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  • Cost Controller

  • Location: Dubai United Arab Emirates
  • Posted On: on 11/12/17

Job Specification

  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Experience: 5 to 10 years
  • Job Code: JB108630
  • Expiry Date: Sep 11, 2018

Job Summary

  • Functional Area: Other
  • Job Role: Cost Controller
  • Location: Dubai United Arab Emirates

Job Description

  • Understand the corporate and project(s) specific cost procedures and carry out all work in accordance with these.
  • Study and understand all relevant project documents relating to cost management.
  • Work with all relevant project personnel to ensure that cost control procedures are in place.
  • Assist is setting up project(s) with Computerized Cost System upon agreed format.
  • Assisting the project manager in identifying and gaining approval of estimates/change requests.
  • Reviewing cost commitment and expenditure information for all cost elements, for input to the computerised cost control and reporting system on a consistent basis and ensuring that all information received is accurate and correctly input.
  • Producing regular cost reports and advising management of any forecast cost overruns as soon as possible to allow corrective actions to be taken in a timely manner.
  • Highlighting cost areas of concern and suggesting areas of improvement.
  • Maintaining comprehensive accessible registers of financial approvals, variations and change orders.
  • Liaising with the finance department with regards to establishing monthly evaluation of work done, goods received and services rendered for invoice preparation and verification.
Skills and Qualifications:
  • 5 -10 years’ experience in project for cost control 
  • Strong management, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Self-directed and highly-motivated.
  • Able to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment.
  • Detail-oriented, dependable and trustworthy.
  • Fluent in written and spoken English language.
  • High computer literacy and good working knowledge of relevant cost software.
  • Engineering or other relevant degree from an accredited institution would be considered an advantage.
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