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Project Cost Engineer

  • Job reference: FG-004347
  • Sector: Management Consultancy, Oil & Gas, Programme Management
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
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Job Purpose & Scope:


Providing support to the corporate Manager of Planning and Proposals group within the Project Controls Department. Implements, administers and maintains cost control system and procedures to track project budgets, commitments, expenditures and forecasts for all projects


Principal Accountabilities & Responsibilities:

  • Assists in carrying-out contract functions
  • Carries out simple studies & presentation
  • Understands cost economics
  • Becomes familiar in preparing Budget Brief
  • Prepares cash flow and total cost forecast
  • Participates in training course preparation & presentation
  • Carry-out special studies, presentation & training
  • Prepares monthly cost reports
  • Understands P&S techniques, methods & applications
  • Assists in the preparation and review of cost estimates;
  • Develops reporting tracking tools and generates cost reports on regular basis including evaluation of earned value;
  • Coordinates the Change Management process for the project;
  • Builds intricate spreadsheets to enable fast and accurate data manipulation of large datasets;
  • Extracts data from several sources, transforming it to fit operational needs;
  • Reconciles data to ensure complete accuracy and creates a clean audit trail

Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading integrated project and programme management and cost consultancy services provider; with over 2,400 professionals operating throughout Asia Pacific, UK and Europe, the Middle East and the Americas. We support clients with the construction and management of their key assets, important projects and programmes. Our approach is committed to providing first-class professional advice and delivering a quality of service which is second-to-none. This has helped enable our business to develop and maintain robust and long-lasting client partnerships. Active in the Middle East for over 18 years, we have offices  in the UAE, Qatar, Oman and Saudi Arabia. As a member of the Atkins Group, one of the world’s leading design, engineering and project management consultancies, we hire and retain only the best people in the industry. Our success is built on recruiting – and then developing – brilliant people from a broad range of professional and cultural backgrounds. It’s precisely this diversity of talent that sets us apart.


Organizational Relationships (Work Contacts)

  • Regular interactions with Project Manager/ Project Controls manager.
  • Engineering disciplines, Quality and Procurement Functions

Independence of Operations and Decision-making Authority: 

  • Able to work within a defined role with limited supervision.
  • Exercises judgment in making decisions; know when to seek advice.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Relevant degree or appropriate experience
  • Site construction experience would be advantageous
  • A proven track record in FEED and EPC phases of refinery, oil & gas, petrochemical or similar facilities including revamp projects
  • Have a minimum of 7 years’ experience,
  • Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels up to top management
  • IT/Computer Literacy in particular Microsoft Excel
  • Must have worked on large scale infrastructure projects ideally with a minimum of 1 year experience in the MEA.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates high standards of integrity, honesty and fairness
  • Supports new ways of working

Apply and the process:

We are in the process of shortlisting the candidates and the role is opened till end of April 2017.


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