Careers in project controls

An online career event for undergrads and young professionals for careers in project control

The IET Project Controls Technical Network have planned a careers event focusing on undergrads and young professionals to give insight about a career in project control arena. This online event is an opportunity to meet and chat with fellow engineers who are in their student, early and established careers.

This is your opportunity to have discussions, gain opinions and ask questions to a range of different industries within engineering whilst expanding your professional network. Participants can request to join four breakout sessions on the day and ask direct questions of each speaker.  

Our speakers:

Sadie Peacock

Sadie is an Engineering Manager working for precision measurement company Renishaw in their manufacturing division. Her team supports the assembly of precision products, resolving issues and implementing improvements to maintain supply of high-quality product to customers.

She also volunteers with various organizations including WES, IET and as a STEM ambassador.

Frank McGovern

Security Cleared Chartered Engineer with 20 years’ experience of Project Planning & Project Controls predominantly using Primavera P6. I have worked over a variety of business markets including Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, Defence & Manufacturing. Recent high-profile projects I have worked on include A9 Dualling, Hinkley Point C, A14, HS2 & HMS Queen Elizabeth Aircraft Carrier. In my current role I split my time as a Project Controls Manager on specific projects and managing, leading, and developing the UK Highways Project Controls team. I am also a member of the IET Project Controls Network Executive Team and have recently been certified as an APM PPC (Planning and Project Controls) Accredited Trainer. Furthermore, I am NEC 3 certified Project Manager status.

I am a consistent and dependable individual with an eye for detail. Strongly motivated to get things right, I have established good relationships with clients and have a strong sense of duty. I can work alone to reach any targets given and can work actively as a team member. I am a creative and inventive thinker, who craves a challenge and who is not afraid to work outside my comfort zone. My interpersonal skills are highly refined, and much of my career has been oriented around client facing roles, in which I have demonstrated a consistent record of exceeding demanding business and personal goals. 

Overall, my goals are to contribute to my employer’s success through my determination to succeed in my working environment. I am now looking for a new challenge to bring my discipline, individual drive, commitment, and a first-class can-do attitude to delivering all work scopes safely and on time to a future employer.

Bertrand Bwerudza

Bert is an Operations Manager driving execution excellence in Maintenance Repair and Overhaul (MRO) of Aircraft Components at Bombardier.

During his career has gained a wealth of mechanical product engineering experience over the years, with specialist in-depth knowledge of aircraft accessories such as Power Generation Systems, Landing Gears, Wheels, and Brakes.

As an advocate of implementing continuous improvement programs to strategically align Operations to exceed commercial business goals, Bert has successfully participated, initiated, transformed, and developed teams in prominent Aircraft MRO organisations to meet long-term goals.

Outside of work, Bert is committed to his personal development and has recently graduated with an MBA from London Brunel University’s Business School.

Uchenna Ani

Uchenna Daniel Ani is a Computer Scientist and Cyber Security Expert. He is a lecturer and researcher in Cyber Security at the School of Computer Science and Mathematics, Keele University, UK.

He leads and support the coordination and delivery of several research projects in cyber security and digital transformation involving multidisciplinary teams of experts from academia, industry, and government.

He is also involved as volunteer with various organisations including In2ScienceUK, IET, and as a STEM Ambassador. He is a member of the Executive Committee of the IET Project Controls Network


There will be plenty of time to ask questions and seek advice from our panel.


  • Professional Development
  • Project Control

Continuing Professional Development

This event can contribute towards your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours as part of the IET's CPD monitoring scheme.


06 Jun 2023

12:30pm - 1:30pm

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