Project Controller - Maritime

Outsource UK Ltd
16 Apr 2019
10 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Project Controller – Maritime

A Project Controller is required to work on a six month contract, with the possibility of extension for our Defence client based in Portsmouth.

This is a 6 month contract with a leading UK Defence business.

Overview of the Project Controller contract role

As a Project Controller the main purpose of the role is to support the collation, updating and analysis of business data using project control processes for projects within Combat Systems. This requires the hands-on use of a range of business systems and Project Control toolsets.

Key skills required for the Project Controller


Key Technical Skills

The candidate will need good knowledge of project management practices and processes including Planning, cost control, earned value management and risk and opportunity management, with the ability to analyse and present data allowing informed decision making.

There are also additional activities which will provide an opportunity for bid work. There will be scope for extra responsibilities & learning opportunities.

Key Mental/Analytical Skills and Challenges

1.Good attention to detail with strong organisation skills.

2.Working knowledge of Earned Value principles.

3.Working knowledge of scheduling, project tracking, critical path analysis, baseline and change management.

4.Understanding of risk and opportunity management including both schedule and cost risk analysis.

5.Ability to work under pressure & deliver outputs in tight timescales.

6.Understand the principles of bid and estimating processes.

Qualifications & Skills:

Good working knowledge of Primavera P6.

Good knowledge of project management principles (APM Certified desirable).

The role is based in Broad Oak Hampshire - commutable from Southampton, Cowes, Isle of Wight, Salisbury, Winchester, Andover, Basingstoke, Guildford, Aldershot, Crawley, Horsham, Brighton, Worthing, Chichester

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