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Cost Control Manager – Reference JSCCM

Main job function

To Provide foresight to the Control department, manage the Project Controls team and be part of the leadership team.  Primarily the role is to provide timely and accurate data, recommendations, reports, insights and recommendations to aid in sound decision making.


  • Ensure the Project Controls team is performing to their full potential.
  • Identify Project Controls personnel development and training requirements, perform the training where possible – otherwise recommend.
  • Process and Procedure Development, including – Baseline establishment and revision, estimating, cashflow, contingency establishment and management, forecasting, probabilistic methodologies, planning and scheduling, document control, change management, payments, risk, commitments.
  • Create and maintain projects and portfolio baselines.
  • Co-ordinate monthly report inputs and completion
  • Provide key inputs to the monthly report.
  • Fulfil the role of custodian of the WBS and control changes and formal revisions.
  • Develop, maintain, and control changes to the Project Code of accounts.
  • Identify variances and recommendations to address.
  • Role model constructive relationships within Projects department and other stakeholders
  • Participate in audits and reviews as required.
  • Provide financial information to corporate as required.
  • Develop issue and maintain Projects Calendar noting cut off dates, report due dates…
  • Develop and maintain the WBS.
  • Review and approve all package pricing schedules prior to providing to the commercial department.
  • Participate in package development, tender and award process including provision of pricing schedule(s), milestones and contract clauses relating to Project Controls related information submission.
  • Assist in commercial claim assessment and negotiation.
  • Co-ordinate Funds approvals compilation and approvals
  • Develop, administer and issue portfolio wide reporting and insight – including dashboards, KPIs, costs, cash flow, progress, risk, schedule.
  • Regularly participate in site-based meetings for determination of scope, progress and issue resolution



  • Grade 12 and Relevant degree
  • 10-15yrs experience
  • Extensive experience in mining and petrochemical engineering.


A Consultant will be in touch if you are shortlisted for the position. Please consider your application unsuccessful should you not have been contacted within 2 weeks. We will keep your CV on our database and contact you should you match the criteria of any other vacancies.

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