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Senior Project Controller

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Working in partnership with our customers to provide bespoke solutions, QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems. Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving. Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

Job description/Person specification

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

1. Supporting improvement activity, and sharing knowledge skills and best practice;
2. Delivering project support tasks within assigned team including MS Project, lifecycle briefcase, project reporting, invoicing and other project document creation and management;
3. Delivery project finance tasks include debtors and cash collection, calculation of accruals, collation of cost journals and facility costs;
4. Project support to IDTs and other large and complex strategic programmes.

Key Capabilities & Knowledge

1. Awareness of project management; the project lifecycle, project finances and sales processes;
2. Sharing knowledge, skills and best practice across QinetiQ;
3. Demonstrable competence in SAP, MS Excel (including add-ins), Word, Outlook, Project, PowerPoint and SharePoint;
4. Good organisational and record keeping skills with ability to prioritise workload and multi-task;
5. Experience of working to corporate procedures and the use of corporate tools;
6. Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with individuals at varying levels;
7. 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

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