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:

    6 Months

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Job Description

An opportunity for a Project Controls Lead is available within the Test and Evaluation Project Control Team. This role covers a multitude of contracts that the shared service supports and as such a flexible and Reporting to the Scheduling Team Leader below are some details of the role's responsibilities/requirements:

  • Planning and schedule management and management reporting within a project environment.
  • Knowledge and practical experience of the application of Earned Value Management, including the ability to analyse data to support variance reporting and use of the data to support forecasting
  • Knowledge of project control reporting standards and practices and ideally have practical experience of developing CAM reporting packs
  • Understanding of R&O management principles combined with practical experience of the process of defining and managing R&Os in a project environment.
  • Applied knowledge of project forecasting techniques and change management processes.
  • Knowledge of Commercial, Finance and Procurement processes and practical experience of their interrelationships with project control processes.
  • Understand and interpret resourcing data to help inform Operation's Manager.


  • The successful candidate will be required to perform tasks suitable to the internal level of this role. The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:
  • Providing project control support to the T&E CAM and Operations' Manager
  • Ensuring preparation of realistic plans and schedules, which reflect a robust understanding of dependencies and execution logic
  • Ensuring and enacting the Change Control process.
  • Supporting the CAM and/or Operations' Manager in defining and managing the resources required to achieve the project scope of work
  • Ensuring establishment and adherence to project control processes, including Earned Value Management, Risk Management and the use of robust reporting of achievement
  • Reviewing project performance, including decision-making and out turn predictions based on trend analysis
  • Managing project change through the formal Baseline Change Process
  • Supporting the CAM and Operations' Manager in developing a robust quarterly forecast for each project

The Individual

  • Excellent - Microsoft Excel, and Project.
  • Good - Microsoft Powerpoint, Word & Outlook skills.
  • Personal Skills - Communication, Team Working, Motivation skills essential.

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