Project Manager - Infrastructure

Location Huddersfield
Sector: Commercial, Data Centre, Industrial, Management
Job type: Permanent
Rate / Salary: £45000 - £50000
Contact name: Cobus Swanepoel

Contact email: cobus@icobus.com
Job ref: PROF_10727
Published: about 1 month ago
Start date: ASAP

Job Description

Position: Project Manager

Division: Project Delivery

Reports to: Operations Manager

Direct Reports to: Site Managers / Site Supervisors / Projects Administration

Location: North

Overview

The Project Manager (PM) will take overall responsibility for all services supplied to all allocated projects. Being the first point of contact for the clients, the PM will work closely with the clients to deliver total customer satisfaction from design development through to production and handover. The PM will also be responsible for ensuring the continued improvement and enhancement of the delivery experience to the client whilst maximising efficiency and profitability.

Role and Responsibilities

  • To act as primary interface between the company and the clients in respect of being the first point of contact for design, operational and financial matters.

  • Overall responsibility for the projects PNL.

  • Production and issue of accurate monthly internal financial reports to the Operations Manager.

  • Responsibility for the production of specific back up financial documents for each project.

  • To compile and produce monthly client reports for review by the Operations Manager.

  • To plan and co-ordinate design and production activities.

  • To plan and co-ordinate material procurement and supply chain liaison in line with project plans.

  • To plan and co-ordinate resourcing requirements in line with project plans.

  • To plan and co-ordinate 3rd party suppliers in line with project plans.

  • To plan and co-ordinate project handover documentation in line with project plans.

  • Develop project handover documentation.

  • Ensuring adherence by the Design and Production teams to published Contractual and Commercial responsibilities.

  • Provision of regular updates to the internal team through internal meetings and reports.

  • Transference of all of the company and Manufacturers Warranties to the Contracts team upon project completion.

  • Overall responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of both the company and the Clients Health & Safety Policies.

  • Overall responsibility for the implementation and maintenance of both the company and the Client’s Quality Assurance Policies.

  • Overall responsibility for all deliverables (including documentation) conforming to both the company and the Client’s published Quality Management System.

  • Overall accountability for all actions of the company's project teams.

  • Overall responsibility for the motivation and development of allocated resources.

  • Act as an escalation point for internal resources and client management teams.

Relevant Experience and Training

Essential

  • Extensive (minimum of 5Yrs) experience of Telecommunications Infrastructure Cabling deployments

  • Extensive (minimum of 5Yrs) experience of Project Planning activities

  • Extensive (minimum of 3Yrs) experience managing projects in the distribution and manufacturing sector.

  • Extensive (minimum 3Yrs) experience of managing projects which include working at heights greater than 5-metres.

  • Demonstrable project experience in organising multi skilled teams including Structured Cabling, Electronic Security and ICT disciplines.

  • Excellent knowledge of specifications and installation practices associated with containment solutions.

  • Ability to produce and deliver client presentations in a clear, concise and confident manner

  • Ability to absorb and manage new services and applications

  • Experience and temperament to deal with multiple site design and production activities

  • Proven ability to motivate and develop project team personnel

  • Experience of delivering services against formal sub-contracts

  • Criminal Records Bureau (CRB) approval – Enhanced Disclosure Level

  • Construction Skills Certification Scheme (CSCS) – Accreditation to Tech Manager Level

Preferred but not Essential

  • Extensive (minimum of 5Yrs) experience of Physical Security deployments

  • Extensive (minimum of 5Yrs) experience of LAN / IPT & WiFI deployments

  • Experience of Cashless Catering and Electronic Registration deployments

  • Experience of Financial and Operational Report Writing and Analysis to Director level

  • Qualifications – Prince 2 and BICSi

Key Relationships

Internal

  • Operations Manager – Accountable to the Operations Manager for all role deliverables

  • Business Manager – Assist and support Business Managers in the development of all related sales opportunities.

  • Site Managers – Direct, mentor and be an escalation point for Site Managers reports.

  • Supervisors – Ensure development and performance aims are identified, monitored and achieved.

  • Quality Manager – To ensure compliance to published procedures and related auditing

  • Health & Safety Manager – To ensure compliance to published procedures and related auditing

External

  • Client – Primary point of contact for design and production, with responsibility to build professional and productive relationships

  • 3rd Parties – Ensure all contractors have workable agreements in place and understand and deliver to the required procedural, Health & Safety and Quality standards

  • End Clients – Ensure professionalism is displayed and a responsible attitude adopted by all project resources at all times

  • Material Suppliers and Distributors – Ensuring the Supply Chain is proactively managed to ensure sufficient materials are available to deliver all services to agreed timescales

  • Sub-Contractors – Ensure all contractors have workable agreements in place and understand and deliver to the required procedural, Health & Safety and Quality standards

Competencies

Personal Competencies

  • Enthusiastic, dynamic with a ‘can do’ personality

  • Able to Multitask and work under pressure

  • High level of Literacy and Numeracy

  • Well Organised

  • Excellent Attention to Detail

  • Good Communicator

  • Assertive

  • Team Player

  • Professional in both work approach and appearance.

Professional Competencies

  • Computer Literate with extensive experience of Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Politically Aware

  • Commercially Aware

  • Able to write practical and secure processes

  • Good negotiator, able to resolve conflicts at all levels.

  • Customer Relationship Management

  • Planning and Control

  • Good sense of Judgement

  • Able to interpret and manage contractual commitments.