Project Controls Manager (Defence)

  • Location

    Frimley, Surrey

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Contact:

    Louise Wardle

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  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 months

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Project Controls Manager required to provide Governance and Project Controls Support (including Earned Value Management and other analysis techniques) to the Programme Management Team. The Project Controls Manager will oversee and support the planners embedded within the product teams to deliver their inputs as per the Project Control System framework

Candidates will have excellent communication skills as well as the ability to distil complex information into a format suitable to inform higher level decision making. They will also act as the programmes controls expert promoting best practice by identify and implement continuous improvement.

Experience of working in a Project Control role within a complex, matrix organisation with the ability to interact and brief senior stakeholders in a concise and accurate way.

Expert level understanding of Earned Value Management techniques and experience mentoring others in techniques.

Experience of coaching and influencing others to improve performance, embed best practice and deliver continuous improvement

Good working knowledge of a corporate project planning toolset.

In addition, the following experience/qualifications may be an advantage but not essential:

Degree / Certificate in Project Management or professional qualification such as APM, IPMA, Prince2 or similar.

Practitioner knowledge of Primavera 6, Primavera Risk Analyser, ARM tools

Life Cycle Management Assessor

Project Control Systems Reviewer (IBR)

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