Job Description

Project Controllers x 5 - Scheduling, Cost Control, EVM, Tracking, RAID

Project Controller x 5 with Scheduling, Cost Control, EVM, Tracking, RAID knowledge is required to work on a ten month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Lancashire.

This is an aerospace contract until December 2021

Overview of the Project Controller contract roles

As a Project Controller, you will be part of a team of professionals using world class project control techniques to support the Project Managers in the delivery of large, high value, technically complex and strategically important programmes.

This role will provide you with opportunity to utilise state of the art project control technology and play an integral role in Program Management team.

Main responsibilities as a Project Controller will involve:

Establishing and managing the project schedules

Tracking spend and controlling project costs

Implementing and utilising Earned Value Management (EVM) methodologies when appropriate

Driving ownership of the work scope tasks throughout the project team

Managing scope change for the project

Supporting the identification and management of Risks and Opportunities

Analysing project information to enable early identification of problems and then implementing mitigation actions

Providing managerial analysis and a level of independent challenge to the organisation with respect to project performance

Key Skills and qualifications:


Experience of operating an effective project control system to define progress and identify programme performance issues

Demonstrable experience of risk, opportunity and change management

Experience creating and maintaining project schedules using toolsets such as MSP, OPP and Primavera

Strong proven experience of Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Project

Experience applying Earned Value Management techniques

Strong analytical and reporting skills to enable key decisions to be made effectively

A formal project management qualification (e.g. APMP, PMQ, PMP or Prince 2)

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

If you are a Project Controller looking for a new contract either apply online or if would like to find out about other opportunities please contact Paul Scott on or phone 0161 694 9198

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