Project Controller
MBDA
Bolton
3d ago

The Opportunity

Project Controllers are at the heart of our project, working withthe engineers, project managers and all other areas of the projectbusiness team to plan, supply, review and manage projectinformation on behalf of the various stakeholders.

If you arelooking for a new challenge with the opportunity to grow yourskills and develop your career in a dynamic and supportiveenvironment, then read on!

Ranked as one of the top 25 Sunday Times Companies to work for,MBDA offer competitive salary, superb leaning and developmentopportunities, flexi-working system, paid overtime / travel time,bonus scheme, a comprehensive pension scheme, employee fundedvoluntary private healthcare, sporting activities and fantasticsite facilities.

What are we looking for?

  • Expertise in planning and industry standard planning techniques, using Primavera
  • Experience in producing, analysing and advising on Project Performance data to understand root causes and impacts
  • Experience in successful planning of complex technical Projects
  • Application of Project Control processes throughout the Project life cycle.
  • An understanding of Earned Value Management in a Manufacturing / Shop floor environment
  • Project Control experience in enterprise business management tools and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Pro-active team player who can inspire others and work collaboratively within a close knit supportive team
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships and work cohesively
  • Strong Stakeholder management skills
  • An individual who can implement clear communication and is capable of working in an integrated multi-functional team
  • What’s in it for you?

  • Be an integral part of the Business Performance Team
  • Add valued analysis to Project decisions
  • Training in the core Project Control skills / toolset plus other business related disciplines
  • Clear development path both within and external to the Project Control function
  • Opportunity to pursue leadership and SME paths
  • Support to achieve recognised (PMI) qualification
  • The Role

  • Practice, promote and uphold the Company standard of planning and scheduling within Primavera
  • Support and drive the growth of Project Planning / Scheduling and Control within MBDA through innovation
  • Analysing Schedule and Cost performance, determining variance and its respective causes, and providing mitigating options if required
  • Support the bid team in the production of robust schedules, cost and resource plans
  • Review project performance data and turn it into relevant, high quality and accurate reports
  • Support and facilitate inputs with the Manufacturing team for the Forward Load
  • Working closely with the Programme Managers to apply Project Governance
  • Foster strong working collaborative relationships with engineers, project managers and the broader community to be able to embed the MBDA Project Control and planning standards on a day to day basis
  • Communicating and translating information provided by Manufacturing Work Package Managers into Primavera.
  • Facilitate and champion robust Risk and Opportunity management
  • Opportunity to work in an international environment
  • Opportunity to work on a wide variety of project phases covering all stages of the life-cycle
  • What’s great about the team?

  • You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team sitting at the heart of the Project
  • Close integration with the wider team including Technical and Manufacturing
  • Supportive environment willing to share knowledge
  • MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing aninclusive working environment where our employees can be themselvesand everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential.

    We value difference and know that a diverse community makes forgreater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience andperspectives.

    We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible workingarrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families the UK’s work-life balance organisation.

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    Please Note : MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve theappropriate clearance relevant to the role.

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