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Support Analyst - Project Costing

Water Corporation

Location: Leederville

Job Type: Not Specified


  • Support Services - Project Management
  • Permanent role – $91,321 plus superannuation
  • Based in Leederville close to public transport.

About the role

We have a permanent opportunity for an experienced Support Analyst - Project Costing working with the Water Corporation’s Project Management team. In this role you will be responsible providing project costing services to support Project Managers in delivering new infrastructure assets, delivered on time and within budget. This position will be based in our Leederville office, reporting to the Team Lead - Planning & Cost Analysis.

What the role will offer

  • Provide procurement support through initiating the procurement of goods and services, and ensure the timely administration of monthly payments and claims
  • Provide analysis of design consultants’ schedules and cost plans to determine if progress and Earned Value claims are aligned
  • Resolve issues associated with cost management (such as incorrect purchase orders, incorrect use of procurement system) on behalf of the project manager where requested
  • Maintain costing information in accordance with the documented business rules of the project controls group
  • Provide project analysis support, ensuring that the cost forecast is aligned with project activities, milestones and rate of progress. Discover the reasons for discrepancy by challenging the underlying assumptions of the project manager
  • Provide support to the Project Director through maintenance of portfolio and project status reports, identification of project performance issues and recommend appropriate corrective action

Key skills and experience

  • Proficient in SAP PS (Project Systems) module or similar cost management software
  • Experience with SAP Supplier Relationship Management (SRM) or similar
  • Experience with contract administration and purchasing
  • We seek applicants with significant project experience, preferably those that have worked in a multi project portfolio

Apply: If you are interested in the above opportunity please submit a covering letter and resume that best demonstrates your ability to meet the requirements of the role.

Please note: By applying for this role, you are consenting to your current and previous line managers being contacted as references. It is strongly recommended that all internal applicants advise their line manager of any applications for acting or permanent positions prior to applying.

As part of the recruitment process you may be required to complete pre-employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

Applications close 27th November 2022.

Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

Water Corporation is committed to creating a workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community. How we will achieve this is outlined in our Diversity and Inclusion Strategy and People and Safety Strategy.

We acknowledge the different skills, experiences and perspectives that people from diverse backgrounds including, race, ethnicity, disability, age, gender identity and sexual orientation bring to the workplace, will only strengthen our workforce.

We are committed to ensuring that our workplace is inclusive, where all our people feel that they belong, are valued, respected and have equal access to opportunities and resources.

We encourage applications from our key priority communities – Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are committed to ensuring an accessible and inclusive work environment to enable people with disability to participate fully in all aspects of employment wherever possible by offering reasonable adjustments including adjustments in our recruitment, selection and appointment processes.”

Applicants with disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process, or alternative methods of communication, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 08 9420 2000.

To learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion please visit our website.