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Project Controller

£30,000 to £35,000
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Make a real impact, immediately

We're looking for someone dynamic, ambitious and eager to make a real impact in the Dreadnought programme's delivery team, within Babcock Mission Systems.

Babcock Mission Systems is a business unit within the Marine Sector of Babcock International Group. Working on a range of exciting design, manufacture and support projects, Mission Systems works with a number of key clients domestically and internationally. We're based at a number of sites in the UK and overseas. The business continues to win new work and grow at a significant pace, as a result we are recruiting for talented, enthusiastic and driven people.

The difference you will make

The Babcock Mission Systems project management team of about 160 people helps teams deliver their goals, whether they are customer contracts or business improvements. Most of the team are based in Bristol, but you'll find project managers at most Mission Systems sites. This award-winning team successfully delivers complex projects worldwide, operating right across different functions, and at the heart of delivery teams working with customers.

As a Project Controller you will be apart of the Dreadnought delivery team, you'll work with senior management and build cross business partnerships in delivering a number of strategic projects on time and to budget, including:

Contributing to programme reporting requirements
Supporting risk and opportunity development across the delivery team
Supporting the Engineering function in controlling complex work packages
Supporting the PMO in managing schedule forecasts and baseline change requests

Who we're looking for

You're someone who is detailed orientated and who can manage a number of work streams within complex plans. You're able to drive programme best practice and be adaptable in new environments. Additionally you continuously champion high performance, challenge the status quo, actively seek out different perspectives and speak up.


Project Control experience (ideally in an engineering or Defence Company)
Project Control experience (ideally in an engineering or Defence Company)
Working knowledge of P6 or MS Project
Competent on all Microsoft Packages (Word, PowerPoint etc)
Skilled in Risk Management tools (ARM/ RiskHive) Knowledge of DevOPs (preferred but not essential)

Education and qualifications

Project Management Qualification (desirable)

Skills and attributes

Create and maintain complex schedules.
Create risks and manage mitigation plans.
Generate and circulate weekly and monthly performance reports, and associated analysis and narrative to inform management of progress, risks, and issues.
Scheduling and facilitating stakeholder meetings.
Managing and maintaining project documents as required.
Producing reports and presentations for reviews, progress meetings, etc. as required.
Carry out document and records management ensuring compliance with Document Control processes.

What else do I need to know?

All applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK and be subject to satisfactory security clearance which includes 3 years reference checks. Verification of any qualifications/passport/licences must be shown at interview stage.
We are happy to talk about flexible working. Please ask about alternative patterns of work at interview

Application Guidance

If you are currently employed by Babcock/Cavendish Nuclear please let your line manager know that you're applying for this vacancy. You should also let them know if you are attending an interview or assessment for a role.

Please note that you will not be able to access the vacancy details after the closing date so you may wish to keep a copy of this advert and any supporting documents for your records.

We are committed to building an inclusive culture and strives to attract talent who thrive in an inclusive and flexible working environment. If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages please let us know and will respond in a way that best fits your specific needs.

Closing date: 27/07/22

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  • Job Reference: 662713690-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Babcock
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent