Senior Cost Engineer at Aldelia
Ghana, Accra
1d ago
source : Jobweb Ghana

To support the business to manage cost on its projects to achieve budgeted bottom line results

Main Tasks

Include, but are not limited to, the following :

  • Monitor project budgets.
  • Drive the implement of a cost management tools and software on existing and new
  • projects.

  • Perform cost-to-complete analysis for all cost elements within a project taking into consideration staffing plans, contract commitments, and expenditures to date, change orders and trends.
  • Attend project meetings to provide management with current financial information and trend log regarding potential impacts to project budget or forecast.
  • Provide progress reporting documents and briefing materials as required. Develop creative reporting tools to communicate complex project sequencing and / or progress assessments.
  • Review task orders for contractors and sub-consultants to ensure necessary budget
  • and / or contract capacity exists.

  • Analyze bid award and change order values against current budget on projects and prepare reconciliations to include in the current forecast at completion.
  • To effectively perform the essential functions of the job, candidates must meet the following position specifications :
  • Education :

    Bachelor’s degree in related field, preferred

    Experience :

    5 to 10-years cost engineering experience with minimum, 3 to 5-years in direct involvement with an active construction project within a contractor organization.

    Full professional society member in related field


  • Demonstrated experience managing and reporting the cost components of large-scale construction projects; including developing and managing a progress reporting methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to understand technical and complicated construction program and costing, and the ability to communicate progress to both technical and management level personnel.
  • Strong financial and commercial awareness
  • Thorough familiarity and proficiency with MS Office Suite software applications (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Ability to work with others.
  • Self-starter with results-driven focus.
  • Capability to assume additional responsibilities.
  • Proven accuracy, reliability and completeness in job accomplishment.
  • Demonstrated success on the job, as evidenced by satisfactory performance, acceptance of responsibility and growth in previous position.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills, with an ability to communicate complex issues to a non-technical
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