Job Summary

To provide specialist expertise in quantity surveying/cost engineering for the organisation’s projects. The holder is also responsible for identifying new project control-related technologies for implementation in support of the company’s growth programme, and a continuous drive for cost reductions.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 6 years

Job Description/Requirements

Principal Duties/Responsibilities/Authorities:

  • Provides specific quantity surveying/cost engineering support for projects as assigned
  • Provides project control expertise, procedures, and review capabilities, including risk, uncertainty, and sensitivity analyses.
  • Formulates cost analysis strategies and develop cost plans from detailed estimates/contracts for use in project controls.
  • Maintains a cost coding structure (Work Breakdown Structure and Cost Breakdown Structure) for cost control purposes and maintains the integrity of project cost database.
  • Assists and advises project manager and colleague in relation to costs and VOWD.
  • Coordinates cost estimating activity and inputs from various disciplines and departments.
  • Compiles, checks, and benchmarks cost estimation data.
  • Estimates the project cost based on the Bill of materials, labour cost, and project specification to express the most representative cost estimate.
  • Collects and updates market price data of materials, equipment, and manpower to be used in the cost estimate.
  • Analyses project cost estimate of the project based on economic parameters.
  • Performs sensitivity analysis on the estimates and cash flow forecasts to determine cash requirements and potential problem areas and corrective action to be taken.
  • Provides timely Management Summary Cost Reports.

Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Working knowledge of a broad range of Cost Control/ Estimating Systems, Tools and Practices
  • Good cost estimating skills.
  • Proficient in Project Control 
  • Good interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Good communications skills (i.e., report writing and presentation)
  • Demonstrated proficiency in computer skills, including all Microsoft products.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant disciplines.
  • 6 - 10 years of related experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in the cost control and estimating of a major oil field, petrochemical, or oil and gas handling projects.

Person Specification:

  • Resilient and hardworking
  • Independent and stress-resistant
  • People Management knowledge
  • Prepared to travel and work irregular hours

Key Performance Indicators:

  • Percentage accurate cost estimation
  • Percentage cost reduction (Planned vs. Actual)
  • Timely delivery of cost estimate
  • Percentage on-budget projects
  • •Timely management summary cost report

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