Project Control Specialist

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2021-04-29 13:18:281970-01-01 Advantage Resourcing
Job Type Temp
Area Preston, United Kingdom Preston United Kingdom
Sector Project - Project Administrator
Salary £22 - £27
Currency GBP
Start Date ASAP
Job Ref er_838799
Job Views 239

Project Control Specialist 

12 months


£22 PAYE/ £27.24 Umbrella 

The role will contain, but will not be limited to, the following:

  • Establishing and managing the project schedules
  • Tracking spend and controlling project costs
  • Implementing and utilising Earned Value Management methodologies when appropriate
  • Driving ownership of the work scope tasks throughout the project team
  • Managing scope change for the project.
  • Supporting the identification and management of Risks and Opportunities.
  • Analysing project information to enable early identification of problems and then implementing mitigation actions.
  • Providing analysis and a level of independent challenge to the organisation with respect to project performance

Key attributes

  • Excellent Microsoft office Excel skills but good with Word, PowerPoint, Project and Outlook
  • Communication, Team Working and Motivation are essential
  • Personal Qualifications - APMP/PMQ/PMP or Prince 2
  • Experience of operating an effective project control system to define progress and identify programme performance issues
  • Experience creating and maintaining project schedules using toolsets such as MSP, OPP, Primavera
  • Experience applying Earned Value Management techniques
  • Demonstrable experience of risk, opportunity and change management
  • The ability to identify potential problems and express solutions with clarity
  • Excellent communication skills and maintaining excellent stakeholder relations
  • Ideally previous experienced in a complex engineering business
If you feel you have the right skillset for this role, please apply 
Advantage Resourcing are working in partnership with a global engineering organisation who operate within the defence sector. They are currently seeking Project Control Specialists at their site based in Preston
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