Cost Analyst

  • Join a global leader in mining

  • Attractive rates on offer

  • On-going role

About Our Client:

Rio Tinto is a leading global mining group that focuses on finding, mining and processing the Earth's mineral resources. Rio Tinto has a long history filled with firsts. They have developed some of the world's largest and best quality mines and operations, and have people working in 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium: their materials make up the world around us .

About the Role
This role will report to the Superintendent Project Controls and provide proactive cost and change management support to the delivery teams across multiple projects. The Cost Engineer will be expected to effectively interact with internal and external stakeholders at a project level and form relationships with those they support.

Key Responsibilities

  • The occupational health and safety of yourself and team members, ensuring that systems and processes are undertaken to demonstrate this care.

  • Carry out the functional duties necessary for the daily implementation of project cost and change management across regional programs of projects. This will include: establishing budget, change management, contingency management, cost risk management, cashflow forecast schedule estimates, costs analysis to provide guidance on the final forecast cost, review and valuation of progress payments and reporting.

  • Assisting the Superintendent Project Controls and Project Lead/Manager in managing the Owners cost, provide explanation of projects costs deviation from forecast/plan and alignment to the cost management processes.

  • Be proactive and bold to raise areas of concern to the Superintendent Project Controls and Project Lead/Manager to avoid surprises.

  • Interact with internal and external stakeholders at regional levels in line with Rio Tinto Values.

Key accountabilities will include:

  • Report and provide cost analysis support on assigned Delivery portfolio and on individual projects.

  • Ensure compliance to the project controls guidelines and procedures by the project owners??? team.

  • Manage cost assessments and carry out valuations on larger projects, and ensure timely and accurate cost validation, and valuation process.

  • Facilitate project review meetings and update cost management tools and systems.

  • Assists in maintaining the integrity of integrated project cost reports

  • Supports development of regular cost and change management reports, including professional analysis and commentary.

  • Assist in the development and update of project cashflow forecasting and estimates at completion.

  • Supports compliance with standardised processes, systems and tools

  • Maintains the relationship with contracting and project planning stakeholders to provide an informed forecast of the project.

  • Collaborates with the planners/schedulers, contracts and estimating groups to ensure that implications of changes are well articulated and understood.

  • Assists with analysing and reporting implications of changes to the Annual Plan and forecast.

  • Provides technical support to project stakeholders

  • Providing an independent assessment of the projects progress and estimate at completion.

Qualifications and skills required

  • Must have experience of working in a cost role on a large project for at least 5 years

  • Must have experience of working on a large mining project and dealing with multiple project at one time.

  • Experience with PrismG2 and advanced level skills in a recognised software system

  • Good level excel spreadsheet skills to verify & crosscheck data accuracy across systems

  • Familiarity with running reports for extraction of information from SAP

  • Must be a self-starter to drive and work with minimal supervision

  • Ability to work in a tight schedule to meet reporting cut offs

  • Has to be team player to able to work closely with project members cutting across levels

  • 5+ years of experience in project controls delivery.

Apply Now

Click onto the apply button. For more information contact:

Fik Nezovic - Recruitment Coordinator

Email contact:

WorkPac - Rio Tinto Project Services

Reference no. TMPRIJ202158829

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australia???s leading, privately owned recruitment provider to the mining, construction, engineering, light industrial and healthcare sectors. We are proud to partner with some of the country???s leading companies to deliver rewarding permanent, contract, temporary and traineeship recruitment opportunities.

At WorkPac, we recognise we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people.

Job title: Cost Analyst
Contract type: Casual
Location: Perth
Industry: Management and Operations Transport, Shipping, Logistics
Job expiry: 2021-12-15
Reference: TMPRIJ202158829


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