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Business Planning & Controls Manager QinetiQ

Location: Farnborough
Employment Type: Full Time - Permanent
Job ID: 9483

QinetiQ comprises teams of dedicated people; experts in defence, aerospace, security and related markets. We draw on our extensive technical knowledge and intellectual property to provide the know-how and support to solve some of the world’s most challenging problems.  Our people make the critical difference to customers by providing unique approaches to problem solving.  Why don’t you join some of the world’s finest scientific and technical minds and help us make tomorrow work today?

Job description/Person specification

This role contributes to driving business delivery performance, and is essential for
understanding, advising and managing actions to ensure portfolios; programmes and
projects are delivered to the agreed scope.
The role provides direct planning, scheduling, monitoring and controls guidance across
all IDTs, within a specific business, for all ‘in flight’ projects and programmes and is the
lead role for all Programme Controls Planning & Reporting resources within that

Accountable, on behalf of the Group Head, for the provision of effective and efficient
programme controls and planning services to the business
Responsible for the detailed planning, monitoring, control and reporting of a complex
portfolio of projects to include the delivery profile, key issues, risks, mitigations and
business performance metrics.
Development and continuous improvement of consistent programme control and
governance across the business, working with the programme/project community to
ensure effective programme delivery aligned to the operating framework.
Accountable for ensuring all project delivery information is accurate by enabling and
supporting individual PMs with forecasting and project control.
The post holder is ultimately responsible for their profession’s skills, competency and
capacity within their professional group in order to fulfil the demand created by the
project, sales and operations functions.
The role also includes the accountability for embedding and providing guidance on the
improvement of processes, systems and tools required by the function.
Ensuring that project delivery is consistent and compliant with all required regulatory
frameworks and QinetiQ’s operating framework.
This role is responsible for developing; leading and effectively communicating business
delivery performance to ensure Integrated Delivery Teams (IDTs) manage and improve
their performance.