Senior Cost Control Engineer

Date: 3 Apr 2024

Location: QA

Company: Power International Holding

Job Summary

Develop and execute the project cost plan and monitor cost and collect the cost data to ensure conformity with Top Management's budget directives cost tracking, forecasting, and financial reporting.

Job Responsibilities 1

Principal Accountabilities

  • Understand all relevant project documents relating to the cost Management of allocated project(s)   and provide feedback during the budget approval process.
  • Formulate the project(s) within Computerized Cost System to approved format.
  • Perform a variety of cost engineering functions including cost control daily tasks under limited supervision.
  • Produce regular reports and advising management promptly of any forecast cost over/under run, with recommendation for corrective plan.

Job Responsibilities 2

Essential Function

1.Manages a team of 2 cost control engineers on site and be able to follow up and confirm all their works with a minimum billing of 100 M QR / month
2.Ensure to receive no more than 5 requests for Budget Transfer (Due to missing Items or Miscalculations in the budget) per Project
3.Creates jobs in the ERP within 3 days of kick of meeting or receiving the PID
4.Format and upload the CCS Approved budget in the ERP within 5 days or receiving the from estimation.
5.Check and Approve MR, PO, S/C Agreement, within 10 Working Hours from receiving the request.
6.Manages Bi-weekly verification of Stock available at site within 2 days from the cut of date
7.Conducts the Daily Verification of the PC, SRV, SIV and reallocation as needed within 10 working Hours of the entry.
8.Achieves high accuracy in the calculations of BCWP and updating it in the ERP System.
9.Visits the Sites at least once monthly to verify the progress measurements
10.Uploads the verified BCWP into the ERP System no later than 5 days after the Cut of Date.
11.Produce the Monthly Job Cost Report within 15 Days from the end of the month
12.Reviews proposed cost changes with construction personnel, client and contractors, and enter in the ERP System
13.Reviews and comment on produced budget transfers requests and process with 5 days
14.Prepares and format budgets for Received Variation Requests within 7 Days
15.Verifies the entries of submitted and approved variation orders in the ERP (Budget + Selling) within 2 days
16.Monitors market force and commodity trends- anticipate likely related problems, based on current Trends.
17.Provides at least 5 Early Warnings/ concerns to Major Future Cost overruns per month

Additional Responsibilities 3

Job Knowledge & Skills

• Knowledge of Cost estimating packages such as CCS (Candy) is essential

• Knowledge in Cost Management, Estimating and Change Control

• Computer skills: MS applications and Primavera 6 but not essential

• Knowledge of multi-project resource planning

• Demonstrable project and programme management experience allowing a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of the fundamental principles and technique

• ERP knowledge preferably SAP functional skills are a requirement to be successful in this role.

Job Experience

Total    10 year(s) On Job      5 year(s) GCC     2 year(s)


Change Management L3
Claim Studies L3
Time and Task Management L3
Cost Control L3
Financial Reporting L3
Creates Strategy - Developing
Drives Performance - Developing
Develops Future Leaders - Developing


Bachelor's Degree in Civil Engineering or Engineering