Project Controller - Defence

Location: Bristol, England Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Sector: IT & Telecoms Specialism:
Type: Permanent Contact: Sam Francis

Project Controller

A Project Controller is required for my client based in Bristol to provide Project Controls expertise (including planning, scheduling and finance/status reporting) in support of project delivery across the entire business. The successful Project Controller will get an opportunity to not only work for a leading Defence company but also a wealth of benefits:

Salary between £30,000 - £35,000
Group Personal Pension Scheme
Employee Share Scheme
Life Assurance (4x Salary)
Private Medical Insurance (Pmi)
Income Protection
o 25 Days Holiday Per Year
o 26 Days After 3 Years Service
o 27 Days After 5 Years Service
Sick Pay Entitlement - 15 Days
Child Care Vouchers
Personal Achievement Training
Eye Tests

Due to the nature of the business you will need to be put through SC clearance, so please only apply if this is possible.

Knowledge, Skills And Experience of the Project Controller:

* Good appreciation of methods and tools for planning, scheduling and controlling engineering projects
* Ability to produce and maintain detailed and accurate level 4 project schedules including management of dependencies between projects
* 3 years experience in designing schedules to allow effective roll-up to higher levels with concise reporting of key milestones and sound critical path analysis
* 2 years experience of project finance reporting and workpackage management
* Strong IT skills covering all Microsoft Office tools, with advanced ability with MS Excel to analyse cost reports (labour and materials)
* Organised and structured approach with the ability to manage own time effectively while operating across multiple projects and for multiple project managers
* Minimum of APM Project Fundamentals qualification (PFQ) or equivalent

Desirable skills of the Project Controller
* Recent experience in creating and maintaining complex schedules of over 100 activities in Microsoft project
* Good working knowledge of MS Project Server, including use of enterprise custom fields and data analysis
* Experience with Microsoft Sharepoint for document and data management, ideally with basic administration skills
* Familiarity with management of systems engineering and software development life-cycles/projects, ideally within Defence sector
* Sound understanding of project change management processes and techiques
* Knowledge and application of Risk management processes and techniques
* Knowledge and application of earned value and other monitoring techniques * Knowledge and application of project Quality management techniques * APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ / APMP) or equivalent

So if you have what it takes to be a Project Controller and don't want to miss out on taking your career where you want it then apply now!

This advert was posted by Gold Group - one of the UK's leading niche recruitment consultancies. We span a variety of specialist industries and are the recruitment company to help you find your next career opportunity. We pride ourselves on our commitment to candidates and stick to our ethos of finding the right role for the right person. Visit our website or get in touch today to discuss this role, find out what else we've got or just for a chat about the state of your industry. Services advertised by Gold Group are those of an Agency and/or an Employment Business. Please be aware that we receive a high volume of applications for every role advertised and regularly receive applications from candidates who exceed the job credentials. We will only contact you within the next 14 days if you are selected for interview.

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