Project Cost Controller

Job Title: Project Cost Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Qatar, Qatar
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-12-11
Reference: BH-120355
Contact Name: Nidhi Hisaria
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 11, 2019 04:37

Job Description

Project Cost Controller


  • Degree in Economics or equivalent.
  • Minimum relevant experience in similar activities for oil &gas projects.
  • Advanced knowledge & experience in use of relevant computer systems (SAP, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint).
  • Fluency in English.
Job Responsibilities

  • To prepare and issue detailed budgets.
  • To be responsible for cost control, cost reporting and invoice processing activities for the project.
  • To promote & comply with applicable safety instruction and other Company HSE procedures in all activities.
  • To carry out work in compliance with Company values and policies, relevant laws and regulations, agreed Company priorities and objectives, Company standards and procedures and good industry practices.
  • To treat all information obtained during course of the work with confidentiality Tender.
  • To support in preparation of Contract documents and provide challenge to the commercial and reimbursable terms, ensure CBS is aligned with WBS etc
  • To liaise with VP, Project managers and B&D entity to review Cost Estimate based on benchmark data.
  • To support in preparing project CAPEX for Final Investment Decision Budget.
  • To prepare for review the detailed annual budget and updates in liaison with various internal entities and in agreement with the company budget standard format provided by finance.
  • To participate in the presentation and to defend the budget performance  as required.
  • To control budget availability for each commitment.
  • To ensure budget control, highlighting current trends and to justify variances between Forecast and Budget.
  • To establish register, to update, monitor and control the commitments, expenditure incurred and forecast for all contracts and purchase orders managed by Major Projects.
  • To perform specific Cost Analysis.
  • To issue a detailed internal cost report (Trends, Areas of Concern, Budget Variance analysis, Commitment/Expenditure figures, Forecast at completion etc.) with comments and advice Project Management on cost over-runs in a timely manner.
  • To ensure correct and auditable records of all matters with Project expenditures, contracts, budgets, cash flows, forecasts, etc.
  • To act as the interface with the company Finance entity and provide them with data for incorporation in corporate financial documents.
  • To supervise the contractors and suppliers cost control activities.
  • Major Projects involve the development of new offshore platforms, installation of subsea pipelines and debottlenecking of the produced water treatment, all these activities could be executed across several international sites.