Senior Project Costing Specialist

Would You Like To Be A Senior Project Costing Specialist For ACSA?

Key Responsibilities
You will be responsible for the following:
  • Conduct benchmarking research to improve estimating and budget performance;
  • Analyse, develop, budgeting guidelines and CAPEX planning tools for project planning and optimization;
  • Analyse and report on variance drivers;
  • Monitor Actual vs. planned budgets against relevant project cost codes;
  • Create and analyze cost performance reports;
  • Provide estimating and cost management oversight and support;
  • Track and monitor expenditure;
  • Engage with industry peers in order to obtain market intelligence;
  • Provide senior business stakeholders with project financial performance reports, including external stakeholder submissions;
  • Manage people development initiatives, succession planning and talent management to meet functional performance standards.


Technical Skills and Experience
The following skills and experience or the equivalent of such will be required:
  • 4 – year Bachelors’ Degree in Quantity Surveying/ Engineering is essential;
  • A postgraduate qualification is advantageous;
  • 5 years’ Operational experience in Financial coordination, control, and multidisciplinary infrastructure projects is essential; 
  • 2 years’ Stakeholder and People management experience is recommended;
  • Working knowledge of Project Cost Management including exposure to procurement;
  • Must be proficient in MS Office Packages
Key Requirements
  • The ideal candidate must possess exceptional communication skills (both written and verbal) and the ability to communicate in a tactful yet non-confrontational and polite manner.
  • The successful candidate must understand the inner workings of the business and remain well-informed of trends and changes in the marketplace.
  • Furthermore, a combination of intuition and analytical thinking is required to solve challenging problems within this role, whilst setting definite milestones and actions for achieving goals.
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