Project Controls Assistant

Job Description

Job Title: Project Controls Assistant

Location: Bristol, UK - Hybrid - working from home options available

Compensation: £34,160- 41,438

Role Type: Full time

Role ID: SF 50698

At Babcock we're working to create a safe and secure world, together, and if you join us, you can play your part as a Project Controls Assistant at our Bristol site.

The role

The Project Controls Assistant role is an excellent opportunity for a proactive candidate looking to develop their capability in a wide range of Project Controls disciplines.We are looking for enthusiastic candidates with experience working in a project environment who are interested in developing themselves within the Project Controls function, aiming to eventually become a discipline specialist or a Project Controls Manager. This is a development role; as such candidates are expected to demonstrate experience in some but not all responsibilities and accountabilities listed below, with an expectation they will be keen and able to develop in the remainder.

This role will be based within the Submarine Support Engineering business area, working for the Programme Management Office responsible for delivering a collection of small projects which span all elements of the project lifecycle, totalling more than £200m.

Day to day you'll

  • Be partnered with a group of engineering delivery teams,

supporting project managers within these teams to generate a breadth of artefacts across all project controls disciplines, including Estimating, Planning & Scheduling, Budgeting & Cost Control, Risk, Assumptions, Issues, Dependencies and Opportunities Management (RAIDO) and Change Management.

  • Your work will span all elements of the project lifecycle, covering the production of project controls outputs throughout Bid, Delivery and Closure stages.

Essential experience of the Project Controls Assistant,

  • 1-2+ years of experience working in a Project environment.
  • Familiarity with principles of Project Management and Project Controls.
  • Exposure/ experience with some Project Controls outputs such as Schedules, Cost Forecasts, Finance/ Cost Control Systems, Risk Registers, and monthly reporting.

This role offers hybrid working arrangments: 2 days in the office, 3 days working from home

Desirable Qualifications for the Project Controls Assistant role

  • APM Project Management Fundamentals (PFQ)
  • APM Project Planning & Controls - Foundation
  • Earned Value Management Certification - Foundation

The successful candidate must be able to achieve SC security clearance level for this role.

Our Benefits

  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Matched contribution pension scheme, with life assurance
  • Employee share scheme
  • Employee shopping savings portal
  • Payment of Professional Fees
  • Reservists in the armed forces receive 10 days special paid leave
  • Holiday Trading is a benefit that allows the majority of employees to buy additional leave or to sell up to one working week of annual leave from their annual entitlement
  • 'Be Kind Day' enables employees to take one working day's paid leave a year (or equivalent hours) to undertake volunteering work with their chosen organisation or registered charity

For the full extensive Benefits package please visit our Careers pages

Babcock International

For over 130 years Babcock International have helped to defend nations, protect communities and build a better world. To continue, we must adapt, advance and be a sustainable business with a shared goal.

If you have a disability or need any reasonable adjustments during the application and selection stages, please let us know. 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.


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