Senior Project Controller

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  • Location

    Seascale, Cumbria

  • Sector:

    Power, Nuclear and Utilities

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  • Salary:

    Up to £45.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Lorraine Ryan

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  • Published:

    5 months ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months +

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We have an excellent opportunity for a SENIOR PROJECT CONTROLLER based on the Sellafield site in Cumbria.

The successful Candidate will be responsible for the provision of Project Controls support services to Project Managers on relevant projects, programmes and portfolios.

This will include providing general leadership, mentoring and coaching to the local Project Controllers.

Providing input into development of project plans and associated WBSs, and support to projects on matters including cost estimating, performance data analysis, risk management and project reporting, including EV (earned value)



Provide day to day leadership, mentoring and support as required ensuring that the PC services are effectively discharged

Develop, embed, and correct behaviours across the PC team to maintain an effective Project Controls service to the PM community

Actively contribute to the continuous improvement of functional quality and performance of the Project Controls team and the improvement of relevant PC processes, tools and systems

Attendance at, and provision of input into, Project Management Office (PMO) senior level review meetings as required, and support the Senior Project Controls lead on functional level quality improvement initiatives


Ensure all deliverables and day to day activities conducted by the local Project Controls team are conducted in line with the relevant Project Controls frameworks, systems, processes and procedures.

Facilitation of Risk Reviews and workshops as required, assisting Project Managers with the discharging of their duties. Leading and guiding the project risk assessment process (where requested), and taking responsibility for risk management systems and output reporting (as required by projects)

Ensure the generation of fully detailed project forecast cost estimates, work breakdown structures (WBS), and quantity tracking tools and mechanisms, on higher complexity and risk projects (project classifications 3 and 4) to ensure safe and successful delivery within a robust project controls framework

Implement effective project control techniques including where appropriate monitoring of earned value, cost and schedule variance, estimates at completion (EACs), critical path analysis and risk, to deliver projects effectively

Prepare, monitor and forecast expenditure profiles and provide accruals where needed

Prepare cost and progress reports, including earned value analysis, identifying critical
areas and trends and recommend recovery options, ensuring accuracy of data