Logistics Cost Control Lead

Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Job Reference 1242595

Location Dar es Salaam , Tanzania

Industry Oil & Gas - Pipeline

Function Logistics

Job Type Contract

Date Added April 30, 2024

Position: Logistics Cost Control Lead.
Location: Dar es Salaam, TZ.
Duration: 12 months (renewable).
Work Scheme: Office Based - 8 weeks in/2 weeks off.

Key words: Cost Control, Cost & Schedule, Budget Management, Accounting, Logistics, Oil and Gas

Job Description:
  • To work closely with Project cost control team, giving advice and support to ensure compliance with projects requirements referring to Cost Control structure, procedures, and practices.
  • To review, analyse, process and present to Logistics Manager all information and documentation related to Logistics Package costs and expenditures.
  • To liaise actively as well with the Package manager, Contract Engineer and with EACOP Cost Controller & Finance Department for all matters related to Cost Control and accounting.
  • To maintain a strong relationship with PMT cost control team, EACOP Logistics Package Team and Finance department to promote EACOP Cost Control good practices ensuring efficient and effective Cost Control Management of the Project.
  • To manage all Cost Control activities relative to Logistics Package, giving advice and proposing improvements whenever required.
  • To ensure right implementation of Logistics Package requirements, means and tools to ensure the efficient organization and operation of the Project Cost Control activities.
  • To ensure timely preparation of the cost reports and review the budgets and updates provided by PMT Control Team with inputs from the members of the Logistics Package Team to guarantee accuracy and completeness of the data prior to reporting to EACOP Management.
  • To participate in the preparation of Logistics Package Monthly Report synthesizing and summarizing cost data.
  • To prepare and issue additional reporting with cost information and data whenever required to EACOP, partners and authorities.
  • To participate and carefully review the cost assessment of any contract variations.
  • To identify any other Project cost trends, drifts, variances data update to ensure continuous monitoring of the Project Final Cost Estimate.
  • To liaise actively with EACOP Project Control Team for all matters related to cost and accounting (commitments, invoice processing and payment, accruals, payment claims and disputes, etc.).
  • To observe and impose strict confidentiality of all budgets and cost documentation all along the course of the Project.
  • To timely report to the Project Logistics Manager and Project Control Manager, highlighting cost trends and any area of concern or problem encountered.
  • To gather ‘lessons learnt’, provide feedback to other EACOP entities as required and participate in the enhancement of Project Cost Control expertise within EACOP.
  • To coordinates responses to audit queries related to Cost Control issues, and resolution of audit exceptions (all stakeholders).
  • To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour with regard H3SE and H3SE rules implementation.
  • To adopt and demonstrate exemplary behaviour regarding ethics and project “code of conduct” policy.
  • To carry out any other duties or tasks that may be required by the position.

  • To ensure accuracy and completeness of Cost data and documentation.
  • To provide EACOP Project Management and Logistics Package with insightful cost reports that effectively allow early identification of cost increases and implementation of remediation plans where required.
  • To share his know-how with Project team, EACOP finance personnel in Uganda and Tanzania and EPCM team to guarantee the correct performance and the smooth continuity of the Cost Control activities within the Project.

Qualifications and Experiences Required:
  • Degree holder in an accounting or business administration related field, broad project experience across all aspects in major project developments.
  • Minimum 10/15 years of experience in Oil & Gas Industry with similar large-scale projects & environment.
  • International project experience related to cost control, capacity to train and coach newly recruited cost control personnel.

Required Competences:
  • Ability to work with Workday ERP is the preference.
  • Leadership, reliability, and work confidentiality.
  • Ability to work under pressure and stressing conditions.
  • Team spirit and adaptability to an international work context.
  • Ability to plan / organize / coordinate and control.
  • Ability to work in a multi-cultural business environment.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

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