Senior Cost Controller

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is currently recruiting for a Senior Cost Engineer this position will be based in  Khobar office and will work across ongoing Engineering projects:  


  • Review and understand all relevant documentation pertaining to the project controls scope of services
  • Adhere to our corporate cost engineering procedures
  • Prepare internal and external cost reports as per the above - mentioned procedures and scope of services
  • Liaise with Client personnel as necessary
  • Analyze and prepare work - hour and cost forecasts for the projects
  • Attend and represent in meetings concerning cost matters
  • Identify and analyzing deviations and trends against the budgets. Investigating such deviations with the relevant group and advising Project Manager / Project Controls Manager of issues requiring corrective action
  • Review overall project status and forecast with Project Manager / Project Control Manager as required
  • Ensure reconciliation on a weekly and monthly basis between project cost reports and Accounting Department cost and billing information
  • Maintain awareness and understanding of relevant system operated by other departments

Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc Degree in Engineering subject or equivalent
  • Minimum of 10 years cost engineering experience in similar field
  • Competent in all MS Office applications
  • Good communication skills in English language - written and verbal
  • Excellent technical numeracy
  • Excellent time management and planning skills

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in engineering and consultancy across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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