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Lead Cost

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2022-08-07 04:32:58

Job location Doha, Doha, Qatar

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Job Contact: Airswift

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Dear all, Airswift is currently looking for an expat Lead Costfor one of our largest projects in Qatar. This position requires availability (for relocation to Qatar. We are looking for candidates with the drive and commitment to make a genuine difference in our performance to ensure that the company continues to differentiate itself from competitors by delivering quality service to our client's requirements.Job description:Develop and maintain a set of Project Cost Control procedures, guidelines, and flow charts to meet project requirements along with a standard cost reporting process across all project EPC Contracts.Ensure cost data integrity across all EPC Contracts and make sure cost information is accurately compiled and reported to Project Management to provide visibility on overall project cost status and performance.Direct project team and provide guidance and expertise to Project Cost Engineers assigned to each one of the EPCs and ensure common understanding and standardized practice of cost control processes in terms of Value Of Work Done (VOWD) reporting, forecast updates, contractors' change orders, trend and contingency management, and expenditures allocation.Support the Business Division Manager and lead the financial input into Funding Packages submittals, e.g. Advance Commitments (ACS), Full Funding (FF), Supplementary Funding whenever required, and recommend budget transfers to ensure that all necessary funding is provided, and Project Cost at Completion is aligned with the approved budgets.Development of Forecast cost estimates and preparation of annual Work Program and Budget (WP&B) taking full consideration of project scope, progress achieved, and pending to complete scope.Develop and maintain Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) for the overall Onshore project consistent with project scope and reporting structures requirements across project EPCs.Facilitate the monitoring of FEED and EPC contractors and project's cost performance compared to agreed control plans and recommends corrective plans as required during project execution with the appropriate PMT personnel. Monitor, review, and endorse FEED and EPC Contractor's deliverables in terms of VOWD reporting, Trend Management, and Earned Value AnalysisAdvise Head Project Controls and the Project Leadership Team of any potential cost issues as early enough to mitigate, and guide corrective actions and measures to mitigate any adverse trends. In conjunction with the Head, Project Controls develop and implement corrective actions and recovery plans ensuring these are implemented in a timely manner.Follow up Project Commitments in line with approved budgets and ensure all change orders are dully submitted (about contractual compliance) and are subject to proper Management approval. Guide Procurement and Contracts teams for commitments' WBS and CBS allocations.Develop in-house cost reporting solutions for managing Project Costs ensuring accuracy, integrity, and consistency of data.Provide support for EPC tender's technical evaluations during the Pre-EPC phase by developing Tender Evaluation Plans, facilitating, and coordinating the technical evaluation process, developing Technical Bid Evaluation reports, and getting required approvals from project management and committees.Job requirements:bachelor's degree in finance, Engineering, and Construction Management related subjects or relevant experience.10 years' experience in Project Cost Control for EPC oil and gas capital projects, of which a minimum of 5 years is in field scheduling together with a thorough knowledge of Project Controls principles, theories, and concepts.Previous experience on major projects, from an Owner's perspective, managing EPC Lump Sum Contracts, working with multi-lingual contract teams with large local subcontractors, and mentoring Developers is required.Experience required in working with ERP systems and Project Management systems (such as SAP or any other O&G ERP).

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