Project Controller - Defence Sector

Last updated 27 days ago
Location:City of Bristol
Job Type:Full Time

Are you experienced in Project Controls and looking for a new venture?

Interested in joining a leading multi-disciplinary consultancy?

Looking to expand your portfolio with a range of exciting projects?

If so, please read on…

We have exciting opportunities for project controls professionals to join our fast-growing defence team in the UK. The defence portfolio is part of the wider advisory programme delivery unit which delivers services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from £millions to 20bn, through the technical disciplines of programme management, project controls, scheduling, cost management, estimating, infrastructure finance, management consulting, digital consulting, education and healthcare management.

Our portfolio of defence projects offers an extensive range of programme support capabilities to defence agencies, including the UK Ministry of Defence (MOD), and several other worldwide defence sector service suppliers. Mott MacDonald are looking to hire project controls professionals in both the junior and mid-level band.

We are looking for candidates who can demonstrate the following;

Analytical skills to prepare and critically evaluate performance measures (inc. earned value) and trends across multiple datasets
Ability to focus on key issues, and drive out mitigating or recovery actions across the project
Experience of implementing robust project controls processes and toolsets in relevant industries

Knowledge of all project controls processes and practices
Able to demonstrate good understanding of professional standard approaches to project controls (BoK - Body of Knowledge).
Formal project management education or active membership of project management professional institutions (e.g. MAPM, PMI).
Degree/HND qualified in engineering
Ability to achieve SC clearance

A bit about us...

The Advisory and Programme Delivery Unit deliver services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from £million's to £20bn, through the Technical disciplines of Programme Management, Project Management, Project Controls, Scheduling, Cost Management, Estimating, Infrastructure Finance, Management Consulting, Digital Consulting, Education and Healthcare Management. We deliver programme, project and commercial management services to clients across the globe.

Equality, diversity and inclusion statement:

Equality, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) are at the heart of our organisation. We promote equal opportunities and have several initiatives to create an inclusive workplace culture; Our dedicated, inclusive recruitment page provides more information on our efforts and recognitions.

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Flexible working:

At Mott MacDonald, we support our staff to create work-life balance which works for them and welcome candidates looking for career flexibility. We are open to discussing flexible working at interview stage