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Senior Project Control Specialist

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Calgary
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 18/03/2014
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The Role:
The principal accountabilities of the Project Cost Specialist include:

•Deliver consistent but appropriate cost management structures for medium-size, stand-alone projects.
•Roll-out of the emerging Company standard tools and processes, as appropriate for each project's life cycle development & execution phase.
•Provide project guidance for creation of accurate monthly cost reports, identifying variances from the plan on commitment, value of work done (VOWD) and changes against approved funding
•Maintain a close relationship with onsite contractor Project Services leadership and help liaison activities between Project Management and construction management as well as home and site office.
•Head monthly project controls leadership meetings onsite to address any ongoing issues, deliver key messages and address any process/procedure rollout
•Coordinate field attest verification of reported progress to ensure accuracy and consistency
•Support delivery of cost management solutions for major, complex projects.
•Support the development of project cost breakdown structures (CBS) and their population from the estimate.
•Prepare Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and documented Cost Time and Resource (CTR) sheets for phased cost estimates in line with the Company guidance for approval by the CTR budget holders.
•Contribute to the change management process for projects. Analyse trends and the highlight potential impacts of changes on cost.
•Manage and coordinate activities between Finance, Contracts & Procurement to support Project services in general and project controllers in specific
•Review and validate contractor estimates to ensure they include adequate cost and scope definition
•Assist in peer reviews and other Assurance events.
•Develop and implement Earned Value Management process consistently across projects
•Maintain and promote realism in the cost forecasts in the face of commercial pressure and optimism from project teams.
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