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  • Job reference: RMS0144610

Senior Cost Engineer (Site)

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Iraq
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 09/07/2014
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (04/08/14)
This vacancy has now expired.
The Company:
is a global operator working on major projects in Iraq

The Role:
ACCOUNTABILITIES:
a) Ensure the clients standard tools and processes are complied with for Execution Phase.
b) Support the development of site work Budget and Cost control for all WORK’s.
c) Responsible for ensuring complete knowledge for the basis of estimate/cost/budget/work breakdowns and allocations /expenditures/forecasts reported against each individual WORK’s.
d) Support delivery of cost management solutions for the project as appropriate under guidance of the PS lead.
e) Generate accurate monthly cost reports, highlighting variances from the plan on, commitment, value of work done, changes and against approved ACV.
f) Support change and trend management process for projects. Analyse trends and the highlight potential impacts of changes on cost.
g) Ensure that Contractors are in compliance with their deliverables and accuracy.
h) Working with Site Planning and QS’s Departments in particular for the monthly updates and reports.
i) Input and update Dassian with all the data for each WBS data as required under the procedures.
j) Liaise closely with all other Project Groups on site and Dubai for obtaining their Budgets and WBS and then preparing the budget/cost forecasts





ADDITIONAL COMMENTS/
SPECIAL CHALLENGES:
a) Complying with all the clients HSE polices and standards
b) To visit construction sites to review work being done or completed.
c) Maintain and promote realism in the cost forecasts in the face of commercial pressure and optimism from project teams.
d) Maintain consistency in cost Control ensuring that control is place to advise Management
e) Being able to work on their own when supervision is not available
f) Able of working in Iraq environment
g) Work closely with all leaders and Management to finalize project cost report and analysis.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• Degree in an engineering or equivalent discipline.
• Minimum of 10 years of oil and gas industry experience of which at least 5 years must have been in a Sr. cost engineering role.
• Exploration & Production operational experience/exposure (producing, projects, wells) is preference.
• Courage to intervene & advise site PS & Management team on areas of concern and how to mitigate them.
• The role requires strong interpersonal skills with clear communication with line, function, Asset and Project to ensure that all stakeholders are involved in / informed in cost delivery & cost performance in general.
• Software Skills required: Cost Management software, SAP, excellent MS office skills including excel spreadsheets.
• 10 to 15 years of Operator experience within Oil & Gas environment essential.
• Project Services GPES Level 3/4 with "Skill" in "Cost Management”
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