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Project Cost Analyst/Project Controls Analyst
Ref No.: 18-00821
Location: Waltham, Massachusetts
Job ID-NGGJP00002952
Job Title: Project Cost Analyst/Project Controls Analyst
Location: Syracuse,NY/Waltham, MA/ Melville,NY/ Brooklyn, NY
Duration: 12 Months contract+

The manager would like to see more candidates with project controls experience

Job Purpose:
The Cost Analyst is responsible for cost and budget management on a portfolio of projects within a Jurisdiction, Region or sub-programme of works to ensure that Complex Capital Delivery and client delivers its Cape targets. Where mitigating actions are required this role will facilitate management decision making at the project level.

Key Accountabilities:
Undertake monthly analysis of projects in terms of cost variance and trending to pin point those projects which need further management intervention or support
•Work with all project stakeholders to ensure cost forecasting is checked and applied consistently
•Attend monthly project meetings with project teams to challenge and review project status and performance to date
•Provide Earned Value analysis on projects
•Assist the Project Manager with the preparation of changes including the financial section and submit into the change control process.
•Co-ordinate the implementation of approved changes into core systems (P6)
•Review contingency and monitor contingency draw downs on projects.

Technical Capabilities (Knowledge, Skill, Experience):
7+ years' experience in project management, construction or schedule management or equivalent relevant experience.
•A Bachelor's degree or significant relevant project management, engineering and construction experience.
Proficient knowledge of scheduling tools (preferably Primavera, but not essential)
Proficient knowledge of earned value management principles, and baselining
•Proficient in the principles of forecasting cost & schedule and risks management
•Understanding of project management and scheduling principles

Job Dimensions:
Employees: Single Contributor
Financial: Support the delivery of the Complex Capital Delivery portfolio, worth circa $1.2 billion per annum.
Main interfaces – External.
Specialist Services, Senior Stakeholders/Contractors.
• Main interfaces – Internal.
Asset Management, Engineering, PMCC, Contracts and Commercial, Estimating, Procurement, Legal.