LEAD COST

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1239955

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - LNG

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 14, 2024

VACANCY OVERVIEW
LEAD COST

Airswift are a Global Manpower Provider specializing in the Energy, Infrastructure & IT sectors. Present in more than 70 countries around the world, our reach, and capabilities in the markets we service is unparalleled in the industry.

We are working with our client based in Qatar to source a Lead Cost. This is a 3 - years residential contract to be based in Qatar.



Qualification:
 
  • 10 years’ experience in Project Cost Control for EPC oil and gas capital projects, of which a minimum of 5 years is in field scheduling together with a thorough and extensive knowledge of Project Controls principles, theories, and concepts.
  • Previous experience on major projects, from an Owner’s perspective, managing EPC Lump Sum Contracts, working with multi-lingual contract teams with large local subcontractors and mentoring Developees is required.  Knowledge of LNG practices, processes and expectations with respect to cost controls is desirable.
  • Experience required in working with ERP systems and Project Management systems (such as SAP or any other O&G ERP).

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
 
  • Develop and maintain a set of Project Cost Control procedures, guidelines, and flow charts to meet project requirements along with a standard cost reporting process across all project EPC Contracts.
  • Ensure cost data integrity across all EPC Contracts and make sure cost information is accurately compiled and reported to Project Management to provide visibility on overall project cost status and performance.
  • Direct project team and provide guidance and expertise to Project Cost Engineers assigned to each one of the EPCs and ensure common understanding and standardized practice of cost control processes in terms of Value Of Work Done (VOWD) reporting, forecast updates, contractors’ change orders, trend and contingency management and expenditures allocation.
  • Support the Business Division Manager and lead the financial input into Funding Packages submittals, e.g.  Advance Commitments (ACs), Full Funding (FF), Supplementary Funding whenever required and recommend budget transfers to ensure that all necessary funding is provided and Project Cost At Completion is aligned with the approved budgets.
  • Development of Forecast cost estimates and preparation of annual Work Program and Budget (WP&B) taking full consideration of project scope, progress achieved and pending to complete scope.
  • Facilitate the monitoring of FEED and EPC contractors and project’s cost performance comparing to agreed control plans and recommends corrective plans as required during project execution with the appropriate PMT personnel. Monitor, review and endorse FEED and EPC Contractors deliverables in terms of VOWD reporting, Trend Management and Earned Value Analysis.
  • Advise Head Project Controls and Project Leadership Team of any potential cost issues as early enough to mitigate, provide guidance on corrective actions and measures to mitigate any adverse trends. In conjunction with Head Project Controls develop and implement corrective actions and recovery plans ensuring these are implemented in a timely manner.
  • Develop inhouse cost reporting solutions for managing Project Cost ensuring accuracy, integrity and consistency of data.

If you are keen and interested with the role, you may apply to our website or share your updated resume to norniqmah.abkarim@airswift.com.
 
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