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Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Mozambique
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 06/10/2020
  • Duration: 12 months
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The Role:
* Develop, implement and manage effective project cost control for the project. Including recording, controlling, forecasting and reporting of cost, change, progress, invoicing, authorisations of expenditure and cash flow projections.
* Preparation of weekly and monthly cost reports and other financial analysis for the project.
* Preparation of budgets in conjunction with construction and project team members.
* Promote the identification of potential areas of concern or improvement, to maximise cost effectiveness on projects and work practices.
* Provide ad-hoc cost control support / advice to project team members and project management.
* Liaise with project team members to clarify cost related issues, provide timely review of monthly invoices to ensure payment in accordance with contract terms and develop/analyse project costs.
* Support negotiation of contract exhibits for cost, milestone payments, progress payments, earned value measurement, change orders, and unit rates.
* Utilise Continuous Improvement processes to ensure consistent quality and fit-for-purpose outcomes.
* Input and analyse data in the cost control applications to ensure project data integrity.
* Safety - Responsible for personal safety safe working practices, etc. Understand and follow project HSE procedures.
* Supervise any supporting roles in the project cost control area as required
* Other tasks as required by Project Controls Lead.
* Ensures Company guidelines and process are implemented and followed within the project.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
The successful candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years' experience in engineering and construction within the oil and gas industry. Specific experience and expertise in the following is required:

* Solid technical skills, with thorough knowledge of project control principles and work methods including Work Breakdown Structures (WBS), Earned Value Measurement (EVM), Critical Path Scheduling (CPS) and Schedule Risk Assessment (SRA).
* Experience supporting cost control of LNG and/or mega Deep-Water projects in Africa is preferred.
* Cost Management, from an owner team perspective.
* Knowledge of project management and project controls principles and concepts.
* Proficient hands on experience with project management tools, i.e., cost management (Omega), as well as having strong MS Excel, PowerPoint and Word capabilities.
* Working in a resource constrained environment.
* Strong problem solving and analytic capabilities.
* Effective communication skills - listening, verb

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