Project Control Engineer

Outsource UK Ltd
£32 per hour
01 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Project Control Engineer

A Project Control Engineer is required to work on a twelve month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Preston.

This is a 12-month contract with a leading UK defence business.

Overview of the Project Control Engineer contract role

Reporting to the Project Lead the job holder will provide project management support, including but not limited to:

Support to the quarterly CSR process, ensuring the contracts are within relevant LCM guidelines and reporting and management of programmes. In addition to this they will have the opportunity to project manage some of the operational aspects of the contracts

Key Responsibility Areas


  • Ensure the contracts are compliant with LCM
  • Reflect status in LCMS
  • Maintain project management plan
  • Schedule and manage the relevant phase reviews / launches, liaising with the chair, assessors and plan owners to ensure a successful outcome
  • Support IBR activity


  • Support contract owner in the development of the monthly 21 packs, gathering, reviewing and challenging inputs from key stakeholders
  • Ensure payment milestones are claimed in a timely manner and monitor / report progress against budget
  • Hold a monthly business review with the CENTURION project control team to analyse spend and report issues that could impact contract performance
  • Hold monthly risk reviews
  • Help set up and support the monthly CENTURION Review


  • Develop and maintain a CENTURION Master Schedule
  • Work with stakeholders in core teams to understand progress on development programmes for CORE and National Products
  • Provide updates to UK Customer


  • Manage CAM submission to CSRs
  • Challenge CAM returns
  • Manage contractual risk position and ensure all risk freeze dates etc. are adhered to
  • Complete detailed CSR commentary each quarter, clearly articulating any reasons for variance
  • Liaising with Finance and Commercial to understand their inputs
  • Review bought our commitment and spend
  • Work with Procurement to ensure all bought out is captured on contract to remove ROM uncertainty

The role is based in Preston, Lancashire - commutable from Blackpool, Lancaster, Morecambe, Chorley, Leyland, Blackburn, Darwen, Burnley, Skipton, Stockport, Manchester, Warrington, Wigan, Bolton, Bury, Rochdale and Oldham with excellent access from Liverpool and Leeds

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