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Cost Control Engineer

FMR Agency

Engineering & Technology

Construction NGN 400,000 - 600,000
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1 month ago

Job Summary

FMR AGENCY - Future Moves Recruitment Agency Limited is seeking a highly organized and proactive Cost Controls Engineer to join our client team. The Cost Controls Engineer implements overall project controls direction through application of systems and methods for estimate development, cost control, planning and reporting, progress measurement, schedule development/control and management of change. In this job you will be in charge of managing all costs related to civil engineering and building projects from the first calculations to the final numbers. You will be tasked with reducing the overall cost of a project thus ensuring value for money.

  • Minimum Qualification : HND
  • Experience Level : Senior level
  • Experience Length : 5 years

Job Description/Requirements

Responsibilities: Your responsibilities will vary depending on the type of project and its current stage, here are some of the duties you will typically be expected to perform:

  • Collect human, machine and data information over a large number of areas
  • Be able to do the unit price breakdown in relation to the highway field
  • Preparation of bill of quantities with prices based on specific scope of work
  • Be able to independently conduct site visits and preliminary measurement work
  • Provide overall project cost, schedule, estimating, progress measurement, and change management leadership and expertise:
  • Manage Project Cost and Schedule throughout the project life cycle.
  • Fully understand the scope of the project, contractual requirements, identify the major milestones and set clear priorities for the project team.
  • Monitoring and appraising the performance of the Contractor(s) in the areas of cost control, progress measurement and control.
  • Responsible for the preparation of tender documents;
  • Combined with cost experience, calculate the comprehensive unit price in BEME (or back-calculate the required personnel, material, and equipment requirements based on the determined comprehensive unit price)
  • Liaise with various departments (e.g., marketing, project management, finance) to gather accurate information for bid preparation.
  • Develop and maintain a database of past proposals, bids, and relevant documentation to streamline future bid processes.
  • Analyze tender documents to understand client requirements and ensure compliance in all aspects of the bid.
  • Carrying out feasibility studies
  • Cost control & cost benefit analysis.
  • Risk analysis evaluations.
  • Facilitate bid strategy meetings to outline timelines, assign tasks, and set deadlines for team members involved in the bid process.
  • Edit and proofread bid documents for accuracy, completeness, and clarity, ensuring they are of high quality and free of errors.
  • Manage the bid submission process through the appropriate channels, ensuring all electronic and hard copy submissions are formatted correctly, complete, and delivered on time.
  • Conduct post-bid reviews and feedback sessions with team members to identify areas for improvement and lessons learned for future bids.
  • Site visits, assessments and projections for future work.


  • Bachelor’s degree in; Civil Engineering, Quantity Surveying or related area.
  • Not less than 5 years’ experience in Civil engineering
  • Experience in road or port construction is a must
  • Site experience is compulsory

Skills and Knowledge:

  • Comprehensive knowledge of road and bridge construction 
  • Proposal writing
  • Project scheduling
  • Cost estimation
  • Compliance management
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication and negotiating skills
  • Computer literate
  • A creative and innovative approach to problem solving
  • Strong financial management skills

Remuneration: NGN 400,000 - 600,000

Location: F.C.T, Abuja State.

Mode of Application 

Candidates who meet the requirements should send their cover letter and resume.

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