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24 Feb 2021

Full-Time DE&S / SDA Project Control Co-ordinator

Defence Equipment and Support – Posted by Defence Equipment and Support Bristol, England, United Kingdom

Job Description


£24,650 – £29,000, per annum (plus benefits). Internal candidates/existing Civil Servants should refer to the Further Information leaflet for salary details.

Job description

We have multiple exciting vacancies available across both DE&S and SDA for Project Controls Co-ordinators.

Successful candidates will take roles within the Project Controls Management function to provide support across a variety projects and portfolios.

This position will be the “”right hand”” to the project/programme manager and is responsible for delivering Project Controls across a variety of smaller projects and as part of a Project Controls team on more complex projects or portfolios.

Due to the nature of one of the positions available, some are only available for SOLE UK Nationals.


As a Project Controls Co-ordinator, you may be responsible for elements of:

• Setting and maintaining performance measurement baselines; directing and integrating all aspects of Earned Value Management (EVM); cost management; estimating; scheduling and risk management; providing analysis of progress and driving agreed recovery actions.
• Responsibility for co-ordinating a Project Controls information in a project delivery environment.
• Be able to interpret project controls performance data and communicate it to the delivery team.
• Provide robust advice for delivery stakeholders on complex issues regarding project performance.
In person, you will possess good interpersonal, communication and relationship building skills with an ability to work with all levels of the delivery team.
These roles would suit Project Controls professionals with experience either in supplier, consultant or client-side roles; ideally with understanding in delivering projects through the stages of design, procurement and construction/production.

A background in the defence sector is not a prerequisite as we welcome applicants from a broad spectrum of industries and sectors.

What you will be assessed against
To be found successful you must demonstrate the following essential criteria:
• Level 3 qualification (or equivalent) or sufficient relevant experience
• Background and understanding of working in a project delivery environment and understanding of at least one of the following cost control, estimating, scheduling or risk management skills

It would benefit your application should you be able to demonstrate the following desirable criteria:
• APM RPP, CCAB or a technical / business degree would be an advantage

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following technical competencies:
• Controlling a project
• Stakeholder management

If you are invited to an interview, you will be assessed against the following behaviours:
• Communicating and influencing
• Working together

What’s in it for you?
You will receive a generous benefits package including market leading employer pension contributions of around 21% of your salary (not including any personal contribution), annual bonuses, a flexible working pattern to fit you where possible, 25 days holiday +1 additional day every year you work up to 30 days with opportunity for movement and promotion. Some of our sites include an onsite gym, onsite restaurants, cafes and much more.

Find out more about what we offer by clicking here or by using ‘The Little Book of Big Benefits’ booklet PDF at the bottom of this page.

Applicants should be aware that any move across the Civil Service may have implications on an employee’s ability to carry on claiming childcare vouchers.

About your team
The Project Controls Function is responsible for providing the right information, at the right time, to support better-informed decisions. Driving accountability, responsibility and efficiency across DE&S, our Project Controls teams are involved in all phases of every project helping to predict and oversee the time and cost management of these projects. From Estimating, Risk Management and Cost Control, to Planning and Scheduling and Project Controls Management, our people are crucial to the successful delivery of our work.

How to Apply

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Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: #Control, Bristol, Co-ordinator, DE&S, Defence, Project, and SDA. Salaries: 20,000 - 40,000.

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