Project Controls roles2022-09-27T10:55:42+01:00

Orange logo of a graph and clockThe right arm of Project Management, our Project Controls sub-function sits within Project Delivery, and is responsible for providing the right information, at the right time, to support better-informed decisions.

Our Project Controls team helps predict and oversee the time and cost of projects.

Driving accountability, responsibility and efficiency across DE&S, our Project Controls teams are involved in all phases of every project. From estimating, risk management and cost control, to planning and scheduling, and project controls management, our people are crucial to the successful delivery of our work.

Project Controls at DE&S

To be a successful Project Controller you have to be highly organised to achieve the right results

Project Controls roles at DE&S

Some of the specialisms within project controls include: scheduling, cost estimation and management, risk management, change controls, performance monitoring & reporting and scope management.

Technical Competences

For each of the functions in DE&S there is a technical competence framework. The framework describes specific professional skills or knowledge standards that are required within the function. Click here to open the technical competence framework for the Project Management and Project Controls function (as a PDF).

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