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  • Job reference: RMS0143469

Cost Engineer

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Doha
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 16/06/2014
  • Time left:
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The Company:
Our Client is a major operating company, currently involved in some of the largest energy projects in the world.

The Role:
Our leading client is currently seeking a Cost Engineer based in Qatar working on a contract until March 2016 on a residential basis. To deliver, maintain and implement standard, consistent and robust cost management frameworks, tools and procedures to projects.

Setting up the Cost Engineering structure to provide (one stop shop) back office support for projects in Qatar, in the range of $20 - 500Mln
Deliver consistent but appropriate cost management structures for projects;
Roll-out and implement Company standard tools and processes, as appropriate for each project's life cycle development & execution phase;
Provide project management support in the development of cost breakdown structures and their population from the estimate.
Preparation of project forecasts on a monthly basis and provide the project management with early warning on major variances to allow mitigation
Provide project guidance for creation of accurate monthly cost reports, identifying variances from the plan on commitment and value of work done
Preparation of monthly VOWD figures for projects and coordinate with contractors.
Chair and manage monthly VOWD and trend meeting with contractors - Provide input into Monthly One Page reports.
Preparation and input of yearly Work Plan and Budgets.
Monitor and support the issue of accurate and timely invoices. Monitor and support the timely payment of Contractor invoices.
Manage and support the RtP process. Raising Networks/ PR’s and assisting with Service Entries.
Monitor and support the WBS, CBS, IP, budget process for Projects. Develop and implement the change management process for projects. Provide guidance on trend analysis and the assessment of change impacts on cost;
Participate in peer reviews and other Assurance events;
Support the planning group to provide performance management information and inclusion of the data in the monthly project reports;
Provide guidance and direction to Contractors project services staff in order to meet company standards and requirements.
HSSE Leadership. Show up as a fantastic HSSE leader, continuing the outstanding safety performance seen to date in Qatar by genuinely believing in, and fostering a climate where there are no incidents and injuries and where people are truly cared about. Qatar relationship Ensure integration with the Qatari relevant business teams;
Present self and perform work in manners that meet the cultural particulars and sensitivities of the state of Qatar. - Driving standard solutions and technologies - Driving deployment (and improvement) of standardised project management practices and tools

Project Control support for multiple projects. -Managing multiple priorities from multiple stakeholders Project Engineers, Engineering & Construction Contractors, internal departments) -Work independently with key responsibility for own projects.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
SAP experience of PS module - Minimum experience of 5-years in cost engineering of Oil & Gas upstream and/or downstream major projects, preferably with Brown field exposure;
Project execution practical experience; -Track record of successfully contributing to project delivery of large-scale complex upstream or midstream brownfield gas projects.
Experience in the Middle East, front-end and commissioning experience as well as execution.
Strong, and demonstrated, personal commitment to HSSE Leadership and experience in managing HSSE throughout all project phases
Experience building and leading teams, and in establishment of a new organization / presence.
Broad knowledge and experience of Project Engineering techniques, tools and practices -Incumbent will be expected to visit the worksites as required to carry out her/his duties.
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