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Cost Control Manager

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Duration: Contract
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  • Project Cost Control Manager

  • Nuclear Project
  • Location: Either based in Paris or on Site, exact location TBC
  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: 12 months (renewable)
  • Freelance / Contract position
  • Rate: Negotiable
  • Candidate responsible for their Accommodation / Daily Living / Commuting / Personnel Travel costs.
  • Any business related expense will be reimbursed
  • Fluent or Advanced French & English language skills are required
  • Previous Nuclear experience would be preferred
  • Project cost control and management is a fundamental requirement for successful project delivery.  The project has been structured with cost accounts that align with critical elements and associated budgets that are owned by the Project Controls Manager.  The purpose of this communication is to reinforce the expectations for the Project Controls manager's role on project.  
    General Scope for CAM:
    Plan resources and establish site and HQ staffing plans and metrics
    Manage Budgets and control accounts in accordance with the Project Plan.
    Manage scope and utilizes the Baseline Change Proposal (BCP) process to adjust project baseline assumptions to account for additional scope, scope changes, or scope modifications.
    Incorporate authorized changes in a timely manner, recording the effects in budgets and schedules.
    Maintain training per project training matrix
  • Project Schedule Responsibilities:
    Establish a baseline and maintain Control Account schedules working with the project cost and schedules
    Define the tasks and sequence the schedule in order to optimize achievement of the work scope working closely with the project scheduler to meet the needs of the Integrated Project Schedule (IPS).
    Ensure the scheduled activities for the Control Account have a realistic duration and performance logic
    Establish rules of credit for progress or understand use of standard rules.
    Accurately status schedule milestones or work progress to support timely updates and mitigate impacts unacceptable to the integrated schedule needs or obtain approvals for impacts
    Compare actual schedule progress to planned schedule progress and the measurement baseline in order to calculate schedule performance measurement indicators (SPI).
  • Cost Management Responsibilities:
    Establish Cost Accounts and manage on a monthly basis in accordance with Project Plan
    Perform ETC updates and trending analysis on a monthly Forecasting and Trending by use of CPI indicators.
    Forecast or validate the Estimate at Complete (EAC) for the control account on a monthly basis; and as needed, develop and execute an approved recovery plan or mitigation for unacceptable variances in EAC.
    Actively monitor and manage costs charged to control account to ensure accuracy and alignment
    Identify and isolate costs for COPQ by requesting and managing separate distinct charge codes
    Report cost performance issues to management in a timely manner
  • Risk Management Responsibilities:
    Partner with Project Risk Management to identify and assess the risks and opportunities which could impact Control Account project scope, schedule, cost, or quality per the respective Project Risk Management Plan for each project.
    For each risk and opportunity, objectively assess the potential impact to the control account (with documented basis and assumptions) and probability of occurrence for inclusion in the project risk register.
    Establish and execute response/mitigating actions to reduce the impact of a risk and/or probability of occurrence, and increase the impact of an opportunity and/or probability of occurrence where possible.
    Consistently update risk information to ensure project leadership has accurate information from which to assess the adequacy of Project Management reserve.

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