Cost Control In-charge

Contract @ Premium Solutions Consultancy Sector: Civil Engineering
  • Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : April 13, 2022
  • Salary: Negotiable
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About the job

One of the most Reputable Holding groups in Qatar looking to hire the local candidates with NOC only as below:

Job Objective

  • Timely release of payment after preventing financial errors such as overpayment and less payment.
  • Ensure proper quantity with sufficient wastage of materials ordered/delivered on time to prevent shortage / excess delivery.
  • Utilization of available resources within in the main store by preventing new orders
  • Recommend for Payment as per agreed contract agreement with sufficient safe margin (retention).
  • Generation of data and backups for Variation Order


  • Work in conjunction with all department/project cost controllers to ensure maximum profitability.
  • Provide critical assessment of all budget and cost projections.
  • Assess all incoming products, resources, and services to ensure the best price.
  • Develop Generic Projects Cost Structure and Cost Account Codes Directory under Standard Work Breakdown Structures for various generic project types.
  • Prepare a project cost estimate of resources and other expenses through discussions with functional leaders in a timely manner using a generic cost structure, which is suitable for cost tracking in the project life cycle.
  • Prepare ‘Budgeted Cost of Work Scheduled’ (or Spent Profile), discuss and agree with the functional leaders.
  • Record/extract Committed/Spent Cost to-date for Direct Costs for Develop Detail BoQ in order to verify and control quantities during execution.
  • Liaise with Accounts Department to periodically to compare to the cost allocation by cost control system/procedures.
  • Generation of data and site visit (if required) to avoid delay, excess payment, consumption and wastage of material.
  • Participate in joint measurement at the site in coordination with Site QS
  • Receive invoices and compare with BoQ & work out with quantity accordingly.
  • Ensure payment rate made as per agreement or approved rate from ACM.
  • Revise project cost estimate at the end of every reporting period to generate ‘Forecast At Completion.
  • Perform cost analysis and advise project leaders on cost over-runs in a timely manner so corrective actions can be taken.
  • Assist to prepare the project budget of each project to monitor in future
  • Receive petty cash bills, check arithmetic error and ensure that it was used on approved cost items
  • Maintain log sheet of concrete and regular review to prevent excess pouring on site. If found inform to Sr. QS (CC)
  • Review Internal Supply Requests “ ISR” to ensure that proper quantities were requested and immediately forward to the timely release of LPO
  • Review & check the bi-weekly material status and compare with ISR received to avoid excess materials at the site as well shortage of materials
  • Assist in checking subcontract agreements and comparing with budget and scope of work.
  • Coordinate with Sr. QS (CC) & Site QS to produce variation order data & qty.
  • Prepare requirement list to be procured upon award of project based on job analysis information such as materials, timber, block, concrete,  etc.
  • Receive and review Bar Bending Schedule from the site and release steel as per requirement.
  • Review Internal Supply requests with sufficient backup of calculation sheet and required documents such as specifications and sizes based on requirement list.
  • Execute works in accordance with the approved procedures and forms ISO 9001.
  • Maintain an effective filing system in order to access documents on time such as agreements, log sheets, correspondence, calculations, budgets,s etc.
  • Maintain communication with Sr. QS to upgrade skills and development of professional skills in compliance with ISO 9001.
  • Work hour starts with normal duty hours or as per the latest instruction from ACM.
  • Performs any other similar duties assigned by the Sr. QS.CC

Expected Deliverables / Accountable:

  • Early release of bills after proper and thorough checking of qty, rate in order to release payment on time.
  • Prevent over delivery/ short delivery of materials as per BOQ.
  • Timely communication, follow up and & inquiries for any variation orders
  • Control of material to avoid wastage quantity for the project material requirement & compare with tender & contract drawing

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