Senior Project Controller

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    Salisbury, Wiltshire

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    Tom Parsons

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    10 months ago

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Senior Project Controller

Boscombe Down

The Air & Space business within QinetiQ is involved in a wider variety of exciting projects and programmes, from innovative research, through to modifications or complex flight trials across all domains. As a member of our project controls community you can expect to be assigned to project teams delivering projects in the UK as well as international opportunities as we continue to grow.

We have a Senior Controller opportunity based at our Boscombe site as part of the Engineering Services IDT. You will be responsible for the delivery of project controls under the leadership of a Project Manager or Principal Project Controller on standard and complex projects.

Key accountabilities

Supporting improvement activity, and sharing knowledge skills and best practice;

Delivering project support tasks within assigned team including MS Project, lifecycle briefcase, project reporting, invoicing and other project document creation and management;

Delivery project finance tasks include debtors and cash collection, calculation of accruals, collation of cost journals and facility costs;

Project support to IDTs and other large and complex strategic programmes.

Key Capabilities & Knowledge

Awareness of project management; the project lifecycle, project finances and sales processes;
Sharing knowledge, skills and best practice across QinetiQ;

Demonstrable competence in SAP, MS Excel (including add-ins), Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint and SharePoint;

Good organisational and record keeping skills with ability to prioritise workload and multi-task;

Experience of working to corporate procedures and the use of corporate tools;

Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with individuals at varying levels;

Ability to work as part of a team as well as unsupervised.

Essential Experience & Qualifications

- Educated to a minimum of GCSE level (to included English and Mathematics);
- Competence against the agreed Project controls Competency Framework at a level of Foundation or APM Introductory Certificate Project Fundamentals Qualification

Desirable Experience & Qualifications

Experience in Defence, Aerospace or other closely related sectors

We look for outstanding technical people, creative and analytical thinkers, decisions makers, influencers and excellent communicators. Join us today.

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