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Senior Project Controller

Date: 30-Jun-2021

Location: Boscombe Down, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Fixed Term Appointment until March 2022.


The role is responsible for the delivery of project controls within an assigned team, under the leadership of a Project Manager or Principal Project Controller.


Key Accountabilities:

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


Key Capabilities/Knowledge:

1. Awareness of project management; the project lifecycle and project finances.
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.
5. Awareness of the project lifecycle and sales processes.
6. Experience of working to corporate procedures and the use of corporate tools.
7. Strong organisational skills with ability to prioritise workload and multi-task.
8. Good communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to work with individuals at varying levels.
9. Ability to work as part of a team and well as unsupervised.


Experience & Qualifications:

1. Educated to a minimum of GCSE level (to included English and Mathematics).
2. Demonstrate competence against the agreed Project controls Competency Framework at a level of Foundation or APMIC


Why Join QinetiQ?
As we continue to grow into new markets around the world, there’s never been a more exciting time to join QinetiQ. The formula for success is our appetite for innovation, courage to take on a wide variety of complex challenges.

You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experience enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork, and pulling together, you’ll get to experience what happens when we all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems in an diverse and inclusive environment where you can be authentic, feel valued and realise your full potential. Read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture here.  
Joining QinetiQ offers you an opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting defence-based projects with vast career progression across a global organisation in addition to competitive personal and professional benefits.  You’ll receive highly competitive salary and benefits package: our basic salaries are very attractive as we constantly review what’s happening in the market. The range of benefits that we offer include, flexible working, generous holiday entitlements, Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance and much more. 

About QinetiQ
As a company of over 6,000 dedicated professionals, we are a world-centre of excellence in research and development and act as a catalyst for fast-track innovation, offering outstanding experimentation facilities, and technical, engineering and scientific expertise. QinetiQ is made up of dedicated experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets, all working together to explore new ways of protecting what matters most. Being part of QinetiQ means being central to the safety and security of the world around us. Partnering with our customers, we help to save lives; reduce risks to society; and maintain the global infrastructure on which we all depend. Come and find out how you can play a role.