Wood Process & Energy is looking for expressions of interest from Project Controllers in the UK.

As a Project Controller you will assist in the provision of basic cost, planning, scheduling and risk assessment support to Wood assignments / project teams and clients, typically on smaller projects without dedicated project control discipline teams.

Under close supervision and with support and guidance, runs a limited range of project controls systems and tools to enable the successful management and reporting of the project costs, schedule and risk on projects and specific assignments.


  • Assist in reporting of planned v’s actual progress figures
  • Support the collection of weekly progress figures from the project team and any 3rd party contractors
  • Assist with reporting against the project critical path
  • Assist with reporting of project costs and schedule data
  • Assist with weekly and monthly project cost and planning status reports
  • Review and be familiar with the Project Work Breakdown Structure for specific scopes of work
  • Study and understand all relevant documents pertaining to the preparation of plans and schedules
  • Support the monitoring of cost commitments and expenditures through all phases of the project / assignment
  • Liaise with Project Accounting and time-capture functions and third parties as required to ensure accurate and timely capture of costs and ensure costs are allocated accurately in accordance with approved project/assignment WBS
  • Work closely and assist Project Accountants and Billing Specialists in the Billing process and any other cost related queries
  • May assist with quantity surveying on the project, utilizing controlled engineering documentation and/or models (may be discipline oriented)
  • Assist the maintenance of project S-Curves and Histograms. Gathers progress updates on activities and deliverables from stakeholders.
  • Perform progress updates of the project Gantt charts
  • Follow change management process
  • Attendance at client progress meetings (as required)
  • Assist with the preparation of proposal schedules and CTR packs
  • Attend cost and schedule risk analysis workshops / sessions
  • Be familiar with and comply with Project Controls processes and procedures


  • Entry level role, incumbents will typically have less than 2 years experience in project control
  • Basic understanding of project management principles and techniques
  • Basic understanding of Cost Management, Change Control, Planning & Risk Analysis & Management
  • Good skills in Microsoft Excel & Microsoft Word

Personal attributes

  • Demonstrates commitment to Wood Values, Visions & Behaviours
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective organization & planning skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a fast paced environment
  • Good communication skills both written and oral
  • Uses initiative and a proactive approach to problem solving
  • Commitment to continuous improvement

About us

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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