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Program Controls Manager-Systems

Company: Anser Advisory
Location: Boston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

At Anser Advisory, we strive and succeed by creating smart, dynamic and professionally skilled teams to deliver extraordinary projects for our clients. You will work on interesting projects which will expand your expertise and hone your technical skills through the ability to access the most advanced technology on the market. Your successful impact will help us obtain our goal of being the nationwide go-to professional services provider. Anser provides our clients with advisory, compliance, program and project construction management services at the highest level of dedication.

Our relationships are on our credibility to deliver on our commitments, with unbeatable service levels to our clients which has resulted in our rapid growth, nationwide.

The Program Controls Manager position is a client-facing role that requires exceptional information technology, project management and controls, business analysis, client management, and communication skills. The role of the Controls Manager also requires effective leadership skills and the ability to develop innovative solutions benefitting Anser and its clients based on continuing research of latest industry trends. Internally the Program Controls Manager is responsible for supporting business development efforts related to controls and system implementation services.

The Program Controls Manager will be responsible for leading client controls and system implementation services including:

* Defining the project's objectives and oversee quality control throughout its life cycle

* Conducting needs assessments

* Preparing resulting controls recommendations

* Develop system requirement definitions

* Developing system implementation plans

* Managing the system selection and implementations according to the defined scope, budget, and schedule

* Establish with the client's staff and other stakeholders reporting formats

* Develop project budget schedule

* Provide controls for managing the project scope, budget, and schedule

* Establish, analyze, and report on the project key performance metrics

* Establish and maintain appropriate internal control safeguards to ensure consistent reporting of accurate information

* Must understand construction means and methods

This position requires the flexibility to lead and support several client assignments simultaneously and can require significant travel.

Skills & Experience:

Experience in project controls related to construction

Experience managing software development projects using the software development lifecycle

Experience configuring, implementing and supporting web-based, collaborative information systems

Experience eliciting requirements from users and writing functional requirements documents

Knowledge of project management software currently in the marketplace

Understanding of project management concepts and best practices including document management, budget-cost control, schedule management, and automated workflows

Understanding of information systems concepts such as integrating data from multiple systems, SQL report-writing, business intelligence and business process logic

Ability to research software products and make appropriate recommendations based on client needs

Experience writing user manuals, designing training programs and leading training workshops

Experience with effectively managing resources

Excellent presentation and client management skills

Experience selling services to clients


A minimum of 10 years of experience related to program and project-level controls on major construction programs

BS/BA Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management or another construction related subject; or a BS/BA Degree in Finance, Accounting, and MBA Degree

Specialized skills and proficiency with Project Management Information Systems and other controls software (e.g. e-Builder, Oracle/Primavera Unifier, Oracle/Primavera P6, Prolog, ProjectMates, PMWeb)


We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds, because it makes our firm stronger. Each of us contributes to our inclusive environment in the way we act, our level of commitment, encouragement to others to share their ideas, and our everyday, outstanding teamwork to support our clients. We also support professional for our staff and celebrate their accomplishments.

Simply put, our firm is better...because of the people we work with.

Keywords: Anser Advisory, Boston , Program Controls Manager-Systems, Executive , Boston, Massachusetts

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