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Cost Control Specialist

  • LocationChatham, ON N7L 0A7 - Canada
  • Work TypeContract/Temp
  • Positions1 Position


  • Job no: ENBJP00009391
  • Categories: Information Technology

Our oil and gas client in Chatham/ London, ON is looking to hire a Cost Control Specialist for a 12 months contract role with possibility of extension.

What you will be doing…

       •   Assigned to projects of more than $50MM/year with multiyear duration with an extreme level of complexity.

       •   Expert understanding of best management practices for project control, forecasting and reporting Proficient in the use of SAP Ability to design and implement processes for project cost control, identify gaps and correct where necessary Ability to manage multiple tasks and to work with minimal level of supervision Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations May lead functional teams or projects Is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization Progression to this level represents a candidate who would be suitable for transitioning to a full Project Management role.

       •   Teaches project controls theory across functional areas in Major Projects.

       •   Ability to give clear direction and support to Project Execution personnel.

       •   Leads project teams.

       •   Demonstrated strong leadership skills/facilitation.

Competency Demonstration:

       •   Seen as a Project Controls expert across Major Project's department.

       •   Can troubleshoot specific controls issues and make applicable changes.

Decision Making:

       •   Capable of making sound judgments, which are reviewed, but which are usually acceptable as accurate and feasible.

       •   Considers project impact and effects of decision/solutions.


       •   Work is assigned in terms of objectives, relative priorities and critical areas that impinge on work of other units.

       •   Work is carried out within broad guidelines, but informed guidance is available.

Leadership Authority:

       •   Assigns and outlines work; advises of problems; reviews work for technical accuracy and adequacy

What you will need to succeed…

Education / Experience:

       •   Post secondary education Bachelor's degree in financial discipline, engineering, or technical field.

       •   10+ years working experience, including 2+ years of relevant project experience.

       •   Must be a proven high performer, based on prior performance reviews.

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