Cost Management Specialist


New South Wales

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Pinki Verma

Cost Management Specialist

NSW Government Client
6 months Contract with a strong possible extension
Chatswood CBD Location
Competitive Daily rates

Talent International is working in partnership with a large government organisation to assist in sourcing an experienced Cost Management Specialist will maintain a strong working relationship with the project delivery teams and play a key role in the management and oversight of project costs by providing cost management specialist knowledge and support to project delivery teams.

The role requires the person to:
  • Support the project teams to establish accurate and logical cost breakdown structures and budget baselines to satisfy estimating, funding, work packaging, forecasting and reporting requirements.
  • Review cost breakdown structures (Control Accounts) developed by project teams to ensure their compliance to standardised Chart of Codes and pre-defined minimum levels of detail. 
  • Coordinate with project teams to ensure that projects' original budget baseline and revised budget baselines are accurately reflected on cost management systems.
  • Coordinate with project schedulers to align cost breakdown structures to work breakdown structures in the project schedules to enable accurate forecasting and earned value management requirements.
  • Maintain accurate and up to date cost categorisation on cost management systems to ensure accurate cost reporting.
  • Assist in organising and delivering cost management and related training.

The successful applicant will have experience in the following:
  • Implementation of best practice cost management methodologies in large projects,
  • Development of project specific cost breakdown structures.
  • Knowledge of both CAPEX and OPEX cost management principles (desirable).
  • Capacity to operate both independently, using initiative and self-direction, and as a team member to produce consistently high quality work.

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