Project Controller

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Public Sector
North West
Salary Description:
£24 - £26/hour
Job Ref:

A well respected defence organisation is currently experiencing an ongoing period of growth and success. Due to an ever increasing workload, they are currently looking to recruit a Project Controller to join their dedicated team of Professionals. The role is based in the Preston/ Blackburn area and is for an initial 12 month duration. There is a rate of £26Ltd on offer for the successful candidate. Please find the description below:

Job Purpose

As a Project Controller, you will be providing a professional project control service to the Control Account Managers (CAMs). You will be providing support, guidance and governance to the Control Account Managers ensuring they have a robust, comprehensive fully integrated Plan for their control accounts.

Additional Information
You will be outgoing, persuasive and organised with excellent numeracy, literacy and communication skills. You will be comfortable interfacing with senior management and will have a focus on customer service and process improvement.
Ensuring the creation, maintenance and review of integrated schedules that identifies and monitors all activities and their interdependencies

Ensuring that for each of the active Control Accounts an earned value baseline is in place and maintained in accordance with the relevant programme’s Earned Value Systems Description

Supporting the CAMs in the preparation for and conduct of formal Integrated Baseline Reviews and in EV surveillance activities with programmes and customer representatives – supporting the CAM in addressing and closing review observations and actions

Ensuring that for all control accounts monthly earned value performance reporting and periodic EAC/LRE updates are undertaken in accordance with the relevant programme’s Earned Value Management Systems Description and that all reports are agreed with the applicable Control Account managers (CAMs)

For the Operations Control Accounts, leading the creation of EV performance reports and EACs/LREs in collaboration with the Manufacturing Operations Project & Business Management team

Ensuring direct resource demand in the RPS system is topical and aligned to the approved Control, Account baseline/forecast

Providing Project Management Functional advice, guidance, support and governance for all project control activity including the identification of required LCM activities and support its compliant application to all applicable projects.

Ensuring project control and CAM stakeholder and customer management is managed effectively
Your skills and qualifications as a Project Controller will ideally include:

· Degree or relevant experience with demonstrable track record in a similar role
· APMQ or similar qualification
· Good knowledge of IT business systems
· Good knowledge of project control techniques including formal earned value management, ideally on a number of different programmes
· Knowledge of commercial issues affecting industry in general
· Working knowledge of the IBP planning process and associated resource management and financial control processes
· Knowledge of CSR reporting
· Knowledge of manufacturing operations and the application of project control techniques in this area of the business
· Understanding of Risk and Opportunity Management and application of Manufacturing Operations
· An understanding of Cost Management and scheduling
· Ability to generate and review detailed MSP schedules

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