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Jacobs Project Controller / Planner in United Kingdom Countrywide, United Kingdom

Project Controller / Planner


At Jacobs, we're challenging today to reinvent tomorrow by solving the world's most critical problems for thriving cities, resilient environments, mission-critical outcomes, operational advancement, scientific discovery and cutting-edge manufacturing, turning abstract ideas into realities that transform the world for good. With $13 billion in revenue and a talent force of approximately 52,000, Jacobs provides a full spectrum of professional services including consulting, technical, scientific and project delivery for the government and private sector.

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Critical Mission Solutions

Your mission is our mission.

We're invested in you and your success. Everything we do - whether Aerospace, Defense, Intelligence, Information Technology, Cybersecurity, Nuclear, Automotive, or Telecommunications - is more than just a project. It's our challenge as human beings, too. That's why we bring a thoughtful and collaborative approach to every one of our partnerships.

It's our promise to challenge the status quo as we redefine how to solve the world's greatest challenges and transform big ideas into intelligent solutions for a more connected, sustainable world.

Design your career with a company that inspires and empowers you to deliver your best work so you can evolve, grow and succeed –today and into tomorrow.

Key Responsibilities include:

The purpose of this role is to assist the Project Managers in delivering their projects on time and to budget through attention to detail and the application of Jacobs standard processes and best practice techniques. Responsibilities will include:

  • Application of project controls processes and systems utilization

  • Project set up, close out and reconciliations.

  • Ensuring correct cost allocation

  • Project cost forecasting

  • Revenue and gross margin monitoring

  • Ensure corporate systems are up to date and an accurate reflection of theproject

  • Monitoring of aged debt

  • Project Financial Reviews

  • Preparation of Client specific monthly reports

  • Preparation of internal reporting for OPR & PAR meetings

  • Attendance and / or contributions at monthly meetings

  • Preparation of tender programmes, resource & cost loaded

  • Update programmes throughout project lifecycle in coordination withoperational teams to accurately reflect progress on site

  • Preparing programmes for client submission, in line with contractualobligations

Additional tasks may include assisting the Project/Programme Manager in:

  • Earned value analysis

  • Risk & opportunity management

  • Programme & resource monitoring

  • The preparation of change control / early warning notices

  • Preparing / maintaining quality documents

  • Monitoring key performance indicators as necessary

  • Project document control



  • Previous experience in a similar role

  • Strong mathematical background

  • Experienced with Primavera P6

  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office in particular; Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Degree qualified – preferably in a relevant numerical discipline


  • Post-graduate financial or analytical experience

  • Awareness of Project Management principles (PRINCE2 / APM)

  • A basic understanding of various contract types & contract law

Our Culture (standard Txt, must be included)

At Jacobs we see safety differently - we strive to go ‘BeyondZero’ by putting the health, safety and well-being of our employees first in everything we do.

We are committed to equality across our business and we work with external organisations such as STEM, WISE (Women in Science & Engineering) and Stonewall. We are also Disability Confident Committed; therefore, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for a vacancy.

When you join Jacobs you will have access to a wide range of Global Networks, centred on inclusion and diversity which is the foundation of our business and at the centre of our values.

To find out more about our networks, please visit our website; www.jacobs.com

Successful candidates will be asked to complete a Baseline Personnel Security Standard Pre-Employment check and will be required to undergo various checks including: Identity, Right to Work; Employment/Education History and Criminal Record. If you are unable to meet this and any associated criteria, then your employment may be delayed or rejected.

JACOBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer who is committed to the safety and wellbeing of all.

Job Project Controls

Primary Location United Kingdom-United Kingdom Countrywide

Job Type Experienced

Req ID: FIE0008BB