Project Controller

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  • Location

    Preston, Lancashire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace Project Management

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  • Contact:

    Janet Mottram

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months

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Job Description

A Project Controller is required and will provide key project control support to the Air Manufacturing Shared Services Facilities Engineering team who deliver multiple plant and equipment projects across multiple programmes and customers at Samlesbury. Reporting to the Delivery Manager / Control Account Manager (CAM) who has management responsibility for one or more control accounts on the programme, ensuring their defined scope of work is achieved to the cost, schedule and quality standards required by the project in line with the mandated project control system and EVM processes.

Additional Information

Your skills and qualifications
* Good knowledge and understanding of the principles of Earned Value Management, and generic project management processes and procedures
* Good knowledge and experience of working with project control systems
* Knowledge of IT business systems (ERP systems (e.g. BAAN, Infor LN or SAP) desirable but not essential)
* Good stakeholder management skills, including the ability to communicate to all levels internally and where appropriate, with the customer
* Ability to interrogate and challenge data
* APM accreditation or equivalent PM Qualification is desirable


Provide project control support with day to day co-ordination & integration of activities
Establish & maintain the Performance Measurement Baseline (PMB) & support the Project Control Lead (PCL) and CAM in reporting performance against baseline and manage change through the BCR process
Gather information on performance (cost, resources & outputs) and identify trends, inaccuracies & variances
Provide effective project and internal reporting i.e. Cost Performance Reports and ad-hoc requirements, and prepare written & verbal reports to PCL regarding cost & schedule variances and corrective actions
Ensure CCNs are created in alignment with the WBS and opened & closed in a timely manner
Ensure data related to budget approval and release of funding is aligned to approved estimates
Update schedule & performance progress in line with EVM system and analyse EV data
Creation & reporting of detailed cost & schedule information, analysis of financial data in support of cost/schedule status and presentation of briefings to PCL
Develop and maintain EACs, meet deadlines for submissions and provide on going status
Support appropriate meetings and capture & manage updates to live documentation IE Risk Register, Change Logs, and all other tool sets so that documentation is accurate and up to date
Provide support in tracking actions, document control, and coordination between delivery teams to help ensure cost, quality and time are optimised

* Support to project reporting and Management Reviews

* Support the Integrated Business Planning process
* Responsible for ensuring that new internally funded investment projects are set up correctly within the new ERP system (Infor LN), carrying out the Project Control Integrator role as defined by the PM Function.

Recognising the RESTRICTED nature of the work, suitable candidates will be SC cleared or eligible for this level of clearance