perform Deep dive reviews with estimators and project teams, understanding cost drivers and driving opportunities for value engineering
  • Cost Management: Continue development and implementation of cost management tools including an approved budget, total commitments, cost incurred, and invoiced costs. Work closely with project teams to forecast project costs during project execution.
  • Change Management: Support project teams on change management, develop processes to streamline information flow, and secure timely approvals from management.
  • Communication: Lead development of dashboards and applications for improved communication for various levels of management.
  • Risk Assessment: Work with key stakeholders to identify project risks and support those teams through the mitigation process
  • Scheduling: Further develop project scheduling program. Perform deep-dive reviews with project schedulers and project teams.
  • Coach and mentor counterparts and subordinates on excellence in the construction industry
  • Use efficient and aesthetic communication methods to escalate roadblocks or communicate successes as necessary.
  • Assist in the maintenance, development, and enhancement of the company’s relationship with contractors in a bid to produce a strategic partnership.
  • Employ a can-do attitude, ensuring all stakeholders are engaged and aligned with the organization’s goals.
  • Provide the best product for your respective customer or end users, keeping projects and programs moving forward and fixing concerns as they arise.
  • Foster an innovative environment amongst your team and those within the infrastructure group to help AESC succeed in accelerating the world’s transition to sustainable energy
  • Provide strategic input into the construction organization, setting your team’s future up for growth and success.


Background & Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management, or related fields, or the equivalent in experience
  • Master’s degree in any business, finance, economics, or engineering a bonus
  • Willing to travel for work, up to 50% of the time
  • 12+ years of experience on large commercial or industrial construction projects
  • Excellent written and verbal communication, and presentation skills using Microsoft Applications
  • Advanced knowledge and proven delivery on Civil, Structural, and Architectural, Mechanical, electrical, life safety, and controls scopes, bonus if specific to manufacturing processes
  • Ability to be proactive and to foresee events and react appropriately
  • Ability to train and mentor colleagues on best practices for project management and execution
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty as needed to complete objectives and lead your times through challenging projects
  • Ability to work within a high-performance, cross-functional organization with extremely tight timelines and aggressive goals
  • Have an inquisitive and open attitude to exploring innovative ideas and a willingness to continuously learn
  • Capacity to work long hours on demanding projects in high-stress environments
  • Fluency in Spanish and English. French would be of added benefit



  • Leadership
  • Communication
  • Negotiation
  • Influencing
  • Critical thinking
  • Decision making
  • Adaptability
  • Flexibility
  • Resourcefulness

Envision AESC is a world-leading battery technology company with battery plants in Japan, the United Kingdom, the United States and China. It is currently building a battery factory in Navalmoral de la Mata, municipality of Cáceres, in the autonomous community of Extremadura, a project supported by the Government of Spain with the aim of boosting the economy of that region and advancing the energy transition.

This is a unique opportunity to be part of the largest battery manufacturing project in the world, while also joining one of the most exciting large-scale industrial developments ever created in recent years, embracing new technologies and emerging markets to support the rapidly changing and growing electric vehicle market.

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Salima Mantere

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