Junior Project Controller

Ref: ZR_6353_JOB  ·  Posted on 11 October 2021


The UK is an important market for the company as a supplier base and a source for technology partners and our client entities represent a major component of the company’s global business portfolio outside of the US.

They maintain a strong focus on export business, an area important to their success, with sales into overseas markets from our client entities accounting for more than 60% of our UK businesses.

Key responsibilities

As a Junior Project Controller you will assist Project Controllers and the project team in effectively and proactively controlling multi-million-pound projects across the clients portfolio. The role may be Planning or Cost centric based on the individual project controls resource requirements.

You will actively develop, maintain and execute project performance baselines by adhering to robust project controls processes and procedures to deliver best value for our customers.

  • Experience with planning, and scheduling functions and workshops, including schedule development, control, and analysis
  • Experience in building and maintaining a cost and schedule performance baseline which includes well defined scope, assumptions, deliverables, Work Breakdown Structure, Activity ID and integrated critical path schedule that is resource loaded
  • Scheduling activities will require direct interaction with the engineering and project management teams
  • Experience in cost related functions
  • Development of an accurate Estimate At Completion
  • Effective communications and reporting requirements that define the current status of a project in relation to the project performance baseline, reasons for deviation, and assisting with implementation of corrective action plans
  • Seeking continuous improvement and enhancements of current project controls methodologies
  • Professionally maintaining project-wide adherence to processes, and procedures, sometimes in the face of adversity
Skills & experience
  • Experience working in a similar role in the Defence or, construction, rail, oil and gas or manufacturing industry
  • MS Projects or other planning requirements
  • Experience of a planning within a project style role
  • Experience with cost in a project style role
  • Excellent communication (both written/verbal) and listening skills
  • An enthusiasm to volunteer and share opinions with the mindset to develop
  • Strong work ethic
  • Confident, honest, articulate and reliable
Additional benefits
  • Up to 8% employer pension contribution
  • Life Assurance
  • Dental Cover
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Employee referral scheme
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