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Group Expert, Project Control

About the role

Location: Sweden - Stenungsund, Finland - Porvoo

Hours: Full-Time

Type of Contract: Permanent



We are looking for a Project Controller who will be responsible for mid-large projects. Preferably located in Stenungsund (or Porvoo). 


In this role, we need you to perform early phases cost estimates for CAPEX investment projects, review the content and impact of changes and secure the correct use of contingency.


You will guarantee the overall control of the investment projects in the field of budget assessments and control the scheduling of the total project including time deadlines and the overall engineering process. He/she ensures that all project objectives are realised in a timely and cost efficient way. This person assesses the cost effectiveness of the estimates and project execution. 


It’s your responsibility to: 


  • Screen individual study/project proposals based on procedure agreements, costs and bench marks. Challenge the contractor to bring the estimates to a market compliant level.
  • Execute reviews before, during and after projects in order to strive for continuous improvement related to quality and cost efficiency.
  • Follow up the adherence to the project plan and in particular the critical path activities and expediting efforts and results.
  • Perform Estimates to Complete (ETC) as required on execution projects.
  • Perform contract quality controls to guarantee correct payments to the Eng. Partners. 
  • Assure correct progress and cost reporting.


About you


You are the right person for us if you have a Master degree in Engineering with preference to electro-mechanics or chemistry industry and a minimum of 8 years’ experience or equivalent by relevant project practical experience in high complexity projects. We need you to have knowledge of Project Management and Project Engineering in all its aspects and phases, also knowledge of Scheduling tools (e.g. Primavera, MS Project…) and Knowledge of Estimating tools (e.g. Aspentech, Cleopatra, Monte Carlo…).


In this role, you will work closely with the Project and Engineering Manager, the Central Development Team, Technology Engineers, Finance and Production units, Maintenance Managers and Safety Department. You will also works closely with the Engineering contractor and the Contractors to progress the Project schedule & Cost. This requires a high capability to engage, collaborate and steer people in a complex environment and within the contractual rights and obligations. Communication and an overall match with our values will help you reach your goals. 


We offer you a company that stems for high value, competence and job satisfaction. We have continuously competence development and a close collaboration with all our members of the staff. 


About Borealis and our offer


We are here for you! If you have any questions, please contact Gabriella Mjölnevik, gabriella.mjolnevik@borealisgroup.com. Please note that applications via e-mail will not be accepted since we are serious about protection of your personal data, so thank you for applying online.


We offer a role specific compensation and a competitive salary and fringe benefit package reflecting your profile, experience and the specifics of the country/location you apply for.


We reserve the right to close this vacancy for further applications when we have received sufficient applications that meet the advertised requirements and will contact you as soon as screening is closed.


With head offices in Vienna, Austria, Borealis employs 6,900 employees and operates in over 120 countries. In 2019, Borealis generated EUR 8.1 billion in sales revenue and a net profit of EUR 872 million. OMV, the Austria-based international oil and gas company, owns 75% of Borealis, while the remaining 25% is owned by a holding company of the Abu-Dhabi based Mubadala. We supply services and products to customers around the globe through Borealis and two important joint ventures: Borouge (with the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company, or ADNOC, based in UAE); and Baystar™ (with Total, based in the US).


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