Project Controls Manager
Bristol, GB
11h ago


Jacobs leads the global professional services sector delivering solutions for a more connected, sustainable world, providing a full spectrum of services including scientific, technical, professional, and construction and program management.

Our 77,000+ employees in 400+ locations around the world serve a broad range of companies and organisations including industrial, commercial, and government clients across multiple markets and geographies.

During our 125 years in the UK, we have been involved in some of the biggest and most challenging projects, delivering innovative and sustainable solutions to the country’s most critical issues, from access to clean air and safe water, civil and national security and safeguarding mobility.

That’s because Jacobs is much more than just a traditional engineering company.

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Business Unit Description :

The Government Solutions Consulting team is part of the Jacobs Defence business unit and works closely with UK Government organisations in the provision of professional and engineering services across the defence sector.

Our team is highly experienced in supporting all domains including Land, Sea, Air and Joint Enablers and works across a number of programmes and frameworks of national importance including acting as the Programme Delivery Partner to the Defence Equipment & Support organisation (DE&S).

Our Culture

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall.

We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

We encourage applications from candidates looking for flexible working or reduced hours’ contracts.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

  • To find out more about our networks, please visit our website;
  • Equal Opportunities

  • Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including : Identity, Right to Work;
  • Employment / Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

    JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.


    Role Outline / Responsibilities :

  • Provide project controls management, including baseline schedule development and management, performance status and reporting, baseline change control, risk management, earned value management guidance and tools within an agreed drumbeat.
  • Advise on the application of effective planning techniques and controls (earned value, cost and schedule variance, estimates at completion, critical path analysis).
  • Support programme integration, governance, formats, plan optimisation, reporting and project controls best practices.
  • Ensure the application of project controls processes are consistently applied.
  • Manage governance to ensure robust cost and schedule performance for the agreed Scope of Work across integrated programmes managed across multiple suppliers
  • Essential :

  • Strong knowledge of the Defence industry and working in a high-profile Tier 1, Prime and / or subcontractor organisation.
  • Good communicator with confident approach.
  • Able to operate autonomously, with authority, skilled in developing and building relationships.
  • Expert in the use of P3M practices and a specialist in the application of advanced planning tools.
  • Proven track record in delivery within a complex environment.
  • Skilled in the provision of coaching and mentoring.
  • Educated to Degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject.
  • Significant track record of successful work.
  • Earned Value Foundation (APMG).
  • APMP - Certified Project Management Associate.
  • Either currently cleared to at least SC level or able to gain it (Jacobs can sponsor).
  • Full UK Driving Licence.
  • Desirable :

  • PRINCE2 Practitioner.
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