Lead Of Cost Control

Doha, Qatar

Job Reference 1239738

Location Doha, Qatar

Industry Oil & Gas - Onshore Gas

Function Budget / Cost Control

Job Type Contract

Date Added March 11, 2024


Bachelor’s degree in relevant discipline. AACE certification is preferable but not compulsory.

8 years’ experience in cost allocation, estimation, planning, and expenditure working within a Project environment in the oil and gas industry. Experience of working in SAP/BI environment is preferable.

Minimum Requirements

•             Excellent written and spoken English skills.
•             Strong analytical, commercial and problem-solving skills.
•             Strong organisational and time management skills.
•             Good communication and interpersonal skills.
•             Computer literate in all Microsoft office packages and some technical packages.

Job Purpose

Provide expert professional advice and guidance in allocation, planning and stewardship for costs and expenditures for NFPS Compression Project. Develop and modify procedures to meet specialised business requirements, providing advice and guidance to all team members as required.

Key Accountabilities

Develop efficient cost services and provide expert advice on cost accounting, allocation, planning and control issues to ensure effective processes are utilised throughout the project life cycle.

Review and evaluate assumptions and cost plan data to ensure cost centre owners and project management are fully appraised on cost governance requirements and the project complies with approved budget.

Identify opportunities to standardise cost and expenditure processes and procedures recommending solutions for cost issues to ensure compliance and project objectives are achieved.

Coordinate and develop projects early expenditure profiles and funding appropriation plans in collaboration with Finance department.

Provide Funding Packages submittals i.e. Advance Commitments (AC’s), Full Funding (FF) and Supplementary Funding wherever required, to ensure that all necessary funding is provided.

Develop and maintain a cost and man-hours information database, benchmarking data to provide support for estimating requirements as required.

Review cost related procedures, recommending improvements to achieve project goals and ensure cost related initiatives, procedures and activities are understood and followed by all project personnel.

Participate in corporate governance activities such as Gate reviews, Independent Project Reviews (IPRs), Cold Eye Review (CER), Constructability Reviews (CRRs) and internal audits as Cost Subject Matter Expert.

Provide timely project controls/change management expert advice to Project Management Team (PMT), as well as monthly cost reports highlighting any emerging situations such as cost overruns or re-baseline ensuring project deliverables are achieved.

Able to estimate the cost for potential change orders with the EPC Contractor. Has extensive experience in cost estimating for projects.


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