Project Control & Cost Manager

  • Location:

    Bristol, England

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  • Salary:

    £400 - £450 per day

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  • Published:

    7 days ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

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  • Client:

    Undisclosed Company

Project Control Manager & Cost Lead - Bristol - £450 Per Day - 3 Months

Project Control Manager & Cost Lead - Bristol - £450 Per Day - 3 Months

The work location is based in Bristol

3 Month Contract

Pay rate is between £400 - £450 per day

Candidates must hold active SC or be willing and eligible to undergo the SC process

Role Description:

  • To play a key role within a Project Delivery Leadership Team, working alongside the Best Engineering, Quality, Build and Supply Chain professionals.
  • visibility of a clear time, cost and quality baseline to the delivery leads and wider business (where needed)
  • visibility of progress, performance, risk & opportunity impact against agreed time, cost and quality baseline for use by the delivery leads and wider business (where needed)
  • adherence to all agreed Project Controls related management plans and processes


  • managing/leading the day-to-day project control activities relating to the contracted scope
  • establishing and owning both schedule and cost baselines and ongoing governance control
  • ensuring that schedule forecasts and cost EACs within P6/IFS are kept up-to-date using team inputs, PO and/or Shop order confirmation
  • challenging and protecting any cost or schedule forecast changes that reduce float/contingency or exceed the baseline
  • ensuring that agreed KPI's and earned value methods are utilised and reported against so as to present a view of true delivery performance
  • ensuring that the resourcing requirements of the Project Control delivery Team is met and contains SQEP individuals
  • arranging for Customer reporting outputs as required by the contract which relate to the delivery team scope of work
  • ensuring that IFS best practice is understood and implemented by the project controls team
  • ownership of the quantitative risk analysis process (cost and/or schedule related)
  • ownership of the change management process for any proposed changes in the cost/schedule baselines
  • supporting the development and maintenance of related management plans
  • ensuring that Risk & Opportunity Management is undertaken in-line with the Risk & Opportunity Management Plan
  • ensuring that the status and configuration of deliverable scope is aligned to the agreed contract Product Breakdown Structure and maintained throughout delivery
  • supporting the delivery team lead with necessary customer engagement


  • a proven Project Manager having successfully delivered significant engineering projects to challenging schedules
  • have successfully operated in highly legislated markets, ideally defence
  • have operated successfully in matrix organisations, negotiating resource and prioritising tasks
  • developed and improved processes and systems that support continuously improvement of delivery performance and budget adherence
  • managed of complex schedules extending over multiple years
  • managed risks and opportunities utilising SRA and systems such a P6

Skills and attributes:

  • a clear and effective communicator
  • a manager and developer of direct and virtual teams achieving high-performance
  • an effective leader through incremental and transformational change
  • a skilled and effective negotiator, holding other accountable for on-time delivery
  • able to work independently and as an active team member
  • willing to be measured on results, going the extra-mile where required to deliver

Education and qualifications:

  • a bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • membership of the APM (or wiling to join)
  • project management qualification

If you are relevant or interested don't delay, contact me on 0161 924 1416 or email me at

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