Ref: SP560-04

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

Location: Saudi Arabia

Job title: Cost Control Manager

Are you a passionate Cost Control Manager with a knack for meticulously managing project finances in the construction industry? I’m on the lookout for an exceptional individual to become a vital part of a well-established Saudi construction company.

What You'll Be Doing:
• Precision in Estimation: Craft accurate cost estimates for our construction projects, considering all factors like materials, labour, equipment and overhead costs.
• Budget Guardian: Take charge of project budgets, meticulously tracking expenditures and making sure we stick to our financial plan.
• Data Whisperer: Dive into project cost data, identifying any deviations and translating your findings into actionable insights for our project stakeholders.
• Future Gazing: Be our financial oracle, creating financial forecasts, cash flow predictions and cost-to-complete reports.
• Master Negotiator: Work your magic in vendor negotiations, securing favourable terms and pricing from suppliers and subcontractors.
• Risk Whisperer: Assess financial risks on the horizon and formulate strategies to navigate them successfully.
• Documentation Guru: Keep detailed records of project costs, contracts and all financial transactions.

If you're the dedicated Cost Control Manager I’m looking for, someone who's as passionate about construction as they are about financial strategy, then we're eager to get to know you.


• Language Proficiency: Fluent in Arabic and English, with exceptional written and verbal communication skills in both languages.
• Education: A Bachelor's degree in Construction Management, Finance, or a related field.
• Experience: Proven track record as a Cost Control Manager in the construction industry, with experience on diverse projects.
• Financial Acumen: Proficiency in cost estimation software and financial modeling tools.
• Analytical Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills to identify cost variances and recommend corrective actions.
• Negotiation Skills: Excellent negotiation abilities to secure favorable terms and pricing from suppliers and subcontractors.
• Attention to Detail: A detail-oriented approach with a focus on accuracy and precision in cost estimation and budget management.
• Cross-Cultural Competence: Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment, bridging language and cultural gaps.
• Contract Knowledge: Familiarity with construction contracts and project management software.
• Leadership: Ability to lead and collaborate with cross-functional teams to achieve project goals.

About the Company

At Culture, we're more than just recruitment. We're a family, a team and we're damn good at what we do.

We know it's cliche, but for us, it's not a numbers game. We're here to build real connections with each and every one of our partners, clients and candidates. It's about making a difference - to someone's career, to a business's bottom line, to a person's life.

Each of our consultants come to work every day for different reasons, but what it boils down to is that whoever we're working with, we actually give a sh*t.

We care about the future of the candidates we place, we care about the growth of the businesses that we work with and we care about our team, because without them, our business just wouldn't work.

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