Cost Engineer Den Haag Regio Den Haag

Cost Engineer upstream gas
Soort dienstverband: Detachering
Sector: Olie en gas
Salarisklasse: vanaf €6000,-
Vacaturenummer: O210324
Lennaert van Zon
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  • Deliver, maintain and manage robust cost management frameworks, procedures and tools
  • Compile project budgets, support Corporate and Joint Venture budgeting requirements and prepare project financial approvals (AFE’s) as and when required
  • Track, monitor and accurately report project commitments, value of work done (VOWD), (EV) and forecast costs
  • Provide accurate monthly reporting and input into overall project and wider business reporting cycles
  • Support project change control, reviewing scope changes, assessing impacts of project costs and managing contingency and allowance provisions
  • Ensure all project requisitions and invoiced costs are valid and coded correctly
  • Provide monthly project accruals
  • Analyze cost trends to offer early warnings to Project Management
  • Support the project risk review / probabilistic analysis as necessary
  • Interface with and build strong working relationships between the various Company Business Groups and all counterparts in Contractor organizations
  • Maintenance of audit trail on all project costs and participate in project audits as and when required
  • Maintain cost management system and appropriate databases
  • Prepare for and contribute to project reviews
  • Support in other project control tasks as required.
  • Support department monthly reporting and strategic goals
  • Actively participate in HSEQ strategy to ensure expectations for the Project Team are met
  • Super user for future Cost Management IT system – PIMS Cost Module


An international company active as an operator in the on- and offshore oil & gas industry. Currently active mainly in the North Sea from the offices in the Netherlands with a strong ambition to grow. In order to realize this growth ambition, an environment is created where top talents and entrepreneurship are stimulated.


Selectum brings clients and technicians together. We do this for temporary and permanent contracts. We have a wide experience in guiding highly skilled technical professionals coming from abroad to start working in the Netherlands. We will assist you through all kinds of issues like legislation, permit, requirements and housing. Our motto is "Making it work together!". This is the basis for a long-term cooperation and and we are happy to support you and your career. We offer you a competitive salary within the sector and, in addition, we pay out an annual profit sharing and we never forget your birthday!


  • Educated to a degree or equivalent in an appropriate discipline (preferred)
  • 10-15 years’ experience in cost engineering role supporting major E&P development projects (essential)
  • Extensive working knowledge of project cost management – cost estimating principles, WBS structures, budgets, allocations, commitments, VOWD, forecasts and estimated final costs
  • Track record of continuous professional development
  • Ability to work pro-actively under own initiative with minimum supervision.
  • Willingness to learn, share knowledge and learning’s with others.
  • Have a good appreciation of both topsides and subsea works.
  • Working knowledge of SAP.
  • Extensive use of MS Office packages (specifically excel) is essential.
  • Language: fluent in English is mandatory.
Skills for the role shall entail the following:
  • Ability to influence and persuade.
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Deliver to a challenging reporting calendar.
  • Good communication, networking, facilitation & presentation skills.
  • Team player with ability to build strong working relationships between the various Company Business Groups and 3rd party contractors.
  • Ability to interpret and challenge main contractor reports, vendor reports and engineering reports. Collate all cost data, update project cost systems and produce standard tabular / graphical reports.
  • Identify potential cost impacts and propose proactive solutions.
BEHAVIOURS Innovative:
  • To be inquisitive and challenge conventional thinking, suggesting improvements and sharing new ideas within the context and boundaries of agreed processes, policies and procedures.
Collaborative :
  • To work & communicate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders. Respecting knowledge, experience & building effective relationships.
  • Creating & articulating vision. Effectively dealing with complex tasks & situations, understanding and confident decision-making and impact.


Are you interested to know more about this challenging position? And are you a Cost Engineer with experience in upstream industry? Please click the apply button and send us your resume. For any further information you can contact us via or call Lennaert van Zon, +31 70 324 28 00.

Interesse in de vacature: Cost Engineer?

Selectum b.v.
Benoordenhoutseweg 23
2596 BA Den Haag
070 – 324 28 00