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Cost Control Specialist III



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Alberta Complex - Professional - (CAN) 10031 101 Street NW (Professional) AB Edmonton , AB - T5J 0H9 Phone : 780-420-0110



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Cost Control Specialist III

With over 60 years of experience in the Alberta marketplace, Manpower specializes in matching great talent with great companies. In tandem with our client, a large midstream natural gas business, Manpower is seeking a Cost Control Specialist III, to fulfill an ongoing position in Calgary, AB.

Duties/Technical Expertise:

* Assigned to projects of more than $50MM/year with multiyear duration with an extreme level of complexity.

* Expert understanding of best management practices for project control, forecasting and reporting

* Proficient in the use of SAP Ability to design and implement processes for project cost control, identify gaps and correct where necessary

* Ability to manage multiple tasks and to work with minimal level of supervision Interprets internal or external business issues and recommends best practices

* Solves complex problems; takes a broad perspective to identify innovative solutions

* Works independently, with guidance in only the most complex situations

* May lead functional teams or projects Is recognized as an expert in own area within the organization

* Progression to this level represents a candidate who would be suitable for transitioning to a full Project Management role.

* Teaches project controls theory across functional areas in Major Projects.

* Ability to give clear direction and support to Project Execution personnel.

* Leads project teams.

* Demonstrated strong leadership skills/facilitation.


* Post-secondary education - Bachelor's degree in financial discipline, engineering, or technical field.

* 10+ years working experience, including 2+ years of relevant project experience.

* Must be a proven high performer, based on prior performance reviews.


* Completion of a Certified Cost Engineer (AACE's CCC/ CCE) or Project Management Professional credential (PMP) is preferred.

Please apply online and / or create and manage your profile at Alternatively, you can email your resume to or contact us at 403-269-6936 and ask for Casey.

Manpower would like to thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the number of individuals applying to positions at Manpower, only successful applicants will be contacted. All other resumes will be retained for future opportunities.

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