Cost Controller


On behalf of a client we are seeking a Cost Controller. Our client seeks kandidatens that reside in Norway due to travel restrictions and quarantine regulations.

Location: Stavanger
Duration: 03.01.2022-31.12.2024


  • BSc/MSc. in Engineering / Economics / Management  or equivalent education  


  • Expertise and deep competence in Cost Engineering discipline, tools and methods (e.g. EVM)
  • General knowledge of a range of the other project control and project management disciplines
  • Minimum 10 years of relevant experience in Projects
  • Good knowledge of SAP, PIMS, EcoSys, Microsoft Office, Power BI
  • Strong digital competence and interes
  • Technical understanding and broad exposure to full life cycle projects in the industry is an advantage
  • Experience form operator companies

Personal qualities:

  • Self-starter with a strong delivery focus and excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Team player with strong ability to collaborate to enhance effectiveness and share knowledge
  • Able to “speak data” and utilize digital technology and  translate it into more efficient work processes and higher productivity
  • Able to identify improvement areas and willing to take the lead when challenges occur. Continuously seeks ways to do things better, faster, more efficiently.

Responsibilities and work tasks:

  • Responsible for all Project Cost Engineering deliveries within the integrated project(s) for all project phases from DG0 to DG4
  • Responsible for accurate and consistent Cost tracking and Cost Management in EcoSys
  • (Pro)Actively propose improvement of EcoSys system functionality and cost engineering process
  • Develop and maintain the quality of project specific WBS/CBS in accordance with corporate standard WBS methodology
  • Responsible for transfer of the Estimate into Control Budget (MCE) and be able to explain basis for cost estimates, estimate and baseline assumptions
  • Responsible for close cooperation with Alliance Project Teams to capture, understand, control and trend changes and impact of changes to Alliance MLCs and integrated project EAC
  • Responsible to integrate project cost data from all delivery lines project (Asset, Pre-Ops, Reservoir, D&W, Facilities)
  • Responsible for project cost forecasting and variance analysis vs MCE/CCE, previous forecasts, VOWD
  • Apply and explain impact of change of corporate assumptions to project VOWD, EAC.
  • Participate in project change management by reviewing scope changes, assessing impacts of project changes on project cost. Maintain project cost change register in accordance with applicable procedures. 
  • Develop, implement and manage contingency drawdown plan, provide visual reports to PM
  • Correlate cost data with other project controls data (schedules, manpower, productivity etc), investigate variances, prepare analysis, highlight inconsistencies and propose mitigating actions.
  • Read and acquire a thorough working knowledge of relevant documents such as (but not limited to) articles of project contracts and MLC agreements, PEP, PDO, SOW. Seek clarification from others in the project team
  • Provide data to Corporate memory and benchmarking, project close-out report. Compare final outcome with MCE and CCEs
  • Responsible for managing accruals, cash flow input, invoice handling, preparation of requisitions
  • Provide input to risk management, change management, quality management
  • Present cost status and cost reports in meetings
  • Support PCL/PM/PSM with ad-hoc requests
  • Actively participate in Cost Management networks and improvement initiatives

Contact information

Runar Thorsen
Advisor Consultancy Services
M: (+47) 918 56 733
T: (+47) 529 77 600


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