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Cost Analyst

Perth based with adhoc site travel
Monday to Friday roster
12 month duration with potential for extension

About our client:
Rio Tinto operates the worlds largest integrated portfolio of iron ore assets. These assets include a world-class, integrated network of 15 iron ore mines, four port facilities, a 1,700 kilometre rail network and related infrastructure. Rio Tinto are expanding operations in the Pilbara to epic proportions while introducing next generation technologies to deliver greater efficiency, lower production costs and improved health, safety and environmental performance.

About the Role:
We are seeking experienced Cost Analyststo join the team at Rio Tinto based in Perth. This position will be working a Monday to Friday roster with adhoc site travel required. This role will be for a 12 month duration and have potential to extend.

Responsibilities and Duties:

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

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 Specialist 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 Specialist Project Controls and Project Lead/Manager to avoid surprises.

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

Skills & Experience Required:

Engineering or QS qualifications

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.

About WorkPac

WorkPac is Australias largest privately owned workforce services business with over 1.3 million registered candidates. We offer tailored solutions in recruitment, skills and career development across Mining, Construction, Healthcare and more. Our consistent promise to both candidates and clients is that choosing WorkPac is always a Good Move.

How to Apply:

Click on the Apply button or for more information please contact:
WorkPac Principal Sara Mason on 08 9201 6243 quoting the below reference number.

RioTintoProfessional Job Reference Number: 7469J20234298

Please be aware that proof of COVID-19 vaccination may apply in accordance with Public Health Orders, State Health Directions and/or site-specific Health and Safety requirements.

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Job title: Cost Analyst
Contract type: Casual
Location: Australia, Perth
Industry: Purchasing Manufacturing/Operations
Job expiry: 2024-03-12
Reference: 7469J20234298