Project Controller

Location Peterborough
Discipline: Project Management
Salary: £33,000-£40,000
Job ref: 009442
Published: about 2 months ago

Role: Project Controller

Salary: £33,000-40,000

Location: Peterborough or Nottingham


You’re a Project Controller who would relish the opportunity to join an established and welcoming team in Peterborough or Nottingham. With a background in project delivery, you’ll be confident in working both independently and with wider areas of the business.


You’ll be learning from the best, joining an ambitious and supportive team with extensive company and industry experience. They are looking forward to sharing their skills and knowledge with someone eager to learn and develop in their career at Portakabin.


You’ll be responsible for managing the delivery of allocated projects, ensuring all necessary measures are taken so work is carried out in a safe manner whilst providing effect programme and cost control at all times. Your working week will be split between our Peterborough or Nottingham office depending on your location, working from home and on the road meeting with customers.


As a Project Controller, you will have:


*       Proven Project management experience.

*       The ability to work in a systematic, methodical and orderly way.

*       Strong knowledge in use of Microsoft Office, in particular Word, Excel and Project.

*       The ability to works productively in a high pressure environment.

*       The ability to perform against deadlines and milestones.

*       Strong skills in making rational judgements from the available information and analysis.

*        Full UK driving licence.


Even if you do not match all of our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.


Why Portakabin?

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities and construction.

Portakabin now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.


You will receive:

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
  • Working flexibly principles
  • Contributory pension
  • Annual bonus
  • Electric company Car
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)

As a Portakabin Employee, you will also be able to access a range of dedicated health and wellbeing services, a chance to give back to your community with an annual volunteering day off, and fully funded professional qualifications! There is also a great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin.


What’s next? 


We aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing Monday 10th June. Interviews for this role will be in person at our office in either Peterborough or Nottingham.


As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Portakabin is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.


We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made. If you are having any difficulty applying, please contact our recruitment team on