IPS – Integrated Project Services, Inc.

  • Job Locations CA-ON-Vaughan
    Project Controls
    # of Openings Remaining
    Position Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Location : Location
  • Position Responsibilities

    IPS is hiring! We are looking for a talented Senior Project Controller to join our industry leading team at our growing Vaughan, Ontario office location. 


    The Senior Project Controller will partner with our Pharmaceutical based clients to apply their project controls and Management experience as it specifically relates to cost and scheduling.


    Job Duties and Responsibilities

    • Responsible for project budget, invoicing, change control and cost forecasting for the entire engineering, procurement, construction and qualification (EPCQ) life cycle.
    • Work in a highly collaborative and dynamic project environment. Collaborate with estimating, procurement and project management on project scope coordination, work package definition, contract development and bid analysis.
    • Develop & evaluate project control budgets with input from partners including clients, estimating, vendors and contractors.
    • Work with project team to agree contractor SOVs and certify progress, invoicing & payment. Follow-on with accounting to insure alignment of project forecast with current funding and billings to client. Insure appropriate back-up documentation for all phases.
    • Actively manage change control process. Monitor cost trends & changes with follow-on validation & agreement of pricing. Process CO’s for approval and incorporation into contracts.
    • Responsible for operation of integrated cost reporting platform. Produce detailed cost reports, including budgets, changes, commits (POs), spends, anticipated costs and forecast. Accountable for cost system data integrity as well as accuracy of overall project forecast.
    • Ability to produce effective visualization, graphics & outputs for team communication.
    • Collaborate with partners & scheduling on alignment of cost & schedule data.
    • Collaborate with team to support constructability and value engineering.
    • Develop and continually update projections on cash flows, staffing plans & contingency usage.
    • Provide financial and cost analysis as well as earned value and cost performance reporting.
    • At project completion, develop and record the project’s historical cost information and “lessons learned” for future use.
    • Collaborate with all groups to improve company processes, systems and intellectual infrastructure to promote organizational learning and continuous improvement.

    Qualifications & Requirements

    • Minimum of 7 years’ experience as a project controls/cost professional on capital projects.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of engineering, procurement, construction and qualification (EPCQ) processes is required. Experience in the Pharma/Biotech Industry is desirable.
    • Understanding of engineering, construction methodologies and technical documentation.
    • Demonstrated expertise in Project Controls & Cost Engineering concepts; project initiation, planning, execution, monitoring, controlling & closeout as well as billing/invoicing, estimating, forecasting, and variance reporting.
    • Strong analytical and computer skills with demonstrated proficiency in integrated construction management/cost reporting platforms (Procore, etc). Experience with data management tools (MS Excel, MS Access, Power BI etc) is required. Knowledge of ERP systems is desirable
    • Excellent collaboration, communication and organizational skills are required with the ability to prioritize and manage large amounts of information to effectively meet deadlines. 
    • BS degree in engineering or related technical field, construction management or applicable experience.
    • PMI or AACEI certification is a plus

    Company Overview

    About Us


    IPS-Integrated Project Services is a global leader in developing innovative and cost effective solutions for the engineering, construction, commissioning and qualification of complex pharmaceutical and biotech research and manufacturing facilities. With technical expertise spanning R&D to pilot-scale to large-scale production, our team specializes in the technology, trends and regulatory environment to successfully deliver capital projects and improve operations. For over thirty years, we have applied unique LEAN methodologies throughout the project life cycle, continually finding ways to do things better and more efficiently, delivering higher quality and controlling costs. Headquartered in Blue Bell, PA, IPS is a multi-national company with over 1,100 professionals worldwide and offices in California, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Brazil, Canada, China, Ireland, Singapore, Switzerland, UK and four locations in India. Visit our website at www.ipsdb.com.




    Process Architecture, Process Design, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning, Qualification, LEAN Project Delivery, Strategic Master Planning, Energy Conservation Management, Project Controls, Program/Project Management, Operations/Logistics Strategy and Planning, EPCMV and Staffing Services.


    IPS is an equal opportunity, affirmative action employer of protected veterans (M/F/D/V).


    Attention Search Firms / Third Party Recruiters:  IPS is not seeking assistance or accepting unsolicited resumes from search firms for employment opportunities with IPS. Regardless of past practice, all resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at IPS via-email, the Internet or directly to hiring managers at IPS in any form without a valid written search agreement in place for a specific position will be deemed the sole property of IPS, and no fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by IPS as a result of the referral or through other means.


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