Project Controller

Date: 25 Jun 2024

Location: Manchester Airport, GB

Company: MAG



  • Project Controller
  • Permanent role
  • Based at Manchester Airport

Why MAG?


At MAG we provide the airport facilities and travel services that people need to connect with the world. As the largest UK owned airport operator, we serve over 60 million passengers a year from Manchester, London Stansted, and East Midlands Airports. With over 270 destinations across the globe, our businesses not only bring people together but also support the prosperity of the regions in which we operate.


Sustainability is one of our core values, and it shapes everything we do. We're committed to protecting the environment and supporting our local communities.  Our programmes include airport and airline decarbonisation, comprehensive education, skills and employment support and community engagement initiatives including volunteering opportunities.


At MAG, we recognise creating a first-class journey for our customers starts by creating a first-class career journey for our colleagues and we are committed to building inclusive environments in which our people can thrive. You’ll also have access to some great benefits including:


  • Flexible and generous company pension plan with various company contribution options (up to 10%) that you can change to suit your personal needs
  • 24 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Free parking
  • Subsidised public transport
  • Huge range of company discounts
  • Free Virtual GP service, available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
  • Care Concierge service
  • Two volunteering days per year

The role


Your role as a Project Controller will include providing updates on the status of all capital funded projects, as well as maintaining key datasets to allow coordination with capital funding and major gateway milestone approvals and generating cash-flow projections for capital projects in the short, medium, and long term.


You will also help with the creation, planning and management of the overall Capital Expenditure plan for MAG, covering multiple financial years. Moreover, you will be responsible for undertaking audit & assurance of contractor submissions, in line with NEC contract management principles.

What will make you successful in the role?

To be successful in the role, you will need a minimum of three years of experience with Oracle Primavera P6 EPPM enterprise tool, which you can use to create and manage bespoke reports, integrate with other systems, and ensure a smooth implementation.


You will also have the skills to transfer and migrate data from different sources and versions, and to provide accurate cash-flow forecasts and profiles for project delivery. Moreover, you will have a Project Controls or Project Management foundation qualification and an advanced level of Primavera P6 user capability.


A commercial background and experience in complex multi-stakeholder projects are preferred but is not essential.


Equal Opportunities & Reasonable Adjustments


At MAG we believe in the importance of diversity & inclusion for all. We are committed to creating a workforce that is reflective of our society. As such we welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.


We’re also committed to well-being with a focus on mental health and supporting colleagues from underrepresented groups through our Colleague Resource Groups.


As a Disability Confident employer we are committed to creating an environment where candidates and employees can perform at their optimum. Please let us know if we can provide you with any reasonable adjustments to aid your application or interview process.


You can contact the team by emailing


Our Colleague Resource Groups include: Women’s Network, Embrace - Race & Ethnicity Group, Fly With Pride (LGBTQIA+), Mental Health, Parent & Carers, Disabilities including neurodiversity