Project Cost Controller (Offshore Wind)

Job Locations BE-VAN-Hoboken
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 8 months ago(06/12/2023 13:25)
Project Managers-Electromechanical
Primary Location : Location
Primary Location : Address Line 1
Adolf Greinerstraat 4
Primary Location : Postcode

Job Description

For our Business Unit Offshore Wind situated in Hoboken (Antwerp) we are looking for a Project Cost Controller.


The job?

  • you will be the expert advisor of the PM in establishing the project budget and monitoring its adherence (incl. actuals & forecasting, reporting, change management, etc)
  • projects include feasibility studies (FEL2), FEED/Basic Engineering, and LSTK/EPCC with subsequent warranty activities
  • you will develop the project cost control strategy, reflecting client, contractor and subcontractor roles & responsibilities, and you will continuously analyze and improve processes and workflows
  • you monitor own, as well as subcontractor performance in terms of productivity, earned value, modification requests and you perform reviews and audits of subcontractors cost control procedures and practices
  • for tenders, you support the creation of the tender bid for the potential project and you contribute to the tender process with your experience and knowledge
  • you maintain interfaces with corporate functions (e.g. business controlling), key stakeholders and key departments (e.g. procurement, JV)
  • you organize an efficient and effective administration for the project, including KPIs, budgets, information systems, invoicing, reporting, etc.
  • you are responsible for setting the cost breakdown structure in line with the contract and projects related activities of the Offshore Windfarms Substation Division
  • you support ad-hoc requests, such as benchmarking efforts, reporting systems


Do you possess the following qualifications & talents? Then quickly click ‘Apply’!

  • technical engineering degree with a strong affinity for figures or financial degree with strong affinity for the technical and industrial sector
  • you have a first experience in managing and coordinating technical projects
  • you are triggered by close and accurate monitoring of financial data and project progress
  • you have strong communication and stakeholder management skills
  • ability to manage many interfaces, to see & understand the big picture, and to integrate different functions
  • you are a team player, have a practical and pro-active approach, and are service minded
  • fluent English proficiency; Dutch & French would be assets


Equans is a major player in the growing European offshore windfarm sector. Constantly seeking innovative solutions, we developed the multidisciplinary concept of the Offshore High-Voltage Substation (OHVS) to optimize exporting power generated by a wind farm. Our capacity to take an OHVS project from the initial feed studies through to operation and maintenance and to deliver on-time has greatly contributed to an increasing number of wind farm investors calling on our involvement.


Want to tackle tomorrow’s multi-technical challenges with us?

Then join our experts in the various innovative and exciting projects of Equans. You get the opportunity to use your technical skills as well as to discover cutting-edge technologies and help customers in the 3 major transitions of today: the energy transition, the industrial transition and the digital transition.

Joining Equans is more than that! You also get:

  • a competitive salary in line with your education and experience
  • interesting training and career opportunities
  • group-, hospitalization insurance
  • eco & meal vouchers, representation allowance
  • lease car (with fuel card), bicycle lease plan
  • smartphone with subscription, laptop, internet fee
  • additional paid leave, seniority leave, homeworking

We are looking forward to meeting you!


Are you interested in this position and do you have questions? Please contact our HR colleague Annick Verelst - +32 478 88 63 34


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