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Register your interest in future Project Controls positions

Date: 26-May-2023

Location: Farnborough, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ

Register your interest in future Project Controls positions.


It’s an exciting time to be part of QinetiQ. We are always looking for great people to join us as we continue to grow into new markets around the world.

We currently have many opportunities across our UK sites and would love to hear from you if you’re interested in joining us now or in the future.  If your skills fit the opportunities currently available, we’ll be in contact. 

If we don’t have a role that’s right for you now, we’ll keep your CV on file for possible opportunities in the future.


What do our Project Controllers do?

Project Controls is a growing and increasingly recognised profession within QinetiQ, and a vital factor in delivering efficient, effective projects and programmes.

Project Control experts provide support and guidance and turn data into information for projects across the entire breadth of our business, working on internal transformative programmes, customer investment options, defence capability-enhancing initiatives and so much more. Their expertise includes Risk, Cost Controls (Actuals against Baseline,) Planning, Reporting and more, thus enabling business performance.

Through this broad remit, we offer aspiring Project Control specialists a supported career path and wide-ranging experience supporting the delivery of a variety programmes and projects.


Are you an aspiring Project Controller?

We are looking for aspiring project controllers keen to specialise in Project Management and Controls.

The role as a Controller will provide you with the opportunity to gain experience across a variety of projects and areas within the business, fulfilling both your professional curiosity and growth. QinetiQ will ensure the right level of support throughout your career by offering a range of specialised accreditations and training, which may include conference attendance and paper presentation, for example. Additionally, we provide targeted mentoring to develop specific technical skills, enabling further work opportunities.  To progress to more senior roles, you’ll need to be an active member of an appropriate professional body.


Or are you a more experienced Project Controller?

For more senior roles, we’re looking for Controls professionals with expertise in

  • EVM

  • Project delivery techniques/tools

  • Planning and Risk.

You may have gained this knowledge through practical industry experience. At this level, development includes specialist training and mentoring, with increased emphasis on self-development and on-the-job training.  Our continuing professional development covers all career stages and levels of seniority, including those with senior management potential.




Life at QinetiQ

Joining QinetiQ mean you’ll be part of solving some of the world’s most complex defence & security challenges, and will be provided with the opportunity to be a game changer in tomorrow’s technology and shape a career with purpose.
You’ll experience a unique working environment where teams from different backgrounds, disciplines and experiences enjoy collaborating widely and openly as we undertake this exciting and rewarding journey. Through effective teamwork and joining forces, you’ll get to experience the successful outcomes for whenwe all share different perspectives, blend disciplines, and link technologies; constantly discovering new ways of solving complex problems.


Diversity and inclusion

Our differences are not only embraced, but it make us stronger, and it’s therefore essential for us to establish a sense of belonging amongst our employees With that goal in mind, we have Diversity & Inclusion Champions in all our businesses; Employee-led networks; and a number of Employee Communication channels, which help to provide us with the balance of voices and diversity of thought needed for us all to achieve our potential


Adaptive Working

We understand our people have different needs when it comes to balancing work and life. With Adaptive Working, there’s the potential to work in the way that suits both you and QinetiQ best. We offer flexible working to enable you to work fewer days per week or have flexible start and finish times. Meanwhile, hybrid working means you could work remotely or partly on-site. All options are powered by digital technology and designed to balance individuals’ needs with those of teams and customers. The goal is to create an inclusive, collaborative and customer-focused culture where everyone can thrive. Find out more here

Your wellbeing

Looking after the health and wellbeing of you and your family is our number one priority. As part of our Environment, Health & Safety (EHS) strategy, we offer a host of services designed to support your wellbeing. They range from our Thrive app and Employee Assistance Programme to Mental Health First Aiders. Your wellbeing is critical to our collective and individual success.

Rewards and benefits

In addition to global career progression and the opportunity to work on a broad range of interesting projects, we offer a wide range of rewards and recognition. Our highly competitive salaries come with a raft of benefits, from a performance-based Employee Incentive Scheme, to Thank Q, our global recognition scheme. There’s also a Share Incentive Plan, Life Assurance and Benefits+, our flexible benefits package. It is all designed to make life easier for you and your family.

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.
With a focus on protecting the world around us, we have a target to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by 2025 and we are developing a global plan for net zero by March 2022. Being a responsible and sustainable business is at the heart of our identity.


Come and find out how you can play a role!