Project Controls Consultant

Ref: PCMEC  ·  Posted on 23 May 2024


You will be able to work from home most of the time with the expectation that you can attend the site in Bristol as and when the business requires.

My client is a large defence and engineering consultancy who provide critical through-life support to the UK’s military and other government clients.

They are looking for a Project Controls Manager to lead on effective controls measures including scope, cost, time and quality.

You must hold an SC clearance to be considered for this position.

Key responsibilities
  • Implement and adhere to project governance, processes, and procedures according to customer contracts.
  • Establish and manage Performance Measurement Baseline for scope, cost, and schedule..
  • Deliver regular management reports for informed decision-making.
  • Provide independent evidence for project success criteria.
  • Integrate project control toolsets across partnerships and subcontractors.
  • Establish and maintain an Earned Value Management system for accurate reporting.
  • Implement ongoing risk management and reporting, including schedule risk analysis.
  • Support Integrated Baseline Reviews with stakeholders.
  • Maintain project control documentation and configuration control.
  • Deliver weekly and monthly Project Progress and Metrics Reports.
Skills & experience
  • Proficient communicator with problem-solving skills, adept at simplifying complex issues.
  • Experienced leader with the capability to handle multiple projects and initiatives promptly.
  • Demonstrated expertise in project controls for significant projects or programs.
  • Knowledgeable in project controls practices like planning, cost management, risk analysis, and performance management.
  • Skilled in implementing and ensuring project controls governance measures.
  • Familiarity with project controls tools like MSP, P6, RiskHive, ERP, and SAP systems.
  • Committed to project success with the ability to inspire others.
  • Experienced in collaborating with diverse teams, including suppliers and customers.


Our client is committed to providing a diverse and inclusive workplace and welcomes applications from all backgrounds.

Please note that the client has determined that the off-payroll working rules will apply to this assignment and therefore this contract will be run through an Umbrella Company. Income tax and primary national insurance contributions will be deducted at source from any payments made to the intermediary.

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