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General Electric Lead Project Controls Engineer (m/f) in Berlin, Germany

Job Description Summary

As related customer equipment, faciliaties or infrastructure projects: responsible for project delivery, profit & loss accountability, and customer satisfaction through management of project related activities and resources. Impacts departmental operations and responsible for planning/execution. The role has some autonomy but is focused on execution of activities within an operating discipline covered by standard functional practices and procedures. Some judgment may be required but this is typically with guidance.

Job Description


Project Control Engineers develop, implement and maintain cost controls on a project, and provide centralized planning and scheduling on many projects.

  • Ensures compliance to the Global Standard process for Project Controls

  • Support PM to align project budgets to as sold in appropriate systems

  • Analyse schedule and cost trends and provide forecasted cost and schedules to project team

  • Lead the team of Project Cost Control analysts on larger projects

  • Provide support to tenders

  • Oversee the planning function on the project

  • Quality of the project controlling reporting.

  • Accuracy of cost budgets, actuals and forecasting

  • Collaboration with functional cost owners to find strategies to reduce cost

  • Alignment to established standards ( WBS, process, procedures, tools usage)

  • Efficiency and effectives of the project cost control team where applicable.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor or Master degree in engineering (with financial training) or equivalent

  • Ability to develop and update schedules, create reports and provide analysis using Microsoft Project and Primavera. (large turnkey projects)

  • Experience working with project management plans (PMP) and plans, specifications and estimates (PS&E)

  • Experience in the identification, monitoring and reporting of project risks

  • Experience in cost estimating and forecasting, Project Accounting & Controlling (on large turnkey projects would be a plus)

  • Commercial awareness

  • Proactive attitude, in a complex environment , leadership highly appreciated, autonomy

  • Fluent English and good German (

Additional Information

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes