Cost Specialist (Offshore Projects)

Company: Full Time Brunel Sector: Project Management
  • Location: Doha, Qatar View on Map
  • Date Posted : April 25, 2024
  • Salary: Negotiable

About the job

  • Provide cost estimation and cost control support to the Offshore Projects.
  • Performs cost estimation and cost control whilst providing overall project cost performance advice to the Project Management Team.
  • Works on large capital expenditure projects in a highly dynamic team environment that has tight-deadlines, high pressure and visibility, requiring accuracy, initiative and the ability to multi-task are essential skills.
  • Interfaces with various project teams and departments on resolving related issues that requires effective communication, initiative, flexibility and an ability to induce collaboration.
  • Works independently within established procedures, plans and budgets and contributes to the development of these.

Your Tasks

  • Implement cost control systems and monitor / provide cost performance advice to the Project Management to ensure Company’s objectives shall be achieved.
  • Coordinate Project Management Of Change control system. Review and endorse all Project Management of Change Requests, and Contractor Change Orders / Variation Requests.
  • Support Offshore management team in handling major Change Orders and claims and negotiations with contractors.
  • Coordinate project input into the overall Work, Program and Budget.
  • Ensure cost alignment between the project controls, procurement and contracting functions; ensure cost alignment with the Offshore project functional counterparts, other project functional groups, and management.
  • Provide cost estimating support to the Project Team for preparation of Change Orders, review of Change Orders, etc.
  • Coordinate project cost reporting process, including monthly, weekly, and ad hoc reporting requirements.
  • Develop bid evaluation plans, procedures and models for evaluating Technical Bid and Commercial Bids (where applicable).
  • Interfaces with various project teams and departments on resolving related issues that requires effective communication, initiative, flexibility and an ability to induce collaboration.
  • Works independently within established procedures, plans and budgets and contributes to the development of these

Your Profile

  • Engineering Degree or similar, relevant experience may be taken if coupled with HNC/HND, however any qualification, technical or knowledge requirements may be waived through relevant work experience.
  • Ten (10) years experience in cost control, including cost estimating and project controls, preferably working on both lump sum and reimbursable projects.
  • Understanding of Project Finance, WP&B and budgeting.
  • Good understanding of contract management.
  • Working knowledge of engineering and or services/consultancy practices in oil and gas industry.
  • A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office applications and some technical applications

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