Senior Planning and Cost Control Manager

Propel Consult

Khobar, Saudi Arabia

Posted on: 5 Dec 2023

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Employment: Full Time

• Develop Planning & Cost Control function’s strategy in line with the organizational strategy.
• Lead the development and documentation of planning, progress and cost control methodology in company procedures and works instructions.
• Direct the establishment and implementation of the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and advise all concerned in .
• Provide support in the preparation of the baseline budget, manpower planning and the baseline project program based on approved scope of work.
• Prepare and follow-up on Construction Project Schedule Progress, utilizing available Planning Tools such as Primavera P6, MS Project and MS Office.
• Ensure adherence to Procedures, Work Instructions, and Quality standards.
• Create and maintain dashboard report for cost plans using database of projects.
• Review project documentation and identify shortfalls and solutions.
• Provide feedback to the project teams when specifications become available to ensure that projects meet their cost targets.
• Review and verify validation of cost estimates related to variation during the execution of the projects.
• Provide technical assistance in tenders, negotiating contracts, change orders, etc. as required.
• Maintain a database of historical project cost data for the purposes of benchmarking and budget analysis.
• Ensure preparation of Project Progress Reports, Project Status Report and Cost to Complete report according to the updated project plan in coordination with the Project Management prior to submission to management.
• Identify and track issues, trends, risk; and incorporate feedback for final distribution to the responsible staff.
• Participate in preparation of Claim of Time in coordination with Commercial Function.
• Perform other related activities as required.


• A seasoned professional with hands-on related experience of at least 10 -15 years, of which no less than 5 years must be at managerial level.
• Proficiency (Reading/writing/speaking) in English language is mandatory.
• Relevant experience in related industry in KSA is preferred.
• A Graduate Degree in Engineering discipline.
• Project Planning, Scheduling & Cost Control Professional Certificate


Propel Consult delivers a service in step with the needs of both our client companies and candidates. Our ability to add value to all levels of recruitment stems from our wholehearted belief in providing a professional service to both parties. We have built relationships with many leading indigenous and mulitnational organisations throughout the Middle East and internationally in countries such as UAE, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, Kuwait, Egypt and many more. Concentrating our resources has created 5 distinct specialist divisions:

  • Banking & Finance
  • Human Resources
  • Oil & Gas
  • Construction
  • Architecture & Engineering

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