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Project Controller


Location: Kent

Job Type: Full time


As the fastest-growing fibre network in the UK, you could say we’re changing things up. Not only are we unlocking the digital potential of an entire nation, but we’re also constantly evolving, to give our people the most seamless employee experience possible. We’re doing this by creating a sense of purpose among our teams and offering career development opportunities the like of which has never been seen before. We’re a company that cares about people, places and new possibilities. Could this be the fresh start you’re looking for?

Building a new, full fibre network has never been more exciting, so don’t miss an opportunity to work for the 2nd largest Fibre network in the UK. Our Network Build teams are revitalising an industry – they’re the ones connecting the dots and assuring the build. They work with cutting-edge technologies and the brightest minds in their field to build a legacy for future generations. They can say the digital map of the UK, is something they’ve created. This is your chance to say you were a part of its creation too.

We think smart, act fast, always back each other and give everything our best. We’re building a legacy, that’s the CityFibre Way. There’s never been a more exciting time to be part of the Network Build team at CityFibre.

A rewarding career

If you’re going to be changing it up, you deserve to be looked after. That’s why we’re offering a salary of £35,475.On top of that, you’ll be able to enjoy plenty of benefits like 25 days’ holiday, a day off on your birthday, a day off to support a charity or organisation of your choice, a performance-related bonus scheme, and private healthcare to name just a few.

How can you change it up?

We’re looking for a enthusiastic and organised Project Controller to work alongside the Build Manager and Project Controls Manager, playing a crucial, hands-on role in delivering Fibre To The Home rollouts across the City. You’ll have a complete overview of each project, flagging any potential issues and driving improvements to our processes, helping us deliver fibre faster and more efficiently. Day to day, this is what you can expect to be doing:

  • Creating and maintaining comprehensive project documentation
  • Coordinating the project activities by working with all stakeholders, enabling flawless project execution
  • Monitoring and tracking progress against the detailed project plan – identifying risk and supporting the Project Controls Manager and Build Manager in identifying mitigation activities
  • Reporting project progress, status, cost and risk using appropriate tools and technique

You will have a proven track record in coordinating large scale complex projects in a B2B environment, excellent organisational skills and the ability to liaise with people at all levels. You will bring some of the below to CityFibre with you:

  • In-depth knowledge of project management methodologies including Prince2 or PMi and MS Project
  • Experience of planning and controlling complex, multi-workstream projects
  • Experience of devising and delivering mitigations to address key risks
  • A proven ability to develop and manage project budgets and finances
  • Telecoms or construction experience would be beneficial

If you’ve just found yourself nodding and thinking, ‘I can do that!’, things are about to get exciting.

Our unique culture

So that’s the role, now let us tell you a bit more about life at CityFibre. We’ve built a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace that offers anyone the chance to grow a new career. We’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women, have partnerships with Work180, Vercida and Disability Confidence, just to name a few – it inspires us day-to-day. The foundations of our teams are rooted in respect, development and continuous support. Our people are already changing it up, are you ready to join them?

CityFibre is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to individuals from all backgrounds, including ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, family status and disability. We recognise that everyone is an individual with a wide range of experiences and perspectives and believe this diversity of thought is what makes CityFibre special.