Head of Cost Control

Aktau, Kazakhstan

Job Reference 1190941

Location Aktau, Kazakhstan

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Oil

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added June 29, 2023

Dear All! 

Airswift (Air Energy Caspian LLP) is currently looking for a Head of Cost Control (for KZ passport holders) for one of our large project in Aktau, 5\2. We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference to our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client’s requirements.

  • Plan, organize, direct, and oversee the day-to-day operations and activities of the Cost Control Team.
  • Prepare and submit a variety of reports related to Cost Control Team for Projects, Asset, HR, HSE, Legal and other departments.
  • Constantly improve the cost controlling system in the departments covering the total cost lifecycle. This includes collecting and refining cost estimates, establish budget figures and control latest estimates against budget.
  • Provide business partnering support to other departments.
  • Ensure correct Cost reporting information to the management by the end of the each financial period. Ensure cost are maintained and reported in time.
  • Ensure control and compliance re contracts progress payments. Ensure correct recording of costs in SAP System; cost allocation between cost centres, WBS, GL accounts.
  • Manage the process of Month End accruals for each department.
  • Manage and control WBS system and act as a quality control champion related to correct cost allocation.
  • Identifies cost related problems which arise during project execution and recommends corrective actions and creative solutions.
  • Assist contract holders in developing overall cost plans for contracts and keep figures for actuals, budget, commitments and latest estimate up to date.
  • Develop and implement cost control guidelines.
  • Maintain a cost control facility for all contractors/subcontractors.
  • Provide management with accurate and timely project cost reports, verifying cost performance against plan and identifying areas of potential budget overrun requiring corrective action
  • Higher professional education. 
  • 5-7 years relevant experience in oil & gas or related industries.
  • Written and spoken English is a must (min Upper Intermediate).
  • Experience in SAP program.

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