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Project Controller

Project Controller

  • Location:

    Reading, Berkshire

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  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    22 days ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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  • Start date:

    March/April 2020

Project Controller with aerospace/defence background required to assists in the management, integration & control of the project integrated schedule within the company Programme Management Tool Set (Primavera). Monitoring, analysing and reporting on all project schedules is critical to ensure that information is used in programme decision-making and based upon the status of the most up to date schedule. All information used, both internally and externally, to review and report the status of the programme must be based on auditable, controlled and managed data.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Assist in the maintenance, development & communication of the integrated Programme plan in Primavera including all contract deliverable milestones, internal milestones, invoicing and sales milestones in accordance with company Procedures.

Monitor the integrated set of project schedules, costs, and resources in accordance with the company timetable, procedures and working practices and cost structure & WBS.

Undertake and coordinate the formal update of all Primavera project schedules, interdependencies, resource allocations budgets and financial status.

Assist in the generation of the overall critical path across the integrated set of projects and reconcile issues, making recommendations to assist in the recovery of overall programme slip, where applicable.

Analyse resource profiles resulting from the monthly schedule update process and make recommendations to reconcile resource loading anomalies ahead of the Forward Load extraction.

Support all baseline and change control activities associated with the Primavera schedules including regular local archiving of the overall Primavera database.



Customer-focused balanced with recognising the need for governance

Ability to establish and meet deadlines, multi-task and prioritise

Excellent communicator

Strong planning and delivery orientation

Commercial / financial / business acumen


Knowledge of Earned Value Management techniques



Practical experience of structured planning within a medium to large organisation

Understanding of planning techniques.

Application of critical path analysis, work breakdown structures etc

Highly computer literate

Must have some commercial awareness and an understanding of how conditions of contract are applied.

Experience of Progress Reporting and KPI Production.


Must have extensive Primavera P6 experience.

APM qualified.

Engineering, Science or Business degree.

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

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