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Senior Project Controller

Recruiter
Location
South Wales
Salary
Negotiable
Posted
19 May 2017
Closes
16 Jun 2017
Ref
EMP390854
Contact
Natalie Clarke
Sector
Automotive
Discipline
Business Management
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
As Senior Project Controller, you will work with a number of key project stakeholders across the business, but primarily with Project Managers, Control Account Managers and Project Managers. The principle purpose of the role is to support assigned Project Manager(s) to promote good planning practice and ensure scope, schedule & budget adherence. You will monitor & flag concerns, exceptions and issues through recognised escalation routes, along with proposed solutions

Technical Skills

Essential:

* Can create, maintain and report project schedules using Microsoft Project, and use EVM to effectively manage and report progress on a project.
* Has a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook).
* Can create, maintain and report risks using a risk management tool (such as Active Risk Manager (ARM)), and carry out Schedule Risk Analysis using risk management tool & Microsoft Project.

Required Education & Experience

A Senior Project Controller:

* Would typically have considerable experience working in a controlled project environment and would be expected to assume the behaviours and responsibilities summarised below while supporting a portfolio of projects of medium to high complexity.
* Has a solid understanding of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required to provide quality support to assigned projects.
* Is flexible with a service delivery mind-set, providing ad-hoc support and undertaking additional activities as required (within an agreed level of support budget) to provide a quality service to assigned projects.
* Is required to produce high quality work on time and is recognised as contributing to the success of assigned projects, demonstrating their expertise to project team members.
* Is professional in appearance and demeanour, has very good verbal and written communication skills, very good negotiation skills, and demonstrates very good logical thinking skills.
* Supports and contributes to improvement initiatives.
* Is familiar with the principles behind Project Controller competencies and can apply them in situations without needing supervision or guidance.
* Typically requires degree level education, and a wide range of relevant experience, or equivalent.