Project Controller
Mott MacDonald
4d ago

Job Description

One of the largest employee-owned companies in the world, Mott MacDonald is a multisector consultancy providing management, engineering and development services on projects in over 150 countries.

With over 16,000 of the best people working on a diverse range of challenges, we’re helping our clients deliver sustainable infrastructure and development solutions.

Together, we are opening opportunities with connected thinking.

At Mott MacDonald, we are dedicated to tackling our clients’ toughest portfolio, programme and project challenges in order to achieve successful outcomes.

We are a family of people excited to solve complex challenges that have a positive impact on the world, and we are always looking for like-minded people to join our team.

Owning to the expansion of our defence and energy business we have exciting opportunities for project management professionals to join our fast-growing team in the UK.

This is a unique opportunity to be involved in some of the most complex projects in the UK today. Within the Mott MacDonald family we are looking to attract the finest talent to be part of this journey as we mobilise for a number of key opportunities across a broad portfolio of both defence and energy programmes.

All of the programmes are long term opportunities allowing you to grow and develop your career.

Candidate Specification

  • Educated to degree level and / or hold a project controls or management qualification (e.g. APMG Planning and Controls, EVM, PMQ, Prince2)
  • Demonstrable project controls and delivery experience
  • Demonstrable knowledge and application of project control methodologies
  • Ability to effectively analyse project schedule and cost performance
  • Knowledge and experience applying earned value management
  • Risk management and reporting including the use of ARM
  • Knowledge and proficiency with Primavera (P6) or Microsoft Project and / or other planning and resourcing software
  • Comfortable working as a consultant within a client environment
  • Strong stakeholder management experience
  • Job Profile

    The role will be within our Advisory and Programme Delivery business unit. Within this unit we deliver extensive services to projects ranging in scale and complexity from £million’s to £20bn, through the disciplines of programme management, project management, project controls, scheduling, cost management, estimating, infrastructure finance, management consulting and digital consulting.

    We are seeking a Project Controller who demonstrates a passion to work collaboratively with our client teams to deliver their complex projects to time, cost and quality with a commitment to safety.

    We are looking for people 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
  • Create and maintain project schedules that support and align with project requirements
  • Ability to coordinate and work with other teams and have basic multi-disciplinary knowledge
  • Reduce uncertainty on projects by adapting project methodology
  • Project reporting including monitoring of KPIs
  • Support project managers in maintaining effective and timely change management processes
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