Cost Control Manager

Michael Page

Saudi Arabia

Ref: HP350-7780

Job description / Role

Employment: Full Time

The Cost Control Manager will be responsible for overseeing and managing the project's financial aspects. This includes budgeting, tracking expenditures, analyzing variances, forecasting costs, and providing strategic financial insights to ensure effective cost management throughout the Engineering, Procurement, and Construction process.

Client Details

The client is a leading Water and Waste Water solution provider in KSA.


The key responsibilities of the Cost Control Manager will include but are not limited to:

* Budgeting: Develop and maintain project budgets, ensuring alignment with contractual agreements and financial targets.
* Cost Monitoring: Continuously monitor project expenditures, track costs against budgets, and identify and analyze any variances.
* Forecasting: Utilize historical data and project trends to forecast future costs, allowing for proactive decision-making and risk management.
* Financial Reporting: Prepare and present regular financial reports to stakeholders, providing insights into project financial performance and potential areas of concern.
* Change Order Management: Assess the financial impact of changes in project scope or specifications and collaborate with relevant parties to manage and document change orders.
* Risk Assessment: Identify and evaluate potential financial risks, proposing mitigation strategies to ensure adherence to budgetary constraints.
* Vendor and Contract Management: Work closely with procurement teams to evaluate vendor proposals, negotiate contracts, and ensure cost-effective procurement strategies.
* Communication: Maintain effective communication channels with project teams, management, and stakeholders to convey financial information, address concerns, and support decision-making.
* Compliance: Ensure compliance with financial regulations, company policies, and contractual obligations, providing accurate and transparent financial documentation.

Job Offer

The candidate will have the opportunity to deliver for one of the most interesting projects in Riyadh, whilst enjoying a competitive compensation package and extensive professional growth opportunities.


* The ideal candidate for the Cost Control Manager role will have an extensive financial management expertise within the engineering and construction sector, showcasing strong analytical, communication, and negotiation skills.
* With a proven track record of successful cost control in EPC projects, they will bring meticulous attention to detail, adaptability to changing project scopes, and a commitment to continuous improvement.

About the Company

Michael Page is one of the world's leading professional recruitment consultancies, specializing in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

The Group has operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific and the Americas. In the Middle East we focus on the areas of:

Finance & Accounting Banking & Financial Services Procurement Property & Construction Engineering & Supply Chain Oil & Gas Technical and Engineering Human Resources Sales Marketing Technology Secretarial Executive Search Legal

The Group operates through 161 offices in 33 countries and employs over 5,000 employees worldwide.

Candidates who applied for this job also applied for:
Project Control Manager/Director Easy Apply
Michael Page
Saudi Arabia 6 Mar
Contracts / Commercial Manager Easy Apply
Sommerman Skinner Associates (SSA Limited)
Riyadh 7 Mar
Senior Project Controls Manager - Infrastructure Easy Apply
SAS Global Consultants
Saudi Arabia 8 Mar
Cost Control Engineer Easy Apply
Access Talent Group
Dammam 22 Mar
Procurement Manager Easy Apply
Michael Page
Saudi Arabia 12 Mar
Job Alerts by Email
  • Personalised updates on latest career opportunities
  • Insights on hiring and employment activity in your industry
  • Typically sent twice a month