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Senior Project Controller

  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £35 - £55 per hour + Negotiable, Inside IR35 per hour
  • Job Type:Contract

Posted about 1 month ago

  • Sector: Defence & Aerospace
  • Contact: Emily Stapley
  • Contact Email:
  • Expiry Date: 22 May 2024
  • Job Ref: BBBH82235_1712744734

Would you like to join an international defence company to support their clients by improving the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets? Due to continued investment, this global business is currently looking for a Senior Project Controller (Cost & Change) to join their existing team in Bristol (hybrid working) on a 5 month contract.

The Role

As a Senior Project Controller (Cost & Change), you will be supporting the delivery of vital military satellite communication systems. Your responsibilities will include the following but not limited to:

  • Prepare and deliver all necessary internal and external cost control reports and documentation
  • Provide key input into the production and management of Control Account Plans, including establishing basis of estimates and cost related assumptions and dependencies
  • Collate, organise, and present the necessary data to enable Earned Value Management (EVM) reporting

In addition, you will also provide the necessary input to enable Cost Risk Analysis (CRA) and coordinate and develop project work-in-progress (WIP), commitment and estimate at complete (EAC) forecasts.


To succeed within the role of a Senior Project Controller (Cost & Change), you'll have experience in a similar position and have the following skills:

  • PPC Practitioner and APM Project Management Qualification (PMQ), Chartered status or equivalent
  • Experience in the application of SRA/CRA and EVM
  • Considerable experience in the advanced application of Project Management techniques in a relevant technical project environment across the full project lifecycle

In addition, you should also have experience managing change processes and formally driving and identifying the need for change through application of integrated project controls and ability to champion high performance and inspire others.

Please note that due to security nature of this role, offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining SC security clearance. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and will require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer.


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:

  • Improve work-life balance
  • Be appreciated and valued
  • Increase earning potential


If this sounds like the role for you, we'd love to hear from you!

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