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Project Controls Cost Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Edmonton
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 20/02/2014
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The Company:
Our client, a major owner/operating company, requires expertise for their ongoing mega-projects in Alberta.

This position is open to Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents only.

The Role:
Main Duties/Responsibilities
•Preparing or assisting in the development and implementation of project budgets.
•Responsible for timely and accurate cost forecasts utilizing established forecast methodologies and work processes.
•Prepare monthly cost reports and initiate timely variance analysis and work with stakeholders on corrective measures where applicable.
•Evaluate impacts of project changes to cost and budget and collaborate with project teams to support contingency management process.
•Participate in developing and establishing on-going improvements to cost control procedures, processes, and standards.
•Develop and support use of earned value methodology to monitor cost variance to both budgets and schedule.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
•Individual who knows how to tackle problems with a can-do and solutions-focused attitude. Someone who is passionate about what they do; someone who is an effective storyteller with outstanding communication skills, and a strong ability to develop and deliver compelling presentations to a variety of audiences.
•Proficiency with SAP and MS Office Suite( Excel, Access, Word, and PowerPoint).
•5-8 years of related industry experience with industry recognized credentials.
•Solid knowledge of principles of Project Controls (estimating, budgeting, analysis, and forecasting).
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