Project Controller

Posting Date: 11 June 2019

Location: Thurso, Caithness, GB, KW14 7QA

Company: Cavendish-Nuclear

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Project Controller

Thurso, Caithness

Business Unit: Cavendish Nuclear


About the role

Here at Cavendish Nuclear we’re looking to recruit a project controller to providef a Project Control service / supervise a team of Project Control resources (Planning Engineers, Cost Engineers, Risk Analyst Analysists, Functional leads)


  • Work closely with the project management team to ensure the provision of the highest quality project controls
  • Assist the Project Manager with project strategy development and implementation
  • Monthly Reports – to include accurate status, progress summary text, accurate assessment of Accruals, progress against Performance Based Incentives
  • Variance analyses (both for schedule and cost), recovery plans where appropriate, estimates at completion, estimates to completion, Key issues, Key Risks, progress against Key Metrics, progress against Key Milestones, progress against Performance Based Incentives
  • Trend analysis
  • Day to day management of the planning, estimating, cost engineers, cost accountants, risk engineers and document control resources assigned to project control team.

Ensure that the provision of project controls support in the form of estimating, planning, cost engineering and cost accounting is maintained to the highest quality.

What do I need to do the role?

Key Success Criteria

  • Experience in the field of project controls and/or project management in an appropriate sector (nuclear, process engineering, oil & gas or civil engineering)
  • Some exposure to supervisory experience in project controls/project management
  • Experience of working in a multi discipline team
  • Knowledge/ experience in project performance analysis



For more than a century, Babcock has been trusted to deliver bespoke, highly-skilled engineering services. We help customers in the UK and around the world to improve the capability, reliability and availability of their most critical assets within the four market sectors of Marine, Land, Aviation, and Nuclear, underpinned by a deep understanding of technology integration, unique infrastructure, and specialist training.

We’re committed to providing a great employee experience in a supportive and engaging environment. The benefits you can expect to enjoy include a generous holiday entitlement, competitive money purchase pension scheme with life assurance and a share ownership scheme.  You’ll benefit from excellent career and learning and development opportunities to ensure that you grow and achieve your full potential.

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