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Project Controller

  • Location: Cumbria, LA14 1AF
  • Salary: £25 - £26 per hour per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted 20 days ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Joe Bancroft
  • Contact Email:
  • Duration: 12 Months
  • Start Date: ASAP
  • Expiry Date: 09 May 2021
  • Job Ref: BH76585JS_1619013497

Would you like to join a global aerospace and defence organisation? Do you want to work as part of an organisation protecting people and maintaining maximum national security?

Due to a drive for greater success, this advanced manufacturing business is currently searching for a Project Controller to add to their talented, hardworking team in Barrow-in-Furness on an initial 12 Month contract. Striving for innovation and creativity you can ensure no two days will be the same. This role will be offering £25.19 per hour.

This is a phenomenal opportunity to not only work for a prestigious, advanced organisation, but to gain skills and knowledge you won't find anywhere else.

The Role

Within the role of a Project Controller, you'll be responsible for:

Establishing and managing the project schedules
Tracking spend and controlling project costs
Implementing and utilising Earned Value Management 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.


To succeed within the role of a Project Controller, you'll have experience in a similar position, and you'll ideally have the following skills:

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
In addition, a AMPM, PMQ, PMP or Prince 2 qualification would be useful.


This is an exciting opportunity to work for a global business that has developed a strategy of working closely with its contingent workforce. Within the role, you can expect to:

Work on complex, cutting-edge projects
Achieve a work/life balance
Work on long term contracts
Develop your skills at a prestigious company
Gain security clearance


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you! To apply for the position of a Project Controller, please send your CV to the resource centre via the 'apply now' button.

***[PLEASE NOTE: A start date is fast approaching so apply as soon as possible!]***

JAM Recruitment is acting as an employment business with regards to this position.

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