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Business:  MacGregor
Job Function:  Finance

Kristiansand, NO

(Senior) Project Controller


MacGregor is a leader in sustainable maritime cargo and load handling with a wide portfolio of products, services and solutions. Building on our extensive oil & gas expertise, we are developing a strong position as a provider of offshore renewable energy solutions.

Shape your journey onboard and offshore with us


We are now looking for a proactive and unifying Senior Project Controller to join our skilled team. This position is located in Kristiansand, alternatively in Arendal.


Main tasks and responsibilities:


  • To ensure you have pull and push on the information from key stakeholders like procurement, sourcing and engineering
  • Take charge and challenge the teams around you
  • Ensuring a successful delivery and ability to perform throughout the execution
  • To be at the forefront with your colleagues in the sales team and drive visibility in the risk, cost and planning, as well as spar with the different parts of the organisation to avoid pitfalls
  • The diligence of ensuring proper setup (WBS and CBS) is your responsibility together with engineering and sourcing and other groups of the organisation
  • Follow-up very closely with the cost budget
  • Risk identification is your first step with the project team, but the mitigation of it is where you earn your mark
  • Proactively challenging, analysing and suggesting mitigative actions is how you partner with the organization
  • Take charge of consolidating financial forecasts, variance analysis and hedging
  • Tax, Permanent Establishment, and general reporting can also be key elements in the role
  • Earned Value Management, project scheduling in planning tools like Prima Vera or Click Up is also where you will work with the project
  • You are a key and instrumental part of keeping the project together and your day-to-day partner is the Project Manager, while the reporting line is to the Business Controller


Are you ready to be a team player and be a part of delivering future-oriented solutions in a global organisation? We can offer you a challenging role in a team that wants to succeed, commercially, sustainably and professionally.  


What you’ll need to succeed:


  • University degree (MSc / BSc), Economics, Business & Administration or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in a global organisation. Less can be accepted for a Project Controller role
  • Collaborative, but with the ability to professionally argue various angles and risks in the project
  • Proactive and able to see where the role can make the most influence
  • Responsive with a sense of urgency to ensure on time delivery as well as the willingness and ability to change the mindset and drive changes when necessary
  • Analytical and detailed oriented
  • Fluent in both written and spoken English


What do we offer:


  • An opportunity to work with renewable energy solutions and support to make global trade faster, smarter and more sustainable
  • Interesting and varied work in an international, dynamic and multidisciplinary environment
  • Inclusive and multi-cultural working environment
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid work- according to agreement
  • Competitive salary, good pension scheme and health insurance
  • MacGregor Norway AS is a member of the joint Arrangement for AFP
  • Free car-park
  • Charging for electric vehicles
  • Canteen facilities


You will be part of


By joining MacGregor, you will be able to work closely with leading industry professionals, developing and implementing new concepts that set the standards in the maritime transportation and offshore industries. We offer our employees the opportunity to be part of a truly global organization leveraged upon our shared values of Integrity, Quality and Safety. With us you will be part of a collaborative working culture with challenges and opportunities to further develop yourself professionally.


Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application today!
For more information on the position, please contact Staale Hoven, Senior Manager, Business & Project Control.



MacGregor is part of Cargotec


MacGregor shapes the offshore and marine industries by offering world-leading engineering solutions and services with a strong portfolio of MacGregor, Hatlapa, Porsgrunn, Pusnes and Triplex brands. Shipbuilders, owners and operators are able to optimise the lifetime profitability, safety, reliability and environmental sustainability of their operations by working in close cooperation with MacGregor.

MacGregor solutions and services for handling marine cargoes, vessel operations, offshore loads,crude/LNG transfer and offshore mooring are all designed to perform with the sea.


MacGregor is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.