Cost Control Engineer (Construction)

Job description

Business Unit: Royal International Construction

Royal International Construction is a relatively new name on the UAE's vibrant construction scene vision but is one that harnesses the strengths and heritage of its founders and the expert talents of its proactive management team. The company currently employs over 500 construction experts located throughout the UAE, with an unparalleled skillset covering finance, architecture, design, mechanical and electrical engineering, as well as project management, we also have a in-house team dedicated to producing high standard technical bids and comprehensive and competitive commercial tenders.


Are you a diversified professional looking for a role within an ambitious Company? Are you confident, able to influence, challenge and build relationships at all levels?

We are recruiting a Cost Control Engineer to join our exceptional team in Abu Dhabi  who can join immediately Planning & Cost Control department.

If you are excited by a challenge, have a can-do attitude and a passion for leaving your mark on an organization then this is the opportunity for you.

We want to encourage you to grow and challenge yourself because when we pursue excellence, we create great experiences together and with our customers.

…. Sounds like YOU? Then read on.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible to control and monitor project total expenditure including verifying and checking of invoices and claims from suppliers, vendors and subcontractors to ensure that all project expenditures are captured and properly recorded in Oracle System
  • Prepare Material usage & wastage reports; activity-wise costing against BOQ/Budget
  • Capturing all the actual cost incurred at all RIC sites. Analyze actual labor, material and overhead cost against standard/budget. Research and explain variances. Report this information to Head office on a weekly basis
  • Running all cost control related operations on Oracle ERP system. All the analysis/estimates are also expected to be prepared in MS-Excel.
  • Responsible for keeping proper records of site material stocks
  • Responsible to send notification emails of Budget overruns & alarming EAC forecasts
  • Ensure effective project implementation and utilize productive reports from the creation of WBS with the use of project management system to monitor the status of all purchases, invoicing and delivery up to the closure of the project.
  • Perform project costing related reporting to the team and management’s review on a monthly basis to ensure that expenditures are kept within the project budget.
  • Provide cost control advice to the internal project management team as and when required.
  • Undertake any other ad-hoc duties as required.


Bachelor of Engineering – Civil

Desired Certifications/skills:

CCP (Certified Cost Professional)

Oracle – ERP Experience

Excellent in MS-Excel

Excellent in English communication skill- both written and spoken


  • 3-5 years of previous experience in a Construction and contracting company in UAE.
  • Candidates who can join immediately are preferred.