Project Controls Team Lead

Date: 2 Sep 2023

Location: London, England, GB

Company: QinetiQ



Job Title:         Project Controls Team Lead
Location:        London SW8 + Adaptive Working Arrangement
Package:        Highly Competitive Salary + Benefits Package
Role Type:      Full time / Permanent
Role ID:          SF15261


We are looking for a Project Controls Team Lead to join the London based Vivace team, to support delivery of the Accelerated Capability Environment (ACE). You will support Vivace’s mission impact to its customers by managing the day to day running of the Quality Hub function in accordance with the ACE ways of working.


The Role
As the Project Controls Team Lead you will be responsible for managing our Quality Hub Function, this will include the day-to-day functional management of the Quality Hub team, motivating and coordinating the team to achieve specific objectives as well as identifying area’s we can improve our processes and ensure the function is well governed.


  • Manage the Quality Hub Knowledge Management function
  • Full understanding of active commissions (both external and internal) at lifecycle stages
  • Prioritise and assign activities to team members across broad range of functions and customer domains
  • Partner with ACE (functional) Leads to drive the data initiative to ensure a Data Drive future
  • Onboard all new ACE Core members into the ACE environment, ensuring seamless and inclusive training is provided
  • Own the production of key metrics, performance reports and ensure data quality / integrity is maintained throughout metric lifecycle


This role is full-time, 37-hours per week, base at our London Vauxhall site, with a hybrid working arrangment.


Essential experience of the Project Controls Team Lead 

  • Significant Project Controls experience
  • Demonstrable competence in MS Office Software, Jira and Power BI
  • Stakeholder and  contract management
  • Previous experience with schedule & resource capacity planning
  • Ability to apply financial & cost management
  • An understanding of Agile methodologies for project delivery is desirable


Qualifications for the Project Controls Team Lead 
We value difference and we don’t have a fixed idea when it comes to background or education, provided you can show the required level of experience then we would like to hear from you.


Please note that all applicants must be eligible for SC clearance as a minimum.

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Our Benefits

  • Flexible, adaptive working
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Health Cash Plan, Private Medical Insurance and Dental Insurance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee discount portal: Personal Accident Insurance, Travel Insurance, Restaurants, Cinema Tickets and much more
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows most employees to buy up to 5 days’ additional leave. 
  • We are proud to support the Armed Forces community by honouring the Armed Forces Covenant
  • Payroll Giving and Volunteering - helping charities and local community 


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 and having the 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. Visit our website to read more about our diverse and inclusive workplace culture. 


About QinetiQ
As a company of thousands of 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.


Please note that many roles in QinetiQ are subject to national security vetting. Applicants who already hold the appropriate level of vetting may be able to transfer it upon appointment, subject to approval. A number of roles are also subject to restrictions on access to information, which mean factors such as nationality, previous nationalities held and the country in which you were born may affect the roles that you can be employed in.


Application Guidance
If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please contact your regional recruiting team in strictest confidence. We’re committed to building an inclusive culture where everyone’s free to thrive. We are happy to talk about flexible working - please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview.