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Due to the complex nature of this management role, New Zealand’s Oil & Gas employers often look for professionals with extensive industry experience and a long track record of managing project and company budgets either as a Cost Engineer, Controller or Quantity Surveyor.
The typical job responsibilities of a Cost Manager can include all or some of the following:
Creating feasible budget restraints for Project Teams and Cost Engineers/Controllers to operate within
Identifying with Project Management the project priorities in respect to quality, time and cost
Assisting with Project and Costs team with finalising project budgets and reports
Creating business cases calculations of project costs to justify project investments
Researching and securing ‘best value’ procurement options for services, labour and equipment
Conducting training and workshops with Cost and Project Team personnel
For many Cost Managers, the next logical step in their careers is to head towards senior management or executive-level roles, such as Project Director or CFO.
100K+ per annum (NZD)