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Cost Control Manager

United States, Plano, Texas


Decima International is a professional services company, providing project management and controls services to clients in the United States and the Middle East. Our mission is to become the premier professional services provider across all industry sectors we are engaged in. To accomplish this, Decima International’s founders established a simple yet powerful formula:

Approach each client engagement as a partnership, create an environment that attracts the most talented professionals and allows them to flourish, and regulate growth to maintain excellence in our service standards.


If you are interested in a long and rewarding career working with high-profile clients on some of the most challenging projects in the world, then Decima is where you belong. At Decima, you will be able to explore incredible growth and professional development opportunities.

We are looking for a driven and capable Cost Control Manager to support us with the development of multiple Datacenter projects for one of the top technology clients in the world. This is a client-facing role. You will be responsible for performing more complex aspects of planning and scheduling, including planning, change management, scheduled maintenance, and multi-project resource management.

We are looking to bring in dedicated individuals with a passion for innovation, and talent for multi-tasking in a fast-paced environment. We will help you grow, pursue, and fulfill what inspires you so we can make big impacts on the world, together.


  • Establish a strong relationship with the client and communicate with both technical and management-level personnel

  • Implement, administer, and maintain cost control processes, procedures, and systems

  • Track budgets, commitments, expenditures, and forecasts

  • Analyze and integrate cost estimates and forecasts provided by contractors, sub-contractors, and suppliers

  • Identify EAC, CPI, and SPI to reflect project status

  • Develop accurate and timely reports to reflect project status and financials

  • Identify cost trends and report analysis to stakeholders to drive strategic decisions

  • Identify program and project risks and provide recommendations to mitigate the impact of these risks

  • Prepare PowerPoint decks and present to management on progress, findings, and recommendations

  • ·Developing and implementing an earned value system (EVM) that accurately measures project work progress and performance

  • Performing ad-hoc analysis as required by the project manager

  • Perform other related duties as required and assigned


  • Required

    • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience working in project controls on large scale construction projects

    • Bachelor’s degree in Construction Management, Engineering, Business Management, or other related fields

    • An excellent understanding of project controls and financial reporting

    • Primavera P6 resource and cost loading experience

    • Strong analytical skills

    • An excellent understanding of construction and cost controlling best practices

    • Experience in client-facing positions

    • Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction programs and the ability to communicate progress to both technical and management-level personnel

    • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate with any audience clearly and accurately

    • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs

  • Preferred

    • Masters’ degree in a related field

    • CCT / CCP / EVP certification

    • Active membership in AACEi, or similar association


  • Primary Location: Plano, TX

  • Position: Cost Control Manager

  • Position Classification: Salary based full-time regular hours

  • Travel: 25% travel expected

  • Current work permit required. This position does not offer sponsorship for employment (e.g., H-1B visa sponsorship or transfer not offered)


  • Primavera P6

  • Microsoft Project

  • Microsoft Office

  • Microsoft 365


Decima International is an Equal Opportunity Employer that is committed to the safety and well-being of all. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth, or breastfeeding), age, medical condition, marital or domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression and transgender status, mental disability or physical disability, genetic information, military or veteran status, citizenship, low-income status or any other status or characteristic protected by applicable law. At Decima International, we offer a competitive salary package, including paid time off and performance-based bonuses. We also provide excellent medical, vision, and dental insurance for our employees.

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