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PROJECT COST ANALYST - DEBSWANA DIAMOND COMPANY


Debswana Diamond Company – Technical Services would like to invite suitably qualified innovative, results oriented and self-driven individuals to apply for the positions listed and described below and join a professional team driven by service excellence, where the demands of the business are met by encouraging team work and addressing the needs of the individual.
PROJECT COST ANALYST
Ref: DCC 0000205
Job Summary
  • Provides Cost Analysis in a project environment;
  • Integrates Cost Analysis into project controls in projects, i.e., integrate Cost Analysis with planning, planning, project administration, and document control.

Requirements

Minimum Requirements
  • Degree in Engineering/ Finance/Business Administration or related field
  • Diploma in Project Management will be an added advantage;
  • Project Management Certification in good standing (Costing, Planning, Earned Value Management, Estimating, etc.) in related field will be an added advantage.
  • 4 years in a Project Cost Analyst environment or related field
  • Advanced training in Microsoft Office applications or equivalent (e.g., Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)
Key activities
1. Performs the following:
  • Planning, setting-up, and managing Cost Analysis as part of the project controls system.
  • Cost Analysis-related integration between project management work, support work, and technical/ specialist work, including inter-technical/specialist work.
  • Cost-related trends-determination, change request control that impacts on cost, changes to cost-baselines, and monitoring & measurement of the associated cost-related impacts.
  • Project Cost Analysis-related governance.
  • Project Cost Analysis-related reporting.
  • Cost Analysis-related contractual obligations (e.g., the impact and management of escalation).
2. Ensures transfer of project Cost Analysis-data between financial, accounting, planning, and procurement systems; the review of errors arising from such transfers; and coordinating actions to rectify such errors.
3. Monitors the effectiveness of Cost Analysis standards and procedures, and advise the Project Controls Manager about necessary changes to ensure continuous improvement.
4. Manages and controls allocated funds and operates within approved parameters.
5. Manages the effectiveness of subordinates by setting-up key performance measures, monitoring and reviewing performance and taking remedial action as necessary.
6. Implements knowledge management principles through application of tools and methodologies to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
7. Initiates and implements creative and innovative ideas to continuously improve and sustain business performance.
8. Establishes and maintains effective relationships with all key stakeholders and partners to ensure achievement of business objectives.
9. Coordinates the safety, health and environmental program in area of responsibility

Closing date and application instructions

Only candidates who meet the above requirements need apply by visiting us on http://www.debswana.com/careers to register and apply.
Closing Date: 12th March 2016

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