• Program Controls Manager

    Location US-CA-Los Angeles
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Project Controls/Scheduling
  • Overview

    At Cumming Corporation, you will work on some of the world's most exciting projects in a dynamic environment where your success is measured by the impact you make. We are one of the fastest growing Project and Cost Management Consultancies in America. We’re ranked in the ENR Top 20 and with over 25 offices globally, an extremely diverse project portfolio, and double digit year to year revenue growth, the opportunities to make your mark are endless!


    We are currently looking for a Program Controls Manager to be located in the Southwest region of Los Angeles County. This opportunity will have you working within our Education project construction sector. The Education team is a prime consultant to several school districts in the country and provides services to K-12 as well as higher education institutions nationally. You will be teaming with project, program, and client leadership to provide premier educational facilities for our nation’s youth and adults seeking to better themselves through learning.



    • Monitor the overall integrity of the project budget and forecast in accordance with approved standard operating procedures 
    • Provide quality assurance to client's functional staff and special program managers regarding all financial tracking and cost performance
    • Participate in monthly EAC meetings with the client to validate and review current EAC’s, including providing justification of variances
    • Conduct cost variance analysis of reported data to identify trends and mitigate potential budget impacts
    • Monitor identified trends and mitigation plans over time against actual performance
    • Review, analysis and oversight of budget and expenditures against projects based upon various funding sources
    • Participate in reoccurring meetings with schedulers to review cost and schedule performance to determine cost overruns/ underruns, issues with project durations, or variances in spend analyzing plan versus expenditures over period of time
    • Review, analysis and oversight of monthly cost reports and monthly progress reports
    • Evaluate contract change orders and amendments for impact on budget/timetable
    • Review task order requests, change orders and amendments to ensure budget availability, accurate cost coding and reporting
    • Provide interface support and respond to all requests for all financial information
    • Perform necessary data entry for budget and forecast impacts


    • BS/BA Degree in Engineering, Construction Management, Business or related degree. Additional qualifying experience in excess to the minimum stated above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.
    • 8+ years' recent professional experience in a similar or equivalent position involved in project or program controls.
    • Experience supporting bond funded educational facility projects highly preferred. 
    • Experience working through the entire project life cycle.
    • Knowledge of theories, principles and practices of cost/schedule management, earned value management, change management, forecasting, and risk assessment.
    • Exceptional communication skills required.
    • Ability to adapt to changing requirements and situations.
    • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office, Advanced Excel Skills, Proliance, Data-Warehouse or other systems used by a large capital program, and any educational facility experience.


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    CUMMING is fully committed to Equal Employment Opportunity and to attracting, retaining, developing and promoting the most qualified Team Members without regard to their race, gender, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability, citizenship status, veteran status, or any other characteristic prohibited by state or local law.


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