Project Controller


Ref: 63Monday 16 September 2019

Project Controller

We are recruiting for a Project Controller in the Slough area. My client is a global leader. 

As a Project Controller, you will need to have:

  • Minimum 5 GCSE, Grade C or above (or equivalent)
  • Previous experience in a Financial/Commercial Administration role would be desirable. 5+ years’ experience required. Electrical industry experience desirable but not required.
  • IT literate; Microsoft Office, plus ideally SAP and Microsoft Project.  Excel intermediate level
  • Good communicator, practical problem solver, able to work independently and as part of a team, able to plan, organise and prioritise


  • Salary: £30,000-£34,000
  • Working Hours: Monday to Thursday 8.00am – 4.45 pm Friday 8am to 1pm
  • Location: Slough
  • Duration: Permanent

Role of a Project Controller

  • Managing My Clients high value project orders with key aspects of the role being: order entry, supplier & service provider co-ordination, inbound & outbound freight management & stock-level management, customer invoicing and maintenance of accurate financial & project planning records.
  • Responsible for allocated Projects - communicating effectively with stakeholders at all levels; confirming scope; raising orders on suppliers; devising and publishing plans; initiating surveys; initiating RAMS productions; publishing RAMS to clients; instructing sub-contractors; scheduling and arranging deliveries; arranging load tests and recommissioning; writing and submitting invoices and reports.
  • Liaise with customers, internal production facilities/stakeholders & leadership to support in time project delivery.
  • Communicate with customers and suppliers of all levels from functional contributors to business leaders
  • To be able to co-ordinate and manage complex issues with multiple suppliers, partners and stakeholders
  • Able to occasionally work in other Eaton locations (Birmingham/Doncaster/Manchester) and attend off site meetings as required, with associated overnight stays
  • Writing and submitting payment applications & invoices in line with contract conditions and delivery schedules
  • Raising Project job orders on ERP in line with contract conditions and delivery schedules
  • Working closely with 3rd party service teams to forecast, co-ordinate & manage installation, commissioning & all other required service activities.
  • Working on process improvements across the UK Commercial Operations Team, from root cause analysis to change implementation

Benefits of working with us as a Project Management Administrator:

  • 25 days annual leave plus the bank holidays
  • Pension which is 3% employee and 6% from My client
  • Flexible Benefits package, where employees choose themselves which benefits, they would prefer i.e. private medical insurance, dental cover, sell/buy 5 additional days, etc.
  • Parking is free around 5 minutes’ walk to our Slough office

If you are interested in the above role, please click apply

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