Role Overview
As a Project Controller at Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine (NGSM) you will assist Senior Project Controllers and the project team in effectively and proactively controlling multi-million pound projects across the NGSM portfolio. The role may be Planning or Cost centric based on the individual project controls resource requirements. 

You will actively develop, maintain and execute complex project performance baselines by adhering to robust project controls processes and procedures to deliver best value for our customers. This role is based in our head office in New Malden.
To be successful in the role will require;
  • Expertise and experience with directing, planning, and scheduling functions and workshops, including schedule development, control, and analysis.
  • Expertise and experience in building and maintaining a cost and schedule performance baseline which includes well defined scope, assumptions, deliverables, Work Breakdown Structure, Activity ID and integrated critical path schedule that is resource loaded.
  • Scheduling activities will require direct interaction with the engineering and project management teams using and challenging Design Estimates for inclusion in the plans.
  • Experience in cost related functions including cost estimating, cost control, change management, cost analysis, activity coding control, accruals, invoicing and expense management.
  • Development of an accurate Estimate At Completion.
  • Hands on advanced expertise of project controls software including Primavera P6 and Deltek COBRA.
  • Applying Northrop Grumman Earned Value Management System.
  • Effective communications and reporting requirements that define the current status of a project in relation to the project performance baseline, reasons for deviation, and assisting with implementation of corrective action plans.
  • Assisting in proposals and change management reviews.
  • Seeking continuous improvement and enhancements of current project controls methodologies..
  • Professionally maintaining project-wide adherence to  processes, and procedures, sometimes in the face of adversity.


Skills & Experience
  • Experience working in a similar role in the Defence or, construction, rail, oil and gas or manufacturing industry
  • Understanding of project management / project business context
  • Advanced user of Primavera P6
  • Experience using cost management and finance systems
  • Advanced user of MS Excel, and usual MS Office Suite
  • Excellent communication (both written/verbal) and listening skills
  • An enthusiasm to volunteer and share opinions and views with internal and external stakeholders, and an ability to persuade others.
  • Training and mentoring within a cohesive team environment Good organisational skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Confident, honest, articulate and reliable
  • An enthusiasm to volunteer and share opinions and views with internal and external stakeholders
  • An ability to persuade others
Please note for this particular role, all candidates must be eligible for SC - UK EYES ONLY clearance and therefore be a sole British National passport holder. Please note that in the event that the required clearance cannot be obtained you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security.
About Us
With over 100 years of history and expertise in navigation, we have established ourself as a major global provider of navigation solutions, including radars, compass systems, steering systems, speed logs, integrated bridge and control systems. We take pride in our commitment to provide 24/7support to all of our customers.

Our company grows because of our employees' dedication and commitment to achieving our mission, something we always remember. In return for working for us you will have access to a benefits package that provides you with flexibility to balance your professional career with your personal life, health & well-being benefits, discount schemes, pension benefits and investment in your future development.

We are committed to equality and diversity in our workplace. Northrop Grumman Sperry Marine provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to an individual’s protected status, including race, ethnic origin, colour, nationality, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage/civil partnership, pregnancy/maternity, religion or belief, creed, age, disability, genetic information, or any other protected status or characteristic.