Senior Project Controller

BAE Systems

Location: Henderson

Job Type: Full time


Senior Project Controller

At BAE Systems Australia
 Do interesting work that MATTERS
 ENJOY what you do
 GROW your career
We work in a thriving sector – one that puts us at the forefront of exciting and meaningful work. Every day we push boundaries to produce some of the world's most innovative and ground breaking technology. Individually we all contribute to our success. Collectively we make the impossible possible.
Recognised for delivering projects of global and national significance that help keep Australia safe, it is our shared passion that shapes our culture, and our people that make it a great place to work.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Project Controller to join our program based in either Henderson or Melbourne reporting to the Project Controls Manager.
We embrace flexible work arrangements at BAE Systems Australia, such as working a 9-day fortnight and hybrid working.
You will be responsible for the proper use of the company Earned Value Management (EVM) System so that the project management team can adequately monitor and report on project cost, schedule progress and risk status.
In the conduct of assigned duties, the Senior Project Controller must maintain the goodwill of the Customer and company management, by ensuring that our established EVM processes are carried out to report and manage the project with timely, accurate EVM data.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Provide support in the development and maintenance of the project cost and schedule baselines
  • Enter all baseline data into the cost and schedule tools and validate
  • Coordinates the month-end EVM process of Control Account status reporting, schedule statusing and forecasting, estimate to complete data input, provision of progress and variance analysis reports
  • Provide customer required and management level schedule and EVM reports and analysis
  • Proactively work with a forward thinking process to ensure any EVM issues are highlighted in advance including continuous improvement to schedule health metrics
  • Support Critical Path analysis and Schedule Risk Analysis activities when required

About YOU

  • Someone with a proactive attitude and who can adapt to change well
  • Solutions focussed, team player
  • Relevant qualifications in Engineering, Project Management or similar discipline are desirable
  • Exposure using EVM tools (Cobra, Primavera, OPP) would be highly regarded
  • Some experience in a defence acquisition program desirable

We believe in hiring for potential, we know that some candidate hesitate if they don't tick all the boxes. If this role interests you, but you don't meet all the criteria, we still encourage you to apply.

About US
You will joining a workplace that truly cares about your wellbeing.
Our people are diverse and we value the variety of perspectives this brings, we know that a culture that is inclusive and fosters a sense of belonging is a place we can all make the most of our unique talents and be our best.
As Australia's largest defence company in a rapidly growing sector, you will be connected into a global team and encouraged to explore where your career might take you whether that is a traditional career path or squiggly one, there are infinite possibilities for you at BAE Systems Australia.
We welcome applicants from all people regardless of sex, gender identity, race, ethnicity, disability, pregnancy, age, or other lived experience; and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for all positions.
We are proud to be recognised as an employer of choice for women by WORK180.
As a member of the Circle Back Initiative we commit to respond to every applicant
To learn more about our competitive employee benefits, flexibility, other employment opportunities and what to expect from our recruitment process please visit:

As a Defence security clearance may be required for this role, applicants must be Australian citizens and either possess or be eligible to obtain and maintain appropriate clearances.
Further information regarding security clearances.

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