Project Controls Manager

City of Bristol
Up to £70,000
19 Jul 2017
16 Aug 2017
Clearance Level
Job Type

Project Controls Manager / SPO Team Leader



Up to £70,000 + fantastic benefits


We are looking for a special individual to join our unique community here at DE&S.


About us


We are proud to manage exciting and complex projects that equip and support the UK’s Armed Forces. From jet engines in the sky to submarines beneath the seas, there is no area off-limits amidst the services we provide to the UK troops serving across the whole of the globe.


Headquartered in Bristol, we employ around 12,000 staff and over the next ten years will deliver an equipment and support programme of approximately £157 billion to the Royal Navy, British Army and Royal Air Force. The breadth and depth of what we do means a career with us gives you fantastic variety, challenge and career development. Not to mention a generous pension & fantastic flexible working options!


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About the role

The position of Submarines Portfolio Office (SPO) Team Leader is a high profile, critical link in the delivery and management of one of Defence’s most important and complex portfolios. It offers great interest, intellectual challenge and opportunity for development and progression. In this diverse and dynamic role, you will utilise your strong leadership experience and extensive stakeholder management skills to lead the control and analysis of the submarines portfolio and make a positive impact on its delivery.


You will responsible for directing and integrating all aspects of earned value management, cost management/estimating, scheduling and risk management. The role has a very significant impact on achievement of corporate objectives, regularly providing advice to senior people on complex strategic issues so excellent influencing and relationship management skills are vital.


This is an excellent opportunity to work in a high profile and dynamic role enhancing the delivery of the Project Controls function, where your commitment and dedication will be respected and rewarded. 


What we’re looking for

To succeed in the role, you will be an experienced project controller and/or portfolio manager with a proven ability to define, tailor, source and analyse high quality management information. You will be a strong and resilient leader who has delivered within a similar role in a complex environment. You will also be able to negotiate, influence and deliver both locally and at the most senior levels. 


What we offer

When you join DE&S, you will be part of a first-class and inspiring organisation that provides you with excellent opportunities to develop and acquire many new skills, whether through training for continued personal development or working towards professional qualifications. We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and be empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, alongside a first rate benefits package including a pension scheme that is unrivalled in the current marketplace.


How to apply

Simply click on the link to go through to our application page on the Civil Service Jobs website.


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