Project controller

About the business

BMT Defence and Security, Australia is recognised as one of Australia's leading independent Defence and Maritime consultancies. With offices in Adelaide, Melbourne, Sydney and Canberra, our highly motivated and qualified workforce enables tailored solutions to meet and exceed customer requirements. We provide access to exciting and challenging projects, with opportunities for our people to expand their expertise and shape the industries in which we work.

Our culture values people who are collaborative, inclusive and who are dedicated to providing technically excellent and innovative solutions; who are constantly improving themselves and our business, who act with integrity at all times and have an ambition to build lasting client focused relationships.

About the role

Operating from our office in Melbourne, the Project Controller is responsible for producing and analysing accurate project data while working closely with our fabulous Project Managers across all our offices to ensure budgeting and scheduling runs smoothly.

You will be comfortable learning everything you can about our Project Management tool so you can produce high-quality project plans and transfer knowledge to our project teams. You are at home producing reports, generating invoices, engaging with stakeholders and analysing the health of projects from start to finish.

There is also an Administration component to the role which requires you to be the primary point of contact for our Melbourne team and assist with survey logistics.

Benefits and perks

Joining our team gives you access to our world class employees, in an environment where new ideas are encouraged and nurtured. We are an employee benefit trust which means that our profits go directly back to our people through continued development and profit sharing.

We offer:

  • Competitive remuneration and benefits package;
  • Ongoing professional development and training;
  • Opportunities to work in a range of diverse projects
  • Flexible work arrangements; and
  • A culture of diversity and innovative thinking.

Skills and experience

With experience in working across a geographically diverse organisation, your energy, commitment and passion for getting the job done is what we need. We are looking for someone who has a couple of years under their belt and is passionate about a career in Project Controls.

We are looking for someone with the following experience:

  • Project Coordination to ensure budgeting, scheduling and coordination processes run smoothly;
  • Project Controls for forecasting of potential gains and losses to cost and schedule;
  • Quality documentation control and system management to ensure project progress is monitored with outstanding issues and resolutions recorded; and
  • Experience supporting Senior Leaders within an organisation.

You will have:

  • 1-3 years experience in a project control role
  • Qualifications in Project Management;
  • Project Controls or Accounting would be well regarded;
  • Demonstrated experience working with project management software;
  • Advanced level of computer literacy including Microsoft Office suite of products, in particular Microsoft Excel;
  • Experience with project management accounting software;
  • Demonstrated ability to use discretion and maintain confidentiality;
  • Willingness to travel interstate as required; and
  • Able to provide evidence of Right to Work in Australia

BMT Defence and Security Australia Pty Ltd


Posted: 12 September 2019

Will be removed: 27 September 2019

Location:  Dandenong, VIC