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Project Controller

Full time
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1,001-5,000 employees
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Our goal at CityFibre is to unlock the digital potential of Britain by creating a broadband network that works seamlessly for everyone, every day. Powerful, gigabit-speed connections that enable people across entire communities to enjoy life in full flow. To do this, we make sure that our people’s voices are heard, their ideas are welcomed, and everyone is given the opportunity to make a real impact.

We encourage change, have a challenger mindset, foster innovation and nurture a welcoming, inclusive and supportive community. In this environment we allow you to bring your best-self to work every day, helping you to achieve your goals, grow your career and reach your full potential.

We’re a Times Top 50 Employer for Women; are endorsed by WORK180; have pledged our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant; and are a Disability Confident Employer. Working together with our Employee Networks, we’re committed to changing the industry for everyone.

What you can expect from us

Everyone at CityFibre has an important part to play, and we reflect that in our benefits. With a competitive salary depending on experience, when you join us, you’ll also enjoy 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.

We believe we deliver our best when we work together. It’s the way we do things, trusting and giving our people the autonomy to manage their own day-to-day, promoting wellbeing, whilst still prioritising time together with our colleagues to connect, collaborate and share our ideas.

How you’ll change it up

We’re looking for an 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

What you’ll bring to the role

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

We’re looking for people who don’t settle for ‘good enough’ and push things forward. If you’ve just found yourself thinking, ‘I’d love to do this’, we want to hear from you. Let’s change it up.

Diversity, Inclusion and Belonging

Our people have a wide range of experiences and perspectives – and it’s this diversity of thought that makes us who we are.

CityFibre is working hard to change up the telecoms industry. This means we’re committed to providing equal opportunities to people from all backgrounds and commitments, including your carer and family status, ethnicity, sexual orientation, religion, age, disability, gender and gender identity. We’re also offering training programmes and placement opportunities to support the skilled, career changers, service-leavers, and returning workers to become part of our teams.

If there’s any additional support or adjustment you require in the application process to help you achieve your best, please get in touch by emailing We’re here to support you in changing up your career.