Opening For Project Cost Engineer in Saudi Arabia

Opening For Project Cost Engineer in Saudi Arabia

Atkins Middle East
Saudi Arabia

The Role
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

About the Company
Atkins is one of the leading providers of professional, technology based consultancy and support services to the industry, commerce and governments in all of the worlds major economies. With over 17,000 staff operating in Europe, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and the Americas, Atkins has a broad range of skills and resources and provides Clients with a comprehensive service throughout the entire life cycle of the projects in the built environment.

We aim to be the international first choice supplier of technical and integrated services. Shaped by our customers’ needs, our vision is to: focus on quality seek world class design and excellence strive to add value be flexible to the evolving needs of a changing society

Atkins first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. From its regional head office in Dubai, U.A.E. Atkins Middle East now employs over 2000 staff located in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Sharjah, Oman (Muscat ), Qatar (Doha) Bahrain (Manama), Kuwait (Kuwait City) and India (Bangalore).