Cost Control Manager

Last Updated: 28th August 2019 (over 3 years ago)

doha, Qatar



Age Range
45 to 54

Qualification Level
Other Post Graduate

Arabic, English, German


• • Develop reports and presentations for Senior Management; analyzes and interprets data and provides value-add information to support Senior Management decision making
• A strategic leader, having ability to work effectively in demanding work environments, across a wide range of cultural backgrounds in international environment and meet deadlines.

Cost Control
• Hands on experience in Corporate/Program Cost Controls functions management including the development, modification, maintenance of program information structures, policies, and procedures while optimizing in adherence to industry best practices
• Proven capability of working on cost control functions under the integrated ERP system as well as participating in Oracle suite ERP implementation process and its underlying data migration phase.
• Proven capability to ensure Cost Controls functions are streamlined throughout various organizational layers.
• Demonstrated skills in managing functional processes to maintain, analyze, recommend and report on Commitments, Accruals, Cost Capitalization, Forecasts, Variances and associated Budget adjustment mechanisms.
• liaise with Finance Department and reconciles information on monthly basis

Planning Management
• Skilled in developing and implementing schedule control systems, techniques and procedures
• Direct the project schedule, manpower and quantity reporting
• Demonstrated domain expertise in project planning & scheduling and integrating data between schedule and cost control information system as well as skills in problem solving & systems analysis
• Proven capability in organizing resources & establishing quality controlling & quality assurance norms
• Ensuring the Project controls team produce weekly / monthly reports in line with the Client guidelines/company reporting System


The Arab Academy for Science & Technology
Post Graduate Diploma

   Sep 1999
— May 2001

Engineering Management

University of Alexandria
Bachelors of Science

   Jan 1990
— May 1996

Mechanical Power Engineering


ABV Rock Group
Project Control Manager

   May 2017
— Current

Handling the following key functions & representing the Project to Project Director as per the measurable Key Performance Parameters
• Monitor and analyze progress, cost and risks, identify trends and recommend corrective actions
• Developing project controls standards, policies and procedures and change management programs
• Interfaces with clients, attends regular meetings, and provides statistical reports.
• Creates statistical reports for management on a recurring or one of a kind basis.
• Assesses the impact(s) of design/construction changes and schedule slippages.
• Manages a team of Project Control Engineers/QS’s who are qualified to analyze, evaluate, and forecast project costs, as well as performance against an established schedule with critical milestones.
• Supervise and direct the obtaining of required cost information for all cost analysis and reporting functions from various sources, both on and off project.
• Preparing cost estimates for contract variations including the review and evaluation of Subcontractor submitted variations
• Leading the review and assessment of variations with Client through to agreement and conclusion of the related variation order
• Working with Quantity Surveyor and Discipline engineers to validate the scope of work, BOQs for all variations and additional scope items from the relevant supporting project drawings
• Establishing and implementing Project cost estimating database for benchmarking and reference

TADMUR Contracting
Cost Control Manager

   Aug 2013
— Oct 2015

• Develop systems and procedures for Project control functions on the onset of the project and as and when there are additional requirements from the client in order to facilitate the process of project monitoring
• Participate in Multi-disciplined studies during the early estimation phase to establish Project Control Structure
• Integrate project budget and schedules to support EVM (Earn Value Management) and reporting
• Establish/improve cost control system and leading ERP implementation and customizations including system analysis & design
• Establishing and implementing all cost control procedures required on projects and prepare a Budgeting and Cost Management Plan
• Oversee preparation of Project Forecast Repot
• Develop policies and procedures to improve the adequacy and efficiency of the planning and scheduling activities
• develop the basic overall construction schedule into a fully detailed one, and prepare amendments and alternatives to it during the course of construction, to meet or improve on project target
• Prepare and analyze the time and cost of extension (EOT).
• Identify and analyze variations between planned and actual progress, and advice on initiating remedial action at the earliest opportunity.
• Claim Analysis and Contractual Substantiation by using appropriate delay analysis
• Attend meetings with clients as necessary

Kharafi National
Project Controls Manager

   Apr 2009
— Jul 2013

• Developed systems and procedures for Project control functions on the onset of the project and as and when there are additional requirements from the client in order to facilitate the process of project monitoring
• Supported implementation of project control systems and standards that comply with company and clients requirements and recommending enhancements as appropriate
• Established and implemented all cost administration processes required on projects to ensure financial performance for allocated projects
• Supervised preparation of financial plan on projects level as well as business line level
• Collated cost related data with assigned Operation management for reporting on corporate level and area level performance (cash flow, forecasts, & backlogs)
• Coordinated ERP implementation and customizations including system analysis & design to improve/establish cost control functionalities.
• Supervised preparation of project work breakdown structure & project cost coding structures for control & integrity of work performance as defined by the contract
• Ensured execution plan and procedures are fully developed and published.
• Provided leadership and guidance to the project planning team to develop, implement & maintain the project controls procedure, project schedules, and reporting systems specific to project
• Provided technical guidance, training, & staffing support in cost control & planning/ scheduling functions in all projects within the business line.
• Overseen preparation of Project Forecast Report PFR.
• Analyzed monthly cost status reports for the unit; ensure commitments, actual costs, and forecast are accurate and reflect current projects status and to make sure that trends are consistent with PFR results.
• Analyzed & recommended on overall project cost performance & trends, ensured early identification of adverse project trends, and proposed appropriate actions.
• Developed & maintained cost control procedures consistent with In-house requirements and deliverables
• Managed cost control activities with the subcontract administration team.

Kharafi National
Snr. Planning and Cost Engineer

   Mar 2005
— Mar 2009

• Prepared work breakdown structure as well as assigned project cost coding structure.
• Developed & executed project plan & prepared project closeout report
• Prepared resource loaded project schedule
• Established Quantity Management System & periodically reviewed report on actual vs. budgeted manpower & quantities
• Issued productivity reports as well as prepared & monitored weekly and monthly progress reports
• Highlighted cost over runs and recommended corrective measures.
• Issued revised budget and/ or budget adjustments as a response to client VO’s or subject to internal change of the
execution strategy.
• Planned, organized, & supervised data collection & issued Project Cost Forecast Report (PFR).
• Interfaced with project site management & client counterparts for specific costing & scheduling tasks.
• Tracked the current level of commitments, actuals, and value of work done

Horse Engineering Works
Planning Engineer

   Mar 2000
— Jun 2002

• Prepared the progress measurement system such as manpower histograms, which indicate the number of people required each month, progress S curves which will indicate the progress that the project makes at a given point of time etc, which are reviewed at periodic intervals.
• Monitored progress of the work for timely execution of the project through weekly/monthly reports with respect to review of the overall project Reviewed contractual obligations, monitor contract variations and analyze claims
• Coordinated resource leveling throughout the whole project group under limited resource constraints (man-hours, equipments) and pre-determined due dates
• Managed sub-contractors progress, resource allocation and payment recommendations
• Estimated cash flows, controlled deficits verses surplus, tracked and updated invoices submittals and receivables

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