We are looking for a project Cost Engineer

Tasks and responsibilities will include:

  • You assess the quotes of contractors and suppliers in the following project phases: ‘final permits & detailed design’, ‘construction and commissioning’ and ‘closing’ (gate 2 up until gate 5).

  • You define and maintain estimates and budget plans for our projects, based on project specifications and time schedules;

  • You set up price lists for our tenders and provide support during the tender phase (e.g. analysing bids of tenderers, answering questions of tenderers);

  • You assess the financial and substantive feasibility of contract specifications based on cost calculations and align with the project team and engineers;

  • You assess the cost calculations of claims, variation orders and RFC’s we receive from contractors and suppliers; You provide input in your discipline for risk sessions; you help to quantify project risks and you translate the risk analysis of the project team to financial project risks;

  • You work closely together with your fellow cost engineer in the Project department (NLO-PMO);

  • You support AMO to build, maintain and improve the tools we use (e.g. frameworks, models, systems, databases) to professionalize and standardize the way we budget and assess cost calculations;

  • You propose and execute improvement plans to the management with regard to relevant processes, procedures and cost reductions;

  • You contribute to the further promotion and professionalization of cost engineering;

  • You execute operational tasks such as; budgeting, sparring with the project team, act as a source of cost and budget information, provide input for various reports, support drafting of documents etc.


  • Minimum Bachelor degree, e.g. in Construction, Engineering, Civil Engineering or Electrical Engineering;

  • You have at least 6 years of working experience in activities similar to those mentioned in the tasks and responsibilities.

  • You are experienced in offshore or chemical/oil & gas industry

  • The following personal competences apply for this position: analytic, accurate, result driven, communicative, conscious and analytical.

  • You are an experienced user of Excel.

  • You are able to draft a budget which can be used as a solid basis for an ‘in control’ project

  • You are able to support the organization in reaching the next level in professional budgeting methodologies.

  • You are customer focused, result driven, proactive and cost aware.

  • People around you would describe you as a helpful person, who can easily build relationships, knows how to get a thorough understanding of projects and is able to encourage people based on personality.

  • Fluent in English, and willing to learn Dutch fast

  • Knowledge of offshore projects advantageous

Jobpertunity b.v. is a job agency with the ability to sponsor highly skilled immigrants from outside of the European Union to the Netherlands. Our customers are usually high tech companies looking for workers for a long term solution to fill up their shortage of vacancies due to our aging population