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Job title:  Director, Project Cost Control

Job family:  Project & Site Management
Business area:  Hydropower
Contract location: 

Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA

Working location:  Pointe-Claire, Quebec, CA
Location type:  Location Flexible
Contract type:  Permanent
Job description: 

As the first equipment manufacturer in Canada and a world leader in the design of hydroelectric turbines, ANDRITZ Hydro Canada has more than 170 years of know-how.


In a context of energy transition, our hydroelectric innovation projects make sense. From design to construction, our innovative team of experts offers turnkey solutions. By joining ANDRITZ Hydro Canada, you are contributing to the development of sustainable technology, a clean future, and the maintenance of a proud Canadian expertise.


From water to wire – Be part of the movement!

Summary of the role 


The Director, Project Cost Control is responsible for to oversee a team of professionals focused on all commercial, contractual, and financial aspects of the projects during the execution stage. We’re looking for an experience leader with a long track record of project execution on EPC capital projects.


The following responsibilities form the core of this role: 


Project Execution:

  • Oversee commercial management processes in the business segments
  • Conduct regular reviews of ongoing projects providing oversight and ensuring effective identification and mitigation of risks.
  • Provide leadership to the Commercial Managers and Project Support Analysts to ensure they can support the project execution (cost control and forecasting, change management, cash flow management, reporting)
  • Manages the development and the implementation of comprehensive strategies, methodologies, tools, and techniques for commercial management excellence in execution.
  • Provides expertise in contractual interpretation and provides guidance to the project teams in the management of contract deviations (change orders, claims, contract amendments, etc.)
  • Participate in project reviews to ensure commercial aspects of the projects are properly handled.
  • Ensure the team is properly monitoring customer payments and actions are taken when necessary.
  • Prepare and deploy trainings on commercial topics, tools, and processes.


Administrative tasks:

  • Determine the Department annual Goals & Objectives.
  • Prepare the resource planning for the department.
  • Perform the employee performance evaluation for all the team members.
  • Manage and collaborate with the HR department all the HR topics in relation with the team (recruitment and departures of employees, salaries, personal situation, etc.)
  • Leadership, training, and development of employees.



Why do you fit the profile?


Successful teams share objectives, and they also share values! In addition to your strong skills and experience, we need someone with high motivation, a positive mindset, and a willingness to be part of a team. 


The ideal candidate should be willing to work in a complex, fast-paced environment, with evolving priorities. Result and solution-oriented candidates who follow through with ideas and commitments will perform well within ANDRITZ. As our projects have large scopes and often require years to be completed, your perseverance will be valued with us. 


  • 10- plus years’ experience working in commercial management/PCO and contracts administration.
  • Degree in Commerce, Administration, Engineering, or other relevant qualification.
  • Experience in the hydroelectric or Construction industry, or related business is a plus.
  • Experience in drafting and negotiating standard supply and purchase agreements in project environment.
  • Advanced written and verbal communication skills.
  • Advanced knowledge of Business law including commercial and contracts principles.
  • High level of capability with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint);
  • Bilingual French/English.


What do we offer

  • Life, disability, dental and extended health insurance;
  • Pension plan;
  • Hybrid work mode;
  • Profit sharing program;
  • Employee assistance program;
  • Employee individualized training and career plan. 


Did you know?
ANDRITZ Hydro is:

  • Over 170 years of experience in turbine design
  • Over 471,000 MW of installed and upgraded capacity
  • Over 32,000 turbine units delivered    
  • Over 125 years in electrical engineering
  • 65 representative offices worldwide    
  • More than 7000 employees worldwide including 310 in Quebec
  • Over 50 Compact Hydro units per year    
  • A complete range of designs up to 800 MW
  • 20 manufacturing sites worldwide    
  • 10 test beds worldwide

* Legal work status in Canada required. 

Requisition ID:  12118

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