Manager, Cost Engineering
Major Mining Contracting Organisation

Company Background:.

The Group is one of South Africa’s leading construction and engineering group's 

Position Summary:

To manage and put in place the necessary resources and systems to ensure delivery of the following;

  • Control and load project budgets
  • Evaluation of claims
  • Preparation and finalising accounts
  • Client liaison
  • Follow-up on outstanding debtors
  • Preparation of monthly certificates
  • Reconciliation of costs against recoverables

Key Attributes Required:

  • Graduate calibre with a Degree or National Diploma in Quantity Surveying or a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Management Accounting. An additional Cost Engineering Certificate would be an added advantage
  • At least seven years in a management position and ten years mining related experience
  • Developed a good knowledge of Mine Contracting, Contracting Law (FIDIC & NEC) and Cost Engineering
  • Useful to have a knowledge of JD Edwards ERP system as well as Microsoft Office Excel and Construction Computer Software (CCS)
  • Track record of familiarity and work experience of monthly interim certificates, contract claims, revenue variance management, project cash flow, financial project scope changes/variations, monthly financial reviews, contract profitability and financial risk management