Cost Controller/Planner

Workforce Group  |  Nigeria

Posted 24 Jan


Our client, a leading organisation in the Oil & Gas industry is looking to hire an Cost Controller/Planner who would be responsible for using cost and planning tools to manage cost and schedule.

Principal Accountability

  • Monitoring and controlling cost activities through all phases of project lifecycle
  • Ensuring that cost and planning reports are delivered on time and within the guidelines of the project controls processes and procedures
  • Developing project budgets in accordance with project estimate and WBS
  • Liaising with engineering, procurement and construction functions, and others as required, to maintain awareness of project activities and their impact on the project budget
  • Producing updates to project cost forecasts
  • Issuing project change orders / variations in accordance with engineering and construction change notifications.
  • Produces and issues updates to project plans and schedules (fully logic linked with a critical path) to enable performance analysis to be carried out.
  • Produces and issues updates to project manpower requirements
  • Monitors overall project progress and achievement of major milestones.
  • Produces and distributes contract/project S curves in accordance with agreed reporting calendar


The ideal candidate:

  • Must have a relevant degree in Business or Engineering
  • Must have 5 years’ experience as a Cost Controller or Planner

Key Competencies

  • Exposure to oil and gas projects will be considered advantageous
  • Proficiency with industry standard software including Microsoft Excel, cost control programmes
  • Pays high attention to detail
  • Demonstrated experience with Earned Value Management

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