Project Controller

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Project Controller

Would you like to play a key role in project control support to multiple projects across the Radar sub-sectors? We currently have a vacancy for a Project Controller at our site in Cowes.

As a Project Controller, you will be responsible for maintaining, updating and reporting using standard project control tools. Will gather information relating to performance (costs, resources and outputs), monitor and report against progress against plans, identify trends, analyse and interpret data and information to ensure all data and information are accurate; generate regular reports which can include some elements of the contract review pack.

The project control role provides an opportunity to work across a number of projects within the Radar portfolio. It is a key role in supporting the various Project Managers to ensure their projects are appropriate represented to the business. There are opportunities to work with wider project team and to interface with the management team within Radar and the wider Maritime Services.

Your main responsibilities as a Project Controller will involve:

Ensuring that project control processes are applied consistently in line with Company Policy

Supporting the integrity of data for contracts, prospects and resourcing

Undertaking project scheduling, including support to regular project reviews

Supporting the project manager in maintenance of accurate financial forecasts into the business

Your skills and qualifications:
Essential skills

Knowledge of project management process, procedures and systems

Knowledge of the business environment for projects

Experience of working with internal stakeholders

Knowledge of project management & control tools and techniques

Good knowledge of standard Microsoft tools, especially Excel.

Desirable skills
Experience in using SAP
Experience in using Microsoft project
What we're looking for in you:

You will have the ability to developed strong communication skills to exchange complex information, you will be able to communicate and interact with senior customer and internal representatives: outgoing, engenders trust and confidence.

Location: Cowes
Salary: Competitive

Benefits: Our employees receive an excellent benefits package which includes a competitive pension scheme, enhanced annual leave allowance and a Company contributed Share Incentive Plan. We also offer a range of additional benefits such as flexible working, an employee assistance programme, Cycle2work and many local and national employee discounts. Some employees may also be eligible for an annual incentive.

BAE Systems

BAE Systems is one of the world’s leading global defence, security and aerospace companies. We work at the cutting edge of technology, creating more than 100 new inventions every year for customers in over 100 countries.

Maritime Services

Join us and help to define the future of global maritime defence capabilities. With approximately 3,500 employees based at five UK locations and revenue of £600million, we pride ourselves on employing the best professionals around and offer significant opportunities for committed employees to learn and grow with us. Our people are encouraged to be as creative as they can be and are always looking at ways to develop and challenge the way we do things, identifying and prioritising continuous improvement activities across the business

From our headquarters in Portsmouth, we are proud to support the Royal Navy in global operations. BAE Systems Maritime Services delivers end-to-end support to over 50 per cent of the Royal Navy's surface fleet. Our services include ship upgrades, repairs, dockyard facilities management and provision of combat systems training. We also develop and support the Royal Navy’s complex equipment, such as radar, torpedoes and small boats.

With our international programmes and core support to the Ministry of Defence, you could find yourself working on the iconic Queen Elizabeth Class aircraft carriers, Type 45 Destroyers, Type 23 Frigates, Type 26 Global Combat Ships, Hunt Class Mine Countermeasure Vessels, Offshore Patrol Vessels, historic ships and more. Our highly skilled teams design, develop, support and maintain a wide range of complex equipment. This includes Spearfish, one of the most powerful and capable wire guided torpedoes on the market. Currently undergoing a major upgrade programme, Spearfish will soon benefit from further sophisticated advances in its homing, warheads, tactical and fuelling systems, as well an upgraded guidance link. Then there’s Artisan, the 3D radar that can identify a target the size of a tennis ball, travelling at a speed of more than 2000 miles an hour more than 25 kilometres away!

Join us and the projects you’ll be involved in will form the backbone of the Royal Navy for decades to come. You'll be part of something important; something you can be proud of.

BAE Systems is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community which are currently under-represented at BAE Systems, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. Please note we will not use any personal information relating to your background at any stage of the application process.

Please be aware that many roles working for BAE Systems will be subject to both security and export control restrictions. These restrictions mean that factors including your nationality, any previous nationalities you have held, and/or your place of birth may limit those roles that you can perform for the organisation.

Due to the volume of applications we receive, we sometimes close our vacancies early. It is therefore advisable to apply as early as possible if you would like to be considered for a role with BAE Systems.