Project Controller

Discipline: Project Management
Salary: £33,000 - £36,500
Job ref: 008102
Published: 3 months ago

We are looking for Project Controller to join our progressive Aircare Team in Hire Division covering South England and Wales. In this role you will manage the delivery of allocated projects, ensuring all necessary measures are taken such that works are carried out in a safe manner, whilst providing effective programme and cost control at all times.

Role Details

  • Salary: from £33,000pa to £36,500pa depend on experience
  • Role based: variable in South England and Wales
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Annual leave: 25 days of annual leave plus bank holidays

Role Responsibilities

*         Ensure that all Projects are delivered in accordance with all appropriate H&S and CDM regulations, as applicable, and good practice.

*         Manage project installations and dismantles ensuring that projects are completed within planned costs and agreed timescales.

*         Liaise with Contractors and other Project Controllers who will also work on the project ensuring clear communication and consistency in approach.

*         Where required provide pre-order support to commercial staff to ensure all risks are minimized for post order project delivery.

*         In conjunction with appropriate Commercial Staff, implement/participate in Project Launch and Design Freeze Process and manage variations.

*         Ensure that the necessary resources, including labour allocation, materials and all sub-contract requirements, are in place and managed.

*         Ensure compliance to all necessary Project Delivery processes and procedures including ISO 9001 and Customer Charter.


Benefits & Opportunities

*         Option to buy 5 days of annual leave

*         London weighting if applicable

*         Working flexibly principles

*         Contributory pension

*         Annual bonus

*         Company Car

*         A chance to give back to your community with an annual Volunteering Day Off

*         Fully funded professional qualifications and membership

*         Cycle to Work Scheme

*         Refer a Friend Scheme

*         Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)


There is also great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin!


Our Ideal Candidate

We are looking for someone who has:

*         Proven project management experience,

*         Strong all round technical knowledge - including where possible Building Regulations, HTM’s, HBN’s and CDM,

*         Demonstrable knowledge and experience of financial control in delivering projects including negotiation of terms and final accounts,

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

*         Knowledge of relevant Health and Safety legislation and procedures,

*         Ability to works productively in a high pressure environment,

*         Ability to performance against deadlines and milestones,

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

*         GCSE or equivalent level of education, including Maths and English,

*         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.

We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing Monday 9th October.


About 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 remains in the ownership of the York based Shepherd family and now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.

As an equal opportunities employer, Portakabin 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.

Role Profile