Project Controls Engineer

Main Purpose of Position 

  • Provide technical and commercial Project Controls support, working in accordance with company processes and procedures, to provide, update and report on integrated schedule, cost and resource information across a portfolio of projects from bid development through to project closeout. 

Specific Areas of Responsibility 

  • Direct assistance and advice to Bid & Project Managers in the development of project programmes. 
  • Establish Work Breakdown Structures and Cost Breakdown Structures in relation to project scope. 
  • Work with Estimators to develop Bid programmes into integrated schedule, cost and resource loaded programmes ensuring a smooth transition from Business Development to the Project Management team. 
  • Advise on best practice using company templates and processes, to establish realistic and achievable programmes acceptable to all stakeholders. 
  • Hold weekly and monthly operations and programme update meetings to support projects, attend project stand-ups. 
  • Co-operation/ co-ordination with internal & external stakeholders to obtain accurate and realistic progress information and update the project programme including forecasts, understanding key interfaces and the impact of changes in terms of schedule, cost and resource. 
  • Process and provide programme updates and associated reports in line with internal Reporting Calendar and client requirements. 
  • Produce and issue standardised performance reports based on cost and schedule for internal & external stakeholders, including information such as Earned Value, SPI, CPI and EAC. Input to PSR reports, which are presented to board of directors on a monthly basis. 
  • Keep programmes well maintained and realistic, maintaining programme detail including coding and logic to a high standard. 
  • Identify key variances on the project programmes, undertake variance analysis, communicate to Integrated Delivery teams and present the data in the form of reports & graphs. 
  • Provide critical path analysis, resource forecasts and lookaheads based on programme information. 
  • Provide prompt, accurate information to the Project Manager and integrated delivery teams. 
  • Apply change to programmes and baselines in line with business and contract requirements, and demonstrate the impact on programme. 
  • Work in line with specific contracts for projects, submitting financial information and programmes / activity schedules in line with client timescales. 
  • Carry out general admin and housekeeping of project folders and Primavera P6. 
  • Actively participate in continuous improvement of the company, department, personnel and self. 
  • Ensure personal, professional, and technical competency through continuing professional development.  
  • Enhance the potential of others by coaching and mentoring as appropriate. 
  • Formulate and manage own personal training plan and development activity with the Project Controls Manager. 

Additional Tasks 

  • To carry out, as instructed, any task as deemed reasonable by your line manager, in the interest of the Company. 
  • To carry out, as instructed, any task as deemed reasonable by your line manager, in the interest of the Company. 


  • Compliance with company procedures and policies. 
  • Work in accordance with company vision, mission and core values. 
  • Display a professional, acceptable attitude and image for all work associated with and undertaken on behalf of NIS Ltd.  

Security clearance

If not already cleared, candidates should be willing to undertake appropriate level of clearance. If you wish to apply for this vacancy, please ensure you have read the full Job Description and Person Specification.

Reporting to
Project Controls Manager 
Full time


Job Description and Person Specification