Job Description

Project Controller

A Project Controller is required to work on a ten month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.

This is a 10-month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Experience of operating an effective project control system to define progress and identify programme performance issues
  • Experience creating and maintaining project schedules using toolsets such as MSP, OPP, Primavera
  • Experience applying Earned Value Management techniques
  • Demonstrable experience of risk, opportunity and change management
  • Strong analytical and reporting skills to enable key decisions to be made effectively
  • The ability to identify potential problems and express solutions with clarity
  • Excellent communication skills and proven experience of developing and maintaining excellent stakeholder relations
  • Ideally previous experience in a complex engineering business
  • The candidate must have excellent Microsoft Office Excel & Project skills and have good Word, PowerPoint and Outlook skills

The role is based in Lancashire - commutable from Preston, Blackpool, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool, Lancaster and Leeds

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