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Project Controller - P6 & MSP

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  • Location

    North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

  • Job type:

    Remote Working

  • Salary:


  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Project Controller with a defence/aerospace/nuclear engineering background is required to lead tasks and activities to deliver the approved scope of work in accordance with the specified objectives, as agreed with the Senior Project Manager or their delegate. The Project Controller will also monitor resource demands and actual availability of the project team and prepare reports showing budgets, actual and forecast costs and earned value information in accordance with APM guidelines. This role will be a remote role with some time spent in the office in the North Yorkshire Moors.

The role involves but is not limited to the following:

Supports the project manager with the day-to-day management and deliverable completion of the projects, using agreed resources, by an agreed date to agreed safety

standards and an agreed quality within an agreed budget.

Responsible for coordination, scheduling and reporting of activities as agreed with the Project Manager.

Responsible for coordinating all project gate reviews, recording of any actions and the production and approval of the gate review report.

Facilitates the identification of lessons learnt from previous projects and programmes, as well as any new lessons from their project team.

Undertakes the role of risk coordinator, and ensures the project follows the agreed risk management plan.

Responsibility to ensure a project resource plan for the entire project lifecycle is regularly reviewed and updated.

Responsible for coordinating the project's change management process, and specifically being the chair of the regular change board.

Ensures that a master decisions & assumption log or equivalent is reviewed and updated on a regular basis.

Responsible for establishing and auditing against a project configuration management process.

Supports the project manager to establish and undertake the Project Scope reviews.

Responsible for the development, monitoring and updating of a detailed manage the project workstream schedule.

Reporting on the project workstream progress on a regular basis and escalate when exceptional circumstances arise.

Has responsibility for the creation and upkeep of the Project Files, meetings, records and correspondence, and maintaining the Project Controls information.

Delegated chair for weekly progress review and workshop meetings as required.

Chairs project change board meetings and ensures all other necessary actions and minutes are recorded as required.

Ensure that the project is given appropriate priority and ensuring that adequate resources are available and escalate to the project manager as required.

Ensure all project reviews are carried out in accordance with project governance set out in the project management plan.

Support the project manager in the preparation of initial and ongoing estimates of the project costs, including resource, materials and contingency costs.

Monitor cost expenditure for the pre-sanction works against estimates and report cost position to Project Manager on a regular basis.

Manage Project Documentation, from Initiation to Handover, meeting all milestones within the Project Programme to ensure that the project progresses in a timely manner.

Person Specification

Knowledge and experience of a Programme Management Office

Demonstrable, specific skills and experience in planning, ideally in a complex programme environment

Proficient in P6

Working knowledge of Microsoft Project

Strong analytical, problem solving and reporting skills to deliver precise insight on programme performance