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COST SPECIALIST

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Qatar
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 15/01/2019
  • Duration: 24 months
  • Time left:
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    (26/02/19)
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The Role:
To ensure that the project obtains the services needed to achieve project goals related to costs impacts of schedule, procurement, materials management, contracting, and reporting. Responsible for daily management of NFE Offshore Costs and Estimations.

Provide Cost and control systems while providing overall performance cost execution strategy advice to the Project Management Team with respect to cost control and bench marking.

Key Job Accountabilities:
* Establish control systems and monitor project performance in the areas of cost control provide advice as necessary to make certain company's objectives are achieved.
* Coordinate project change control system. Review and endorse all Project Management of Change Requests, and contractor change orders / variation requests.
* Coordinate input for the project into the overall Work, Program and Budget.
* Ensure alignment between the project controls, procurement and contracting functions; ensure alignment with the NFE Offshore project functional counterparts, other project functional groups, and management.
* Provide cost estimating support to the project team for preparation change orders, review of change orders, etc.
* Coordinate project reporting process, including monthly, weekly, and adhoc reporting requirements.
* Develop Bid Evaluation Plans, Procedures and Models for evaluating Technical Bid and Price Bids
* Manage the global contractual daily requirements and reporting of claim and variation progress
* Support NFE Offshore management team in handling major change orders and claims and negotiations with EPC contractors
* Works on large capital expenditure projects in a highly dynamic team environment that has tight-deadlines, high pressure and visibility, requiring accuracy, initiative and the ability to multi-task as essential skills.
* Interfaces with various project teams and departments on resolving related issues that requires effective communication, initiative, flexibility and an ability to induce collaboration.
* Interacts effectively with QG management and external stakeholders, including statutory auditors, shareholder auditors and other entities to discuss project practices and issues.
* Exhibits team coordination skills, integrity, self-confidence, fairness.
* Supports development and mentoring of the staff.
* Works independently within established procedures, plans and budgets and contributes to the development of these.
* Has autonomy over scheduling and planning of own work; organizes efforts of work group to achieve overall efficiency.

The Company:
Our Client is the largest LNG producing company in the world, with an annual LNG production capacity of 42 million tonnes per annum (MTA), safely and reliably delivering LNG to customers around the globe from world-class facilities in Qatar.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
* Bachelor degree in technical field of study (Financial / Engineering degree preferred)
* Understanding of Project Finance, WP&B and budgeting.
* Good understanding of contract management including development of tender packages
* Working knowledge of engineering and or services/consultancy practices in oil and gas industry.
* Knowledge of practices, processes and expectations with respect to project controls

* Ten (10) years specific involvement in cost estimating, project controls, contracting and procurement in a project environment.
* Experience working on both lump sum and reimbursable projects is preferred.
* International experience, especially in Qatar or the Middle East, is preferred.
* A high level of proficiency in written and spoken English
* Computer literacy involving the regular use of professional office applications and some technical applications

About Fircroft:
Fircroft has been placing people in specialist technical industries for approaching half a century, focusing on mid to senior level engineers for contract and permanent roles worldwide. By applying for this job you give consent for Fircroft to contact you, via email & telephone, to discuss your application along with future positions and Fircroft's services.

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