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Project Controller

Project Controller

Job Title: Project Controller
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Manufacturing
Reference: 3429136
Contact Name: Chris McCutcheon
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 20, 2022

Job Description

Project Controller

Location: Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne
Duration: 12 Months (Possible extension)
Start: ASAP

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Project Controller to join a leading pharmaceutical manufacturing business, working on a highly interesting project. The scope of accountability may include maintaining project timelines and budgets, managing project ordering and receipting, preparing Capital Project Appropriation requests, supporting asset capitalisation, providing inputs in the Capital Program Management system and supporting (as agreed) site minor projects.
This individual is responsible for prioritising and managing their workload and communicating any issues, constraints or challenges with the Project Manager or Project Management Office (PMO) Lead. In this role, the deliverables will require the ability to interpret project timelines, manage and report project finances, in a fast paces and sometimes pressurised project environment.
Main responsibilities:
  • Liaise with Project Managers to maintain project timelines (Microsoft Project) to ensure clear and consistent communication within project team and more broadly project stakeholders, regarding project timelines from concept to delivery.
  • Liaise with Project Managers and Project Engineers to maintain project budgets (Microsoft Excel) conduct project purchasing and receipting (Ariba, SAP) and support accurate financial governance of Capital Projects. Input project budget forecasts and actuals into the Capital Project Management (CPM) system.
  • Support the roll-up of project financials and timelines to achieve a Capital Program view.
  • Support purchase variation management process
  • Support the scope change management process
  • Support the generation of Capital Project Appropriation (CPA) requests.
  • Support capital asset capitalisation and project closure processes
  • Support inputs into the monthly project stakeholder updates.
The successful candidate will have;
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role within an engineering, manufacturing, or pharmaceutical environment.
  • Experience in conducting project cost analysis, project planning/scheduling and financial management
  • The successful candidate must be highly proficient in Microsoft Project, Powerpoint and Excel and be able to learn new electronic systems and processes quickly. Also experience with Ariba and/or SAP is preferred
  • Experience in a Capital Project environment (Preferred)
Benefits of this role;
  • Work with a world class business on high profile projects.
  • Excellent long-term opportunity.
  • Work within a highly skilled team.
  • Excellent remuneration.
Design & Build specializes in recruitment for the Construction, Manufacturing, Engineering & Property industries on a national basis. Design & Build prides itself on only hiring recruitment specialists, finding the right people for the right jobs and doing the right thing by both job seekers and employers alike.
For any questions relating to this role please contact Chris on 0412 747 198 / or click apply. Your application will be treated as strictly confidential.

Thanks for your consideration.