What Does a Document Controller Do?

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Document Controller Responsibilities include:

  • Copying, scanning, and storing documents
  • Checking for accuracy editing files, like contracts
  • Reviewing and updating technical documents (e.g. manuals and workflows)


Job description:
We are looking for a document controller to prepare, manage, and file documents for our projects.
Document controller responsibilities include typing contracts, archiving files, and ensuring all team members have access to necessary documentation. To be successful in this role, you should have previous experience reviewing technical documents along with the ability to spot errors.
Ultimately, you will support our procedures maintaining transparent, up-to-date and easily traceable documents.



  • Copy, scan, and store documents
  • Check the accuracy and edit files, like contracts
  • Review and update technical documents
  • Distribute project-related copies to internal teams
  • File documents in physical and digital records
  • Create templates for future use
  • Retrieve files as requested by employees and clients
  • Manage the flow of documentation within the organization
  • Maintain confidentiality around sensitive information and terms of agreement



  • Proven work experience as a document controller or similar role
  • Familiarity with project management
  • Basic knowledge of labor and corporate law
  • Hands-on experience with MS Office and MS Excel
  • Knowledge of Electronic Document Management Systems
  • Proficient typing and editing skills
  • Data organization skills
  • Attention to detail

Salary: The average salary of a document controller in the UK is £27,500/year
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