Cost Controller

The role

Sirius Minerals is seeking an experienced Cost Controller, reporting to the Project Controls Manager, for the Project Development team of its US$2.9 billion multi-discipline engineering, procurement and construction project.

Key Responsibilities

  • Determine budget allocations and execute approval documentation as the associated contract and purchase order packages are requisitioned and awarded
  • Assist Procurement and Contracts in the preparation of related pricing schedules
  • Process related invoices and monitoring of paid costs
  • Maintain commercial awareness of each responsible package through understanding of the awarded work scope, the payment terms, commercial conditions, potential variations, project strategies, package status and interface with other contract works
  • Supply continual and timely estimates of the value of work completed
  • Ensure accuracy of time costs allocation through investigating time-sheet errors and incorrect coding
  • Implement cost control initiatives for improved efficiency and accuracy in the procure-to-pay process
  • Supply continual and timely collection of installed quantities and expended workhours
  • Report cost and progress variations to that planned (budgeted) or previously reported
  • Establish contracts and purchase orders packages in the Cost Management System in a manner consistent with the commercial requirements of the packages and the project cost control procedures

Skills and Experience

  • Graduate degree or undergraduate in engineering or a recognised business program
  • Either a project management or management qualification would be desirable
  • Proven working experience as a Project Cost Controller or Project Cost Engineer
  • Relevant experience working on large mining industry project of +50 million US dollar value
  • Project management experience with demonstrable competence in strategic planning, change management and risk management
  • Strong communication, stakeholder engagement and relationship building skills
  • Knowledge and relevant experience of project management principles and systems
  • Knowledge of project reporting, cost control and engineering controls
  • Desirable PIMS Cost Management experience
  • Knowledge of document control, procurement/contracts and construction management would be an asset

Benefits

Attractive remuneration package depending on experience

Closing date

3 April 2017

Location

Scarborough, North Yorkshire

How to apply

Please email your CV and covering letter to recruitment@siriusminerals.com.

We do not accept applications from agencies.

About us

Sirius Minerals Plc is a publically listed company on the London Stock Exchange’s AIM market. Through the development of its North Yorkshire polyhalite project it will become a world leading producer of multi-nutrient fertilizer.

The Project involves the construction of a state-of-the-art underground mine to enable the extraction of polyhalite – a unique multi-nutrient fertilizer – along with the necessary infrastructure both above and below ground that will be required for transport, processing and distribution.

The Company is headquartered in Scarborough, with a small London presence, and has an increasingly growing team. To work at Sirius, you must share the Company’s values and determination to reach our goals quickly, efficiently and with the highest safety standards.

Sirius Minerals is an equal opportunities employer and positively encourages applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

We will process your information in accordance with our privacy policy (www.siriusminerals.com/privacy-policy/). By submitting a CV to us, you consent to us processing your data and you warrant that all data provided by you is accurate and that you are entitled to work in the UK. We may share your data with trusted third parties, including our construction contractors, Scarborough Jobmatch, Routes to Employment and other specialist recruitment agencies, but only in connection with possible recruitment with Sirius Minerals and its subsidiaries or with construction contractors working on the Project. If you do not wish us to share your information with third parties, please let us know when you email us.

Cost Controller

Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire
Closing date for applications: 03/04/2017

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