Senior Project Cost Controller in Globe Toamasina, Atsinanana, Madagascar

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Senior Project Cost Controller

Ambatovy Joint Venture operation in Madagascar, is recruiting an experienced Senior Project Cost Controller who will be required to ensures the project control & reporting system is implemented for the pipeline portfolio:
He / She builds the cost estimation of each pipeline projects and consolidates them.
He / She insures the approved budget (expenditures & cash / OPEX & CAPEX) of projects within his/her portfolio is properly monitored, reported, and managed. He / She reports at portfolio level commitment, actual & forecasts for cash and expenditures. The Senior Project Controller – insures the compliance of the capital policy within each individual projects and alerts management in case of variation.
He / She will produce/maintain consistent and sustainable world class planning, scheduling and performance management across pipeline portfolio and will coordinate with Operations, Project Execution, etc.).

The Company
Ambatovy Joint Venture in partnership with Globe 24-7, are working together to source experienced and qualified talent for their existing world class lateritic nickel processing facilities and mining operation in Madagascar. Ambatovy Joint Venture is committed to create lasting prosperity for all stakeholders and contribute significantly to sustainable development in Madagascar.


  • Project Cost reporting:

Set-up project reporting & monitoring Level A & B for each approved projects budget,
Monthly financial dashboard of pipeline portfolio.
Produce monthly projects accruals in coordination with the project manager,
Insure the time of each project stakeholders (Project managers, project engineers, field supervisors, etc.) is tracked and reported. Consolidate all information and send for review to the Supervisor, Project Cost Control.
Insure the cost of engineering preliminary studies is tracked and when the project is approved by Capital Committee, insure the cost is capitalized.
Assist & guide the project manager in producing monthly project forecasts and expenditure & cash schedule forecasts.
Insure the expenditure & cash forecast are aligned with contractual information,
Monitor commitments vs budget, actual vs budget and indicated final cost vs budget,
Document any variance against budget or against forecast. In case of budget deviation, develop with project manager a corrective action plan to limit overruns.
When an asset is operational and/or commissioned, evaluate the asset value based on the total project costs & coordinate with Finance its activation and transfer into the Financial asset register. Identify any other asset that has been replaced and needs to be de-recognized from the financial asset register.

  • Project planning:

Create and Maintain first baseline schedule for all new projects assigned to him/her.
Implement and maintain Front End Loaded schedules in accordance with PMI Standards.
Work closely with Project Controls, Engineering Departments, Project Execution Departments & SCM to develop Level 3 Project Schedules for Capital Committee Approval.
Once approved for execution phases, update and maintain project schedules for all projects in his / her portfolio, using MS Project.
Develop and maintain scheduling reports: Gantt, S-Curves and other program management tools used to support critical path analysis, near-term tasks, priority based resource allocations, performance variances, and to support cost/schedule integration.
Develop and maintain complete & detailed Engineering Resourced Schedules.
Identify and monitor potential project delays and risk and communicate them clearly to all stakeholders.
Facilitate and Maintain Daily/Weekly/Monthly meetings relevant to his/her responsibilities as a Project Controller.
Shutdown Planning and coordination leading up to and during shutdowns and plant outages.

  • Reporting & Project Monitoring

Assist the project manager in gathering the information he/she will need to compile the project monthly reports with in the Project Controls Departmental standards.
Conform to all reporting requirements as per project execution framework applicable to his/her portfolio. Work closely with Engineering, Project Execution groups, Finance, IT and Supply Chain to facilitate and measure project progress and continuously improve processes.
Support the project manager for the monthly project monitoring sessions by producing the project report Level B and C.

  • Change Management (Project Change Requests) & Control

Keep track of all changes (scope, schedule & cost) compared to the baseline project to enable to document and explain any variations by applying the project change management procedure.
Estimate impact in terms of schedule of identified or forecasted changes.
Support and advise the project manager when preparing a Project Change request.

  • General / Departmental Management

Ensure that KPIs for all projects are in place and monitored by the project managers effectively.
Transfer his /her knowledge to junior team members

The Requirement

  • Education: Bacc+2/3 in accounting, management (or any relevant & equivalent experiences)
  • Planning & scheduling
  • Exposure to PMI PMP or SP
  • Minimum 15 years of project control experience (Planning capital projects, turnaround and shutdowns and cost controlling)
  • Experience in project budgeting, forecasting, planning and estimation is essential.
  • Experience in projects, maintenance or construction in a hydrometallurgical, chemical or petrochemical plant will be a major asset.
  • Ability to be innovative in solutions and ideas to solve complex problems.
  • Experience working in developing countries and previous exposure in multicultural environment with the ability to communicate effectively are an asset.
  • Fluency in French is an asset.
  • Strong background in project management and execution related to plant modification, capital budget, project controls and administration.
  • MS Project high or expert level.
  • Experience with MS Office including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Access
  • Leadership and good communication skills.

The Rewards
The position offers a competitive remuneration package. Lodgings are modern and secure.

Contact Us
Please apply directly by submitting your resume, preferably as a Microsoft Word document.

Company: Globe

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location:  Toamasina, Atsinanana, Madagascar

Application Deadline: N/A

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