Cost Manager - Military veterans preferred

Kellogg Brown & Root (


  full-time   employee

Saudi Arabia


Cost Manager


Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

project description

The project is a major infrastructure programme for a mixed-use development aiming to be a global landmark recognized for its unique vision and position as an authentic destination in Riyadh. The community will be a distinct, self-sustaining hub for Riyadh offering several iconic assets. KBR will provide Project Management Consultancy services in project planning, controls, design and engineering management, and implementation of the development and early works packages.


Reporting to the Project Controls Manager for the overall estimating, cost control and coordination of the project.


· Lead and manage a team of Cost controllers, Quantity Surveyors

· Developing and maintaining estimating and cost control and reporting standards and procedures

· Preparation and maintenance of the project cost break down structure, budget and integrated cost report and cashflow

  • Establishment and maintenance of a program cost benchmarking database
  • Analysing and reporting on Consultants and Contractors cost reports and cashflows
  • Preparation of monthly and weekly reports
  • Preparing and making presentations


  • BSc Quantity Surveying
  • MRICS membership
  • Minimum 10 years overall experience
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a similar role
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in Middle East

· Sound knowledge of all engineering and commercial aspects of major civil and infrastructure projects including roads, bridges, and utilities

· Experience in conceptual estimating, cost planning, financial accounting, expenditure profiling, cost reporting and forecasting costs at completion

  • Ability effectively monitor and analyse cost, identify trends and recommend corrective actions
  • Experienced user of MS Office, advanced MS Excel user and Primavera Contracts Manager
  • Excellent report writing skills
  • Fluent English both written and spoken


  • Planning and Organising
  • Leadership
  • Team player
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Able to work at all levels in an organisation
  • Strong customer focus

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