Senior Project Controller (Secure Comms)

Newport (Casnewydd)
31 Oct 2018
15 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Airbus is a global leader in aeronautics, space and related services. In 2017, it generated revenues of ??? 67 billion and employed a workforce of around 130,000. Airbus offers the most comprehensive range of passenger airliners from 100 to more than 600 seats. Airbus is also a European leader providing tanker, combat, transport and mission aircraft, as well as Europe's number one space enterprise and the world's second largest space business. In helicopters, Airbus provides the most efficient civil and military rotorcraft solutions worldwide. Our people work with passion and determination to make the world a more connected, safer and smarter place. Taking pride in our work, we draw on each other's expertise and experience to achieve excellence. Our diversity and teamwork culture propel us to accomplish the extraordinary - on the ground, in the sky and in space.

A vacancy for a Senior Project Controller has arisen within Airbus Defence & Space in Newport

Reporting into the Service Delivery Manager (or Service Project Manager) you will provide project support to the Service Delivery Team. Responsible for project planning, organising, controlling and reporting on assigned deliverables

What we offer

??? Challenging tasks in a company with some of the most innovative cyber security technology and services

??? Integration into an international network of cyber security experts across and outside of Europe

??? Participation in Europe-wide projects as prime supplier

??? Exciting development opportunities and perspectives within Airbus as a global player

??? An attractive company pension scheme

??? Airbus Group success share scheme

??? An extensive range of additional benefits, such as car options, travel insurance for the whole family, child care vouchers, etc.

??? Flexible working hours

Your main tasks and responsibilities will include:

??? Track, review and report on issues that impact the Project / Programme Office

??? Generate regular project reports, as required, for internal and customer use

??? To work closely with other groups with Project or Programme Responsibilities

??? Ensure processes, standards and guidelines are available to the programme from the PMG

??? Deputize for the PMO Manager or Project Manager as required, in internal and external (including customer facing) situations

??? To direct, mentor and lead the PMO team members (Project Controllers) in the PMO

??? Actively supporting and providing input into Project Management Group Best Practice for Airbus Defence and Space

??? To ensure project control practice through ERP System (SAP), MS Project and associated PM tools (Hyper wave/MIS/Risk) for all aspects of project activity.

This job requires an awareness of any potential compliance risks and a commitment to act with integrity, as the foundation for the Company???s success, reputation and sustainable growth.

We are looking for candidates with the following skills and experience (including proficiency):

??? Further education/experience desirable, good general education essential

??? Project office / project management qualification ??? e.g. PRINCE 2 Foundation, ISEB Certificate in Programme and Project Support Office desirable

??? Good working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and preferably Access.

??? Working knowledge of Microsoft Project.

??? Ability to coordinate a number of tasks simultaneously, and to prioritise and work to tight deadlines

??? Firm understanding of work package management and work package control

??? Ability to combine attention to detail with ability to see underling trends and issues from a mass of information

??? Knowledge of risk management principles

??? Excellent time management skills

??? Ability to build relationships within the Project team and with support organisations

??? Ability to represent Airbus to the customer/external stakeholders as required

??? Knowledge of SAP ??? desirable

Must have existing UK SC security clearance, or be capable of attaining UK SC clearance

This role is based at Airbus Defence and Space offices, Newport, South Wales, with occasional requirements for business travel within the UK and abroad

Many of our staff work flexibly in many different ways, including part-time. Please talk to us at interview about the flexibility you need. We can???t promise to give you exactly what you want, but we do promise not to judge you for asking.

We value the strength that diverse perspectives bring to our business, so if you require any reasonable adjustments to fully participate in the recruitment process please discuss this with the recruiter who contacts you Please apply for this vacancy online at our careers site ( with your CV attached.

By submitting your CV or application you are consenting to Airbus Group using and storing information about you for monitoring purposes relating to your application or future employment. This information will only be used by Airbus Group.

Airbus is committed to achieving workforce diversity and creating an inclusive working environment. We welcome all applications irrespective of social and cultural background, age, gender, disability, sexual orientation or religious belief.

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