Managing Rules:

  • Determine cost estimate targets during the design and development process, while recommending cost-effective solutions.
  • Maintain close contact and keep the Client informed of all critical decisions.
  • Gather proposals, specifications, and related documents and liaise with stakeholders in order to convert specifications to cost estimates for the project.
  • Work with stakeholders to ensure estimates are accurate and to make appropriate adjustments to resolve issues.
  • Establish and maintain client contacts.
  • Review and closely monitor project business practices to ensure the project cost objectives are met.
  • Utilize cost methodologies and tools and appropriate software models to prepare and maintain reliable and accurate data.
  • Accountable and responsible for all project invoices and cost reports.
  • Initiate funding for preliminary engineering, and monitor Project Proposal and Expenditure Request Estimate development activities.
  • Assist in the preparation of Expenditure Request.
  • Review and audit Contractor cost control procedures and practices.
  • Provide cost input and implement the cost element of change management procedure and risk management plan.
  • Determine periodic updates of the Project Forecast.
  • Investigate and identify cost reduction opportunities through cost analysis review.
  • Contribute to the Project Close-out Report.

Planning for construction:

  • Setup a cost structure to support cost collection and control. Within the cost structure, the project Budget Item is subdivided into Job Orders and Phase Codes.
  • Coordinate development and implementation of project Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) / Cost Breakdown Structure (CBS) in coordination with Sr. Project Engineer and Planning/Scheduling Engineer.

Work evaluation throughout construction:

  • Assess the cost-effectiveness of products and track actual costs relative to budget and report status on a regular basis to ensure costs are in line with forecasts.
  • Prepare and process project change requests for scope changes and/or time extensions.
  • Determine, and periodically update obligations with respect to third-party and Client.

Documenting and reporting on construction:

  • Prepare project monthly reports.
  • Prepare Accountability Reports, Operating Plan, and Business Plan for the Organization.
  • Prepare cost and expenditure statements, reports, and other necessary documentation at regular intervals to share with others in the business.

Required Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • 10+ years of experience in the Architecture, Engineering, and Planning Industry in a top tier regional/multinational engineering consultancy firm
  • Knowledge of the Architecture, Engineering and Planning Industry
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving capabilities
  • Good communication skills
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English; Arabic is an advantage