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Cost Analyst

Vacancy number • PUB407390

Cost Analyst

  • Karratha
  • Closes May 24
  • 40 hours
  • Other

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About this job

  • Market: Energy
  • Industry: Mining
  • Area of expertise: Project Management & Services
  • Location: Karratha

What is required?

  • Hours per week: 40
  • Education level: Other
  • Closing date: Friday, May 24, 2024


Are you an experienced Cost Analyst/Engineer with a background in large mining projects and a talent for precise project cost management? If so, we have an exciting 12-month contract opportunity working for a Tier 1 mining business based in Perth.

About this role

As a Cost Analyst, you will report to the Specialist Project Controls and play a vital role in providing proactive cost and change management support to our delivery teams working on multiple projects. This position involves regular interactions with both internal and external stakeholders at the project level, making relationship-building and effective communication key aspects of the role.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Prioritise occupational health and safety for yourself and your team, ensuring compliance with safety protocols.
  • Execute daily cost and change management functions across regional project portfolios, including budgeting, change management, contingency management, cost risk assessment, cashflow forecasting, cost analysis, progress payment review, and reporting.
  • Collaborate with the Specialist Project Controls and Project Lead/Manager to manage the Owner's cost, explain cost deviations from forecasts, and align with cost management processes.
  • Proactively identify and report areas of concern to prevent unexpected project issues.Interact with internal and external stakeholders at regional levels, in alignment with company values.

What you need to bring:

  • Engineering, Project Controls, or Quantity Surveying qualifications.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in a cost role on large projects.
  • Due to the nature of the organisation experience in large mining projects and handling multiple projects simultaneously is required for this role.
  • Proficiency with PrismG2 will be a distinct advantage as will advanced-level skills in recognised software systems.
  • Strong Excel spreadsheet skills
  • Familiarity with running reports for information extraction from SAP.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment to meet reporting deadlines.
  • Strong team player, capable of collaborating with project members at all levels.
  • Only candidates currently resident in Australia with right to work already granted will be considered for this role


  • Tier 1 mining business
  • Perth based
  • $75-87 + super per hour
  • 12 month contract
  • Supportive workplace culture that values your growth and success
  • Personalised guidance throughout the recruitment process
  • Salary sacrificing, Novated Leasing, EAP, Hotel/Gym/Insurance discount

Anything Else?

Brunel is a recruitment and flexible workforce solution provider which specialises in connecting highly skilled workers with projects and organisations throughout Australasia and around the world. Operating locally since 1997, Brunel has major bases of operation in Perth, Sydney, Brisbane and Port Moresby, which are further backed by the strength and reach of a truly global network spanning over 45 countries, 120 offices and 45 years of successful operation.

Are you ready for the next step in your career? Join Brunel’s powerful global network, where passionate, results-driven specialists come together with industry-leading clients. By connecting specialists to pioneering projects, we drive change in many industries, enabling growth and delivering great outcomes. Brunel helps you reach your full potential and empowers you to make an impact within a purpose-driven global company.
Explore your career opportunities!

At Brunel, we are proud of our unique corporate culture, which is shaped and nurtured by the collective efforts of our employees. Our work environment is characterised by an authentic, communicative and inclusive approach to teamwork that fosters an atmosphere of collaboration and creativity. Our values are at the center of everything we do – for our clients, our colleagues and ourselves.

Learn more about our global network of specialists!

Since 1975, our mission has always been to connect specialists to exciting career opportunities, to support the development of these careers, and to offer fair and equal employment. This has enabled us to create a truly sustainable and durable business model. Having a passion for people and caring deeply for the environment is not only part of Brunel’s DNA but is also reflected in our culture and values. As a global company, we take our social responsibility very seriously.
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Your consultant, Michael Shirley is happy to clarify anything about this vacancy. When reaching out, use this number: PUB407390

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