Job Details Project Controller R04463

Discipline

Engineering and Design | Manufacturing and Production | Project/Programme Management

Location

Bolton

View Google Map

00 Job Description

MBDA Missile Systems - Deliver for a more secure tomorrow

Part time working considered

The Opportunity

Project Planners are at the heart of our project, working with the engineers, project managers and all other areas of the project business team to plan, supply, analyse and manage project information on behalf of the various stakeholders. If you are looking for a new challenge with the opportunity to grow your skills and develop your career in a dynamic and encouraging environment then read on!

What are we looking for?

  • Expertise in planning and industry standard planning techniques, preferably using Primavera
  • Experience in producing, analysing and advising on Project Performance data, and establishing root causes and impacts
  • Experience in successful planning of complex technical Projects
  • Project Control experience in enterprise business management tools and advanced skills in Microsoft Excel
  • Pro-active team player who can encourage others
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships with team members within the Function and Project Team
  • Strong Stakeholder management skills, able to build effective relationships at all levels
  • Demonstrable communication skills to all levels, capable of working in an integrated multi-functional team

Whats in it for you?

  • Be an integral part of the Business Performance Team
  • Add valued analysis to Project decisions
  • Training in the core Project Control skills/toolset plus other business related subject areas
  • Clear development path both within and external to the Project Control function
  • Opportunity to pursue leadership and SME paths
  • Support to achieve recognised (PMI) qualification
The Role
  • Practice, promote and uphold the Company standard of planning and scheduling
  • Support and Drive the growth of Project Planning/Scheduling and Control within MBDA through innovation
  • Analysing Schedule and Cost performance, determining variance and its respective causes, and providing mitigating options if required
  • Support the bid team in the production of robust schedules, cost and resource plans
  • Challenge project performance data and turn it into relevant, high quality and accurate reports
  • Cultivate strong working relationships with engineers, project managers and the broader community to be able to embed the MBDA Project Control and planning standards
  • Facilitate and champion robust Risk and Opportunity management
  • Opportunity to work in an international environment
  • Opportunity to work on a wide variety of project phases covering all stages of the life-cycle

Whats great about the team?

  • You will be joining a dynamic, focussed team who sit at the heart of the Project
  • Close integration with the wider team including Technical and Manufacturing
  • Supportive environment willing to share knowledge

What would you get?

*Flexible working *opportunities for career progression *paid overtime (subject to level) *great bonus scheme *comprehensive pension scheme *annual salary review *fantastic working environment and site facilities *social, charitable and sporting activities.

MBDA is an award winning company; committed to providing an inclusive working environment where our employees can be themselves and everyone has equal opportunity to reach their full potential. We value difference and know that a diverse community makes for greater innovation and brings a breadth of skills, experience and perspectives.

We welcome applicants who are looking for flexible working arrangements. MBDA is a proud member of Working Families the UKs work-life balance organisation.

We understand that flexibility benefits our people, our teams and our business; wherever possible we will seek to accommodate a blended approach to on-site and remote working

Follow MBDA on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Please Note: MBDA UK requires all employees to achieve the appropriate clearance relevant to the role.

#LI-SC1

00 Benefits & Rewards

Annual Bonus

Annual Bonus

Our success is dependent on every individual’s contribution to MBDA UK. We want to encourage you to fulfil your potential and share in that success. As such, we have in place a bonus scheme based on different criteria and dependant on grade.

25 Days Annual Leave (plus holiday purchase)

25 Days Annual Leave (plus holiday purchase)

Employees receive 25 days of paid annual leave per calendar year, in addition to all statutory and public holidays. This increases to 26 days after 10 years of service and 27 days after 30 years. You can enjoy more time off by purchasing up to an additional five days holiday through payroll.

Dynamic / Flexible Working

Dynamic / Flexible Working

The way we work is changing and your schedule will reflect that. For non-executive employees, we have a flexi-time scheme that allows you to choose, within certain parameters, when you start and finish each day and how you can use time you have accrued. If you have worked the time, you are also able to accrue and take up to 15 days of Flexi-leave per annum, in addition to the 25 days of annual leave provided and bank holidays.

Enhanced Parental Leave

Enhanced Parental Leave

Eligible employees taking maternity, adoption or shared parental leave can take up to 52 weeks of leave. This includes up to 18 weeks of enhanced pay, paid at 100% of their average earnings.

Dining and Lifestyle Discounts and Vouchers

Dining and Lifestyle Discounts and Vouchers

We offer a choice of two dining and lifestyle cards so you can save money at restaurants, cinema, days out and more as a member. You will have access to hundreds of discounts and rewards on a wide range of retailers, restaurants and entertainment options.

Subsidised Gym Membership

Subsidised Gym Membership

Keep fit for less with our on-site gym located at Stevenage, without breaking the bank. The monthly cost includes access to Stevenage’s Sports & Social club where you can enjoy money off sporting activities, shopping, theatre trips and more. We also offer discounted rates at over 3,500 gyms nationwide.

Pension Scheme

Pension Scheme

A valuable part of your reward package is the option to become a member of the BAE System Pension Scheme. Whether you plan to retire in five or 45 years you need to think about where your future income will come from when you do. The pension schemes do not just provide for your future, you will also have protection in case you have to stop or cease work early because of ill health; and valuable benefits for your beneficiaries if you should pass away.

Share Incentive Plan

Share Incentive Plan

The Share Incentive Plan (SIP) is available for you to join and reinforces our commitment to long-term share ownership amongst our employees.

Financial Advice

Financial Advice

You can take advantage of a range of free seminars held throughout the year to help you make good financial decisions for now and the future.

Extracurricular Learning Budget

Extracurricular Learning Budget

You can receive up to £150 towards the cost of approved courses each year including group language lessons.

Health and Dental Insurance

Health and Dental Insurance

Cover you and your family with the option to select our six levels of dental cover. You can choose to visit NHS or private dentists and the cost is deducted through payroll. 

We've teamed up with AXA PPP to offer a selection of private healthcare plans, deductible from your net pay, for you and your family. 

Employee Assistance Programme

Employee Assistance Programme

Receive free, confidential advice on a range of financial, personal and workplace issues, available 24/7.

00 Information

Training and Development

You’ll be able to choose between a variety of online learning platforms such as Percipio, YouLearn, Career Builder and Video Gateway. Each one is tailored to a specific type of learning. Speak to your line manager to find out more. 

We encourage new learning and will provide up to £150 in financial support per year if you wish to participate in further study in your own time. You’ll have access to our Learning Gateway, which hosts the formal course catalogue and is where you can select the right training for your role and future development. The catalogue displays which courses are being delivered virtually or are classroom based. If you want to lead a team, you might be interested in our management training, designed for people of all experience levels. 

Dynamic Working

The way we work is changing and your schedule will reflect that. For non-executive employees, we have a flexi-time scheme that allows you to choose, within certain parameters, when you start and finish each day and how you can use time you have accrued. If you have worked the time, you are also able to accrue and take up to 15 days of Flexi-leave per annum, in addition to the 25 days of annual leave provided and bank holidays.

Security Clearance

All employees at MBDA are required to hold UK Security or BPSS Clearance. To gain this clearance you are required to meet the government standard for eligibility. If your application to MBDA is successful, we'll need to check your eligibility, which means seeing your birth certificate and/or passport and educational certificates. Security vetting and medical clearance will also be undertaken. 

00 Related Stories

00 Related MBDA People

Kingsley

Kingsley

Mechanical Engineer Apprentice

Kristian

Kristian

Senior Lead Electronic Architect

Raj

Raj

Head of Software Engineering UK

Andy

Andy

Head of Land Domain UK SBD

Charlie

Charlie

Sales and Business Development Degree Apprentice (Business)

Tony

Tony

ILS Manager

Jo

Jo

Customer Support & Services (UK) Transformation Lead

Sherina

Sherina

Supportability Engineer Graduate

Shakunt

Shakunt

Graduate Mechanical Engineer

Rebecca

Rebecca

Brimstone Seeker Proving Lead

Molly Mae

Molly Mae

Software Engineering Degree Apprentice

Ben Antony

Ben Antony

Software Engineer Degree Apprentice 

Amber

Amber

Graduate Hardware In The Loop Engineer

00 Related Jobs

Discipline

Engineering and Design | Manufacturing and Production | Project/Programme Management

Location

Bolton

Discipline

Electronic Engineering | Engineering and Design | Manufacturing and Production | Project/Programme Management

Location

Stevenage

Discipline

Electronic Engineering | Project/Programme Management

Location

Bristol

Search jobs

00 Apply

Apply now