Cost Controller

The Opportunity: 

Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Cost Control Specialist will have the responsibility for leading the cost control and financial control support of all Capital Projects with the North Atlantic Surface Projects and Studies Group. The primary role of this position is to initially prepare cost forecasts, track/monitor all costs associated with the Surface Projects and Studies.

Accountabilities: 

  • Responsible for leading the overall cost control support for the Surface Projects and Studies Group
  • Will have excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects.
  • Creating and managing detailed project information related to cost.
  • Support the Project Scheduling team with setting up, tracking and analyzing consultants and contractor’s man-hours and associated costs within the performance management system.
  • Reporting project cost to management team for internal reviews, as well as analyzing cost variances and recommending corrective actions to the projects.
  • Responsible for reviewing the budget development and project cash flow and cost control from the projects during the development to ensure the project objectives are delivered.
  • Support/Review of the application of the Project Change Management procedures.
  • Issue budget updates and project cash flow. Prepare forecasts, cost trend reports and monitor cost and budget forecasts.
  • Liase with project team to ensure all project tasks are identified and resource needs are properly estimated for the project. 
  • Assisting and reviewing the development and implementation of project baseline budgets, cost flows and cash flows.
  • Supporting the Scheduler/Planner with the set up and allocation of project budget according to the Work Breakdown Structures (WBS) at the appropriate WBS levels for project tasks.
  • Reviewing project scope change and change order requests for proper justification, cost impacts, and adequate budget and funding.
  • Coordinating with the Project Document Controller to ensure all deliverables related to the contract were received before proceeding with invoice payments.
  • Ensuring that relevant cost management procedures and reporting requirements are incorporated where appropriate.
  • Ensure policies on Budget and Cost Control are being respected and implemented during the execution of the project.
  • Review project accounting information and set up the required transfers between business units.
  • Support the management team on ensuring project’s adherence to the approved budget.
  • Perform ongoing review of the Project’s cost reports and supporting information in the project’s SAP.
  • Continuous Improvement and updates of the Project Delivery System for the cost sections.

Requirements: 

  • 5+ years experience as a cost controller for large capital projects 
  • Excellent working knowledge with the use of Cost Management databases on Projects. The use of the PRISM database software and the use of SAP will be an asset. 
  • Construction experience is an asset 

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Analyst Contract Administrator

The Opportunity: 

 

The Contract Specialist is responsible for the financial and contractual management of the Project’s critical contracts, namely the larger and more complex professional services, procurement and trade contract agreements. The Contract Specialist works closely with the engineering and construction management teams in the day to day management of service providers, vendors and contractors. The Contract Specialist is also responsible for monitoring and documenting contractual performance of the agreements ensuring strict observance of terms and conditions, including those relating to the monthly measurement of services, associated indicators, fulfillment of deadlines, and cost commitments.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Ensures an efficient and conflict free daily interface between project team members and vendors/contractors by administering contracts and resolving problems with delivery, scheduling, scope changes, pricing issues and quality concerns.
  • Ensures contractual requirements are met during execution and ensures contract management procedures and internal control safeguards are effectively implemented.
  • Monitors and evaluates vendor/contractor’s contractual performance and communicates their performance record by providing appropriate recognition or instructions for corrective actions. Develops and conducts vendor assessments and contract specific audit plans as required.
  • Develops and maintains a network of relationships with stakeholder groups within the project and vendor/contractor community.
  • Provides support with the preparation of the RFP package and technical evaluation prior to award;
  • Participates in the development of sourcing and contracting strategies;
  • Collects documentation and data to defend the Company’s interests and to reduce its risk exposure related to vendor/contractor claims;
  • Provides technical support and analysis in the negotiation and resolutions of vendor/contractor claims;
  • Assists the Manager, Contract Management in the development, implementation and maintenance of Contract Management procedures;
  • Coordinates contractor mobilization, manpower ramp up, equipment training, certification and signoff;
  • Receives, verifies and manages all contractual documentation, including insurance certificates, daily reports, time and material reports, etc…
  • Administers Requests for Information (RFI) and the contract change management process;
  • Manages Field Work Instructions, Contract Change Orders, and the pre and post change order work;
  • Ensures financial control processes are enforced in accordance with corporate governance requirements;
  • Leads the invoice review process, maintains invoice checklist/issues log to ensure consistent and rigorous attest;
  • Develops and monitors key performance indicators relating to the measurement of the services contracted, and provides regular performance assessments to the Project Team;
  • Maintains tracking logs for deliveries, mobilization, claims, warranty, issues, and changes;
  • Files and archives all contractual documentation, maintaining progress meeting minutes; and
  • Coordinates, and compiles for archiving, contract closeout requirements including final contractor documentation, title searches, final payment releases, and contractor performance record.

Requirements:

  • 5+ years experience managing contracts in a major contract environment (minimum 100 million dollar contracts experience). Experience with construction, mining, infrastructure and/or oil and gas contracts preferred.
  • Education in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain preferred.
  • SCMP is an asset

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Planner Scheduler

The Opportunity: 

Provide planning and scheduling services to support all surface capital projects under the North Atlantic Surface Projects and Studies Group. The scope of the work is from the conceptual to the planning and implementation phases in order to ensure that projects present a realistic project timeline. These timelines will be used to develop FEL 3 studies and full project execution plans. The quality and quantity of the planning and scheduling have a direct impact on the success of the projects.

 

Accountabilities:

  • Responsible for developing a realistic project plan and schedule to meet the project objectives.
  • Responsible for ensuring that all standard procedures and systems for project planning and scheduling are followed, per Project Delivery System (PDS).
  • Responsible for coordinating all aspects of the planning and scheduling functions across all work locations and ensuring the schedules are integrated into one schedule.
  • Responsible for ensuring that proper WBS, coding and resources are integrated into the schedule.
  • Implementing project planning procedures in accordance with standards as well as preparing and maintaining the timeline for development and setup of various schedules.
  • Ensuring plans and schedules are prepared and integrated according to project standards and contract requirements.
  • Has excellent knowledge of Primavera P6 and provides overview and expert advice for the use of
  • Primavera and Microsoft Project on various capital projects.
  • Performs regular quality checks and signs off on project schedules.
  • Reviews contracted 3rd party work plans and schedules for accuracy, thoroughness and completion.
  • Review and monitor planning and scheduling initiatives in support of the PDS throughout the life of the project.
  • Provide training for scheduler/planners on Primavera and on the PDS project scheduling guideline.

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We value diversity and inclusion and encourage all qualified people to apply.

We encourage all qualified candidates to apply; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

 

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