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Turnaround Cost Specialist

Turnaround Cost Specialist

  • Location United States - Washington - Blaine
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Project Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 144493BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

bpSolutions has an open role for an entry level Turnaround Cost Specialist. The deployed Turnaround Cost Specialist is responsible for providing cost management support to TARs (or delivery team); ensuring the integrity and effectiveness of cost management and management of change; continuously improving the cost management strategy, plans and procedures; and satisfying BP requirements and the expectations of stakeholders.

Key Outcomes and Accountabilities:
  • Supports the preparation and implementation of the work breakdown structure (WBS); ensuring understanding of the broader scope across all project stages.
  • Works with the lead Cost Specialist to establish the appropriate control budgets from the TAR estimate and schedule; ensuring understanding of estimate basis, scope, schedule, contracting strategy and execution plan.
  • Supports the overall change management (trending and MoC) process; ensuring it is applied and that impacts are fully assessed and incorporated into TAR cost forecasts, plans and budgets.
  • Ensures that data collected from TAR team(s) and contractors (progress, changes, and risks) is used to underpin the cost forecast assumptions, phasing, and control budgets.
  • Supports the cost related communication plans, interfaces and the reporting system that provides the leadership team and stakeholders with timely analysis and insights for all work scope.
  • Supports TAR assurances in accordance with the TAR common process
  • Supports the development of internal and external metrics and benchmarks to demonstrate the competitiveness of the TAR.
  • Supports Site TAR benchmarking
About You:
  • Experience: +1 years Projects and / or Turnaround Cost experience
  • Travel: 0 to 15%, future mobility may be required
  • Education: High School diploma
  • While deployed this role’s day to day priorities will be directed by the site’s Turnaround Controls Lead and Lead Cost Specialist, and have key interactions with the site’s Turnaround Event Lead, Turnaround Lead Planner, and Turnaround planning teams during the management of the Turnaround budget.
  • This role needs to have strong verbal and written communicate skills and work independently to accomplish deliverables.
Here at bp, we’re on a mission, and we need YOU to help us achieve it. Production & Operations is the backbone of our integrated energy company – and key to turning our resources into products that meet the increasing demand for energy. We are looking for P&O experts who are passionate about upholding our standard of safety and reliability, and who are excited to work in a technically complex and innovative environment where hydrocarbons are converted, upgraded and blended into products that people all over the planet will use. Does that sound like you? If so, don’t waste any time! Apply today!

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