Jacobs Cost Manager - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Cost Manager - Riyadh, Saudi Arabia


Jacobs has recently established a Joint Venture with 2 prominent Saudi Arabian Organisations, with the vision of building a strong, sustaining and profitable “PMC National Champion” to oversee major social infrastructure programs throughout the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The aim of the PMO is fully aligned with the wider mandate to contribute to economic growth, diversify the economy and enhance national investment to deliver on the overarching Vision 2030.


  • Prepares all cost management functions as directed by the Project Director contributing to the correct and accurate process of cost planning and estimation, change management, monthly / weekly cost reporting, payment review and certification etc.

  • Reviews cost models and assumptions prepared by others to ensure consistency with requirements of RFP and/or contract scopes.

  • Production of cost estimates for new contracts/additional works.

  • Production of monthly payment recommendations for all Agreements included under the project.

  • Production of Project Monthly Cost & Performance Reports.

  • Quantifies values and supports the Project Director to adjudicate claims/variation orders for additional costs received from subcontractors/suppliers/vendors.


  • Contract analysis skills, demonstrable experience in negotiating contracts, claims and settlements.

  • Sound understanding of project accounting principles and experience in project reviews, including estimating, risk assessment and integrated project management (cost, schedule, scope, procurement, risk, project controls and reporting).

  • Degree in Cost Management or Quantity Surveying discipline

  • 15 years professional experience predominantly in the Middle East

  • Chartered Status is highly preferred (RICS) or Membership with other Professional Affiliated Institutions

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including: Word, Excel etc.

Primary Location Saudi Arabia-Saudi Arabia Countrywide-Riyadh

Req ID: BIA00014I