Cost and Administration Manager – Job no. 5257



Our client is seeking to recruit a mature, reliable and energetic individual to be responsible for the planning and controlling of costs, budgets, estimates, operations and financing of the Engineering department.


A well established global organisation who have also established themselves in Malta over the past few years.


  • Prepare and organise financial data such as cost forecasting, KPI budgeting and financial performance of the engineering department;
  • Understand and analyse expenditure (deviations) of engineering related areas;
  • Collect data to estimate and analyse costs;
  • Organise and review cost controlling including expenditure, forecasting and actual costs, to address variations and minimise overruns;
  • Supervise, update and review budgets, expenditures, forecasts and costs as required;
  • Organise and carry out labour ((task hours on demand versus technician hours on availability) productivity analysis to determine efficiency of the engineering department;
  • Lead and manage a team of infrastructure technicians, workshop administrators and auxiliary services personnel;
  • Prepare return-on-investment analysis, establishing time frames and monitoring progress;
  • Carry out duties assigned by the Engineering Director;


  • Have a degree in Finance and/or Business Administration or equivalent;
  • At least two years working experience in either transport, engineering or operations management role or similar;
  • Excellent planning, numerical and analytical skills;
  • Have an advanced level in MS applications, MS Excel and MS Word;
  • Have leadership and organisational skills;
  • Be proficient (verbal & written) in at least Maltese & English;
  • Be organised and able to communicate effectively;
  • Have a positive energetic attitude;
  • Be flexible and adaptable in a changing environment;


  • Performance bonus 20%;
  • 1 year probation;
  • Mobile Phone;
  • Health Insurance;
  • Free Transport;

Your Consultant

Mafalda Duarte
Recruitment Consultant

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