Project Controls Specialist - Fixed Term Contract
Baffinland Iron Mines Corporation
3d ago
  • At Baffinland, we work and live beyond the Arctic Circle, mining iron ore at our Mary River Property, located in the Qikiqtani Region of Nunavut on Baffin Island;
  • one of the world’s most captivating and seldom seen destinations. We are a unique company with a strong management who have amassed specialty experience on northern mining projects through all phases of Inuit consultation, permitting, construction and operation.

    Our workforce brings together the modern practice of safe, sustainable mining and the enduring value of a traditional culture, which is rapidly advancing.

    The result is a work and community experience you won't find anywhere else. We are looking for people ready to share, build, and grow with our company.

    Reporting to the Project Controls Manager, the Project Controls Specialist is responsible for supporting the schedule and cost controls functions of the Expansion Project, including analysis of monthly reporting provided by contractors and EPCM vendors, budget tracking and reconciliations, SAP inputs and outputs, and monthly reporting requirements.

    This will be offered as a 6 month contract with the possibility of an extension.

    Main Accountabilities

  • Ensure Project costs are appropriately tracked within SAP, making revisions as required
  • Audit monthly progress claims and cost reports to ensure accuracy and reasonableness
  • Maintain budget tracking documents for all AFEs; monitor budgets and timing of cash flows
  • Interface with Cost Control functions of EPCM to ensure accurate and timely cost control
  • Ensure monthly data for Owner’s Costs is communicated to EPCM Project Controls to ensure accurate cost reporting
  • Assist in the development of monthly reporting templates
  • Provide inputs to the Project Monthly Report
  • o Cost tracking of planned versus actual

    o Workforce

  • Interface with schedulers to identify and report Project progress based on earned values
  • Liaise with EPCM and BIM finance to provide timely and accurate accruals
  • Assess reasonableness of proposed contract variations, work with EPCM to ensure database of variations is accurate and well maintained
  • Assist in the timely coordination, collection, compiling and proofing of reporting information, including : cost reports, cash flow targets and forecasts, variance explanations.
  • Assist in aspects of project and workface planning
  • Ensure Baffinland HSEC standards are incorporated in all work undertaken
  • Ensure all work undertaken is consistent with Baffinland’s Charter values and Code of Business Conduct
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Main Qualifications

  • Excellent communication, problem-solving and interpersonal skills
  • Superior analytical skills with attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to prioritize work and keep focused on key deliverables when unexpected challenges arise
  • Self-starter who can make decisions within agreed scope of responsibility but also seeks advice and support when needed
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering or Business Required
  • 1-3 years experience in Cost Controls, Scheduling or Project Management
  • SAP Experience Required
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Required
  • Project Managment Professional Designation Preferred
  • Mining company or EPCM experience preferred but not mandatory
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