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Project Planners & Project Controllers

Employer
MBDA
Location
Bolton
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
21 May 2024
Reference
R03547-2obojjgkck60

Job Details

Bolton

Job Title: Project Controller

Salary: Circa £40,000 - £60,000 depending on experience

Location: Stevenage, Bristol or Bolton(We may be able to offer a relocation package for this role)

Dynamic (hybrid) working: 2 -3 days per week on-site due to workload classification

Security Clearance: British Citizen or a Dual UK national with British citizenship

Restrictions and/or limitations relating to nationality and/or rights to work may apply. As a minimum and after offer stage, all successful candidates will need to undergo HMG Basic Personnel Security Standard checks (BPSS), which are managed by the MBDA Personnel Security Team.

The opportunity:

With the recent growth across our Project Control function, we have opportunities for enthusiastic and motivated Project Planners and Project Controllers to join our team, where you will have an opportunity to grow your skills and develop your career within a collaborative and encouraging environment.

You will be working on:

Project Health -Validation of individual Project assessments and identification of issues and risks within the Project assessments for discussion with the project.

Schedule Assessment - Steering the validation of Project level schedules as accurate, coherent and in accordance with the Programme planning principles.

Integrated Baseline Management -Leading the generation of the Integrated Baseline schedule in order to successfully deliver the programme in accordance with planning principles.

Costs to Go (and associated EAC)- Validation of Project level costs to go as accurate and appropriate, including assessment of outlying forecasts, to support the EAC.

Risk and Opportunity Management- Leading all Schedule Risk Analysis across the Projects where SRA is appropriate.

New Business- Active involvement in Bid Team activity, ensuring the Project Management ‘basics' are appropriately considered and implemented

What we're looking for from you:
  • Planning experience - ranging from detailed planning to summary level milestone delivery plans.
  • Capability in creating and maintaining project structures (WBS/CBS/OBS)
  • Experience in generating and analysing project performance data (schedule, resource, and cost).
  • Ability to perform and analyse SRA/Critical Path Analysis/EVM
  • Motivation to determine root cause and identify corrective action
  • Experience of Project Management Toolsets (SAP/ARM/Primavera/Oracle Unifier)
  • Knowledge of Baseline Management and Change Control
  • Accountability for project data - owning the quality of the project control reporting suite
  • Ability to influence, work independently and be part of an integrated multi-functional team
  • Clear communication skills and the ability to foster collaborative working relationships with colleagues at all levels
  • Ability to prioritise workload and manage conflicting demands

Whilst not essential, it would be beneficial if you have the following:
  • Understanding and involvement in Project Estimate at Completion/Forecast Cost at Completion reviews.
  • Risk & Opportunities / What- If analysis
  • Understanding of resource loaded schedules

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Our company:

MBDA is a leading defence organisation. We are proud of the role we play in supporting the Armed Forces who protect our nations. We partner with governments to work together towards a common goal, defending our freedom.

What we can offer you:
  • Company bonus: Up to £2,500 (based on company performance and will vary year to year)
  • Pension: maximum total (employer and employee) contribution of up to 14%
  • Overtime: opportunity for paid overtime
  • Flexi Leave: Up to 15 additional days
  • Enhanced parental leave: offers up to 26 weeks for maternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Enhancements are available for paternity leave, neonatal leave and fertility testing and treatments.
  • Facilities: Fantastic site facilities including subsidised meals, free car parking and much more...
  • Training and Development: Excellent career progression, training and career development opportunities

Our Business:

We respect new perspectives and experiences, and we value our collaborative ways of working. We are committed to growing and supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring everyone has an equal opportunity to reach their potential. MBDA is proud of our employee-led networks, examples include: Gender Equality, Pride, Menopause Matters, Parents and Carers, Armed Forces, Ethnic Diversity, Neurodiversity and more...

We recognise that everyone is unique, and we encourage you to speak to us should you require any advice, support or adjustments throughout our recruitment process. We also welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements.

Follow us on LinkedIn (MBDA), Twitter (@MBDAcareers), Instagram (lifeatMBDA_UK) and Glassdoor or visit our MBDA Careers website for more information.
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Company

Together. For the future of defence.

We work with purpose, knowing that every advancement provides better, smarter and more effective defence capabilities to the UK and their allies. Regarded as one of the most trusted suppliers of defence solutions in Europe, we have a relationship with the UK military spanning back over 70 years.

Whether it’s designing a future concept for the British Army, managing the procurement of a missile component or harnessing their expertise in software in order to integrate one of our products on to the newest fighter jet, all of our employees are a part of delivering a more secure tomorrow.

In addition to being the only defence company on Glassdoor's Best Places to Work 2022 list, MBDA are also recognised nationally with three Investors in People Gold Awards (People, Apprenticeships, and Wellbeing), a top 10 finisher on the Best Big Companies to Work For 2022 league tables.   

For the latest vacancies, employer updates and stories from our people, make sure to visit and bookmark our MBDA UK Careers site.

Our Values 

Our values are at the core of everything we do and shape the culture of our organisation. No matter what role, our people from leadership to entry-level encompass these values knowing that they are working towards the same common goal, sharing a bigger purpose in order to protect national security and enable strategic independence.

Through promoting change with Innovation, taking ownership through Commitment, building trust through Integrity, inspiring others through Passion and encouraging collaboration through Team Spirit, we have created a place where people feel connected with each other and valued in our community.

 

 

Company info
Website
Telephone
01438754500
Location
6 Hills way
Stevenage
Hertfordshire
SG1 2DA
GB

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