Project Controller

March 10, 2023

AM Recruitment are working exclusively with a prestigious engineering client looking to recruit a Project Controller on a permanent basis.

Working directly with the Project Manager , reporting directly to the Finance Director, the ideal candidate will be degree qualified with a formal UK qualification in Project Controls and a proven track record in a similar role. The client is open to hybrid working for the right candidate.



  • Maximise productivity by supporting the project team and all resources.
  • Enter new projects, clients, and resources on the Electronic Project Management System (EPMS) and SAP.
  • Assist with the compilation and processing of monthly project invoices, taking ownership of the processing of invoices for assigned projects.
  • Creation of products and charges as required on EPMS & work alongside project management to develop and deliver project reports via EPMS and other systems.
  • Develop and produce project trackers using native SAP data and coordinating with Project Managers to update forecasts.
  • Work as an EPMS ‘Super-User’ to support team members and assist with long term development plans for EPMS & implement and monitor Resource Plans across project & monitor CTR and DDS trackers across assigned projects including Earned Value reporting.
  • Assist with the compilation and issuing of all necessary cost and schedule progress reports, including earned value, in line with company procedures, and act in a timely manner to correct any issues likely to result in poorer outturn figures.
  • Production, compilation, issue, receipt and filing of project documentation between departments, clients, and sub-contractors, including tender documents, design drawings/documents, data dossiers and certification manuals, ensuring traceability and conformance to company quality standards within assigned projects.
  • Generating purchase orders specific to project requirement on SAP.
  • Maintaining, updating, and proof-reading project documentation including registers, cost spreadsheets and quality plan etc., on assigned projects.
  • Assisting with internal audits.



  • Able to budget, cost and price various products and services/ produce accurate financial reports and analysis /able to effectively and efficiently produce and report cost and time within a project.
  • Good understanding of how to achieve effective contract management.
  • Can effectively deal with change and claims.
  • Able to analyse the Engineering and Construction project environment.
  • Understands project and contract terms and invoicing procedures & shows awareness and monitoring of WIP.
  • Can conduct simple procurement exercises, including setting evaluation criteria and ranking potential suppliers.
  • Good understanding of change management in relation to scope management, document control and version control.
  • Understands the need for ethical working, values, integrity and codes of conduct and the need to observe these in the execution of work in a way that contributes to professionalism.
  • Has the ability to communicate project controls information effectively to a range of stakeholders including technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Can identify and quantify project-related risks and opportunities.
  • Can recommend contingencies and/or mitigation of risks.
  • Can review information and identify assumptions, gaps, conflicting data, ambiguities, actions to take to resolve the above & produce a document that details the scope of the project.
  • Understands the implications of a sound approach to the development of and use of diverse types of breakdown and coding structures.
  • Prepare and present breakdown and coding structures that meet project requirements and are flexible.
  • Able to gather and validate the information required to produce schedules.
  • Able to determine timescales for component activities and check that developed timescales are consistent with achieving the requirements & able to develop basis of schedule/schedule narrative.
  • Can develop the initial budget for control of work scope delivery using cost estimates, project schedules and breakdown structures.
  • Has good working knowledge of Microsoft Office i.e., Excel, Word, PowerPoint & is confident to learn software tools to support project activities.
Contact Name
Lisa McGrath
Employment Type
45000 - 55000
AM Recruitment
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Company size
50-100 employees
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