Lead Cost Engineer in Abuja, Nigeria

at Klosters

Oil & Gas / Mining
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Provides cost estimation for new projects, performs project resource analysis and planning, and project financial reporting.
  • Overseeing Company project budgets, work schedule and cash flow activities.
  • Lead the implementation of Cost Control System for entire Company projects.
  • Provide support to preparation of proposals for new contracts.
  • Produce projects cost reports (monthly, quarterly and annually) as required, giving planned, actual and forecast costs, for all ongoing projects and contracts, in line with the agreed AFEs/WBS.
  • Produce other ad-hoc reports on projects cost information that may be required from time to time.
  • Responsible for project Controls process compliance.
  • Work with other departments to ensure processes implemented conform to Governance requirements.



  • Must be able to work with no supervision
  • Excellent soft skills
  • Coaching and mentoring skills
  • Ability to manage issues, liaise with third parties and lead a multidisciplinary team
  • Team player possessing a strong work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong skills in analysis, planning, problem solving and decision making
  • Self-starter, creative, team player, and positive attitude.
  • Strict compliance with Company’s business ethics
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability, and the ability to design and improve processes.
  • Strong organizational, analytical and interpersonal skills are required; must have the ability to manage conflict.
  • Flexibility in adjusting and reprioritizing in order to meet changing needs in a fast-paced work environment
  • Attentive to detail, yet understand and apply the degree of accuracy necessary for the task at hand.
  • Agile learner - able to quickly assimilate relationships between variables under analysis
  • Ability to attend to multiple projects simultaneously, including time-sensitive priorities.
  • Be personable, approachable and able to connect with each and every person on the team and throughout the business.



  • 5-7 years of industry experience which will include 2+ years of professional experience in comparable role(s) or role(s) requiring similar responsibilities
  • Good understanding of the key activities involved in Project Management of oil and gas projects within both onshore and offshore environments.
  • Capability to understand a commercial contract in all its parts and to extrapolate all data necessary to better understand the project.
  • Capability to predict the performance of a project through the use of forecasting tools and risk and opportunity analysis.
  • Capability to analyze and control activity/project revenues and costs and to monitor progress and value of work done.
  • Sound knowledge and practical experience in estimating, forecasting, monitoring and reporting project costs within a project engineering environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, along with the ability to influence and demonstrate confidence in communications with senior level management.
  • Good working knowledge of SAP.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or related discipline.
  • Advanced degree or professional certification is advantage.



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