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Project Controls Officer

Job Category:  Administration
Contract Partner Company:  Kaefer
Employing Company:  KAEFER

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Kaefer Require a Project Controls Officer for their ongoing works at Hinkley Point C.
Closing Date: 30-Sep-2019

Job Responsibilities:
To work with established Company policies and procedures andComply with the current KAEFER:

  • Health & Safety Policy
  • Quality Policy
  • Environmental Policy


  • Work with the Planning and Commercial teams to monitor project progress and recommending changes as required
  • Ensure records are substantiated and adequate daily records are kept on project delivery.
  • Produce weekly progress reports in collaboration with the planning functions
  • Record as-built records and allocate data to activity schedules
  • Ensure that early warnings are raised and monitored in accordance with the NEC3 contract programmes in reduce exposure and impact to the project, KAEFER and the client.
  • Ensure contract changes / compensation events are captured, ensuring that impact evaluation on costs and schedules is undertaken with the Commercial team
  • Implement adequate project controls to improve the efficiency and enhance the profitability of projects, including debt management
  • Ensure timely programming and change notifications are communicated
  • Use a variety of software packages (including Microsoft suite, etc)
  • Produce project close-out reports whilst liaising with all relevant departments to ensure that lessons learnt are captured and fed back appropriately
  • Attend KAEFER and client contract review / progress meetings on a regular basis.
  • Support LEAN principles across identified projects / work faces
  • Undertake any duties as and when required.


Qualifications and Person specification:


  • Ability to organise own work effectively and efficiently.                                                          
  • Proficient in Excel for use in estimating, cost reporting, budgeting and forecasting.          
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.                                                                  
  • Report Writing                                                                                                                          
  • Ability to have attention to detail and prioritise tasks  
  • Ability to work as part of a team and across departments  
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines
  • Ability to plan and manage fluctuations in project resources (Labour, Plant, Materials).  



  • Earned Value Management 
  • Knowledge of Construction & Health & safety regulations.
  • Knowledge of CDM 2015 regulations would be advantageous
  • Can demonstrate successful leadership in process improvement. 

Qualifications and Training:

  • PMI, APM, PRINCE2 or similar
  • P6 primavera (desirable)
  • Business Administration NVQ Level 3 certificate (or higher would be desirable)


  • Major Project experience min 5 year.
  • Experience in Industrial Coatings Scaffolding, installation and removal practices would be advantageous.
  • Working Knowledge of Temporary Works would be desirable but not essential.
  • Producing reports and presentations
  • Managing technical documentation 
  • Managing teams across multiple project locations at the same time. 
  • Experience of NEC3 Contracts 
  • Project Control experience min. 3 years.

Terms and Conditions:

  • Permanent Contract
  • Salary to be confirmed,


For this role you must have evidence of right to work in the UK. As a project, we do not discriminate on the grounds of age, gender, race, colour, religion, disability or sexual orientation, and we welcome applications from all sections of the community.