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Project Controls - Cost Control - Project Scheduling
26+ years' experience

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Joanna Poulson 

Kontroller by JP, based in Adelaide, South Australia, will support you and your team to successfully deliver your next major project. Founder Joanna Poulson knows what it takes to define, scope and implement critical project controls on complex projects.


Kontroller is Danish for 'controls' and pays tribute to Joanna's Danish surname. By JP assures you of a personally committed approach. Joanna Poulson is driven by the satisfaction of helping deliver project success, and has an exceptional reputation for strong and trusting relationships with clients.


In addition to core services of Cost Control and Project Scheduling, Kontroller by JP can provide generalist Project Controls and Project Management support services tailored to your needs.

Having worked with clients, consultants and contractors, Kontroller by JP comprehends the needs of multiple stakeholders. Kontroller by JP has the experience to not only understand interdisciplinary project controls function, but the interdisciplinary nature of your business.

Project Controls

  • Assisting Project Directors & Project Managers with Project Planning 

  • Establishment of Project Controls Processes : cost and schedule management, risk management, change management, earned value and forecasting

  • Review of Client Contracts and Subcontractor requirements to ensure compliance with Project Controls aspects

  • Project Reporting, including status, risks, issues, cost and schedule

Cost Control

  • Definition of Cost Breakdown Structures

  • Cost Management Plans

  • Budget Allocation

  • Funding Tracking & Invoice Preparation

  • Cost Planning

  • Cost Forecasting

  • Commitment Tracking

  • Actuals Reporting

  • Claim & Invoice Preparation

  • Review of Subcontractor Claims for Payment

  • Cost Variance Analysis

  • Earned Value Reporting

  • Cost Trend Reporting

Project Scheduling

  • Definition of Work Breakdown Structures

  • Basis of Schedule Definition

  • Schedule Management Plans

  • Program & Project Scheduling using Critical Path Method

  • Project Progress Tracking and Rescheduling

  • Progress Reporting against Baseline

  • Schedule Variance Analysis

  • Customised Schedule Reporting

  • Schedule Trend Reporting

  • Simplified Timeline Reporting

  • Quality Assessment of schedules

Experience - Industries, Companies
& Projects

With 25+ years' experience, from SMEs to Government and multinationals across multiple sectors, Kontroller by JP combines technical knowhow with an intuitive ability to integrate project teams and business functions.


  • Arts and Recreation Services

  • Construction

    • Bridges

    • Manufacturing Plants

    • Mining & Quarrying

    • Roads/Highways

    • Railways

    • Water / Wastewater / Sewerage

    • Utility Distribution

  • Manufacturing

    • Shipbuilding

  • Professional, Scientific and Technical Services

    • Engineering Design and Engineering Consulting Services​

    • Computer System Design

  • Public Administration and Safety

    • Australian Federal Government

    • Department of Defence

    • State Government (South Australia & New South Wales)


  • Adelaide Festival Centre

  • Aecom

  • ARTC

  • Australian Zircon

  • Beach Energy

  • BHP

  • Compaq

  • Consolidated Power Projects (CPP)

  • Defence Housing Authority

  • Department of Premier & Cabinet

  • Department of Energy & Mining

  • Department for Transport, Energy and Infrastructure

  • EDC Consulting

  • EDS Credit Services

  • ElectraNet

  • ETSA Power (now AGL)

  • Exigen Group

  • Fujitsu (formerly DMR Group)

  • GBA Projects

  • Hully

  • Infrastructure SA

  • Land Management Corporation

  • Office of Protective Commissioner, NSW

  • Origin Energy

  • Powerlink

  • Protech

  • PQ Partners

  • RailTek

  • SA Health

  • SA PowerNetworks

  • SA Water

  • SPL Worldgroup

  • Sydney Water

  • Thies Macdonnell Dowell JV

  • Unisys

  • United Process Group

  • YES Group

  • York Civil

  • World Mosquito Program

  • WSP (formerly Parsons Brinckeroff)

Project Types

  • Bowden Village Master Plan

  • Decision Automation

  • Electronic Records Management System

  • Environmental Land Remediation

  • Government Grant Management

  • Housing Operations Management Enterprise System

  • Integrated Project Controls Systems

  • Master Planning

  • Medical Imaging Enterprise System

  • Mortgage Processing Systems Development

  • Mosquito Breeding Plant

  • Large Dam Relining

  • Mining Camp Accommodation

  • Mine Expansion

  • New Transmission Lines

  • Oracle Procure to Pay Deployment

  • Power Generation

  • New Mine Power Supply

  • Project Management Governance Establishment

  • Project Management Office Establishment

  • State Government Energy Plan

  • State Government Major Roads Upgrade Plan

  • State Government Water Supply (Desalination Plant)

  • Submarine Building

  • Substation Design & Augmentation

  • Train Management & Automation Systems

  • Training Material Development

  • Rail Electrification

  • Railway Extensions

  • Railway Station upgrades

  • Renewable Technology including Solar, Battery Storage, Wind Farms

  • Visual Art Fair Establishment

Looking for project controls solutions?

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