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Lead Project Controller

Location: Portsmouth Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Sector: Client Delivery, Defence, Engineering Type: Permanent
Contact: Nick Taylor Job Published: 18 days ago

Lead Project Controller
Bristol / Portsmouth / Glasgow - Remote Hybrid Working
£40,000 - £50,000

Lead Project Controller needed for a leading defence and security organisation with offices across the UK, such as the Bristol, Portsmouth and Glasgow areas who are looking to employ a number of experienced and well-rounded Lead Project Controllers that takes pride in their work.

As a Lead Project Controller, you will be degree qualified within a relevant area. You will be responsible for the day-to-day project control activities for a major engineering Support project, reporting to the Programme and Governance Manager. You will be operating with a complex set of programme tools and techniques, providing the project management services across a team of 100 Engineers. The current budget contract cover for support is £250mil.

What the role of the Lead Project Controller entails:
Some of the main duties of the Supply Chain Professional will include:
· Ensuring the plan structure (Work Breakdown, schedule, and activities) is appropriately maintained within the programme tools
· Tracking of actual spend against budget and forecast
· Reviewing the monthly progress report, challenging, and supporting the contributors to ensure issues are identified and appropriately actioned
· Analysing and reviewing earned value progress to identify diversion from the plan
· Leading the regular re-estimation of the work/costs to go
· Accurate maintenance of the Support budget
· Review Baseline Request Change forms and support their approval at the Programme Change Request Board

What experience you need to be the successful Lead Project Controller:
· Planning, tracking, and reporting experience on a range of projects including at least 1 development or build project
· Good understanding of various PM&C tools techniques, such as Microsoft Planner and Excel
· Experience of using objective measures for tracking progress
· Experience of Earned Value Management (EVM)

In order to be eligible for this role you will need to undergo Security Clearance Background Checks that require you to be a UK resident and UK passport holder.
This really is a fantastic opportunity for a Lead Project Controller to progress their career. If you are interested please apply as soon as possible as this position will be filled quickly so don't miss out!

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