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Cost Engineer/Estimator

  • Job reference: FG-004783
  • Sector: Oil & Gas, Programme Management
  • Location: Al Khobar

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Job Purpose & Scope: 

Providing support to the corporate Manager of Planning and Proposals group within the Project Controls Department. Implements, administers and maintains cost control system and procedures to track project budgets, commitments, expenditures and forecasts for al projects.

Principal Accountabilities & Responsibilities:
  • Assists in carrying-out contract functions
  • Carries out simple studies & presentation
  • Understands cost economics 
  • Becomes familiar in preparing Budget Brief
  • Prepares cash flow and total cost forecast
  • Participates in training course preparation & presentation
  • Carry-out special studies, presentation & training
  • Prepares monthly cost reports
  • Understands P&S techniques, methods & applications
  • Assists in the preparation and review of cost estimates;
  • Develops reporting tracking tools and generates cost reports on regular basis including evaluation of earned value;
  • Coordinates the Change Management process for the project;
  • Builds intricate spreadsheets to enable fast and accurate data manipulation of large datasets;
  • Extracts data from several sources, transforming it to fit operational needs
  • Reconciles data to ensure complete accuracy and creates a clean audit trail
Organizational Relationships (Work Contacts):
  • Regular interactions with Project Manager/ Project Controls manager. 
  • Engineering disciplines, Quality and Procurement Functions
Independence of Operations and Decision-making Authority:  
  • Able to work within a defined role with limited supervision. 
  • Exercises judgment in making decisions; know when to seek advice.
Faithful+Gould is one of the world’s leading consultancies providing integrated project and programme management services for construction and engineering projects, with a turnover in excess of £200 million.
Worldwide Faithful+Gould has access to over 2,500 consultants, of whom 500+ are located in the Middle East across six offices. We have successfully delivered commercial advice and management support for over 65 years to clients in Asia Pacific, Europe, Middle East, UK, and North America. We are a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Atkins Group, the design and engineering company.
Active in the Middle East for 18 years, Faithful+Gould combines in-depth knowledge of the region with the ability to draw on our global resource and constructive expertise, to deliver the most challenging of projects. With registered companies in Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait, this makes us one of the strongest international construction consultancies in the region.

Minimum Requirements:
  • Relevant degree or appropriate experience
  • Site construction experience would be advantageous
  • A proven track record in FEED and EPC phases of refinery, oil & gas, petrochemical or similar facilities including revamp projects
  • Have a minimum of 10 years’ experience, 
  • Self-motivated, energetic and tenacious
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with all levels up to top management
  • IT/Computer Literacy in particular Microsoft Excel
  • Must have worked on large scale infrastructure projects ideally with a minimum of 1 years’ experience in the MEA.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills (English)
  • Good interpersonal skills 
  • Demonstrates high standards of integrity, honesty and fairness 
  • Supports new ways of working
Rewards and Benefits:

We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary;
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • 22 calendar days annual leave;
  • Medical and life insurance cover;
  • Company gratuity scheme;
  • Discretionary bonus scheme;
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin;
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants.
Apply and the Process:

We are looking for a Cost Engineer / Estimators to join our F+G business.